GrainGrowthAction

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Set up the variable and the kernels needed for a grain growth simulation

Input Parameters

  • var_name_basespecifies the base name of the variables

    C++ Type:std::string

    Options:

    Description:specifies the base name of the variables

  • op_numspecifies the number of order parameters to create

    C++ Type:unsigned int

    Options:

    Description:specifies the number of order parameters to create

Required Parameters

  • kappakappa_opThe kappa used with the kernels

    Default:kappa_op

    C++ Type:MaterialPropertyName

    Options:

    Description:The kappa used with the kernels

  • variable_mobilityTrueThe mobility is a function of any MOOSE variable (if this is set to false, L must be constant over the entire domain!)

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:The mobility is a function of any MOOSE variable (if this is set to false, L must be constant over the entire domain!)

  • familyLAGRANGESpecifies the family of FE shape function to use for the order parameters

    Default:LAGRANGE

    C++ Type:MooseEnum

    Options:LAGRANGE MONOMIAL HERMITE SCALAR HIERARCHIC CLOUGH XYZ SZABAB BERNSTEIN L2_LAGRANGE L2_HIERARCHIC NEDELEC_ONE LAGRANGE_VEC

    Description:Specifies the family of FE shape function to use for the order parameters

  • mobilityLThe isotropic mobility used with the kernels

    Default:L

    C++ Type:MaterialPropertyName

    Options:

    Description:The isotropic mobility used with the kernels

  • argsVector of nonlinear variable arguments that L depends on

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:Vector of nonlinear variable arguments that L depends on

  • inactiveIf specified blocks matching these identifiers will be skipped.

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:If specified blocks matching these identifiers will be skipped.

  • active__all__ If specified only the blocks named will be visited and made active

    Default:__all__

    C++ Type:std::vector

    Options:

    Description:If specified only the blocks named will be visited and made active

  • orderFIRSTSpecifies the order of the FE shape function to use for the order parameters

    Default:FIRST

    C++ Type:MooseEnum

    Options:CONSTANT FIRST SECOND THIRD FOURTH

    Description:Specifies the order of the FE shape function to use for the order parameters

Optional Parameters

  • cName of coupled concentration variable

    C++ Type:VariableName

    Options:

    Description:Name of coupled concentration variable

  • en_ratio1Ratio of surface to GB energy

    Default:1

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:Ratio of surface to GB energy

  • ndef0Specifies the number of deformed grains to create

    Default:0

    C++ Type:unsigned int

    Options:

    Description:Specifies the number of deformed grains to create

Multiphysics Parameters

  • scaling1Specifies a scaling factor to apply to the order parameters

    Default:1

    C++ Type:double

    Options:

    Description:Specifies a scaling factor to apply to the order parameters

  • implicitTrueWhether kernels are implicit or not

    Default:True

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:Whether kernels are implicit or not

  • use_displaced_meshFalseWhether to use displaced mesh in the kernels

    Default:False

    C++ Type:bool

    Options:

    Description:Whether to use displaced mesh in the kernels

Advanced Parameters

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