Tesla Valve OpenFOAM: Large Eddy Simulation

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This video builds off of the content from my previous video: https://youtu.be/4kU-qZp0bt8

The following are the results from a simulation evaluating flow inside of a Tesla Valve.

A tesla valve is a passive system with no moving parts designed to impede flow in one direction while allowing it to pass undisturbed in the other.

The animations are as follows:
1) passive scalar transport (s) for flow in each direction
2) passive scalar transport (s) and velocity field (U) for un-impeded flow
3) passive scalar transport (s) and velocity field (U) for impeded flow

Files and Instructions: https://github.com/Interfluo/OpenFOAM-pisoFoam-LES-TeslaValve-2/tree/main/refined


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LES is not an appropriate solver for 2D geometries; the main purpose here was the visualization of the self impeding flow, if I was trying to

  1. Step 1:

    download files: https://github.com/Interfluo/OpenFOAM-pisoFoam-LES-TeslaValve-2/tree/main/refined

  2. Step 2:

    video 1:

  3. Step 3:

    video 2: