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Old   February 17, 2011, 17:12
Default Particle tracking in post (How to get number in a given plane?)
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Hi All,

I am interested in knowing the total number of particles passing through a plane created in post.
Any help would be much appreciated.

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Old   February 18, 2011, 02:28
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You can export the particle tracks from CFX to so that you will have a file of the coordinates of the each partice where it crosses a cell face.

You can use this data to calculate the number of particles that have crossed the plane which will be easy as long as the plane is something like x=0, etc.

Note: This might be an extremely roundabout way of executing this, but if you are desperate you might try this
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