Jump to content
thavemann11

Dataset Sampling Including Extended Variables with AcuFieldView

Recommended Posts

Hello everyone,

 

I am attempting to compare two different CFD simulation results to understand the change in resultant downforce at each wheel of a vehicle after adding components to the baseline vehicle. To do this, I have been trying to implement a custom function in AcuFieldView which would look something like this: 2:z-surface_traction-1:z-surface_traction. The two datasets have different grids however, so it is necessary to perform data sampling to make both datasets have the same grid. When the selected dataset is sampled, there is no option to read extended variables (z-surface_traction is an extended variable). Is there any way to include the extended variables when sampling datasets, or is there another way of being able to do this?

 

Thanks for your help,

Tommy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you're just trying to look at differences in integrated values, you can view those separately with AcuProbe - and extract the curves.


If you want to view the contour differences and those variables aren't available through the direct .Log file read - you can use acuTrans to create the separate native FV format files to use in the dataset comparison instead.

 

acuTrans  -out  -to  info  -extout

 

will give you the list of variables and timesteps available.  Then from there you can create FV format files, indicating specific variables:

 

acuTrans  -out  -to  fieldview  -extout  -outv  surface_traction,velocity,pressure

 

After the -outv you just give a comma-separated list of the variables you want to include in the fv file - based on the list from the previous '-to info' command.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
You are posting as a guest. If you have an account, please sign in.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...