CFD Online Logo CFD Online URL
Home > Forums > Software User Forums > ANSYS > CFX

Monitor Point Values

Register Blogs Members List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old   October 28, 2008, 14:25
Default Monitor Point Values
Posts: n/a
I have a transient run and I'm using monitor points to watch the time histories of the mass flow rates during the run so that I don't have to write out transient result files and then wait for CFX-Post to assemble a time history after the run. Is there an easy way to export the monitor point values displayed during the solution? I tried the cfx5dfile command but I end up with a lot of extra variables that I don't care about in the file and so it has too many columns for Excel to handle.

Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

  Reply With Quote

Old   October 28, 2008, 14:29
Default Re: Monitor Point Values
Posts: n/a
Plot the monitor point in the Solver Manager and right click on the plot to export the data to a .csv file.

Note that you don't need to create monitor points to plot mass flow rates; these are already written to the mon file, you just need to create a monitor plot.

  Reply With Quote

Old   October 28, 2008, 15:01
Default Re: Monitor Point Values
Posts: n/a

Thanks, that's exactly what I needed. I see what you mean about the mass flow rates already being available for all defined regions. However, I needed to look at subsets of some of my regions (multiple ports) so I had to create the monitor points in CFX-Pre using the mesh region primitives.

  Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TimeVaryingMappedFixedValue irishdave OpenFOAM Running, Solving & CFD 31 January 25, 2018 04:03
max node values exceed max element values in contour plot jason_t FLUENT 0 August 19, 2009 11:32
exact face values RubenG Main CFD Forum 0 June 22, 2009 11:09
strange node values @ solid/fluid interface - help JB FLUENT 2 November 1, 2008 13:04
node values or cell values? aPpA FLUENT 0 November 10, 2006 09:56

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:27.