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Anna Tian September 16, 2012 04:58

Question about the grid independance study

When I do the grid independence study, shall I use the result of the previous simulation (coarse mesh) as the initial data of my new simulation (fine mesh) to accelerate the convergence?

ghorrocks September 16, 2012 07:41

Sounds good to me. The only thing which matters in a steady state run is the final result. How you got there is not important.

There is a small number of steady state simulations which bifurcate depending on the initial conditions - but these are rare.

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