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I ran a LES calculation using I ran a LES calculation using the Smagorinsky model and I was suprised to see that no post data files existed for k. I had a look at the code and apparently in this turbulent model the subgrid scale turbulent energy is of course calculated and normally returned. I know some data can be added using PostProcessing from FoamUtilities but I could not figure out where k was. If someone knows how to get it?
Moreover from the code I doubt about the function which returns k in Smagorinsky.H: the square of delta and deviatoric component of D. Description <pre> The Isochoric Smagorinsky Model ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Algebraic eddy viscosity SGS model founded on the assumption that local equilibrium prevails, hence B = 2/3*k*I - 2*nuEff*dev(D) where D = symm(grad(U)); k = (2*ck/ce)*delta^2*||D||^2 nuSgs = ck*sqrt(k)*delta nuEff = nuSgs + nu </pre> SourceFiles Smagorinsky.C Farther in Smagorinsky.H: //- Return SGS kinetic energy // calculated from the given velocity gradient tmp<volscalarfield> k(const tmp<voltensorfield>& gradU) const { return (2.0*ck_/ce_)*sqr(delta())*magSqr(dev(symm(gradU))); } If someone could help me telling me what he thinks about it? Perhaps I did not analyse the code correctly? Thanks |

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