Numerical Method

  • Streamwise approximation for tensors (SAFT) method to accelerate 3-D viscoelastic simulations
  • Finite element method based on fully unstructured meshes
  • Fully coupled/segregated solvers with option to decouple temperature and/or coordinates
  • Direct solver based on geometrical decomposition
  • Algebraic multi-frontal solver
    • Secant solver
    • ILU solver
  • Iterative solver
  • Dynamic memory allocation
  • Single- and double-precision calculation
  • Newton–Raphson and Picard iteration scheme for viscosity
  • EVSS (elastic viscous split stress) and DEVSS formulations
  • Upwinding (SU), 4X4 SU
  • Time integration
    • Implicit Euler
    • Implicit Galerkin
  • Crank–Nicolson