CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > Phoenics

Problem: buoyancy source term for KE-EP model

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   May 23, 2003, 03:50
Default Problem: buoyancy source term for KE-EP model
Andrey V.Ivanov
Posts: n/a
I faced with problem concerned with inserting the volumetric production rate of KE by gravitational forces interacting with density/temperature gradients.

It is a source term in KE-EP or KE-L turbulence models.

As advised I activated the buoyancy source term by means of introducing the following PATCH and COVAL statements in the Q1 file:


After making the eardat file I found the following statements in q1ear file:


Who knows why the buoyancy source term is not activated? And what should I do to account for this source term? PHOENICS version is 3.5.0.
  Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
buoyancy source term in k-e model Catherine Meissner Phoenics 4 June 26, 2008 07:33
Source Term used in Eulerian Model(Two phase) Padian FLUENT 1 May 19, 2008 03:47
source term of buoyancy forces wanghong FLUENT 0 December 22, 2004 07:33
How to linearize the source term of the EBU model JadeMa Main CFD Forum 0 December 12, 2004 23:37
Problem Buoyancy Term Andreas Main CFD Forum 1 March 4, 2004 01:35

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:51.