Commit 94b3e5b4 authored by sergio's avatar sergio Committed by Andrew Heather
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ENH: alphatBoilingWallFunction: add nucleating model

ENH: Copying alphatLiquid value to alphatVapour for boiling regimes.

When using correlations for boiling regimes the phases next to the
wall are not relevant to these. Therefore the alphat is copied
accordingly from the alphat for liquid.
Only in the sub-cooling RPI model the partition of heat flux
between vapour and liquid is considered.
parent 29f2eddf
......@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
\\/ M anipulation |
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......@@ -82,6 +82,10 @@ Description
Alternatively a correlation can be used instead of the RPI wall boiling model.
If the keyword nucleatingModel a model is provided the BC uses it
instead of the RPI model.
The transition boiling regime flux (TBF) is modelled following
a temperature based linear interpolation between the critical heat flux
(CHF) and the minimum heat flux (MHF) in such a way that when the wall
......@@ -110,12 +114,9 @@ Description
The film boiling regime is applied when Tw is larger than TLeiden. In
this regime the corrlation from the filmBoilingModel is used for
this regime the correlation from the filmBoilingModel is used for
calculating the cht from the wall.
The filmBoilingModel is needed in the vapor field in order to calculate
the heat transfer to the vapor phase in film boiling regime.
......@@ -132,8 +133,6 @@ Usage
if phaseType 'vapor':
partitioningModel| | yes |
filmBoilingModel | | yes |
LeidenfrostModel | | yes |
if phaseType 'liquid':
......@@ -142,6 +141,7 @@ Usage
departureDiamModel| | yes |
departureFreqModel| | yes |
K | bubbles area constant| no | 4
nucleatingModel | nucleating Model | no |
LeidenfrostModel | | no |
CHFModel | | no |
......@@ -232,6 +232,7 @@ SourceFiles
#include "nucleationSiteModel.H"
#include "departureDiameterModel.H"
#include "departureFrequencyModel.H"
#include "nucleateFluxModel.H"
#include "LeidenfrostModel.H"
#include "filmBoilingModel.H"
......@@ -248,7 +249,7 @@ namespace compressible
Class alphatWallBoilingWallFunctionFvPatchScalarField Declaration
Class alphatWallBoilingWallFunctionFvPatchScalarField Declaration
class alphatWallBoilingWallFunctionFvPatchScalarField
......@@ -325,6 +326,10 @@ private:
//- Run-time sub-cooling heat flux correlatiom
// Film boiling model
......@@ -353,6 +358,12 @@ private:
//- Wetting parameter for transient boiling
scalar wp_;
//- Use Liquid temperature at y+=250
bool liquidTatYplus_;
//- Face regime
labelField regimeTypes_;
......@@ -454,6 +465,12 @@ public:
return mDotL_/AbyV_;
//- Return const reference to the face regime
const labelField& regimeTypes() const noexcept
return regimeTypes_;
// Evaluation functions
//- Update the coefficients associated with the patch field
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