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Old   February 19, 2011, 06:54
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I'm trying to simulate pulverized biomass combustion and would like to implement custom drag laws on biomass particles. I have several injections of biomass particles of different shapes and sizes and would like to assign different drag coefficients for different injections. For example injection-1 are cilindrical particles injection-2 flake-like etc. my question is how to identify injections in UDF? I tried with something like this:

if (p->injection->name=="injection-1")
/* ...calculate Drag for cilindrical particle*/

But in this case sphere drag law is used even for "injection-1". btw. "injection-1" is the name of injection assigned in injections panel under injection name. Where am I making a mistake?

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