# Video Tutorials - Data Operations

## Tecplot 360 for Beginners

Tecplot 360 for Beginners gives you firsthand tips and best practices for loading, analyzing, and communicating your results. You’ll learn how 360 and its suite of tools will help you work more effectively. […]

## Tecplot 360 Basics & Best Practices

Tecplot 360 Basics & Best Practices everything to get you up and running with the latest version of Tecplot 360, including loading and exploring your data, calculating new quantities, extracting data over time, and more! […]

## Analyzing Bubble Characteristics in Simulations of Fluidized Beds

Using results from a bubbling fluidized bed simulation run with Barracuda Virtual Reactor®, we’ll highlight several powerful capabilities of Tecplot 360. […]

## Tecplot 360 Basics: Data Alter

This quick tutorial about Data Alter covers the Specify Equations Syntax in Tecplot 360. We will be calculating a commonly desired variable which is often not included in exported data sets: velocity magnitude. […]

## FEA Series Part 3: Extracting Maximum Stress Using Macros

In this video, we will be extracting maximum stress using macros to calculate the von Mises stress over time. […]

## FEA Series Part 2: Data Alter Using IF Conditions

In this video we will be analyzing a connecting rod data set to find a stress threshold using an IF condition. […]

## Calculate Q-Criterion with Tecplot 360

In this video we’ll show you how to calculate Q-Criterion, plot the results, and compare the performance of Plot3D and SZL file formats for this work. […]

## External Flow – CFDA and Variable Calculation

This video demonstrates how to properly define the Tecplot 360 CFD Analyzer (CFDA) settings in a data set, and how to use those settings to calculate velocity from momentum. […]

## Transient Series 4: Calculating Variables and Using Contour Color Cutoff

This video demonstrates how to calculate a new variable, Vorticity Magnitude, using the built-in CFDA Functions of Tecplot 360 from the existing variables in a dataset. Then shows use of the Contour Color Cutoff property to isolate a specific region of Contour levels in a plot. […]