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Old   September 15, 2018, 13:19
Default Rotating Blade in OpenFOAM
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Dear all!

I would like to simulate air flow around a rotating blade with "disk diameter"/"airfoil chord"=6 and rpm=200 by using OpenFOAM. I am totally new with this solver (but not in CFD).

I was wondering which one of the sample tutorials is appropriate for starting point.
Seems to be more convenience to consider the SRFPimpleFoam module. Am I right?

Any thing else you may want to say to a beginner in this regard?

Thanks for your help.

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Old   September 20, 2018, 07:08
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Hi,

You need to specify your problem better.
Compressible/ Incompressible?
Stationary/ Time-dependent?
Full 360 degree rotation or just one blade with cyclic conditions?
Rotating mesh?
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