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|Full description=Elmer includes physical models of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, electromagnetics and heat transfer. These are described by partial differential equations which Elmer solves by the Finite Element Method (FEM). Elmer comprises of several different parts: The geometry, boundary conditions and physical models are defined in ElmerFront. The resulting problem definition is solved by ElmerSolver. Finally the results are visualized by ElmerPost. Additionally a utility ElmerGrid may be used for simple mesh manipulation. The different parts of Elmer software may also be used independently. The strongest of the components is ElmerSolver which includes many sophisticated features. For pre- and postprosessing the users may find also other alternatives. The software runs on unix and windows platforms and can be compiled on a large variety of compilers. The solver can also be used in parallel mode on platforms that support MPI.<\p>
 
|Full description=Elmer includes physical models of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, electromagnetics and heat transfer. These are described by partial differential equations which Elmer solves by the Finite Element Method (FEM). Elmer comprises of several different parts: The geometry, boundary conditions and physical models are defined in ElmerFront. The resulting problem definition is solved by ElmerSolver. Finally the results are visualized by ElmerPost. Additionally a utility ElmerGrid may be used for simple mesh manipulation. The different parts of Elmer software may also be used independently. The strongest of the components is ElmerSolver which includes many sophisticated features. For pre- and postprosessing the users may find also other alternatives. The software runs on unix and windows platforms and can be compiled on a large variety of compilers. The solver can also be used in parallel mode on platforms that support MPI.<\p>
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|Keywords=science,physics,visualization,transfer,mechanics,fluid,dynamics,computational,structural,electromagnetic,heat
 
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|Version date=2016/03/15
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|Last review date=2017/03/14
 
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Elmer

http://www.elmerfem.org/blog/
Elmer is a computational tool for multi-physics problems.

Elmer includes physical models of fluid dynamics, structural mechanics, electromagnetics and heat transfer. These are described by partial differential equations which Elmer solves by the Finite Element Method (FEM). Elmer comprises of several different parts: The geometry, boundary conditions and physical models are defined in ElmerFront. The resulting problem definition is solved by ElmerSolver. Finally the results are visualized by ElmerPost. Additionally a utility ElmerGrid may be used for simple mesh manipulation. The different parts of Elmer software may also be used independently. The strongest of the components is ElmerSolver which includes many sophisticated features. For pre- and postprosessing the users may find also other alternatives. The software runs on unix and windows platforms and can be compiled on a large variety of compilers. The solver can also be used in parallel mode on platforms that support MPI.<\p>

Documentation

User references available in PDF format from http://www.elmerfem.org/blog/documentation/





Licensing

License

Verified by

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Notes

License

GPLv2

Verified by

Tony Wieczorek

Verified on

20 September 2005




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Antti Pursula Maintainer
Juha Ruokolainen Maintainer
Mikko Lyly Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
SupportE-mailmailto:elmerdiscussion@postit.csc.fi
HelpE-mailmailto:elmerupdates@postit.csc.fi
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/elmer
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/elmer


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 April 2018.



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