|December 20, 2010, 12:09||
Volume Scheme: upwind and linearUpwind
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I would like to know what is the difference between 'upwind' and 'linearUpwind' in the OpenFoam finite volume scheme.
|December 20, 2010, 16:58||
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Upwind is your standard 1st order upwind scheme.
linearUpwind is a 2nd order scheme, essentially a Taylor series expansion about the cell center requiring gradient information (hence, the 2nd order accuracy).
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