CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
www.cfd-online.com
[Sponsors]
Home > Forums > OpenFOAM

waves, forces and the pressure field with OpenFoam 1.6-ext

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By maxonline

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   April 2, 2013, 05:10
Default waves, forces and the pressure field with OpenFoam 1.6-ext
  #1
New Member
 
Max
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Nuremberg
Posts: 14
Rep Power: 8
maxonline is on a distinguished road
Hello everyone,

I am currently working with OpenFoam 1.6-ext to generate waves using the toolbox waves2Foam. Everything works just fine.
Now I want to calculate the forces acting on a monopile due to the wave loads by using the the function "forces" (libforces.so). Therefore I need to define a pressure field "pName" but OpenFoam just calculates pd which is just a mathematical value, I guess?!
So is there a way to get OpenFoam to calculate p (total pressure) and also rho?

Thanks,
Max
niran likes this.
maxonline is offline   Reply With Quote

Old   March 9, 2017, 07:37
Default
  #2
New Member
 
Niranjan Prabhu
Join Date: Sep 2016
Location: chennai
Posts: 8
Rep Power: 2
niran is on a distinguished road
are you find out forces on your monopile
i stuck here, can you help me
--> FOAM FATAL IO ERROR:
keyword origin is undefined in dictionary "/home/user/OpenFOAM/user-2.4.0/run/work/3_waveflume/system/controlDict.functions.forces"

file: /home/user/OpenFOAM/user-2.4.0/run/work/3_waveflume/system/controlDict.functions.forces from line 10 to line 24.
niran is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply

Tags
forces, openfoam 1.6-ext, pressure, wavefoam, waves

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:21.