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 sharonyue January 6, 2013 05:17

crosspowerlaw nu0 and nuinf, which is bigger？

return (nu0_ - nuInf_)/(scalar(1) + pow(m_*strainRate(), n_)) + nuInf_;

According to this, nu0 is the kinematic viscosity when the stress rate tends to zero. and nuinf is the one that the stress rate tends to infinate.

Quote:
 transportModel CrossPowerLaw; CrossPowerLawCoeffs { nu0 nu0 [ 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 ] 0.01; nuInf nuInf [ 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 ] 10; m m [ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ] 0.4; n n [ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ] 3; }
Should it be nu0 bigger than nuinf?
https://www.sharcnet.ca/Software/Flu...nn_carreau.png
but in the tutorial case is opposite.

 sharonyue January 6, 2013 05:59

Maybe I figure it out, in this case n>3 which indicate its Shear thickening. I will validate it soon.

 Tushar@cfd January 7, 2013 00:59

nu_0 is lesser in this case then the nu_inf, as n >1.

 sharonyue January 17, 2013 09:35

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 Originally Posted by Tushar_Mtechcfd (Post 400396) nu_0 is lesser in this case then the nu_inf, as n >1.
Hi Tushar
Code:

`m m [ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ] 0.4;`
Does this m mean consistency index? but consistency index's dimension is not this. I am confused.

 sharonyue March 7, 2013 03:49

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 Originally Posted by sharonyue (Post 402441) Hi Tushar Code: `m m [ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 ] 0.4;` Does this m mean consistency index? but consistency index's dimension is not this. I am confused.
Does anybody know whats the meaning of m?

 Tushar@cfd April 1, 2013 01:29

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 Originally Posted by sharonyue (Post 412190) Does anybody know whats the meaning of m?

m actually is a natural time.
I think you are trying to co-relate with powerlaw but this isn't correct. The mentioned model is CrossPowerLaw and it is different from PowerLaw. Try looking some more literature on it.

Best of luck.
:)

 sharonyue April 1, 2013 03:44

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 Originally Posted by Tushar@cfd (Post 417480) m actually is a natural time. I think you are trying to co-relate with powerlaw but this isn't correct. The mentioned model is CrossPowerLaw and it is different from PowerLaw. Try looking some more literature on it. Best of luck. :)
Woo,Tushar,

That really helps me alot.I check it out and find its natural time from one paper.

But in another paper it said this:

Why is it so different?

Thanks a lot!

Regards,

 Tushar@cfd April 1, 2013 08:13

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 Originally Posted by sharonyue (Post 417492) Woo,Tushar, That really helps me alot.I check it out and find its natural time from one paper. But in another paper it said this: Why is it so different? Thanks a lot! Regards,
Well sharonyue, nice question.
I think, this may be because we are trying to match a range as mentioned in the 2.jpg
It's just a guess, I am also not sure.

Do let us know if you happen to find the answer.

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