|September 14, 2011, 15:32||
Water vapor condensation
Join Date: Aug 2011
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I'm trying to simulate the condensation of water vapor of moist air as a mass transfer.
I have a multiphase fluid: phase 1 is a mixture of air and water vapor, and phase 2 is water liquid.
I wrote a UDF where I used a macro called "define_mass_transfer" and compiled it in Fluent. But when I try to initialize the calculation, I receive a "segmentation violation error".
Does anyone know why?
Or can anyone tell me another way to simulate condensation?
The UDF I wrote is this:
real H2O_Saturation_Pressure(real T)
DEFINE_MASS_TRANSFER(vap_condensation,c,t,from_pha se_index,from_species_index,to_phase_index,to_spec ies_index)
real x_h2o, x_sat, w_sat; /* w=mv/ma; x=mv/(ma+mv) */
#define p 101325
x_h2o = C_YI(c,t,from_species_index);
w_sat = 0.622*H2O_Saturation_Pressure(C_T(c,t))/(p-H2O_Saturation_Pressure(C_T(c,t)));
x_sat = w_sat/(1+w_sat);
m_lg = 0.;
if (x_h2o > x_sat)
m_lg = (x_h2o-x_sat)*C_R(c,t);
|July 27, 2012, 12:40||
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Did you figure out how to model your condensation successfully? I am interested in modelling condensation myself and would like to know how others have tried implementing it.
|July 28, 2012, 06:39||
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Condensation is like evaporation. It can be modeled using phase interaction of the VOF models.
Ansys Fluent CFD Consultant
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