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yunita noya

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Particle tracking (outputs of Z coordinate)
« on: October 23, 2015, 07:30:49 pm »
I am running the model of a particle tracking, and I have very good output. but I can't find the z coordinate for make location of particles. what I have to do to find the z coordinate, do I make something wrong before I running the model ??? anyone,,,, please help me....


Ricardo Machado

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Re: Particle tracking (outputs of Z coordinate)
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2015, 08:11:53 pm »
Hi Yunita Noya,

Check the Output tab. Isn't there a menu there where you can select that you also want to have the particles' z coordinate as an output as well? Maybe you forgot to check that.

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Ricardo Machado
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Michael Potthoff

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Re: Particle tracking (outputs of Z coordinate)
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2015, 09:37:50 am »
Hi Yunita

What kind of PT do you use? You should be able to define an output of type "Particle Track". In the FM and NPT particle tracking engines this will write out the particle data as XML file that contains the x,y,z coordinates and optional the mass. If you want to post-process the data you should select an "uncompressed" format. You can then simply import the track file (if it is not too large!) into Excel etc. by drag&drop!