Include rectangular/square fin in square cavity

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Good evening sir,

by your videos i have learned many things also i am doing research using openfoam too. still i am learner.

my work is "

square cavity of length 1m X 1m.

In side the cavity i want to include rectangular fin of length 0.6m X 0.2m.

please tell me the idea so that i can do it.

what solver to be used ?

with out fin i have used buoyantBoussinesqSimpleFoam for my results.

by your videos i have learned many things also i am doing research using openfoam too. still i am learner.

my work is "

**study of convection in side the square enclosure with rectangular fin**"square cavity of length 1m X 1m.

In side the cavity i want to include rectangular fin of length 0.6m X 0.2m.

please tell me the idea so that i can do it.

what solver to be used ?

with out fin i have used buoyantBoussinesqSimpleFoam for my results.

OpenFOAM Importing-mesh-file-in-OpenFOAM 08-09 min 20-30 sec

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Hi Vnarayanan.wgl,

Is your problem 2D or 3D ?

If you are solving a 2D case you can create the geometry using blockMesh.

For a 3D geometry you can use any CAD software for creating the geometry and Mesh it. The mesh file can then be imported into OpenFOAM and solved.

I cannot really comment on the type of solver you are using, you can have a look at the solver list available in the user guide and check mainly for solvers related to Heat Transfer.

Is your problem 2D or 3D ?

If you are solving a 2D case you can create the geometry using blockMesh.

For a 3D geometry you can use any CAD software for creating the geometry and Mesh it. The mesh file can then be imported into OpenFOAM and solved.

I cannot really comment on the type of solver you are using, you can have a look at the solver list available in the user guide and check mainly for solvers related to Heat Transfer.

01-06-16, 11:48 p.m.vnarayana.wglYou can go through the tutorial on Creating Simple geometries in OpenFOAM on the Spoken-Tutorial website for creating your blockMeshDict file. User Guide of OpenFOAM can also be useful for understanding blockMeshDict file.

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02-06-16, 9:19 a.m.rahuljoshiLogin to add comment