Using Data Skip to Approximate and Render a Large Dataset

Question: I am running out of memory rendering my fine-mesh data. How do I read-in a smaller, decimated version of my ordered dataset into my layout? More details: If you are working on a computer with limited resources, some processes can surpass the available computer memory. If you are unable to add more RAM, this can cause Tecplot to slow or, at worst, crash. Try this solution if some actions […]

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Multi-Threading and Parallel Processing

This article will list the different portions of Tecplot 360 that use Multi-Threading and Parallel Processing. Each portion of what is used can be found in the table below: What How CFDA Integration is performed concurrently. Geometry boundary generation is performed concurrently. The following calculated variables are calculated concurrently: Cross Flow Velocity, Density, Dynamic Pressure, Enthalpy, Entropy, Entropy Measure S1, Equivalent Potential Velocity Ratio, Internal Energy, Kinetic Energy, Mach Number, […]

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360 EX Menu Freezes on Ubuntu

Problem: Tecplot 360 EX pull-down menu becomes unresponsive after minimizing on Ubuntu systems. Solution: This can happen because of Ubuntu’s new Unity UI.  You may be able to solve this issue by reverting to an older UI.  You can do this by using one of the methods below: For Ubuntu 17+ the workaround is to remove libstdc++.so.6 and libgcc_s.so.1 from the bin/sys directory. For earlier versions of Ubuntu: On the login screen, […]

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