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Old   November 18, 2006, 00:05
Default i wish to calculate the mean f
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i wish to calculate the mean flow (and many other calculations) from time say 0.1s to 10.0s and write the final output in folder say Avg (at the same level as 0.1,0.2,0.3, ... 10.0) so for the corresponding volScalarField if i write the IOobject in its constructor as

U_bar(IOobject("U_bar","Avg",mesh .... )...)

it doesn't work. I guessed that the second arg indicated the folder which is generally runtime.TimeName(), and replaced it with "Avg"

can you please help?

thanks a lot
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Old   November 19, 2006, 00:59
Default is this thing possible? and ho
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is this thing possible? and how can i make OpenFOAM read a particular file from a particular directory? i would want OpenFOAM to read the files from the Avg Directory, if i can get it written.
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Old   November 19, 2006, 04:17
Default regIOobjects can only be read
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regIOobjects can only be read or written from time directories, system or constant. If you really insist on having them elsewhere, open your own OFstream and put the file wherever you like.

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Old   November 19, 2006, 07:39
Default Thanks, now i can quit tryin
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Thanks,
now i can quit trying to do it with all combinations possible, and take another route, as suggested.
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