12
Aug

Release alert: ProteusDS v2.29.0 is now available

 

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v2.29.0 is now available 


 

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Our developers have been working hard behind the scenes putting the finishing touches to the next release of ProteusDS.

This release contains some exciting new features, changes, and resolves a number of known issues. Several new tutorials have been added on simulating: moving (hopping, sliding) anchors, breakwater spread mooring and nonlinear axial rigidity in lines

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Additions:

  • Added automatic adaptive meshing at waterline for mesh-based hydrodynamics
  • Added nonlinear axial rigidity model for cables and SCables
  • Made enhancements to the RigidBodyTurbine feature, including improvements in properties (note these changes are not backward compatible)
  • Added performance enhancements for cables in pretension mode
  • Added optional splitting of CDt into CDtx, CDty, CDtz for mesh-based hydrodynamic features: CustomMesh, Cuboid, Spheroid, and Cylinder

Changes:

  • Added linear and quadratic damping feature for cables with support for absolute and relative fluid velocities
  • Added many new output files — primarily for RigidBody DObjects
  • Added an assistant to ProteusDS Simulation Toolbox which rapidly allows users to set-up taut multi-leg spread moorings with defined elongation
  • Built-in custom solver support

Resolved issues:

  • Significantly reduced the memory footprint of simulations that contain spatially varying current profiles
  • Addressed several issues pertaining to ‘Auto-resolve’ functionality
  • Added error-checking when exporting videos with extremely low frame rates