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ritu September 12, 2011 02:18

how to creat alpha file in twophasefoam
 
Hi, I am ritu a graduate student in chemical engineering. I am new to openfoam and I am trying to simulate fluidized bed. I have used twophasefoam but I am not sure how to creat alpha file at time t=0. Do i need to write this file? or it will be automaticlly generate once I will make the geometry and specify the patching and phase fraction in each patch.

jhoepken September 12, 2011 04:43

Hi ritu,

setFields may be the tool you are looking for. Just have a look into e.g. the interFoam damBreak tutorial, that contains a setFieldsDict.


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