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BirdCarreau Class Reference

An incompressible Bird-Carreau non-Newtonian viscosity model. More...

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Public Member Functions

 TypeName ("BirdCarreau")
 Runtime type information. More...
 
 BirdCarreau (const word &name, const dictionary &viscosityProperties, const volVectorField &U, const surfaceScalarField &phi)
 Construct from components. More...
 
 ~BirdCarreau ()
 Destructor. More...
 
tmp< volScalarFieldnu () const
 Return the laminar viscosity. More...
 
tmp< scalarFieldnu (const label patchi) const
 Return the laminar viscosity for patch. More...
 
void correct ()
 Correct the laminar viscosity. More...
 
bool read (const dictionary &viscosityProperties)
 Read transportProperties dictionary. More...
 
- Public Member Functions inherited from viscosityModel
 TypeName ("viscosityModel")
 Runtime type information. More...
 
 declareRunTimeSelectionTable (autoPtr, viscosityModel, dictionary,( const word &name, const dictionary &viscosityProperties, const volVectorField &U, const surfaceScalarField &phi ),(name, viscosityProperties, U, phi))
 
 viscosityModel (const word &name, const dictionary &viscosityProperties, const volVectorField &U, const surfaceScalarField &phi)
 Construct from components. More...
 
virtual ~viscosityModel ()
 Destructor. More...
 
const dictionaryviscosityProperties () const
 Return the phase transport properties dictionary. More...
 
tmp< volScalarFieldstrainRate () const
 Return the strain rate. More...
 

Additional Inherited Members

- Static Public Member Functions inherited from viscosityModel
static autoPtr< viscosityModelNew (const word &name, const dictionary &viscosityProperties, const volVectorField &U, const surfaceScalarField &phi)
 Return a reference to the selected viscosity model. More...
 
- Protected Member Functions inherited from viscosityModel
 viscosityModel (const viscosityModel &)
 Disallow copy construct. More...
 
void operator= (const viscosityModel &)
 Disallow default bitwise assignment. More...
 
- Protected Attributes inherited from viscosityModel
word name_
 
dictionary viscosityProperties_
 
const volVectorFieldU_
 
const surfaceScalarFieldphi_
 

Detailed Description

An incompressible Bird-Carreau non-Newtonian viscosity model.

The Bird-Carreau-Yasuda form is also supported if the optional "a" coefficient is specified. "a" defaults to 2 for the Bird-Carreau model.

Source files

Definition at line 55 of file BirdCarreau.H.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

BirdCarreau ( const word name,
const dictionary viscosityProperties,
const volVectorField U,
const surfaceScalarField phi 
)

Construct from components.

Definition at line 62 of file BirdCarreau.C.

References BirdCarreau::read().

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~BirdCarreau ( )
inline

Destructor.

Definition at line 97 of file BirdCarreau.H.

Member Function Documentation

TypeName ( "BirdCarreau"  )

Runtime type information.

tmp<volScalarField> nu ( ) const
inlinevirtual

Return the laminar viscosity.

Implements viscosityModel.

Definition at line 104 of file BirdCarreau.H.

tmp<scalarField> nu ( const label  patchi) const
inlinevirtual

Return the laminar viscosity for patch.

Implements viscosityModel.

Definition at line 110 of file BirdCarreau.H.

References GeometricField< Type, PatchField, GeoMesh >::boundaryField(), and patchi.

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void correct ( )
inlinevirtual

Correct the laminar viscosity.

Implements viscosityModel.

Definition at line 116 of file BirdCarreau.H.

References BirdCarreau::read().

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bool read ( const dictionary viscosityProperties)
virtual

Read transportProperties dictionary.

Implements viscosityModel.

Definition at line 101 of file BirdCarreau.C.

References Foam::dimless, dictionary::lookup(), viscosityModel::read(), and dictionary::subDict().

Referenced by BirdCarreau::BirdCarreau(), and BirdCarreau::correct().

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