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Alex April 4, 2006 10:56

Natural convection BC
I want to model a simple natural convection on a vertical 2D plane which is hotter than ambient.

What kind of boundary condition should I use for 4 boundaries of the domain (up, down, left and right boundary of the domain)?

Boussinesq model is used.

Left boundary = Wall at specified constant temperature.

Thanks in advance

Evan Rosenbaum April 5, 2006 12:54

Re: Natural convection BC
Are you trying to model the heated wall in an infinite medium? If so, use pressure boundaries for the other three boundaries.

MRE April 19, 2006 05:49

Re: Natural convection BC *NM*

Alex April 19, 2006 14:25

Re: Natural convection BC
There's nothing in your message.

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