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Old   August 5, 2020, 22:28
Default How to include multiple lagrangian particle clouds?
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Hi!

I am using reactingParcelFoam to study spray flames. Now I want to add some "virtual particles", whose velocity I want to calculate from a formula, not from a balance of forces as conventionally. So I made a custom library from kinematic libraries (basicKinematicCloud, KinematicCloud, KinematicParcel, etc...). You can call it virtual library, so I changed the files names to: basicVirtualCloud, VirtualCloud, VirtualParcel, etc... and all the content inside them from "kinematic" to "virtual".

I have some questions:
  1. How to add this particle cloud to the custom library?
  2. How to impose the particle velocity instead of calculating from balance of forces?
Thanks in advance.
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1.) There are several nice tutorials out there regarding this topic. Quick googling for example gave me this: https://www.foamacademy.com/wp-conte...ons_slides.pdf


2.) In principle you can use the reactingParcelCloud and simply change the method of calculating U in ReactingParcel.C to something that suits your needs. In my OF-Version it is at line 550.
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