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Old   August 13, 2009, 05:43
Default What is pd in buoyantSimpleFoam
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Could someone please explain to me what the field pd means in buoyant simple foam?

I understand p as the total pressure in this solver , not the static pressure.

I was expecting pd to be the dynamic pressure - but I was getting negative values for pd. My next assumption is pd has something to do with turbulence model.

Please give me a brief explanation that will help me study it in detail from books. Thank you

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Old   August 13, 2009, 08:44
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Hi, Prapanj, pd is dynamic pressure, maybe the following thread can help you to understant it, and in 1.6 version, pd is replaced by static pressure p.

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buoyantsimplefoam, pressure, total pressure

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