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shreya February 8, 2004 22:46

SIMPLE Algorithm
I entered into Numerical Methods a couple of days back. My professor asked me to formulate a program in C using SIMPLE method given by Patankar. I have been reading the book 'Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow' by Patankar. I have a couple of questions. If anybody can answer me it will be of great help. my questions are:

1) how to calculate the velocity coeeficients in the momemtum equation (pg. 122, eq 6.8-6.10) ?

2) Is velocity coefficient 'ae' and pressure coefficient 'aE' different ?

3) Can time-step be ignored ?


centaur_ks February 9, 2004 11:57

Re: SIMPLE Algorithm
well, from your questions 1 & 2 it seems you need to first understand the staggered grid arrangement. its the key and will answer your 1st as well as 2nd question.

chinthakindi February 9, 2004 12:21

Re: SIMPLE Algorithm
Hi , u r doubts will be cleared from this book, CFD by Malalasekhara,,this is the best book through which u can understand SIMPLE algorithm very easily.

yousef February 22, 2004 06:54

Re: SIMPLE Algorithm

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