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physics1 July 6, 2012 12:37

Bubble Column tutorial
Hi All,
Im running the bubblecolumn tutorial and when i go to visualize the bubbles I cant see them. Can someone please explain how to visualize the bubbles in Paraview.

mgdenno July 6, 2012 14:43

Have you tried going to the display tab and selecting color -> alpha1 from the drop-down box?

physics1 July 6, 2012 14:46

I figured it out. I forgot to run setFields before I ran the solver.

Mohashin93 October 3, 2012 06:09

Bubble column tutorial
Hey Dear Physics1.
Will you please forward me the tutorial column of bubble column that you are using?
I need it. My email ID is

wyldckat October 5, 2012 07:24

Greetings to all!

@Mohashin: there's no need to send you the files via email! They're accessible in the "tutorials" folder on most OpenFOAM installations! You can find them by running these commands:

find . -iname "*bubble*"

For example, you should see the following tutorials in 2.1.x:


As you can see, instead of just one, there are 4! :D

Best regards,

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