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Comparison of Tecplot Data File Formats

Tecplot 360 performance has improved significantly in the last five years, however, the performance experienced by the user varies dramatically with the file format being read. Whenever we tell a developer that a customer is experiencing poor performance, their first question is always “What data format are they reading?”. I’m writing this blog to explain why. […]

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History Match Bubble Plots

Bursting the Bubble on Traditional History Matching Blog by Raja Olimuthu, Tecplot RS Product Manager The big problem with traditional history match workflows is that they are cumbersome. Doing a well by well analysis is time consuming, and it can be difficult to get a holistic view of your reservoir. A better way is to examine the history match spatially – that is in one view. I want to show […]

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Tecplot and CONVERGE Q&A

Earlier this year, we held a Webinar with Convergent Science on post processing CONVERGE data with Tecplot 360. These are the questions that came out of that Webinar (plus a few more we have been asked). Our goal is to answer the question… How can you quickly post-process CONVERGE output? What is Tecplot for CONVERGE? Tecplot for CONVERGE is a nearly full version of Tecplot 360. A complimentary copy is […]

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Unsteady Data in Tecplot Files

Unsteady Data in Tecplot Files

“Big whirls have little whirls That feed on their velocity; And little whirls have lesser whirls, And so on to viscosity.” –Lewis Fry Richardson. Anyone who has watched the flow of water down a river, or the vibration of the control surfaces on the wing of an airplane, knows that fluid flow is generally unsteady (changing over time). In fact, most data, in real life, varies with time. For computational […]

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Sharing Data in Tecplot Files

Data Sharing in Tecplot Files

“Sharing is good, and with digital technology, sharing is easy.” –Richard Stallman. Tecplot divides datasets into zones. These zones may represent different areas of the physical domain, the same physical domain at different time steps, or different results that you may wish to compare. The zones may also have different dimensionality; for example there may be a mixture of 3D volume zones that contain field variables and 2D surface zones […]

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Appending Data to Tecplot Files

Append Data to Tecplot SZL Files

“Time is an Illusion.” ― Albert Einstein. High fidelity CFD solvers are generally iterative in nature. They move the solution incrementally forward in time (or pseudo time for steady-state solutions) computing each new solution based on the previous solution. CFD engineers often write a snapshot of the solutions at periodic time steps so that they can follow its progress. CFD engineers want to verify that: The boundary conditions are behaving […]

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Tecplot for COMSOL Users

3 Reasons To Post Process COMSOL Results in Tecplot

Having a reliable, accurate, flexible and easy-to-use method to post process your results is key to effectively analyzing CFD, other simulation and test data results. Tecplot 360 is a suite of CFD visualization and analysis tools that can handle large data sets, automate workflows and visualize parametric results. Load Simulation And Test Data From Many Different Sources If you aggregate data from multiple simulation sources, in addition to test data, […]

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Tecplot at AIAA SciTech 2018

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Conference AIAA SciTech 2018 Join Tecplot at AIAA SciTech at the Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida, January 8-12. Tecplot engineers will be on hand to answer your questions and give you a 1-on-1 demo of the recently released Tecplot 360 2017 R3. The benefits of this release include support for LaTeX fonts, VTK data loader support for VTU and VTM file formats, recording […]

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