Flatten 3D cylindrical surface to 2D XY plot
Hi all. I am currently stuck and wondering if there is a way to take a surface pressure contour plot of e.g. a half cylinder and flatten it to an XY plot, with X=X (cm) and Y=theta (degrees or radians). Alternatively, how would this data be exported to TecPlot to achieve the same goal (or can it be achieved by importing the .cas/.dat data into TecPlot)? Thanks for any help!

Fieldview can do this. It has built in fuciton

Thanks Far, I actually figured it out in TecPlot in the end:
define central point of the cylinder > define a new theta parameter > convert theta to degrees if required  included below in case it can help anyone else out in the future: {ycentre}={Y}[insert correction value if required] {theta}=ATAN2({X},{ycentre}) {thetadegrees}={theta}*(180/pi) Then plot X vs. theta for a contour plot of the desired variable. 
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