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camoesas August 8, 2011 05:22

Solver for incompressible, heat transfer & DES

can someone suggest me a solver in OpenFOAM suitable for Incompressible flow with heat transfer with DES. I don't seem to find a solver having to fit this combination exactly.



camoesas August 8, 2011 05:33

AND moving mesh capability(!)

camoesas August 22, 2011 07:15

Really no Solver available?

fabian_roesler August 22, 2011 11:51

Own solver
Hi Camoesas

I believe there is no heat transfer solver in OpenFOAM with moving mesh capability. But you could use pimpleDyMFoam to start your own solver. All you have to do is add a new scalar transport. I saw a HowTo somewhere in the Web explaining the necessary steps for icoFoam. By the way, what is ment by DES in this context?



camoesas August 23, 2011 01:52

HI Fabian,

DES means Detached-Eddy Simulation: Farfield: LES and turbulence modelling near the walls. Its expected to be more accurate than RANS and faster than LES


fabian_roesler August 23, 2011 06:23

Hi Camoesas

thanks for the replay. As I am not so deep into turbulent flow this is new for me. As DES is possible in OF you could also include this to your new solver.



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