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On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 3:31 PM, Eric Hallman firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Hello all, I looked through the previous threads on yt-users, and I don't see this particular problem described. Hoping for some help. So, the quantity dark_matter_density is a CIC-deposited particle quantity, which becomes a grid field. I would like to do something like this: for every grid voxel, calculate the mean dm particle velocity inside that voxel return as a grid field Is that simple using CIC_deposit? The only mean particle velocity I've seen used in yt/enzo before is the one calculated for halos, by using HOP or FOF identification. thanks!
This has been done in the past for fields like the mean stellar metallicity. In that case, cic_deposit was used to deposit both the total mass in metals and the total mass in particles, then they were divided. What I would recommend you do is copy the logic in that field, but modify it to deposit a velocity-multiplied-by-mass, and then divide by the total deposited mass.
Hope that helps,
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