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smillion September 25, 2010 06:06

Alternative to patchAverage anyone?
 
Hey guys,
I'm trying to determine the area-averaged velocity for an outlet orifice jet. Unfortunately, my outlet orifice patch is actually an internal face. So I think that means I can't quite use patchAverage, also wmake libso is too confusing so at the same time I don't want to bother with patchAverage. :)

So any alternatives?

paka September 25, 2010 22:46

What about paraview and sampling line?

smillion September 26, 2010 08:57

Quote:

Originally Posted by paka (Post 276648)
What about paraview and sampling line?

Hi paka,

Do you mean sampling line as in 'plot over line'?.

I don't think that can be used to find the area velocity. I think it can only be used to find the velocity values in one-dimension.


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