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Old   July 10, 2014, 08:26
Question wallHeatFlux
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Hello everyone,

I am currently using and modifying the wallHeatFlux utility in order to calculate other values, that are calculated from the heat flux. However, I am not quite sure how the utility calculates the heat flux... to be specific, I don't quite get this part:

surfaceScalarField heatFlux
                  ? turbulence->alphaEff()()
                  : thermo->alpha()
What are alpha and h in the code?

I am using OpenFOAM 2.2.x

I would really appreciate it, if someone could assist me with this by pointing out which equation is being used here to calculate q.

Thanks in advance.
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Old   July 14, 2014, 06:18
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Does anyone know how it works??
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alpha, heat transfer, wallheatflux

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