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Old   December 8, 2013, 09:39
Default Viscositymodel tutorial, problems when changing test case to cavity
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I have recently created a simulation which has a temperature dependant viscosity: (

The solver and test case both worked fine and compiled okay, however when I tried to modify the simulation to apply this temperature dependant viscosity on the cavity tutorial geometry I had gotten an error:

Unable to set reference cell for field p
    Please supply either pRefCell or pRefPoint

file: /home/sk/OpenFOAM/sk-2.2.1/run/tvCavity/system/fvSolution.SIMPLE from line 80 to line 87.

    From function void Foam::setRefCell
    const volScalarField&,
    const volScalarField&,
    const dictionary&,
    label& scalar&,
    in file cfdTools/general/findRefCell/findRefCell.C at line 125.

FOAM exiting
The code in fvSolution lines 80-87 is the following:

    nNonOrthogonalCorrectors 0;

	T 		1e-2;
        p               1e-2;
        U               1e-3;
        "(k|epsilon|omega)" 1e-3;
Again, the tutorial case worked fine, this error only occured when I modified the blockMeshDict and boundary conditions to work with the cavity test case. This has really confused me and I would appreciate any help with this problem.

Thank you.
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Old   December 8, 2013, 09:53
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    pRefCell        0;
    pRefValue       0;
To your system/fvSolution in the SIMPLE subdictionary.

You are changing more things, as you are trying to solve using a SIMPLE algorithm (apparently), which looks up different subdictionaries.
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