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[blockMesh] how to get the (x,y,z) coordinate of the cells created by blockMesh

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Old   April 19, 2013, 18:35
Post how to get the (x,y,z) coordinate of the cells created by blockMesh
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Hi,

When we use blockMesh to create the mesh, the mesh files such as 'boundaries', 'faces', 'neighbours', 'owners', 'points' will be generated. Just wondering how could I determine the coordinates of each cell based on those files?

Many thanks in advance!
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Hi Sophie,

You can directly use the utility

Code:
writeCellCentres -time 0
which will write the coordinates to the files ccx, ccy and ccz in the 0 time directory.

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Hi Niels,

Thank you so much! It's fantastic!

best wishes,
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