CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD

Moving object close to ground

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   March 22, 2010, 11:33
Default Moving object close to ground
Senior Member
Vincent RIVOLA
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: France
Posts: 279
Rep Power: 9
vinz is on a distinguished road
Dear OpenFoamers,

I'd like to simulate an object with a forward and a vertical speed. So far, nothing special, but this object is supposed to be as close as 5m from the ground and I need to be able to analyse the footprint of the flow on the ground, so it's not possible for me to use the bottom of the domain as an inlet and just ignore the ground as we would usualy do.
How should I proceed and which boundary conditions should I use on the object to simulate such a case?

thanks a lot for any possible help.

vinz is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BC for object moving in water maply007 Main CFD Forum 6 March 20, 2010 05:41
Modeling flow over a moving object psd Main CFD Forum 3 October 21, 2009 07:46
Compilation error OF1.5-dev on Suse10.3 darenyang OpenFOAM Installation 0 April 29, 2009 04:55
BlockMeshmergePatchPairs hjasak OpenFOAM Native Meshers: blockMesh 11 August 15, 2008 07:36
A moving object within a chamber Whitaker FLUENT 5 October 10, 2000 22:02

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 22:33.