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Old   August 21, 2012, 16:41
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Hi all,

I am just getting started in OpenFoam and have not been able to get my sluicegate to work well; in particular, the water column seems to always rise on the other end of the gate and wonder if this has something to do with not modeling in the surface tension.

I am trying to label the gate (in my alpha1 file) as being

type alphaContactAngle;
theta0 150;
value uniform 0;

but running the code, the system tells me that alphaContactAngle or even constantAlphaContactAngle does not exist as options for either a wall or a patch designation?

I am using 2.1.1 on ubuntu 12.04 I believe.

Does anyone know if I need special software to use these contact angle designations?

Thank you so much in advance
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