[visit-users] Fwd: Discretized Sphere: scalar field

Stephen Odaibo stephen.odaibo at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 13:27:46 EDT 2009


Thanks Brad!

Stephen

On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Brad Whitlock <whitlock2 at llnl.gov> wrote:

>  You can make a VTK version of globe by doing this:
>
> 1. Open globe.silo
> 2. Make a Pseudocolor plot of speed and click Draw
> 3. Open the Export window (File->Export)
> 4. Choose VTK as the export format
> 5. Click the Export button in the Export window to save out a VTK version
> of globe that will have the mesh and the "speed" variable.
>
> Brad
>
>
> Thank you, Jeremy. I took a look at the globe.silo example, and it is
> exactly what I need. I however am familiar with the VTK format not the silo
> format. Is there a sample VTK file of globe available that I can take a look
> at.
>
> Thanks,
> Stephen
>
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Meredith, Jeremy S. <jsmeredith at ornl.gov>
> wrote:
>
> Sure! In fact, one of the standard Silo example files sounds very similar
> (it's called "globe"). If you have an unstructured mesh with these four
> element types (which are often called tetrahedra, wedges/prisms, pyramids,
> and hexahedra if you want to look them up in, say, the VTK file format
> documentation), VisIt should have no problem handling it for just about any
> of its operations. The images you attached look like they're disconnected
> points -- I assume you probably want a surface type of plot -- but either
> one should be possible. If it's just a question of how to get this data into
> VisIt, I'm not sure what file format you use, but Silo and VTK, for example,
> both support the full set of unstructured cell types.
>
> --
>
> Jeremy Meredith
>
> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
>
> *From:* Stephen Odaibo [mailto:stephen.odaibo at gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Sunday, April 19, 2009 10:17 PM
> *To:* VisIt software users community
> *Subject:* [visit-users] Fwd: Discretized Sphere: scalar field
>
>
> Dear Friends,
>
> I would like to visualize a scalar field on a sphere which is discretized
> using the following 4 different shapes as volume elements: triangular based
> pyramids, triangular based frustrum, rectangular based pyramid, and
> rectangular based frustrum. Each volume element is specified by a point set.
> See the 2 attached figures of the point sets: fig (i) entire volume, fig
> (ii) surface.
>
> Is there a way to use visIT to visualize a scalar field on this sphere?
>
> Thank you,
> Stephen
>
>
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