CFD Online Discussion Forums

CFD Online Discussion Forums (
-   OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD (
-   -   Courant number (

msrinath80 May 29, 2006 16:38

I'm studying the flow past blu
I'm studying the flow past bluff bodies in a channel (icoFoam solver). I have some questions concerning the Courant number.

1. Is monitoring the Courant number relevant when we use implicit (crank-nicholson) schemes for temporal discretization?

2. What is the stability limit for Courant number that needs to be met when using the explicit (Euler) time-discretization scheme?


msrinath80 May 29, 2006 17:20

Should have RTFM before postin
Should have RTFM before posting. Sorry! Found the answer in the lid-driven cavity tutorial.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:24.