code_aster open source versions stable (12.7) and testing (13.3) available for download

23 December 2016

The new versions of code_aster open-source, code_aster stable (12.7) and code_aster testing (13.3) are available for download.

The version 12.7 contains only bugfixes. Improvements have also been added in the version 13.3.
These versions are not available embedded in Salome-Meca.

The distribution format remains identical: a unique archive contains code_aster and all other additional tools in the form of source code.

Apart from code_aster you will find the latest available updates: astk 1.13.9 (Aster’s GUI for calculation management), Eficas 2016.0 (graphical editor for command files), Homard 11.7 (a mesh refining tool), the med 3.2.0 library (exchange of meshes and fields with third-party codes), metis 5.1.0 (4.0.3 for stable) (reordering tool), mumps 5.0.2 (4.10.0 for stable) (linear solver), etc.

In addition, as for the previous version, code_aster 12.7 & 13.3 incorporate an interface to MFront, a constitutive law generator developed by CEA and EDF. The packaged version is MFront 2.0.3.

The prerequisites needed for compilation are detailed on this page.

Please read the README file included in the package before the installation, then

python setup.py install --prefix=/opt/aster