|May 19, 2011, 23:53||
k-e convergence criteria
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Toronto, Canada
Posts: 19Rep Power: 7
I am solving a turbulence flow inside a pipe with many steps, complexities including lots of walls.
I am getting good convergence (below 1e-3) for velocities, and continuity.
but k and e are fluctuating in the range of 1e-2, is it ok? and generally what is the satisfactory range of convergence for k and e?
|May 20, 2011, 06:29||
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 100Rep Power: 9
Have you checked the validity of your mesh for using the k-e model, check whether the wall y plus values are in accordance with the recommended values suggested in the FLUENT manual.
I think the default values for the residuals are good enough. I would not recommend that you use unconverged results.
|convergence, kinetic energy, residuals|
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