# TwoPhaseEulerFOAM application

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 November 16, 2006, 08:27 Description: The application #1 Senior Member   Rasmus Hemph Join Date: Mar 2009 Location: Sweden Posts: 108 Rep Power: 13 Description: The application gives erroneous solution for the Ua-field when the particle-particle force is included (g0 > 0). If settling particles are simulated, the velocity of the particles does not approach zero as they reach the bottom of the domain. Solution. The ppMagf-term in alphaEqn.H: should be divided by alphaf on row 26. Old: ppMagf = g0*rUaAf*min(exp(preAlphaExp*(alphaf - alphaMax)), expMax); New: ppMagf = 1.0/(rhoa*max(alphaf,SMALL))*g0*rUaAf*min(exp(preAlpha Exp*(alphaf - alphaMax)), expMax); Also row 32 in alphaEqn.H needs to be changed. Old: alphaEqn -= fvm::laplacian(ppMagf, alpha); New: alphaEqn -= fvm::laplacian(alphaf*ppMagf, alpha); Solver/Application: twoPhaseEulerFoam Source file: alphaEqn.H Testcase: twoPhaseEulerFoamPack1D.tar.gz Platform: All Version: All Notes: The dimension of g0 is in Pascal in most references. In twoPhaseEulerFoam the dimensions of g0 is Pa/(kg/m3). To aid comparison between models, the ppMagf term should be divided by rho, as ppMagf = 1.0/(rhoa*max(alphaf,SMALL))*g0*rUaAf*min(exp(preAlpha Exp*(alphaf - alphaMax)), expMax); with a corresonding change to the dimensions of g0 in constant/ppProperties

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