|February 25, 2013, 09:31||
The unit of thermal conductivity when adding temperature equation to icoFoam?
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Hi, guys, I have a question when I add temperature equation to icoFoam.
By OpenFOAM Wiki, it's said that, we need to add a new transport property related to the thermal diffusion, like ' DT [0 2 -1 0 0 0 0] 0.002;'
Actually, it is thermal conductivity. But I'm really confused, why it has the same unit as the kinematic viscosity?
|February 25, 2013, 12:01||
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Study the equations again. DT is as stated thermal diffusivity, and as any other diffusivity it has units m2/s.
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