What is freeFEM3D?
freeFEM3D is a 3D version of freeFEM.
It is a 3D finite element PDE solver. It does not use
standard FEM approximation but is based on fictitious domain
method. The main reason for this is the absence of free 3D
freeFEM3D, as well as its cousins,
is a PDE solver driven by a user friendly language.
freeFEM3D is developed at Laboratoire Jacques-Louis
Lions in the Paris VI University (Pierre et Marie
freeFEM3D is now hosted by Savannah.
freeFEM3D is classified as a non-GNU project. This only
means that it is not part of the GNU
system. freeFEM3D's licence is GPL
- a new CVS repository (anonymous access is available).
- 4 mailing lists: a users' place, project announces, developer's corner and cvs changelog archives.
- Patches manager and bug tracker systems.
Four mailing lists have been created for freeFEM3D.
- Informations about freeFEM3D are available thanks to the ff3d-announce,
- One can register to the users mailing list: ff3d-users.
- The cvs tree modification can be followed reading the ff3d-cvs
- Developers'discussions can be found here: ff3d-dev.
Getting the sources [changed]
The sources of the code are stored in a cvs repository at Savannah.
To get them enter the following command
Then, to get the latest version of the sources, get inside the
ff3d directory and do
In this later case, remember that the CVS_RSH variable must be set
cvs -z3 -d:pserver:email@example.com:/sources/ff3d co ff3d
To get full informations about freeFEM3D sources, one has to check
page hosted by Savannah.
One can also browse the source code using the doxygen documentation
or download its html tree. This is
regenerated every night using the very last developer's version.
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