|January 28, 2011, 11:39||
Unsteady DPM with steady solver
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I believe from the user guide that it is possible to run unsteady tracking of a discrete phase with the steady flow solver.
I can track particles with steady tracking and the steady solution. However, when I change to unsteady particle tracking, set a particle time step size, number of steps and start and stop time (both zero for one injection) there seems to be no particles injected.
Can anybody help with this? I do not want to activate interaction with the continuous phase.
|May 31, 2015, 04:11||
solution: use non-zero mass flow rate in injection dialog box
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i was also facing this same problem, but now i just found the solution, so thought of sharing it...
in steady DPM u can do the analysis with flow rate = 0 in the injection dialog box, but not in unsteady DPM.
when u use unsteady DPM u need to specify the flowrate..the formula for flowrate is
number of particles in a parcel * (mass of each particle / time step).
and u can use start time and end time both zero. in this case particle will be injected only once, if that is what you want.
for more details, refer
|particle tracking, steady|
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