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Object oriented finite element code

OOFEM is an object oriented, parallel, multi-physics finite element code. General features include staggered solution procedures, multiple domain concept, adaptivity, full restart support from any saved state, and built in support for parallel processing. Both sparse matrix storage schemes and corresponding iterative and direct solvers are available. OOFEM comes with structural module with many analysis procedures for all applications. Large material library is provided, special focus is on models for nonlinear fracture mechanics. Transport module can solve linear and non-linear stationary and transient heat transfer and coupled heat&mass transfer problems. Finally, fluid dynamic module can solve incompressible flows, including flows of two inmiscible fluids on a fixed domain (also suitable for free surface flows) using interface tracking algorithms. OOFEM interfaces to IML++, PETSc, ParMetis, and VTK.



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Deborah Nicholson

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16 May 2008

Leaders and contributors

Borek Patzak Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,General,SupportE-mailmailto:info@oofem.org

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitePetsc
Weak prerequisiteElixir
Weak prerequisiteCkit
Weak prerequisiteIML++


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