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danilo April 16, 2007 02:10

Hello everybody, I would to
Hello everybody,

I would to simulate a (steady) laminar flame using a detailed kinetic scheme, but it seems to me that there is not a standard solver available for this case.
I had a look to the simpleFoam and icoFoam solvers but I don't know if it is possible (and easy) to adapt them to take into account non-uniform gas density.
Is there anybody who already solved this kind of problem? Do you have any suggestions?

Thank you,

tak April 16, 2007 02:50

Hi, I think 'reactingFoam'

I think 'reactingFoam' is suitable for your case.

danilo April 16, 2007 03:04

Hi, probably this is the be

probably this is the best choice, but I have to modify the solver because I need a laminar code; in particular I don't need any model to close the reaction rates.
I will try to eliminate the equations for epsilon and kappa, using at the same time the reaction rates without the PASR correction. Does it make sense?

Thank you

danilo April 17, 2007 13:12

Hi everybody, I need to cal
Hi everybody,

I need to calculate the reaction rates for every species included in the kinetic scheme (I'm using the reactingFoam solver) but I didnt understand the 'solve' function in the 'chemistryModel' object.
Is this function used for solving an ODE system? Why? In my case I need just the local reaction rates as predicted by the Arrhenius law (the flame is laminar); which function I have to use to obtain this kind of information?

Thank you,

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