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Old   February 5, 2018, 14:58
Default chtMultiRegionSimpleFoam with porous solid region.
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Hi,

In the tutorial/example for chtMultiRegionSimpleFoam i.e., heatExchanger, the porous region is modeled as fluid. I am trying to model this as a solid region since there is a volumetric heat source. The solver utilizes interRegionHeatTransferModel between regions using constantheatTransfer model. Does this model always expect the porous region to be fluid ?? Because it is expecting a surfaceField 'phi' and is giving me an error message:

request for surfaceScalarField phi from objectRegistry porous failed
available objects of type surfaceScalarField are
0()

If possible, please point me to appropriate location from where this error could be originating...


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