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Old   November 1, 2021, 09:03
Default OpenFoam Postprocessing: Point or Cell value?
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Hey guys,




the more I read about this topic, the more confused I am. I have a transient simulation and want to get the temperature at specific positions.


Now I am confused whether to just use point or cell values or if I have to apply some kind of filter. The options just seem endless


As far as I understand, OpenFoam uses Finite Volume Method, which calculates the values at the cell centre. So I thougth I would just select the cells on the grid and then apply the filter plotSelectionOverTime.

Can anyone confirm ist this is the right way?
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