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Old   March 4, 2019, 04:23
Default --> FOAM FATAL IO ERROR: Unknown patchField type patch for patch type patch
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hello people, I'm new to Openfoam..
when I try to run the simpleFoam, this error appeared.
can someone tell me the error/problem ?
and also how to fixed it. Thank you

Create time

Create mesh for time = 0


SIMPLE: no convergence criteria found. Calculations will run for 1000 steps.

Reading field p

Reading field U



--> FOAM FATAL IO ERROR:
Unknown patchField type patch for patch type patch

Valid patchField types are :

76
(
SRFFreestreamVelocity
SRFVelocity
activeBaffleVelocity
activePressureForceBaffleVelocity
advective
atmBoundaryLayerInletVelocity
calculated
codedFixedValue
codedMixed
cyclic
cyclicACMI
cyclicAMI
cyclicSlip
cylindricalInletVelocity
directionMixed
empty
externalCoupled
fixedGradient
fixedInternalValue
fixedJump
fixedJumpAMI
fixedMean
fixedNormalInletOutletVelocity
fixedNormalSlip
fixedShearStress
fixedValue
flowRateInletVelocity
fluxCorrectedVelocity
freestream
inletOutlet
interstitialInletVelocity
kqRWallFunction
mapped
mappedField
mappedFixedInternalValue
mappedFixedPushedInternalValue
mappedFlowRate
mappedVelocityFlux
mixed
movingWallVelocity
nonuniformTransformCyclic
oscillatingFixedValue
outletInlet
outletMappedUniformInlet
outletPhaseMeanVelocity
partialSlip
pressureDirectedInletOutletVelocity
pressureDirectedInletVelocity
pressureInletOutletParSlipVelocity
pressureInletOutletVelocity
pressureInletUniformVelocity
pressureInletVelocity
pressureNormalInletOutletVelocity
processor
processorCyclic
rotatingPressureInletOutletVelocity
rotatingWallVelocity
sliced
slip
supersonicFreestream
surfaceNormalFixedValue
swirlFlowRateInletVelocity
symmetry
symmetryPlane
timeVaryingMappedFixedValue
translatingWallVelocity
turbulentInlet
uniformFixedGradient
uniformFixedValue
uniformInletOutlet
uniformJump
uniformJumpAMI
variableHeightFlowRateInletVelocity
waveTransmissive
wedge
zeroGradient
)


file: /home/yophaddad/openfoam30/yophaddad/0/U.boundaryField.inlet from line 26 to line 26.

From function fvPatchField<Type>::New(const fvPatch&, const DimensionedField<Type, volMesh>&, const dictionary&)
in file /home/openfoam/OpenFOAM/OpenFOAM-3.0.1/src/finiteVolume/lnInclude/fvPatchFieldNew.C at line 143.

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Old   March 4, 2019, 05:20
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Hi haddad,

there is a problem in your U file in line 26. I think that you are not using one of the valid patchField types. If you need more help please post the U file. But please have a look at this before: How to give enough info to get help

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