[yt-users] sliceplot of a cylinder surface
yfen12 at ucsc.edu
Sun Mar 2 18:18:10 PST 2014
Thanks a lot!
On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 12:31 AM, Britton Smith <brittonsmith at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi Yi,
> What about something like the following:
> Make a boolean object out of two disk objects with slightly larger and
> slightly smaller radius than the radius you want to analyze.
> This boolean object would then encompass just the cylindrical shell you're
> interested in. Then, once you have this object, do a PhasePlot where the x
> and y fields are 'theta' and 'z' and the z field of the PhasePlot is
> whatever field you want to see. This should be, in essence, like taking a
> slice in constant radius.
> On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 4:03 PM, Matthew Turk <matthewturk at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi Yi,
>> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 7:35 PM, Yi Feng <yfen12 at ucsc.edu> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I have done a 3D accretion disk simulation in cartesian coordinate. The
>> > is centered at the origin and the disk plane is x-y plane. I want to
>> > the disk structure at a fixed radius R, i.e. sqrt(x*x+y*y) equals a
>> > constant. It is something like the surface of a cylinder. A slice plot
>> > cylinder surface is helpful. But sliceplot only applies to a flat
>> plane. So
>> > how to do a slice plot of a cylinder surface?
>> > Thanks a lot!
>> This is an interesting question. I think it is possible, but I am not
>> entirely sure yet how one might do it the simplest. I know Nathan has
>> done some extractions at fixed R, but I am not sure offhand the best
>> way to do it such that you get back an image. In essence, you'd be
>> transforming the data such that you'd have a sequence of new, variably
>> sized cells.
>> Can you file an issue on our issue tracker, which will help make sure
>> we come back to this? I am going to be traveling the next few days
>> but I think I can work something out.
>> > --
>> > Sincerely
>> > Yi Feng
>> > Department of Astronomy&Astrophysics,UC Santa Cruz
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