[CIG-LONG] Output files

Walter Landry walter at geodynamics.org
Tue Oct 12 18:44:32 PDT 2010

"Brandon, Mark" <mark.brandon at yale.edu> wrote:
> I am using gale to generate some simple 3d velocity fields. With
> past versions of gale the velocityField0000x.fat files would include
> components of velocity vectors and velocity gradient tensors. I am
> using v 1.5.0 now with similar XML files but I only get velocity
> vectors now. How do I turn on output to include velocity gradient
> tensors as well.

The best way to get data is from the VTK files.  That has the
gradients.  You can convert the VTK files to CSV files (which almost
any program can understand) using the script tools/vtk2csv.py.  There
are instructions on how to use it in the file.  You will need a copy
of Paraview.

Walter Landry
walter at geodynamics.org

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