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Announcements:

Recent Updates:

  • Added 2015 AIAA SciTech article on nozzle design and 2014 ECCOMAS presentation (dec'14)
  • Added recent DoE article on hybrid programming models (nov'14)
  • Added link and poster for Supercomputing 2014 (nov'14)
  • Released 12.5.1-71602M (sep'14), which makes 12.5-71602 obsolete. See release notes for details.
  • Added recent paper on entropy-stable boundary conditions (sep'14)
  • Added recent article from ScienceDaily (sep'14)
  • Added several recent papers on jet noise (sep'14)
  • Added numerous papers from AIAA summer meetings (jun'14)
  • Added recent Aerospace America article on Georgia Tech using ROM's for rotorcraft sling loads (jun'14)
  • Added SciTech 2014 aeroelasticity paper by Gulfstream researchers (may'14)
  • First videos available from recent v12.4 training sessions at AFRL; remainder to follow shortly (may'14)
  • Released 12.4-70731 (apr'14)
  • Added slides from recent FUN3D training workshop held at Air Force Research Labs (mar'14)
  • Added recent AIAA Journal of Aircraft article on DPW-4 computations (feb'14)
  • Added link to recent NASA X television program covering Environmentally Responsible Aviation project (feb'14)
  • Added 2014 AIAA SciTech paper on multigrid acceleration (jan'14)
  • Added recent PhD thesis on adaptive methods for dynamic overset grids (jan'14)
  • Added several 2014 AIAA SciTech papers on aeroelasticity and multipoint adjoint-based design optimization (jan'14)
  • Added Flash version of HPC User Forum invited presentation on in-situ visualization with VisIt (jan'14)
  • Added Flash version of Supercomputing 2013 demo (jan'14)
  • Added journal preprint of GT article on actuating blade model for unsteady rotating systems (dec'13)
  • Added recent PhD thesis on analysis and design of flapping wing flows (dec'13)
  • Added recent Lockheed sonic boom publications, materials from Supercomputing 2013, and many old DOE publications on PETSc/FUN3D effort, including material from 1999 Gordon Bell prize (nov'13)
  • Added slides from recent presentation on adjoint-based kinematics/shape optimization of flapping wing flows (jul'13)
  • Updated example showing scaling results to 80,000 cores on ORNL Cray XK7 system (jul'13)
  • Added slides from recent AIAA HiLiftPW-2 Workshop (jul'13)
  • Added recent paper on time-dependent adjoint-based optimization of flapping wing propulsive efficiency (jul'13)
  • Added recent papers on active-twist rotor validation, full-scale UH-60 airloads predictions, adjoint-based sonic boom mitigation, and landing gear aeroacoustics (jun'13)
  • Released 12.3-66687 (may'13)
  • Added AIAA summer paper on reduced order modeling for gust response (may'13)
  • Added AIAA summer paper on wake vortex flowfields (may'13)
  • Added new AIAAJ paper on adjoint-based design for dynamic overset grids (may'13)

Past Updates:

  • Added several recent dynamic mesh visualization examples (jan'13)
  • Added Flash presentation of FUN3D seminar at University of Louisville (jan'13)
  • Added AIAA ASM papers (dec'12)
  • Added example showing preliminary simulation of unducted counter-rotating engine (dec'12)
  • Added more multimedia from Supercomputing 2012 demos (dec'12)
  • Added Flash presentation on adjoint-based design from 2012 Overset Grid Symposium (dec'12)
  • Added 2012 Supercomputing applications posters (oct'12)
  • Added publication on gust modeling (oct'12)
  • Released 12.2-63280 (oct'12)
  • Added example of recent scaling results from ORNL Cray XK6 system (sep'12)
  • Added Flash presentation of FUN3D seminar at NC A&T State University (sep'12)
  • Added Flash presentation of ICCFD7 talk on adjoint-based optimization of flapping wing performance (sep'12)
