I am using NDSolve command of mathematica solving a very complicated partial differential equation (two independents "t" and "x", three master variable "u", "v", "w"). Each time I solve it, it takes 10-20 minutes. So, I wish to save the solution into an independent file.

I used command Export["myfile.m", nSol], where nSol is the output of NDSolve. But the resulting mayflie.m is 160Mb. It's too large and contains much redundant data. I wish to save only three two dimensional array u(t,x), v(t,x), w(t,x) on points NDSolve obtaining the solution. I think that should not be as large as 160Mb.

Could anybody help me solving this problem?

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    $\begingroup$ We can help you only if you give details of the functions. $\endgroup$ – David G. Stork Feb 3 '15 at 5:19
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Obtaining the computed function values on the grid is accomplished with


where solu, solv, solw are the InterpolatingFunctions produced by NDSolve. If you need the grid too, use


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