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GSoC-FEniCS

May 6th – May 27th, Community Bonding Period

The program starts with the community bonding period that lasts for almost a month. This is the phase of the program in which you have to know the working of your organization and get introduced to the community. You are also expected to become familiar with community practices and processes. For this phase of my […]

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First meeting with my GSoC mentors

I contacted the FEniCS community on their slack channel to inform them about my selection into the GSoC program. The community members were really generous and congratulated me. Then my mentors (Jack S. Hale and Michal Habera) proposed a hangout meeting to be held on May 16th, 2019. In the meantime, they suggested to get […]

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Got selected to GSoC 2019 to work on FEniCS

I am so much happy to have been officially accepted to contribute to the FEniCS project. For those who don’t know, FEniCS (Finite Element Computational Software) is a popular open-source (LGPLv3) computing platform for solving partial differential equations (PDEs). According to wikiversity, FEniCS is an acronym with FE representing Finite Element, CS representing Computational Software, […]

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Getting started with FEniCS on MAC with Docker

FEniCS is a popular open-source computing platform for solving partial differential equations (PDEs). The official site, as well as their official documentation, provides all the necessary steps that are required to set up and run FEniCS. The easiest way to start with FEniCS is via Docker. To use FEniCS with docker follow these steps: Install […]

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Lammps Installation For Parallel Run in Linux

LAMMPS (Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator) is a classical molecular dynamics code.“LAMMPS has potentials for soft materials (biomolecules, polymers) and solid-state materials (metals, semiconductors) and coarse-grained or mesoscopic systems. It can be used to model atoms or, more generically, as a parallel particle simulator at the atomic, mesoscale, or continuum scale.” Pre Installation Steps:-These installation […]

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How to set custom colormap in MATLAB

When we create a surface plot based on X, Y and Z matrices in Matlab using the surf function, it sets the colormap based on the Z matrix. If we want custom colormap based on some other matrix we can do that by specifying the CData property of the surface. To create the same results […]

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Isogeometric Analysis of Multi-patch Geometry

Isogeometric analysis (IGA) aims at bridging the gap between Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) by utilizing Non-uniform rational B-splines (NURBS), which is used for geometric description, as the basis for approximating the solution in CAE environment. However, IGA is not always straightforward, like in case of complex geometries which are generally […]

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Multiscale Modelling of Textile Composites

Composites materials have been rapidly developed and adopted since World War II accompanied by the emergence of new matrix materials and high-performance fibers. Modern aircraft and space structures comprise of 50 to 70 percent of this unique blend of composite materials due to their ultra-low weight and high toughness. Robust predictions of the thermo-mechanical response […]

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