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Old   December 2, 2011, 20:21
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just wondering if anyone can help me, why does simpleFoam have a time input if it is a steady state solver, I'm running simulations for an academic paper and Im trying to understand how many iterations i'm running the simulation for
any help would gretaly appreciated

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Old   December 5, 2011, 03:42
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simpleFoam is a steady state solver, that is right. Usually the timeStep is set to 1, swo it will work as an iteration counter.

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Also, it is much more stable to give it a ddt term, and then advance the solution with a "fake time" until this ddt term reaches zero.
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