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How to get the PLOT3D functions in AcuFieldView for post processing????

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Dear Altair-Engineering-Team,
I am writing my bachelor thesis in the area of fluid mechanics. Here, I examine various models with the help of AcuConsole (AcuSolve). To evaluate my calculations, I'm using the additional software "AcuFieldView".
My problem:
I would like to use the "PLOT3D" functions in AcuFieldview but I don't know how to get them. I read already the reference guide and there is mentioned that you can write own functions and register them afterwards but that was too superficial for me.


My question:


Do you have already created files for these "User Functions" (PLOT3D) and can you tell me in brief how to register these in AcuFieldView. Maybe a short tutorial which explains step by step to do that?


Thank you very much



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AcuFieldView is special version of FieldView that is meant to read only AcuSolve results. Hence you can read only .Log files from AcuSolve or convert AcuSolve results to .fv format using AcuTrans.


What function are you looking for ? If you could describe that, it might be possible to help you with a .frm file.

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thank you for your reply...


i need to visualize (in acufieldview) the following functions


- mach number

- density

- pressure coefficient cp

- lift coefficient ca

- aerodynamic drag coefficient cd/cw

- volume fraction



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Density should be generally visible as a scalar in AcuFieldView.


For Lift and Drag I would recommend you to create a case in Virtual Wind Tunnel and check out Lift and Drag Coefficient files in the run directory.


Cp would be similar to :


formula_restart_version: 1



Mach number


************* MACH NUMBER - AIR ******************************


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density is not availible as a scalar function. because of that, i can't write functions which contains the density in the equation.

i don't think acusolve single phase solver. altair has tutorials for multiple phase problems on their website.


i don't know to use wind tunnel. do you know where i can get tutorials therefor?



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as you can see at the pic below, you can use the mach number in acufieldview.

my question is, how can i make that visible? because this options are not avalible in my version (13.2)






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