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bbasal November 29, 2011 15:06

SIMPLE algorithm, convergence criteria
i study natural convection in eclosure. i have writtten my own computer program. for pressure correction equation, continuity equation is convergence criteria. is there a need convergence criteria for momentum equations (u,and v velocity). is continuity equation sufficent for flow-field


sorry my bad english

kabilan December 1, 2011 02:45

Patankar, Suhas (1980). Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. Hemisphere Series on Computational Methods in Mechanics and Thermal Science. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 0891165223

this book may useful for ur problem...................

bbasal December 2, 2011 18:16

in that book patankar mentions only contunity equation as a convergence criteria. but for example in fluent when you select SIMPLE algorithm, 3 convergence criteria appeared which are u-momentum, v-momentum and pressure. so i am confused

kabilan December 3, 2011 00:24

finite volume method
An introduction to computational fluid dynamics:

the finite volume method
Henk Kaarle Versteeg, Weeratunge Malalasekera
in this book pressure velocity coupling topic......
thanks for rply...

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