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JFS February 2, 2004 10:26

independant post-processor
Hi All

i'm looking for an independant post-processor. I mean a post-porcessor which can read in files from star-cd, CFX, Fluent...

Could you give any advices or names ?

Thanks JFS

Hrvoje Jasak February 2, 2004 11:31

Re: independant post-processor
Try openDX:

xueying February 2, 2004 20:45

Re: independant post-processor
I most most post-processor can realize what you what. I use TECPLOT and ENSIGHT. You just need to form data in a format that is compatible with the post-processors. For commercial CFD softwares, at least I know that Fluent can export to the format used in TECPLOT.

Derrek February 2, 2004 22:03

Re: independant post-processor
You can check out Visual 3p, one of the ICEM CFD products.



jdc February 3, 2004 05:41

Re: independant post-processor
The results obtained using the mentionned soft could probably be output in "cgns" format, that then could be re-read.

CGNS aims to provide a "standard" output format for CFD, see web site for more info. They also provide a list of software that can use the format.

Have fun. Julien

Joel February 3, 2004 06:25

Re: independant post-processor
i have used fieldview quite a lot, and it always seemed good to me

Michael February 6, 2004 03:03

Re: independant post-processor
Ensight is a very capable product and supports over eighty solvers including STAR-CD, CFX, Fluent, Kiva, CFD-ACE, Phoinex, Nastran,ANSYS, Abaqus, Dyna etc. ect. You can also import STL geometry.

Jörn Beilke February 6, 2004 06:17

Re: independant post-processor
Cam you tell us how to use OpenDX wih Star. I think that some scripts ... are required.

Hrvoje Jasak February 6, 2004 07:12

Re: independant post-processor
I've really no idea: the point is that OpenDX is free, whereas (as far as I can tell) all the other offerings in the replies are commercial. Obviously, commercial offerings will have custom-made interfaces for some codes and for the open source project like dx you may need to put some effort in (and contribute?). :)

Currently, I am not aware of a publicly available interface for STAR-CD but it's worth getting in touch with CD-adapco and the dx developer forum for help.


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