Turbulence

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OpenFOAM includes support for

Mesh requirements

RAS

Usage

Turbulence models are specified in the file

$FOAM_CASE/constant/turbulenceProperties

Numerical settings

Turbulence generation is driven by the velocity gradient. Errors arising from the gradient calculation, e.g. due to poor quality meshes, can lead to spurious turbulence predictions and solver instability. This effect can be partly compensated by the application of limited schemes.

Further information