CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD

is sonicFoam better in convergence than rhoPimplefoam or rhoCentralFoam?

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   February 11, 2013, 16:13
Default is sonicFoam better in convergence than rhoPimplefoam or rhoCentralFoam?
Senior Member
immortality's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Iran
Posts: 2,210
Rep Power: 19
immortality is on a distinguished road
Im running with sonicFoam.what kind of solver is this in compare with rhoCentralFoam and rhoPimpleFoam?
has had anyone any experience with it?
in my experience it more stable than others.why?can anyone clarify?
immortality is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   February 11, 2013, 23:26
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Montreal, Canada
Posts: 156
Rep Power: 10
dancfd is on a distinguished road
Hello ehsan,

I have found the same thing, and I do not know why. I have a harder time getting a converged solution from sonicFoam, and the simulation takes more time to complete, but the results I get from the other two have strange artefacts and produce poor results.

dancfd is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Convergence Centurion2011 FLUENT 44 June 20, 2017 09:57
Force can not converge colopolo CFX 13 October 4, 2011 22:03
Convergence of CFX field in FSI analysis nasdak CFX 2 June 29, 2009 01:17
Defect correction and convergence ganesh Main CFD Forum 4 June 30, 2006 14:20

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:36.