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Old   December 16, 2009, 13:51
Default plot particles and animation in paraview
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Hi,

This is not CFD (or OpenFOAM) related. but, it will be highly appreciated if someone familar with paraview can help. I cannot post question on the paraview mailing list yet. So, I thought that I will try this forum first.

I did a simple particles under magnetic field calculation using perl as following:

initially, a couple of hundreds of particles are randomly distributed inside a domain (say, Xmin, Ymin, Xmax, Ymax) using a random generator. The size of the particles are also randomly generated.

The domain is then under magnetic field, this starts to track the particles toward the magnetic source.

I have aleady calculated the particle positions as a function of time. Now, I would like to plot the particles (including the size) as function of time, ie, animation.

What format should I use so that paraview can read the dataset in?
Any tutorial on paraview on something like this (how to do animation of particles in paraview)?

Thanks!

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Old   July 26, 2013, 05:35
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Hello! Sorry to bump this old thread, but have you found an answer to your problem?
Could you please provide a small example of a particle file?

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