Itasca Linux 7.00 Update

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Latest Version: 7.00.149 (Description)
Released On: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Installation Instructions

FLAC3D, 3DEC, and PFC Suite software are available for the current Long Term Support (LTS) version of Linux Ubuntu 20.04. All three software are provided via a single Debian Linux distribution (*.deb) file. A valid 7.0 (or greater) license is required to run each software.

After downloading the installation file, choose one of the following ways to install the software. Both methods install both the GUI and command line versions of the software.

Open the *.deb file with the Software Install program in the Ubuntu Desktop and click install.

or

Run the commands:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

wget https://itasca-software.s3.amazonaws.com/itasca-software/v700/itascasoftware_700.latest.deb

sudo DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive apt-get -y install -f ./itascasoftware_700.latest.deb


To Uninstall

To uninstall run the command:

sudo apt-get remove itascasoftware

Add License Details (console version only)

If using only the console versions of the software use these commands to enter your web license details. Put your email address and password in the appropriate places.

mkdir -p ~/.config/Itasca

touch ~/.config/Itasca/wad700.conf

echo "[weblicense]" >> ~/.config/Itasca/wad700.conf

echo "email=your email here" >> ~/.config/Itasca/wad700.conf

echo "password=your password here" >> ~/.config/Itasca/wad700.conf


Running Programs in Linux

Once installed:

  • program icons are created so it can be easily accessed from the Ubuntu Desktop,
  • programs may be added as a favorite, or
  • the codes can be run from the command line with any of these commands:
    • pfc3d700_gui
    • pfc2d700_gui
    • flac3d700_gui
    • 3dec700_gui
    • pfc3d700_console
    • pfc2d700_console
    • flac3d700_console
    • 3dec700_console

Download Instructions

Click the download link below and double-click on the file name to initiate software installation. Follow the installation directions from above.

Itasca Linux Installer 7.0 Update

Software Update Revisions

Revision Date Description
149 May 17, 2022

New features and improvements:
- Fix bug to FISH list/pointer combination which may cause crash during restoring.
- Fix license instance issue.
- FLAC3D Add some missing FISH documentation.
- 3DEC Add warnings if model config energy is on and the block insitu command is given before properties are assigned.
- 3DEC Add face and vertex to subcontact plot queries.
- 3DEC Add QUIET as a synonym for VISCOUS in block gridpoint apply command.
- PFC Document the optional expand with the wall generate box command.

Bug Fixes:
- Fix bug with dfn.delete intrinsic.
- 3DEC Fix bug in finite element face location.
- 3DEC Fix bug in automatic zone deletion.
- 3DEC Fix plots in the UCS Voronoi example problem.
- 3DEC Fix bug in applying temperature BCs to joined gridpoints.
- 3DEC Fix bug in block remove command when fixed blocks are present.
- 3DEC Fix bug in contact material table when assigning constitutive model and properties with the same command.
- 3DEC Fix slow assignment of zone thermal and fluid properties.

148 Apr 20, 2022

New features and improvements:
- Add "history rename" command.
- NorSand model update.
- FLAC3D Adjust zone-based-pp logic so that it will initialize zone-based pore-pressure from gridpoint pore-pressure.
- 3DEC Add keyword flowzone-new to block zone generate and block zone generate-new commands. This uses a new triangulation scheme for creating flow zones.
- 3DEC Add fish intrinsic cable.strain.plastic.
- PFC Allow for exporting generalized clump templates.
- PFC Add the rblock-facet-tolerance keyword for rblock-facet contact activity.

Bug Fixes:
- Fix Python usage itasca.sel.Cable.set_area to accept arguments.
- Fix bug that history default name might not be its ID.
- Fix history list all command not have IDs.
- Fix structure resultant histories.
- Fix issue occurring on Windows with save/restore of Python variables when the size of the pickled data is large.
- FLAC3D Fix possible crash when zone at a history location is nulled or deleted.
- 3DEC Fix bug in save/restore of block contact material table when using range group-intersection.
- PFC Fix offset misnomer for contact.
- PFC Fix bug when querying a clump template made of rblocks or balls.
- PFC Fix bug with rblock bricks.
- PFC Fix the facet-total command to be active unless the ignore-when-cycling keyword is given.
- PFC Fix bug when importing non-manifold skin.
- PFC Fix issue with listing DAVect2 values.

