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denner June 15, 2009 14:36

Mass flow inlet BC
 
Hey guys,

does anybody know how I can apply a mass flow inlet boundary condition?

Cheers, Fabian

marico June 16, 2009 03:00

Hi,

have a look at the U-boundary-file of the tutorial: rhoPimpleFoam/angledDuct
The boundary condition is named flowRateInletVelocity...

Marco

denner June 16, 2009 04:20

Hi Marco,

thanks for the hint. I will try it out.

Cheers, Fabian

hellorishi June 26, 2009 14:07

Hello,

Is flowRateInletVelocity restricted to certain solvers?
I would like to use it for dieselFoam and reactingFoam.

Is the unit kg/sec?

Thanks,
Rishi

denner June 27, 2009 06:21

Hi Rishi,

I don't know if it is restricted, I just tried to use it with simpleFoam.
However, its not a mass flow bc but a volume flow bc. So the unit is m^3/s .

Cheers,
Fabian


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