LIGGGHTS® 3.8.0: released

LIGGGHTS® 3.8.0: released

LIGGGHTS® 3.8.0: (released by DCS Computing, 30 November 2017)

  • (**) Alexander Podlozhnyuk (DCS Computing) has implemented a major new feature in LIGGGHTS: Superquadric shape particles . There is a new public tutorial to showcase how to use it
  • (**) Rahul Mohanty (P&G and University of Edinburgh) and Tomaz Zorec (University of Ljubljana) added an implementation of the Edinburgh contact model - currently there is no doc yet, this will hopefully be in the next release.
  • (**) Rahul Mohanty (P&G and University of Edinburgh) also added an implementation of the Luding contact model - currently there is no doc yet, this will hopefully be in the next release.
  • (**) Rahul Mohanty (P&G and University of Edinburgh) and Tomaz Zorec (University of Ljubljana) added an implementation of the Thornton/Ning contact model - currently there is no doc yet, this will hopefully be in the next release.
  • Josef Kerbl (DCS) extended the feature (fflag & tflag) to deactivate forces or torques in x,y or z direction for multi-spheres
  • Arno Mayrhofer and Christoph Kloss (DCS) fixed a potential segfault with mesh contact history. Thanks to Moritz Höfert (BASF) for providing a test case
  • Josef Kerbl (DCS) fixed a bug in the argument parsing of compute/coord/atom.
  • Josef Kerbl (DCS) updated fix/cfd/coupling/force to work with the new trackIO model from CFDEMcoupling.
  • Arno Mayrhofer (DCS) and Josef Kerbl (DCS) fixed two issues in parallel reading of binary STL files. Thanks to user lesscharles for pointing out this issue.
  • Arno Mayrhofer (DCS) fixed an input issue to viblin. Thanks to user Weijing for pointing out this issue.
  • Arno Mayrhofer (DCS) fixed an input issue to vibrot. Thanks to user Weijing for pointing out this issue.
  • Arno Mayrhofer (DCS) fixed an issue related to the bounds of Y in CGS. Thanks to user hrvig for pointing out this issue.
  • Christoph Goniva (DCS) added 'additional mass' terms to multisphere integration.
  • Andreas Aigner (DCS) fixed several compiler warnings
  • Arno Mayrhofer & Josef Kerbl (DCS) changed max number of bins from MAX_INT to 8e6
  • Arno Mayrhofer added a auto installation for vtk 8.0.1
  • Arno Mayrhofer added the possibility to compile the libraries with make auto directly (without -f)
  • Arno Mayrhofer updated Makefile.auto to add -rpath linking
  • Arno Mayrhofer added clang compilation capability
  • Josef Kerbl (DCS) made radius field in read_dump mandatory
  • Arno Mayrhofer fixed an issue in the jpg compilation tests. Thanks to user JoG for reporting it.
  • Arno Mayrhofer modified the numeric and inumeric input parsers to be able to handle Windows line endings
  • Arno Mayrhofer added the capability for automatically creating output folders (all dumps and restart writing)
  • Arno Mayrhofer rewrote the python documentation and renamed lammps to liggghts for python. Thanks to user AndresMM for reporting this issue.
  • Enabled Superquadrics by default, NOOPT in USE_DEBUG renamed to FULL

The contibutions marked with (**) have been made as part of the T-MAPPP project. The T-MAPPP – Training in Multiscale Analysis of multi-Phase Particulate Processes (www.t-mappp.eu) is an EU funded Marie Curie Initial Training Network with funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no ITN607453. See www.t-mappp.eu for more information