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Plot over line without interpolation

Posted May 10, 2017 at 12:49 by kindle
Updated May 10, 2017 at 13:19 by kindle (cannot find "Use Data Array" for plotting with coordinates value in some version of paraview)

Follow the steps as the following post :
1. Create two "Slice"
2. "Plot Data"
3. In tab Display choose "Cell Data" (when using "plot over line", should you choose this option from defaut "Point Data", the lines will disppear). Here you can choose between "Cell Data" and "Point Data". The former will give more sharp curves as the latter does have some interpolation.

Well, after this post. There is...
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Binary gives significant performance advantage (Mesh & Solve)

Posted April 28, 2017 at 05:08 by kindle

Well, binary or ascii. Haha

Originally Posted by wyldckat View Post
Greetings to all!

OK, only after 6 months did I manage to find enough time to run some tests of my own on a stable machine (mine isn't as stable ).
The results are now available here:

The summary results:
  1. If no file is written, it doesn't matter if it's configured to write in "binary" or "ascii".
  2. Example
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How to Map Fields in openFOAM using the utility

Posted April 14, 2017 at 11:32 by kindle

simple example for mapFields.

Well, try to map the channel to a smaller channel or some thing else without cyclic BC.

Originally Posted by Alhasan View Post
Hey All,

How to use mapping fields function in openFOAM,

-say there are two different case two boxes, one big box and one small box with inlet on one side and outlet on the other side and all the other sides are walls. the small box is within the big box and it is in the right place in space.

-how do i even go about
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average over cutting plane during runtime

Posted April 12, 2017 at 10:51 by kindle

This is a average on the cutting plane

Originally Posted by gigilentini8 View Post
Dear FOAMers,
can you confirm me that the function object below in ControlDict is the correct and fastest way to calculate average over cutting planes in a 3D simulation during runtime?
it seems to work but I'm not 100% sure about the results...

        type            faceSource;
        functionObjectLibs ("");
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fieldAverage & moving mesh

Posted April 12, 2017 at 08:58 by kindle

see through this. How they figure it out.

Originally Posted by wyldckat View Post
Greetings Pete,

I see that you've got 2 reports on this topic:
If I understand you correctly, you want to do a plain average of the fields over the existing time snapshots?

In addition, do you mean that the average results for a dynamic mesh are acceptable for doing
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