FLOW-3D/MP v6.1 is fully synced with the latest developments in FLOW-3D version 11.1, including active simulation control, batch post processing and report generation. FLOW-3D/MP users are able to take advantage of the same accuracy in solving complex physics and numerics as well as increased usability in FLOW-3D, but with an incredible increase in performance.
The physical models and user interface of FLOW-3D/MP v6.1 are based on FLOW-3D v11.1.
Results can be post-processed using FlowSight, an advanced visualization tool for FLOW-3D based on the world-leading EnSight® post-processor. FlowSight offers users new and powerful ways to analyze, visualize, and communicate their simulation data.
User Interface Changes
The MPI tab in the interface has been redesigned such that users now don’t have to go through a separate decomposition step. Running simulations via job schedulers in the GUI has been made scheduler independent.
- Parallelization is based on the hybrid MPI-OpenMP technology.
- Automatic Decomposition Tool (ADT) is used for domain decomposition. ADT has directional decomposition and works with nested and partially overlapping mesh blocks.
- Dynamic thread balancing enables load distribution across MPI processes during simulation.
- Memory management has been optimized in the pre-processor and the benefits can be seen especially in large simulations.
Remote solving capability allows FLOW-3D/MP customers to submit their simulations to a remote cluster using client-server technology. This added functionality will allow customers to easily access all of their available hardware resources and manage their simulations in a straightforward and productive way.
User customizations require Intel® Fortran 13.1 compiler and Intel® MPI 5.0 library.