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Old   August 19, 2005, 08:54
Default Tecplot for CFX post processing
pantangi goud
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Dear All,

Please let me know is it possible to use tecplot for post processing CFX5.7.1 results? If yes, how to do that? If it is needed to convert .res r .bak files to ASCI and then back to binary files which can read by TECHPLOT, if so can u suggest any excutables, which have this capabilty. Please provide all needful information to use tecplot for CFX 5.7.1 post processing Thanks for ur time..

Regards Pradeep
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Old   August 22, 2005, 03:09
Default Re: Tecplot for CFX post processing
Paul Lewis
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Hi Pradeep,

To get your results into Tecplot you need to set the following Environment Variable on your system:


Then use the export tool in CFX-Solver to export your results in CGNS format. In Tecplot you will find the CGNS format (CFD General Notation System) under File > Import.


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Old   August 24, 2005, 16:42
Default Re: Tecplot for CFX post processing
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i think old tecplot verions like 9.0 and some 10.0 verions can't successfully open CGNS files exported by cfx5.7 or 5.7.1. You can export data from cfx-post and write a short fortran code to transfer data file to tecplot file by yourself. It is not hard. Check your tecplot help file to know which format you need.

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