customizable

Surface based modelling

Petrophysical properties are represented mesh free by using NURBS surfaces.

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State-of-the-art

State-of-the-art numerical technology

Dynamic mesh optimisation, high order methods, novel discretizations, resilient against ‘poor’ quality meshes, etc.

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100% free

Code license

IC-FERST is free to use, it is licensed under the LGPL.

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Applications

IC-FERST is an open source multiphase simulation tool based on Fluidity that is able to solve the Darcy and the Navier-Stokes equations in 2 and 3 dimensions. It uses dynamic unstructured mesh optimisation and has been parallelized using MPI and also has been tested on the U.K. national super computer Archer. IC-FERST has been used for the following scientific areas: Porous media and inertia dominated flows, interfacial tension flows, viscous fingering, flooding and rock fracturing.