  • Added summer student presentation on sensitivity analysis for chaotic flows (aug'12)
  • Added two recent journal articles on Ares I aeroelasticity computations (aug'12)
  • Added paper on adjoint-based design optimization of flapping wing performance (jul'12)
  • Added NASA Langley and Gulfstream FUN3D presentations from 5th AIAA Drag Prediction Workshop (jul'12)
  • Added paper on aerodynamic impacts of helicopter blade erosion coatings (jul'12)
  • Added 2006 paper on near-field sonic boom prediction (jul'12)
  • Added papers on landing gear noise simulations, FUN3D-radiation coupling, high-lift computations using 4-eqn transition/turbulence model, boundary layer stability analysis, and adjoint-based sonic boom mitigation (jun'12)
  • Added presentation on adaptive meshing for landing gear noise simulations (jun'12)
  • Added June 2011 paper on laminar flow control study for Gulfstream-III wing glove (jun'12)
  • Added recent journal article on hybrid FUN3D/CHARM rotorcraft predictions (may'12)
  • Added Flash video for recent keynote presentation at 2012 AIAA MDO conference (may'12)
  • Added recent NASA TM on inflow/outflow boundary conditions (may'12)
  • Added Flash video for recent hypersonics and rotorcraft talks at 2012 NASA FAP meeting (apr'12)
  • Added Flash video for recent AFRL overview of development and applications (apr'12)
  • Released 12.1-60521 (mar'12)
  • Added recent AHS publication on rotating hub drag predictions at Bell Helicopter (mar'12)
  • Released 12.0-60308 (mar'12)
  • Added Flash video for recent SIAM presentation on HPC challenges (mar'12)
  • Added recent Florida State PhD thesis on GPU acceleration of FUN3D (feb'12)
  • Added link to Oak Ridge article on BMI's use of FUN3D for truck analysis and design (feb'12)
  • Added link to an online magazine report on CFD for trucking industry (feb'12)
  • Added Flash video for Nashville AIAA presentation on flapping wing performance in presence of gusts (jan'12)
  • Added Flash video for Nashville AIAA presentation on rotorcraft hub drag (jan'12)
  • Added Flash video for Nashville AIAA presentation on supersonic retropropulsion (jan'12)
  • Added Flash video for Nashville AIAA presentation on discrete adjoints for dynamic overset grids (jan'12)
  • Added several papers from 2012 AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting in Nashville (jan'12)
  • Added several papers on Mars Science Laboratory entry aerodynamics (jan'12)
  • Added AIAA paper on adjoint-based design optimization of unsteady turbulent flows on dynamic overset grids (jan'12)
  • Added 2011 Supercomputing applications poster (jan'12)
  • Added 2011 European Rotorcraft Forum paper by Georgia Tech on hub drag prediction (nov'11)
  • Added 2011 Supercomputing applications poster (oct'11)
  • Added recent AIAA Journal technical note on HRLES model (oct'11)
  • Added Flash version of recent MIT seminar presentation on discrete adjoint methods for unsteady flows (oct'11)
  • Added four new applications posters (aug'11)
  • Added link to archived webinar featuring the use of FUN3D with Optimal Solutions' Sculptor package to perform design optimization (aug'11)
  • Added posters and handouts from Supercomputing 2010 (jul'11)
  • Released 11.6-54779 (jul'11)
  • Added local TV news story about Smart Truck design using FUN3D at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (jul'11)
  • Added animations from a couple of recent landing gear and supersonic retropropulsion cases (jul'11)
  • Added a design optimization tutorial based on the use of Sculptor (jul'11)
  • Added AIAA Hawaii 2011 papers on parallel agglomeration multigrid, supersonic retropropulsion, formal discrete adjoint-based coupling of nearfield CFD and sonic boom propagation solvers, and adjoint-based adaptation of sonic boom configurations (jun'11)
