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Old   September 20, 2022, 13:23
Default A doubt with the time step size while running icoFoam to solve flow over a flat plate
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I am trying to model the flow over a flat plate using icoFOAM. I have used blockMesh with no grading present to get initial results. I have been trying different time steps and have been getting Continuity errors on having a very low time step size. For example, I am able to obtain results if I use a time step of 0.005s, but I get the continuity error on having a time step of 0.0005s.


Could someone please explain the reason behind this.
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