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Old   September 25, 2001, 05:27
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why there is a difference in magnitude between max value of velocity contour and velocity vector?

Thank you Giorgio
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Old   September 25, 2001, 07:24
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J. O' malley.
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I assume the reason is that contours are averaged whereas the velocity vectors are length and direction values stored at particular location, say cell node or centre. I may be wrong.
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Old   September 25, 2001, 09:55
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Thank you J.

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Old   September 26, 2001, 12:33
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The default for filled contours is to plot node values, which means some interpolation from the cell centered computed values. The vectors plot the cell center values. Switch off node values when displaying contours to match the range reported in the Display-Vectors panel.
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