|October 29, 2010, 08:08||
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you're right, my residual plot is similar to yours. I know it's just a tutorial case but I have a similar convergence behavior in a real problem (case is very similar to the motorbike case).
I don't consider this as converged. The pressure residual is at 0.01
Sure, you can get a good first impression of the flow but nothing more.
The values for pressure and velocity should be pretty inaccurate or what would you say?
|October 30, 2010, 07:20||
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Allow me to quote myself
AFAIK, the motorBike case was first introduced when snappyHexMesh was included in OpenFOAM. And at that time, it was a tutorial solely for snappyHexMesh, with no set-up for solver execution. So I think it's only natural that the tutorial has not yet been validated with a real experimental data.
But if you want to aim for convergence, try AdMesh for plugging the holes in the motorBike STL and increase the number of iterations to 1000-1500. At least it's what I would do, if I really needed it to work...
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