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Old   March 2, 2021, 04:14
Red face GroovyBC gradientExpression issues
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Dear all,

I am a beginner in OpenFoam simulation and i want to model heat transfer problem with laplacianFoam solver.

The geometry is pretty easy : a 3D rectangle of an uniform material with radiation and convection on every faces.
On the top face, the convection coefficient is considered as a gaussian function of space varying along the simulation. To do that i want to use the GroovyBC function.

My T file is :

dimensions      [0 0 0 1 0 0 0];

internalField   uniform 300;

        type           	groovyBC; 
        variables 		"k=16;sigma=5.67e-8;E=0.7;Tinf=300;Tfluid=700;A=6600;sig=0.07;hamb=3300;x0=0.165;y0=0.2;x=pos().x;y=pos().y;h=hamb+A*exp(-(pow((x-x0),2)/(2*pow(sig,2))+pow((y-y0),2)/(2*pow(sig,2))));";
        gradientExpression 	"(h/k)*(Tfluid-T)+(sigma/k)*E*(pow(Tinf,4)-pow(T,4))";
        fractionExpression 	"0";	
        type           	groovyBC;
        variables 		"h=20;k=16;sigma=5.67e-8;E=0.7;Tinf=300;";
        gradientExpression 	"h/k*(Tinf-T)+(sigma/k)*E*(pow(Tinf,4)-pow(T,4))";
        fractionExpression 	"0";
    	type           	groovyBC;
        variables 		"h=20;k=16;sigma=5.67e-8;E=0.7;Tinf=300;";
        gradientExpression 	"h/k*(Tinf-T)+(sigma/k)*E*(pow(Tinf,4)-pow(T,4))";
        fractionExpression 	"0";
        type           	groovyBC;
        variables 		"h=20;k=16;sigma=5.67e-8;E=0.7;Tinf=300;";
        gradientExpression 	"h/k*(Tinf-T)+(sigma/k)*E*(pow(Tinf,4)-pow(T,4))";
        fractionExpression 	"0";
When i run the simulation, at a time step (depending of the values), i have the following error :

Time = 1

DICPCG:  Solving for T, Initial residual = 1, Final residual = 8.46407e-07, No Iterations 29
#0  Foam::error::printStack(Foam::Ostream&) at ??:?
#1  Foam::sigFpe::sigHandler(int) at ??:?
#2  ? in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/"
#3  ? in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/"
#4  powf64 in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/"
#5  Foam::pow(Foam::Field<double>&, Foam::UList<double> const&, Foam::UList<double> const&) at ??:?
#6  Foam::pow(Foam::UList<double> const&, Foam::UList<double> const&) at ??:?
#7  parserPatch::PatchValueExpressionParser::parse() at ??:?
#8  Foam::PatchValueExpressionDriver::parseInternal(int) at ??:?
#9  Foam::CommonValueExpressionDriver::parse(Foam::exprString const&, Foam::word const&) at ??:?
#10  Foam::tmp<Foam::Field<double> > Foam::CommonValueExpressionDriver::evaluate<double>(Foam::exprString const&, bool) at ??:?
#11  Foam::groovyBCFvPatchField<double>::updateCoeffs() at ??:?
#12  Foam::fvMatrix<double>::fvMatrix(Foam::GeometricField<double, Foam::fvPatchField, Foam::volMesh> const&, Foam::dimensionSet const&) in "/opt/openfoam7/platforms/linux64GccDPInt32Opt/bin/laplacianFoam"
#13  ? in "/opt/openfoam7/platforms/linux64GccDPInt32Opt/bin/laplacianFoam"
#14  ? in "/opt/openfoam7/platforms/linux64GccDPInt32Opt/bin/laplacianFoam"
#15  __libc_start_main in "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/"
#16  ? in "/opt/openfoam7/platforms/linux64GccDPInt32Opt/bin/laplacianFoam"
Exception en point flottant (core dumped)
I know this error can occur when there is a division by 0 or wrong utilisation of mathematical function but i don t which one can be.

In a previous version, the inlet condition was given by an external table using " gradient nonuniform $fluxProfile; " and it worked well. I conclued the error is coming from inlet condition. In addition, if i remplace h by a constant in the variables definition (for exemple ...;h=2000;", simulation is running and results look fine.

Overall i suppose the error come from how i wrote the gaussian function but i don t understand why.

If anyone have an idea or can help me, I would be very grateful.

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