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Old   June 11, 2018, 22:01
Default Setting Mass source in interFoam
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Hello all,

I am using interFoam to simulate falling liquid droplets onto a solid surface.
I am wondering if there is a possibility to add a mass source at some times, in the form of injected spherical liquid droplets, with specific diameter and velocity at a specific location.

I have tried with the attached fvOptions. It worked for the momentum but not for alpha. I am using of5 and of1712.

I got the following warning while running the case

From function virtual void Foam::fvption::checkApplied() const
in file cfdTools/general/fvOptions/fvOption.C at line 125
Source scalarSource defined for field alpha1 but never used

Any hint is highly appreciated.
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Old   October 24, 2018, 09:14
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fvOptions if not defined in the alpha equation. Hence you are unable to use it.
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