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Old   September 21, 2011, 03:16
Default CFD simulation of the wind over a terrain
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Dear all,

I have to perform the simulation of the wind over the terrain of a certain area. I start from a DTED map.

I would like to know which are the steps I have to do in order to get some good results.

1. how can I get an OpenFOAM-compatible mesh, from a DTED?
2. which is the best turbulence model in OpenFOAM to perform a wind simulation?
3. how can I build a suitable domain "around" the DTED map I download?

Thanks a lot,

Samuele
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