Publisher : Korea Society of Computational Fluids Engineering
DOI : 10.6112/kscfe.2016.21.2.025
Title & Authors
DEVELOPMENT OF OPENFOAM GRID GENERATION PROGRAM FOR TWO-DIMENSIONAL FLOW ANALYSIS Kim, W.H.; Kim, B.S.;
In this paper, a study on the development of OpenFOAM grid generation program for two-dimensional flow analysis is described. By using the pre-processor(eMEGA) of EDISON_CFD system, grids for OpenFOAM flow calculation were obtained. Resultant two-dimensional grids were used to calculate flow fields by applying simpleFoam, one of the OpenFOAM's popular solvers, and the obtained flow results were compared with theoretical and experimental data available. Also grids generated by present program were compared with grids by a commercial pre-processor Pointwise for the purpose of verification. Verification work includes three cases(single block, O-type single block, and multi block grid), and all results show reasonable matches. According to the current achievement, it can be concluded that OpenFOAM grid can be constructed conveniently by using eMEGA with GUI.
OpenFOAM;simpleFoam;EDISON_CFD;eMEGA;Graphic User Interface;Pre-Processor;
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