
ACRi  Analytic & Computational Research, Inc.
Summary of Enhancements: Version 5.50 Evolution and Changes for Version 5.50 from Previous Version 


 Adaptive Grid Option available under Consulting Arrangement
 Expanded Grid Element Library (HYBRID Elements) available under consulting arrangement
 Expanded to provide for up to 400 field variables (previously 200)
 Expanded to solve up to 200 Transport equations (previously 100)
 Expanded to provide for up to 256 Symbolic Variables with DEFIne command (previously 128)
 Symbolic variables with DEFIne command now 8 Character Long
 More output options on FLUX, HISTORY, OUTPUT, PRINT and WRITE commands
 Option to compute Forces and Moments on objects and surfaces
 Direct output of Heat and mass fluxes, Nusselt numbers, shear stresses, Y^{+} and other engineering quantities
 New Command (CORRELATION) to compute Auto, Cross and TwoPoint Correlations
 Diagnostic Output improved to replace Convergence Index "****" fields (large values) with Eformat
 New options to input radial (swirling) velocities within a Cartesian grid.
 Expanded option to specify boundary locations from list of Vertices
 Expanded options on LOCATE command to define arbitrary Hexahedral and Polygonal objects, Vertex based boundaries, Coordinate based lists, Correlated elements, Complimentary Surfaces and Spheres.
 FluidStructure Interaction for Moving Objects with Small Displacement
 IF_THEN_ELSE MetaCommand for efficient management of input data, and for sensitivity studies
 Computational improvements for better interpolation of values at faces by direct distance based functions
 Expanded options for Bouyancy induced convection including compact input for Boussinesq approximation
 GridLess Computing introduced for 2D problems; GRID command enhanced
 Better matrix solution control with MATRIX ITERATION command
 Parrallel platrform Interface provided with MPI and HYPRE solver from LLNL.
 New options for SAVE and WRITE commands to provide more flexibility, portability and user control.
 Adaptive Gridding option with ADAPTIVE command now fully functional for Hex strucutred and unstructured grids.
 Better convergence control with enhanced CONVERGERNCE command. Option to check for reference index convergence on full set of momentum variables.
 Enhanced options to specify functional relations for fluid properties such as Specific Heat, Density and Viscosity.