  • Added 6-DOF poster being presented at 2011 DoD HPCMPO Users Group Conference (jun'11)
  • Link to online article highlighting landing gear aeroacoustics work using FUN3D (jun'11)
  • Added some recent aeroelastics papers (jun'11)
  • Added landing gear aeroacoustics paper from 2011 Portland AIAA Aeroacoustics conference (jun'11)
  • Added an older Georgia Tech AHS Forum publication (may'11)
  • Added a few publications to be presented at the 67th AHS Forum (apr'11)
  • Added time-dependent adjoint example for UH60 helicopter in forward flight (apr'11)
  • Massoud and bandaid tutorials now available in streaming Flash format (apr'11)
  • Added flash videos for several presentations (apr'11)
  • Added example showing fuselage effects for UH60 helicopter (apr'11)
  • Added 2004 and 2010 journal articles on adjoint-based mesh adaptation (apr'11)
  • Released 11.5-52754 (apr'11)
  • Added pdf and video footage for tutorial sessions on Massoud and Bandaids for design optimization (mar'11)
  • Added some older software development publications (mar'11)
  • Added new supersonic boom mesh adaptation example (feb'11)
  • Added two new applications posters (feb'11)
  • Added several older publications/presentations (feb'11)
  • Added flash video of Sept 2010 HPC User Forum talk (jan'11)
  • Added Georgia Tech thesis with wind turbine applications (jan'11)
  • Added IEEE-Big Sky 2011 Supersonic RetroPropulsion (SRP) papers (jan'11)
  • Added AIAA-Chicago 2010 Supersonic RetroPropulsion (SRP) papers (jan'11)
  • Added flash video of FUN3D demo from NASA booth at Supercomputing 2010 to presentations section (jan'11)
  • Added 2008 thesis on the use of polynomial chaos for uncertainty quantification in CFD (jan'11)
  • Added a couple more AIAA-Orlando 2011 papers (jan'11)
  • Released 11.4-50962 (dec'10)
  • Added publication comparing RANS/LES simulations of circulation control airfoils (dec'10)
  • Added recent Pointwise newsletter spotlighting ducted fan design (dec'10)
  • Added publication on flow control for ducted fan concept (dec'10)
  • Added a recent video and brochure to the Applications section with Mike Henderson of BMI discussing the role of CFD and HPC in tractor-trailer analysis and design (dec'10)
  • Added upcoming journal article on time-dependent adjoint-based design of active flow control systems (dec'10)
  • Added old 1999 Mississippi State paper on multiblock implementation of FUN3D (nov'10)
  • Added recent AIAA paper on aeroelastic analysis of Ares crew launch vehicle (nov'10)
  • Added computational schlieren video for Launch Abort System (oct'10)
  • Added comparison of experimental and computational schlieren videos for supersonic retro-propulsion case (oct'10)
  • Added Georgia Tech posters presented at 10th Symposium on Overset Composite Grids and Solution Technology (sep'10)
  • Added IMR note on mesh adaptation for hypersonic propulsive decelerator flows (sep'10)
  • Added 2005 reference on blended wing-body simulations (sep'10)
  • Added recent truck applications at BMI Corporation (sep'10)
  • Added recent applications at AMRDEC (sep'10)
  • Added hypersonic Winnebago re-entry application (sep'10)
  • Added recent HPC User Forum talk (sep'10)
  • Added recent JCP article on design optimization of unsteady flows (sep'10)
  • Added 2009 IMR note on viscous mesh adaptation and slides from recent work on GPU-based acceleration (jul'10)
  • All v11.3 training material from July session at NAVAIR-Pax River online (jul'10)
  • Released 11.3-48116 (jul'10)
  • Added paper on AIAA DPW-4 results and slides from AIAA High-Lift workshop (jul'10)
  • Paper on agglomeration multigrid added (jun'10)
  • Paper on turbulence modeling verification and validation added (jun'10)
