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Old   November 15, 2016, 10:35
Default Time-averaging of variables along a line
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Hello all,

I have already run a series of simulations for my CFD problem in Fluent, unfortunately without selecting the "Data Sampling for Time Statistic" option

Now I urgently need to obtain the time-averaged data of a few variables (velocity, vorticity) along a line - which i drew in CFD-Post - of in the last 36 time steps. I have the dat.gz files of those time steps.

Is there a way in which I can avoid to manually save the data for every time step? It would be insanely time consuming!

Thank you in advance for any suggestions
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Old   November 15, 2016, 14:04
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Isn't it possible to export the time-averaged data on the lines? The time-averaged data show up as new variables with new names. You should be able to export those variables on any surface (the lines you created).
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Old   November 15, 2016, 14:20
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Thank you for your reply, even though I'm not sure i understand it. Maybe I haven't described my problem clearly!

I'm working in CFD Post, and I have drawn a line inside the domain for which I am able to obtain the contour plot of velocity and vorticity, for every single time step (I don't have time-averaged data, only the dat.gz files that i saved every N timesteps!).
Now what I need is the time-average of those contour plots. Do you know if there is a method to automate this process? It takes ages to export every single contour plot in excel and manually average them
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