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Old   February 19, 2014, 06:29
Default Export forces at each nodes with OpenFoam
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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.

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Charles
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Old   February 19, 2014, 09:34
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I think you want to deal with Function Objects

http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Ti...gisteredObject
http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Co...unctionObjects
http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Contrib/IOH5Write

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

http://www.openfoam.org/version2.3.0...processing.php

hope I pointed into the right direction
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Old   July 16, 2015, 03:38
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Hi, Charles,

Did you find a way to achieve that?

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