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Old   August 31, 2010, 23:42
Default InterMixingFoam - Gravity Currents (not working)
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Martin Sabarots Gerbec
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I'm trying to test the interMixingFoam solver when studing gravity currents. So I took the tutorial example but changing the initial alpha fields. The initial condition is a horizontal free surface, and two separated phases, with different densities (I attach the whole example).

I was expecting to see the gravity currents due the difference in density, but both liquid phases behave as they have the same properties.

What could it be wrong?


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Old   September 29, 2010, 12:05
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Dear Martin,

There's indeed a bug in interMixingFoam. The solvers incorrectly assigns the properties of phase 2 to phase 3, so both are identical, preventing the development of any density current.

I've posted the bug-fix in this thread:

InterMixingFoam - Gravity Currents (bug?)

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