Translating wall velocity


  • Wrapper around the fixed condition
  • Sets the velocity parallel to the wall to a given value, e.g. to approximate a moving ground plane
  • The patch normal velocity component is set to zero


The condition is specified in the field file using:

    type            translatingWallVelocity;
    U               <Function1>;

The velocity, U, is defined as a Foam::Function1 type, allowing the value to be prescribed as a function of time.

Further information

Source code:


Example usage:

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