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siara817 May 30, 2012 05:31

Error when I add a porous region
 
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I specified some boundaries as a porous region. But when I try to run the simulation, I get an error. The error says " invalid fvregion".
Does anyone have any idea about the error?
Thanks in advance

bryan he May 31, 2012 00:58

I'm a little confusing about that "you set boundaries as porous region". Only the whole region can be difined as a porous region.
I guess you set the boundary as porous baffle, right?
If you did that, there is a restriction that the regions between this boundary should be in the same continuum, which means they should share the same "physica".

siara817 May 31, 2012 04:43

The problem was caused by the mesher. It was meshing both regions simultaneusly, so the second region was removed by the mesher. To solve the problem, I clicked the item Continua/Mesh and in the mesh properties I ticked the item per-region meshing. The problem was solved.


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