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Old   December 20, 2011, 16:05
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I understand that "zeta" is wave elevation in potentialFreeSurfaceFoam for OF2.1.0, i was searching at the sources how is zero updated/calculated, and i could not find anything, what am i missing?

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Old   December 21, 2011, 15:38
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Hello Pablo,

I found this new solver quite interesting (just as you ), did you got any further?


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Old   March 8, 2012, 08:09
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Hi, have you already applied this solver?
Could you help me setting up a test case like flow in a river channel or the dam break of interFoam tutorial?
I don't understand how to input the initial condition for free surface.. help!!! (Water elevation Z?)
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