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happyqj January 20, 2011 07:44

generate linear wave in fluent
Dear all,
I want to generate a linear wave in fluent, However there are some problems.
My case is as follows:
model: 4m(L)*0.45m(H) in 2D case.
water depth: 0.3m
wave height: 0.02m
wave period: 0.6s

I tried in fluent with laminar model, it can work fine.
However, when I switch to turbulent (k-e or k-o) model, the wave patten is no longer sinusoidal, and become irregular. Even, the wave will decay quickly.

Any one knows what is the problem?
Should I just use laminar model?

Thanks for your kindly help,

pzahedi March 18, 2012 05:25

hi david
could you please send me your UDF file that you use in your project?my email address is:
best regards

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