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The adapter was initially developed for conjugate heat transfer (CHT) simulations via preCICE by Lucia Cheung in the scope of her master’s thesis [1] in cooperation with SimScale. For running the adapter for CHT simulations refer to this thesis. The adapter was extended to fluid-structure interaction by Alexander Rusch [2].

This adapter was developed for CalculiX version 2.16. Other versions may be compatible, yet they have not been tested. Please let us know if you want to use a different version.

Adapters for other versions of CalculiX and preCICE are available in various branches. Branches compatible with preCICE v2.x:

  • master
  • v2.15_preCICE2.x

All other branches are compatible with preCICE v1.x.

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[1] Lucia Cheung Yau. Conjugate heat transfer with the multiphysics coupling library precice. Master’s thesis, Department of Informatics, Technical University of Munich, 2016.

[2] Benjamin Uekermann, Hans-Joachim Bungartz, Lucia Cheung Yau, Gerasimos Chourdakis and Alexander Rusch. Official preCICE Adapters for Standard Open-Source Solvers. In Proceedings of the 7th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia, 2017.

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