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Old   September 28, 2020, 06:53
Question How to Monitor Planes in Fluent Automatically?
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Hello all,


I have a single inlet/outlet simulation where I would like to monitor the pressure in cross-sections along the length of the tube. In fluent, I would like to build a series of monitor planes like this:





However. If I define with a point and normal, the plane crosses the domain like this:





I want cross-sections. So I tried the bounded 3-point plane method, but that often fails, or results in a partial cross-section like this:





Doing this manually for 50+ slices is not feasible, and I have lots of meshes to do this on. Is there a better way of monitoring pressure along cross sections of a pipe? Can I just use points instead or will this give inaccurate results?


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