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Interpolation of the gradient of a quantity for discrete particles

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Old   September 11, 2015, 11:22
Default Interpolation of a gradient to particles
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Dear Foamers,

Is there an easy way to directly calculate the gradient of a field quantity at a particle location?

The naive way of first calculating the gradient of the field by fvc::grad(<some field>) and then applying cellPointInterpolation produces counterintuitive results.

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Kenyi

Last edited by kenyi89; September 11, 2015 at 15:43. Reason: Rephrasing
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