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achimfrahmmunterscom February 26, 2009 12:29

Hallo, like in Fluent I would
 
Hallo,
like in Fluent I would like to define a pressure surface monitor (e.g. area-weighted average) on the inlet face.
How is that possible?

Regards
Achim

santos February 27, 2009 07:12

Hi, I think that patchAvera
 
Hi,

I think that patchAverage utility is what you are looking for.

Use it with:
patchAverage p inlet

Regards,
Jose Santos

achimfrahmmunterscom March 1, 2009 15:02

probe utility: http://www.c
 
probe utility:

http://www.cfd-online.com/OpenFOAM_D...tml?1186501500

Achim

gschaider March 2, 2009 09:12

Hi Achim! If you want "live
 
Hi Achim!

If you want "live"-monitoring of the pressure during calculation you can write a functionObject or use this one:
http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Co...unctionObjects
For plotting you can use this:
http://openfoamwiki.net/index.php/Contrib_PyFoam#Plotting_with_customRegexp-file s

It's quite easy. But I'm a bit biased.

Bernhard

achimfrahmmunterscom March 3, 2009 14:40

Dear Bernhard, Thanks for y
 
Dear Bernhard,

Thanks for your answer and your work.

Achim


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