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Old   April 26, 2011, 05:42
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I tried getting into the code but couldnt make out muck so anybody pls tell
what are the units of angle that alphaContactAngle and other related schemes accept
degree or radians

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Old   April 27, 2011, 04:52
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its unit is degree. you can see the conversion in FOAM_SRC/transportModels/interfaceProperties/interfaceProperties.C like

73 scalarField theta =
74 convertToRad*acap.theta(U_.boundaryField()[patchi], nHatp);


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