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Old   February 16, 2012, 20:27
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How do I measure the depth of fluid at a specific location in a draining channel or tank? I want to measure fluid height along one line, just like a dipstick or float gauge would.
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Old   February 17, 2012, 10:19
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Ok, found it. For future reference for someone:

Model Setup - Output - Special Output - Hydraulic Data

Only works with free surface flows and z must be set up with positive in the vertical direction.
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Old   February 17, 2012, 11:16
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History probes can be added before you run the simulation.
Depending on your version you will either have to enter them manually into the prepin file or through the GUI meshing & geometry.

You also have options in post-processing in 1-D and text output tab.
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Old   February 17, 2012, 15:46
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Good info, thank you!
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