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Sangeeta January 24, 2007 03:04

After iterating , i get temperature contours discreet. Can i know what could be the problem?

sachin January 24, 2007 03:57

Re: Contours
can you expedite what is actually contours showing?


Sangeeta January 24, 2007 05:12

Re: Contours
No, I cant

Akshay January 24, 2007 08:22

Re: Contours
May be I can suggest you something if you could tell me what are you doing?Are you able to iterate successfully?is your solution converged?is your mass is conserved?

what i understand is, you ahve successfully iterated, and you get this as a error when you try to display contours of temperature or velocity.

Do you mean to display it as a filled temperature option?

Sangeeta January 24, 2007 12:24

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I am using fluent to model Inductively coupled plasma. It was sucessfully iterated and converged. Only Temp and velocity contours (filled) showd discete contours. Can i know the reason.

I dont have background of Fliud Dynamics.

Sujith January 24, 2007 16:29

Re: Contours
If the problem is getting the discrete values at each cells instead of a continuously varying contour across cells, you may not have turned on the nodal values in the display contours option.

Jason January 25, 2007 09:11

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Increase the number of contour ranges from 20 to 100. That'll smooth out the plot. Also make sure nodal values is selected.

Good luck, Jason

Sangeeta January 26, 2007 05:57

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Sangeeta January 28, 2007 11:55

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I have tried clicking node values and ranges also but the problem still exits.(Coutour shows some lines and some dots)

mmacrb January 29, 2007 13:42

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can you send me the case and dat files so i check what is the problem

my email is

Jason January 30, 2007 12:21

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Have you turned on "filled"?


Sangeeta January 31, 2007 02:16

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Yes i have done that

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