code_aster open-source stable (13.6) and testing (14.2) versions are available for download

9 August 2018

The new versions of code_aster open-source, code_aster stable (13.6) and code_aster testing (14.2), are available for download.

The version 13.6 contains only bugfixes since 13.6. Improvements have also been added in the version 14.2.

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 2018.0 (Aster’s GUI for calculation management), Homard 11.10 (a mesh refining tool), the med 3.3.1 library (exchange of meshes and fields with third-party codes), metis 5.1.0 (reordering tool), mumps 5.1.2 (linear solver), etc.

In addition, as for the previous version, these versions incorporate an interface to MFront, a constitutive law generator developed by CEA and EDF. The packaged version is MFront 3.1.1.

The prerequisites needed for compilation are detailed on this page.

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

python install --prefix=/opt/aster