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fossu15a March 27, 2009 18:00

Fluent Output Data Question
I have a grid which I have imported into Fluent. I want to export three "tables" of data from my mesh, velocity magnitude at a specified point, instantaneous centerline velocity (along a line of symmetry) and velocity profile of axial velocity at a specified point. Eventually I need to input this data into Matlab. I've tried exporting data in a ASCII format, but it is only returning the data point I've set. How can I extract this information?

Thank you in advance

mbernard March 28, 2009 07:23

I'm not sure the answer I'll give you will be efficient , but, by using XY-plot, you can export some datas into text or xls files. For example, I use it to export temperatures along walls.

You just have to tick the Box " write to file" in the XY plot panel, and name the file. Don't forget to tick the " order points" , to keep the values ordered by x or y position.

Hope it will help you


paka March 30, 2009 01:58

What I understood is, you are able to dump the data into ASCII file but then you need to structure them into specific way, is it right?

fossu15a March 30, 2009 19:29

Yes I'm trying to output the data, but that format is only giving me one line of given information. I'm now trying to use a surface monitor at a point, but I can't seem to calculated the axial velocity at a given point.

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