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tehache May 14, 2007 04:41

Hi everybody, I am currentl
Hi everybody,

I am currently doing my first unsecure steps with a moving grid, starting my program I get this:

Selecting motion solver: laplaceTetDecomposition

--> FOAM FATAL ERROR : solver table is empty

From function motionSolver::New(const polyMesh& mesh)
in file motionSolver/motionSolver.C at line 141.

FOAM exiting

Code is basically just this (for the moment, nothing solving, just trying to move a mesh):


Info<< "\nStarting time loop\n" << endl;

autoPtr<foam::motionsolver> motionPtr = motionSolver::New(mesh);

for (runTime++; !runTime.end(); runTime++)
Info<< "Time = " << runTime.timeName() << nl << endl;



File dynamicMeshDict looks like this:


dynamicFvMeshLib "";
dynamicFvMesh dynamicMotionSolverFvMesh;

// twoDMotion yes;

solver laplaceTetDecomposition;

diffusion quadratic patchEnhanced;

frozenDiffusion off;

distancePatches 0 ();


I also have a file motionU, not showing it here (could do so, if needed, of course..)

Any hint to get me continuing would be very much appreciated - I am stuck a little

Thank you!


tehache May 14, 2007 04:51

Ooops sorry for spamming - dir
Ooops sorry for spamming - directly after posting I had the great idea to add these libraries

-ldecompositionMethods \
-ltetDecompositionMotionSolvers \

... and its fine now

Sorry again for abusing your attention

rafal May 14, 2007 04:59

you may want also to have a lo
you may want also to have a look on utilities:

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