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klausb December 30, 2011 19:21

Which patch type for domain inlet? wall?
 
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Hello,

I want optimize hydrofoils using a "watertunnel" domain.

The domain has a symmetry mirror plane so only one wing gets calculated.

The case setup is based on the motorBike case. The turbulence model is kOmegaSST, suitable for lowRe (the hydrofoils operate in a Re range between 300.000 and 2.000.000).

Running simpleFoam leads to the following error:

...
[2] --> FOAM FATAL ERROR:
[2] Invalid wall function specification
Patch type for patch minX_inlet must be wall
Current patch type is patch

...

Find attached the log file.

Is the domain inlet really a patch of type wall?

Find attached the related files (boundary...).

Klaus


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