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Wind-US 2.0 --> Wind-US 3.0 Changes

Documentation for items in bold will be updated soon.

Many of the changes from Wind-US 2.0 to 3.0 were made to improve the robustness, reliability, speed, convergence and accuracy of the unstructured grid solver. Other areas of emphasis in this update are multi-species flows, turbulence models, and improved ease of use for larger problem sizes.

The changes in Wind-US, and in the associated tools and utilities, are described in more detail in the following sections. Changes between previous releases are also available, as follows:

Wind-US Code

The following changes have been made to Wind-US. A number in parentheses following the description (e.g., 3.83) is the specific IVMS version in which the change was introduced.

Physical Modeling

Turbulence Modeling

Chemistry

Boundary Conditions

Numerics

Miscellaneous

Keywords

The following keywords have been added, modified, or deleted. For more information, see the more detailed list of changes below, or the Keyword Reference section in the Wind-US User's Guide

TEST Options

The following TEST options have been added, modified, or deleted. See the Test Options section for more detailed descriptions.

DEBUG Options

The following DEBUG options have been added, modified, or deleted. See the description of the DEBUG keyword for more detailed descriptions.

Bug Fixes

Non-Backward Compatibility

A few changes are not backward-compatible. I.e., some input data (.dat) files and multi-processing control (.mpc) files used with Wind-US 2.0 may need to be changed for use with Wind-US 3.0. The known non-backward-compatible changes are listed briefly below.

Code Structure

Makefiles

Scripts

CFPOST

The following changes have been made to CFPOST. A number in parentheses following the description (e.g., 4.1) is the specific version of CFPOST in which the change was introduced.

MADCAP

Utilities

libcfd

ADF

The following changes have been made to the ADF library.

PVM