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Old   October 2, 2014, 23:23
Default Running icoFoam. Problems with a 2D Simulation
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Dears.

I'm running this simple problem in openfoam, with a no solution founded.

The problem is the flow of water around a cylinder, I've decided to do it in 2d, because the next simulation will be the flow around a sphere in which I will have to find drag and lift coefficients but in 3D. The inlet velocity is 0.1 m/s, and the pressure is 0.

The error is:
#0 Foam::error:rintStack(Foam::Ostream&) in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libOpenFOAM.so"
#1 Foam::sigFpe::sigHandler(int) in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libOpenFOAM.so"
#2 in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6"
#3 Foam::smoothSolver::solve(Foam::Field<double>&, Foam::Field<double> const&, unsigned char) const in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libOpenFOAM.so"
#4
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/icoFoam"
#5
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/icoFoam"
#6
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/icoFoam"
#7
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/icoFoam"
#8 __libc_start_main in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6"
#9
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/icoFoam"
Excepción de coma flotante (`core' generado)

I have already change the inlet and outlet types of BC, but the problem still going. I did the mesh in gmsh, and exported with no problem to openFoam. I put here the all information. I really appreciate your time, and the way in which you can help me.

The files are here:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zjtkw3vuwe...hp.tar.gz?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5b7xtereey...drohp.zip?dl=0

Again I really appreciate your time. I'm using OF 2.3 and postprocessing in paraView.

Thanks.
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Old   October 3, 2014, 02:21
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Hi,

well... icoFoam is applicable only for non-turbulent cases. While in your case Re = 0.1*D/1e-6. Visually I can estimate diameter of the cylinder as 0.25 of channel width, so it's 2800*0.25 = 700. So final Re = 7e6, it's rather high and solver diverges.
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Old   October 9, 2014, 13:33
Default Problems with time step continuity!
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Hi Alexey.

Well I did the change and I'm using simpleFoam to solve the case, but I have another problem again.

PHP Code:
Time 1

smoothSolver
:  Solving for UxInitial residual 1, Final residual 0.0608736No Iterations 2
smoothSolver
:  Solving for UyInitial residual 1, Final residual 0.0635718No Iterations 2
GAMG
:  Solving for pInitial residual 1, Final residual 0.0224656No Iterations 10
time step continuity errors 
sum local 1.2504e-07, global = 4.29951e-21cumulative 4.29951e-21
smoothSolver
:  Solving for epsilonInitial residual 1, Final residual 2.40018e-13No Iterations 2
smoothSolver
:  Solving for kInitial residual 1, Final residual 1.59607e-10No Iterations 2
bounding k
min0 max0.616825 average0.500641
ExecutionTime 
0.08 s  ClockTime 1 s

Time 
2

smoothSolver
:  Solving for UxInitial residual 0.393844, Final residual 0.0236749No Iterations 2
smoothSolver
:  Solving for UyInitial residual 0.400707, Final residual 0.0234863No Iterations 2
GAMG
:  Solving for pInitial residual 0.994541, Final residual 0.0102574No Iterations 2
time step continuity errors 
sum local 3.13913e-05, global = 6.02984e-21cumulative 1.03293e-20
#0  Foam::error::printStack(Foam::Ostream&) in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libOpenFOAM.so"
#1  Foam::sigFpe::sigHandler(int) in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libOpenFOAM.so"
#2   in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6"
#3  Foam::divide(Foam::Field<double>&, Foam::UList<double> const&, Foam::UList<double> const&) in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libOpenFOAM.so"
#4  void Foam::divide<Foam::fvPatchField, Foam::volMesh>(Foam::GeometricField<double, Foam::fvPatchField, Foam::volMesh>&, Foam::GeometricField<double, Foam::fvPatchField, Foam::volMesh> const&, Foam::GeometricField<double, Foam::fvPatchField, Foam::volMesh> const&) in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libincompressibleRASModels.so"
#5   at kEpsilon.C:0
#6  Foam::incompressible::RASModels::kEpsilon::correct() in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/lib/libincompressibleRASModels.so"
#7  
 
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/simpleFoam"
#8  __libc_start_main in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libc.so.6"
#9  
 
in "/opt/openfoam230/platforms/linux64GccDPOpt/bin/simpleFoam"
Excepción de coma flotante (`core' generado) 
And I don't get any solution at all. I've changed the epsilon values as some people indicates in the forum and its didn't work.

The problem is a flow around a cylinder...its seems easy to perform!

I really appreciate that somebody can help me!

Thanks alexey and all who support me.

The new files are here.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/87h6ekxf9p...ce.tar.gz?dl=0
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