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Santos-Dumont February 19, 2014 06:29

Export forces at each nodes with OpenFoam
Hi everyone,

Does anyone know if it possible to export the nodal forces with OpenFoam ?

To be more specific what I'm after is a file with for each nodes of a patch the values of X, Y, Z, Fx, Fy, Fz

These values must be somewhere in the code as the patch forces output is surely the sum of the force applied on each nodes or faces of the patch...

What I want to do is use these values in a custom made structural software.


elvis February 19, 2014 09:34

I think you want to deal with Function Objects

A brief Introduction to Function Objects; J. Höpken from OF workshop

hope I pointed into the right direction

kiddmax July 16, 2015 03:38

Hi, Charles,

Did you find a way to achieve that?

Best regards,

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