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meangreen July 5, 2012 15:59

Export/Import data contour plots with Matlab
Hi Everyone,

I would like to make contour plots using matlab from my Fluent data, but I can't figure out how to sort the data so that matlab can plot it. (I am working in 2D and axisymmetric)

Fluent provides one long list of x coordinates, one long list of y coordinates and on long list of variables. But this isn't how matlab wants to plot things.
Has anyone written a function in matlab to rearrange the fluent output so they can plot the contour plots in matlab?

My mesh uses adaption, which makes things complicated.


nenazarian August 16, 2012 19:15


I have the same problem as yours. Do you remember how you solved this?
any help is appreciated.


meangreen August 20, 2012 08:51

Still haven't been able to solve it. Let me know if you make any progress. I have been using paraview, but it doesn't provide the same amount of control as I would like.

blackmask August 21, 2012 01:28

You could use interp/interp2/interp3 functions provided by MATLAB to interpolate your result to structured grids. TECPLOT is a better choice than MATLAB for data visualization.

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