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OpenVSP 3.2.1 Released

OpenVSP 3.2.1 is a release of mostly bugfixes. Most of the fixes are small items expected to accompany a big release like 3.2.0. However, the most significant fix has been a problem with all of v3. So, although it is small, everyone should go ahead and update.

Improvements:

  • Background control GUI converted to be programmatic

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix inconsistent orientation of triangles from CompGeom
  • Fix orientation of symmetrical actuator disk normal vectors
  • Improve feature lines and XSec highlights with blunt trailing edges
  • Don’t write un-needed Matlab DegenGeom file for VSPAERO
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OpenVSP 3.2.0 Released

OpenVSP 3.2.0 is the first feature release in a while — there is a lot of great stuff included to make it well worth the wait.


Check out the highlights video.

Blunt trailing edges — Wing section TE’s can now be blunt.  Airfoil files with a gap between the TE points will be left that way (re-read your files on existing models to get this behavior).  Airfoil curves can be modified to thicken or sharpen the TE; they can also be trimmed to blunt the TE.  The sharp corners have parameter values W=0.001 and 0.999, use these values when creating subsurfaces or attaching to the corner.

A negative volume flag has been added to components to cause them to poke holes in CFDMesh.  In all other cases, these components have normal behavior.  This should be useful for … Read more

2015 OpenVSP Workshop Agenda Is Available

So, if you were sitting on the fence about whether to attend or not because you didn’t know what we were going to do, take a look at the Agenda.

This is shaping up to be a really great year. The three days are packed and we have a new block focusing what people are doing to integrate OVSP models into their Finite Element structures analysis capabilities.

We hope to see you here in August.… Read more

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