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Old   December 10, 2013, 01:55
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Hello!

Is any simple way in OpenFoam of in Paraview to calculate integrated quantities, such as surface average of temperature?
I'm trying to simulate conjugate heat transfer in a fin and would like to calculate heat transfer coefficient.

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Howdy!

You should be able to use the command line patchAverage utility like this:

> patchAverage T myPatchName

BAM!

I hope that does what you wanted!

Cheers!
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