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What is the meaning of the integral order 4 (default) in the integral setting option when setting the domain probe? Does the setting of the integral order affect the result when the probe type is average?


3 Replies Last Post Feb 22, 2019, 2:10 AM EST
Gunnar Andersson COMSOL Employee

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Posted: 11 months ago Feb 20, 2019, 10:50 AM EST

Yes, the integral order matters: The average of a field F is integral(F)/(area or volume).

Yes, the integral order matters: The average of a field F is integral(F)/(area or volume).

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Posted: 11 months ago Feb 21, 2019, 11:43 PM EST

Does the setting of the integral order affect the result when the probe type is average?

how does the setting of the integral order affect the result when the probe type is average?

>Does the setting of the integral order affect the result when the probe type is average? how does the setting of the integral order affect the result when the probe type is average?

Gunnar Andersson COMSOL Employee

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Posted: 11 months ago Feb 22, 2019, 2:10 AM EST

The integral order decides what Gauss point order is used for the quadrature.

The integral order decides what Gauss point order is used for the quadrature.

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