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Old   July 13, 2011, 10:43
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Regarding the solidDisplacementFoam solver, there is a switch called "compactNormalStress", which controls the way the "divSigmaExp" vector field is calculated. I would like to know what does this switch represents in physical terms?

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This switch is set to 'yes' in the solver plate with hole example.

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Deat Hisham,

have you got any tip what is the meaning of the "compactNormalStress"???
Thank you in advance!

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Dr. Alexander VAKHRUSHEV

Christian Doppler Laboratory for "Advanced Process Simulation of
Solidification and Melting"

Simulation and Modelling of Metallurgical Processes
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