# Sloshingtank2D sampleDict Wallpressure

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 July 23, 2013, 23:55 Sloshingtank2D sampleDict Wallpressure #1 Senior Member   musaddeque hossein Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 309 Rep Power: 15 Dear all: I am using the following code in sample dict to obtain wall pressure at the left and rightwall of the tank as it is moving back and forth: fields (alpha1 p); interpolationScheme cell; surfaces ( leftwall { type patch; patches (leftWall); interpolate true; triangulate false; } rightwalls { type patch; patches (rightWall); interpolate true; triangulate false; } ); One of the result I get is as follows: # p POINT_DATA 544 # x y z p -0.05 0.499219 -0.35 103304 -0.05 0.499219 -0.34 631 103304 0.05 0.499219 -0.34 631 103304 0.05 0.499219 -0.35 103304 -0.05 0.499219 -0.34 262 103267 ..................................... ................................... My question is what is the unit of P? is it pascals or something else? I am using the metric system (kg, m, sec). I look forward to an answer. Thankyou. Musa

 February 13, 2017, 07:33 #2 Senior Member   Join Date: Mar 2015 Posts: 250 Rep Power: 9 Hello, I guess the unit is m^2/s^2. OpenFOAM uses pressure divided by rho as you can see in your pressure boundary conditions file. Best regards, Kate

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