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subroutine Grid_applyBCEdgeAllUnkVars (bcType, bcDir, guard, dataRow, face, cellCenterSweepCoord, secondCoord, thirdCoord)

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◆ Grid_applyBCEdgeAllUnkVars()

subroutine Grid_applyBCEdgeAllUnkVars ( integer  bcType,
integer  bcDir,
integer  guard,
real  dataRow,
integer  face,
real  cellCenterSweepCoord,
real  secondCoord,
real  thirdCoord 

Applies the boundary conditions to all unk variables at a given column of cells. This routine applies the boundary conditions on a given face (lowerface or upperface) along a given axis (bcDir), by using and setting values for all variables (unless perhaps masked out) along a 1-dimensional column of cells perpendicular to the face. If (face=LOW) dataRow(1:guard,:) = boundary values If (face=HIGH) dataRow(guard+1:2*guard,:) = boundary values

One reason why information about direction and variable is included in this interface is because Velocities need to be treated specially for REFLECTING boundary conditions. if bcDir=IAXIS, then the variable VELX_VAR is treated differently, same with VELY_VAR if bcDir=JAXIS and VELZ_VAR if bcDir=KAXIS. All supported mesh packages extract the vector passed in through the argument "dataRow" from the appropriated blocks, and send it to this routine for boundary calculation. The PERIODIC boundary is calculated by default when the blocks are exchanging data with each other. This routine currently passes handling of all other boundary condition types on to Grid_applyBCEdge, which is called for each of the variables in turn.

If the user wishes to apply different boundary conditions, they should make a copy of this routine in their given Simulation setup and implement their specific boundary.

bcType - the type of boundary condition being applied to this face bcDir - can take on values IAXIS,JAXIS or KAXIS. This is needed for handling the reflective boundary conditions. If bcDir=IAXIS, and boundary conditions are reflective, and X velocity is treated differently from all other variables. similarly if bcDir is JAXIS, then Y velocity is different. guard - number of guardcells dataRow - storage for the data being operated upon. face - can take values LOW and HIGH, defined in constants.h to indicate whether to apply boundary on lowerface or upperface cellCenterSweepCoord - vector of (at least) 2*guard cell center coordinate values in the sweep direction. This is not needed for simple boundary condition types such as REFLECTIVE or OUTFLOW, but is provided so that more complex boundary conditions can make use of it. secondCoord,thirdCoord - scalar cell center coordinate values in the coordinate directions perpendicular to the sweep direction. This is not needed for simple boundary condition types such as REFLECTIVE or OUTFLOW, but is provided so that more complex boundary conditions can make use of it. The meaning depends on the sweep direction bcDir as follows bcDir | secondCoord thirdCoord ------------------------------------------ IAXIS | Y(j) * Z(k) ** JAXIS | X(i) Z(k) ** KAXIS | X(i) Y(j) *) if NDIM > 1 **) if NDIM > 2 These dummy arguments are ignored (and an implementation of this interface should not attempt to access them) if they do not make sense based on the dimensionality of the problem.


This routine is common to all the mesh packages supported The mesh packages extract the small vector relevant to boundary conditions calculations from their Grid data structures. If users wish to apply a different but simple directional boundary condition, they can replace this routine. More complex boundary conditions support will come in future releases. In the meantime, users could use the Grid_applyBC.F90 file as a template. That file is currently used only for some Grid implementations (UG and Paramesh2, not for Paramesh 4), but gives a good outline for handling complex boundary conditions.

Definition at line 102 of file Grid_applyBCEdgeAllUnkVars.F90.