147 Mar 7, 2022

New features and improvements:
- Ongoing documentation improvements.
- Add side number as an argument for FISH intrinsic struct.liner.normal.stress and struct.liner.shear.stress.
- FLAC3D Add a query for face area.
- 3DEC Add block.subcontact.state.string as in the docs.
- 3DEC Add range output to block contact material-table list.
- PFC Add applied force to stress for rigid blocks.
- PFC Add FISH intrinsic rblock.axis.long.
- PFC Add the rblock contact-resolution install-gaps command.
- PFC Add combined damping to rigid blocks through the rblock damping command.

Bug Fixes:
- Fix issue with intersection testing for overlapping convex polygons.
- Fix bug on geometry FISH extra assignments.
- Fix DFN memory increase issue.
- Fix plot of applied pressure for shell and liner.
- FLAC3D Fix bug of separation logic for large-strain mode.
- FLAC3D Adjust tolerance to solve failed stress-initialization for very small zone sizes.
- 3DEC Fix slider and input box behavior in hybrid bolt calibration tool.
- 3DEC Fix bug in fragment calculations with merged blocks.
- 3DEC Fix bug in plotting block fixity.
- 3DEC Fix bug related to joint set IDs when cutting Voronoi blocks.
- PFC Fix small strain computations with rigid blocks.
- PFC Fix rigid block periodic space contact detection.

146 Jan 17, 2022

New features and improvements:
- Ongoing documentation improvements.
- Update security logic.
- FLAC3D Improve interface initialization, thus improve CPU performance for relax excavation with many interfaces.

Bug Fixes:
- PFC Fix issue with clumps in bricks.

145 Jan 5, 2022

New features and improvements:
- Ongoing documentation improvements.
- Update security logic.
- Fix crash when plotting geometry after importing a geometry with only edges but no real polygons.
- Improve color-map attribute for interface plot by node.
- 3DEC Add FISH function block.subcontact.partner.
- 3DEC Add warnings if block face apply does not apply boundary conditions to any faces.
- 3DEC Improve block fixity label plot to show direction of fixity.
- PFC More robust checking of facet information.

Bug Fixes:
- FLAC3D Improve and fix free-field creation for grid with tet zones.
- 3DEC Fix bug in creation of histories for points slightly outside of the model.
- 3DEC Fix bug in block mechanical mass-scale command.
- PFC Fix the nulling so the contacts aren't deleted but inhibited.

144 Dec 2, 2021

New features and improvements:
- Ongoing documentation improvements.
- Update security logic.
- Add zone joint command.
- FLAC3D Some algorithm optimization for Plastic-Hardening model.
- PFC Fix softbond and springnetwork contact models with dashpots and bonded.
- 3DEC Add range jmodel command.
- 3DEC Add fish functions to access finite element gauss point data.
- PFC Add hybrid bolt example.
- PFC Add document contact.force.from.stress intrinsic.

Bug Fixes:
- 3DEC Fix in solving with rigid blocks when not fixed in all degrees of freedom.
- 3DEC Fix in DFN intersection with geometry calculation.
- 3DEC Some fixes to block dynamic eigen command.
- 3DEC Some fixes to command conversion tool.
- 3DEC Fix in deleting blocks that have been excavated and filled.
- 3DEC Fix in plot commands for subcontacts.
- 3DEC Fix in block.face.next fish function.
- PFC Fix dowel contour plot tolerance issue in rblock applied stress conditions.

143 Nov 2, 2021

New features and improvements:
- Ongoing documentation improvements.
- Update of anisotropic-ubiquitous model.
- Remove some IMASS properties from read-only list.
- FLAC3D Add flag-brittle property to Soft-Soil model.
- FLAC3D Improve zone separation for a grid with bad zones from Griddle.
- PFC Update "Generating a bonded assembly" tutorial.
- PFC Augment rblock.template.find intrinsic to accept ID or name.

Bug Fixes:
- Fix possible incorrect warning in "geometry import" command where set name is explicitly assigned.
- FLAC3D Fix creep time step configuration that input minimum time step may be ignored.
- FLAC3D Correct read-only properties for some models.
- FLAC3D Fix bug when assigning density through python function set_prop.
- 3DEC Fix bug in block zone gen rezone.
- 3DEC Fix bug in timestep determination for long, thin rigid blocks.
- 3DEC Fix computation for quality stress tensor.
- PFC Fix intermediate/maximum principal stress issue in 2D if max principal stress is positive.
- PFC Fix bug if recovering principal values of a null stress tensor in 2D.


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