  • Streaming video footage now available for all sessions covered in April training workshop (jun'10)
  • Two papers on launch vehicle aerodynamics and aeroelasticity added (jun'10)
  • Paper and two presentations added for 2010 AIAA Aeroacoustics meeting and workshop in Stockholm (jun'10)
  • Audio/video footage added for 4 additional April training workshop sessions (may'10)
  • Audio/video footage now available online for several of the April training workshop sessions; more to come shortly (may'10)
  • Released 11.2-46848 (may'10)
  • Added 2010 AHS Forum paper on MV-22 tiltrotor simulations (may'10)
  • Added April 2009 JANNAF paper citation for unified flux limiter strategy for launch vehicles (may'10)
  • Added sections covering the recent training workshops, including the raw training material available for download (may'10)
  • Added rocket trajectory applications (may'10)
  • Released 11.1-46128 (apr'10)
  • Released 11.0-45226 (mar'10)
  • Added 2008 aeroelasticity overview paper (feb'10)
  • Added US Army publication from AHS Specialist's Conference (jan'10)
  • Added several more 2010 Orlando AIAA ASM publications (jan'10)
  • Added publication on temporal discretizations (dec'09)
  • Added publication on anisotropic adaptation (dec'09)
  • Added highlight of Smart Truck simulations at BMI Corporation (dec'09)
  • Added highlight of computational performance improvements (oct'09)
  • Added long-duration landing gear simulation application (sept'09)
  • Released 10.8-41173 (jul'09)
  • Added tutorial on how to merge a tetrahedral VGRID mesh into mixed elements and run a solution (jul'09)
  • Added Georgia Tech retropropulsion publication (jul'09)
  • Added two unsteady design optimization applications (jul'09)
  • Added several 2009 publications (jul'09)
  • Added time-dependent adjoint-based design optimization publication (jun'09)
  • Updated design optimization documentation and added tutorials (may'09)
  • Added Georgia Tech rotorcraft-related thesis (may'09)
  • Added Shuttle Orbiter FUN3D-LAURA heating comparison application (may'09)
  • Added isolated rotor analysis publication (apr'09)
  • Added adjoint-based rotor design in noninertial reference frames publication (mar'09)
  • Released 10.7-37110 (feb'09)
  • Added multidimensional scheme for hypersonic heating on tetrahedral grids publication (feb'09)
  • Added section on solution output directly from flow solver to bypass post processing in party (feb'09)
  • Added turbulent OM6-wing flow solve tutorial (jan'09)
  • Added inviscid OM6-wing flow solve tutorial (jan'09)
  • Added overset, moving-grid tutorial (jan'09)
  • Added adjoint-based rotor airfoil design publication from 2000 (jan'09)
  • Added node-based vs cell-centered discretizations and enhanced mesh-motion capabilities publications (jan'09)
  • Added HRLES model implementation publication (nov'08)
  • Added uncertainty analysis for turbulence models in CFL3D and FUN3D publication (nov'08)
  • See ongoing study examining consistency of turbulence model implementations in CFL3D and FUN3D (oct'08)
  • Added AMRDEC application applications (sep'08)
  • Added DES simulation application (sep'08)
  • Added publication and PhD thesis (aug'08)
  • Added US Army rotorcraft publication (aug'08)
  • Added propulsion-related applications (aug'08)
  • Added rotorcraft publication (aug'08)
  • Released 10.6.0 (aug'08)
  • Added 2007 NIA publication (jul'08)
  • Added citations for two ARES-related publications (jun'08)
  • Released 10.5.0 (may'08)
  • Added rotorcraft publication (may'08)
  • Added AVR applications work (may'08)
  • Added publications (apr'08)
  • Added High-Resolution Applications Posters to Application section (apr'08)
  • Public email lists: FUN3D Users and FUN3D News (feb'08)
  • New support email: FUN3D-support@lists.nasa.gov (feb'08)