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21kalee April 15, 2008 03:17

Hi, I have to add the sou
I have to add the source terms for a combustion model. Can anyone throw some light on , how to use arrhenius equation

gschaider April 15, 2008 04:25

"how to use arrhenius equation
"how to use arrhenius equation": The general answer is "With caution"

Arrhenius-reactions (and other reaction rates) are already implemented in OpenFOAM in the classes related to the ChemistrySolver. An example for the use of these would be the reactingFoam-solver (no tutorials that I know of) or the dieselFoam-solver (there are tutorials, but also a lot of other stuff that you propably don't need). Have a look at those


ash June 12, 2008 03:40

Hi.. is there any way to im

is there any way to implement reactions other than chemkin format...
also i have seen the reactingfoam and dieselfoam solver, but still its not clear how to use arrhenius reaction rate constants

gschaider June 12, 2008 04:47

Hi Arun! There is a "hidden
Hi Arun!

There is a "hidden" option in thermophysiclaProperties:
chemistryReader foamChemistryReader;
switches to OFs own format (the chemkinToFoam-utility converts Chemkin-files to that format)


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