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 ====== STAR-CCM+ ====== ====== STAR-CCM+ ======
  
-==== WARNING: ​Choice of MPI implementation ​==== +==== WARNING: ​Error message "IBV not available on node ..." ​==== 
-** Although we have obtained best scaling ​to large core counts when using "​platform"​ MPI, we experienced incompatibilities between STAR-CCM+ and platform MPI.  While we get to the bottom of this, please revert to intel MPI**  Our latest experience ​is that the current MPI implementations work with Version 14.04.011: +** We have been experiencing an intermittent problem that seem to be related ​to the Infiniband network and the Intel MPI implementation ​**  Our recomendation ​is to use the very latest version 15.04.008 instead of 15.02.007, and to use platform rather than intel MPI.
-  * intel +
-  * platform +
-  * openmpi+
  
-Please let us know if you experience any difficulties ​related to the choice of MPI implementation.+Please let us know if you experience any difficulties ​with this.
  
 ==== CHPC Installation ==== ==== CHPC Installation ====
  
-The CHPC has an installation of STAR-CCM+, but with no license. ​ Approved users can use the software on the CHPC cluster, but need to work off their own licenses. ​ We have retired versions older than 12.04.011, but continue to offer 12.04.011, 12.06.010, ​12.06.011, 13.02.011, 13.02.013, 13.04.010, 13.06.010, 13.06.011, 13.06.012, 14.02.010, 14.04.011, 14.06.012 ​and 14.06.013 in mixed and double precision versions. ​ If you need a different version, please contact CHPC support through the CHPC website.  ​+The CHPC has an installation of STAR-CCM+, but with no license. ​ Approved users can use the software on the CHPC cluster, but need to work off their own licenses. ​ We have retired versions older than 12.06.011, as well as early minor release numbers of version 13.  We continue to offer 12.06.011, 13.06.010, 13.06.011, 13.06.012, 14.02.010, 14.04.011, 14.06.01214.06.013, 15.02.007,​15.02.009 and 15.04.008 ​in mixed and double precision versions. ​ If you need a different version, please contact CHPC support through the CHPC website.  ​
  
 ===== Installation ===== ===== Installation =====
  
-Find the different versions under '''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens/'''​.  Note that from version 11.06.010 the structure of the installation path has changed, so that the 11.06.010 software versions are installed under the directories 11.06.010 and 11.060.010-R8 respectively,​ and not directly under the Siemens directory.  Although the CHPC acknowledges that STAR-CCM+ is now a Siemens product, the existing installation directory name '''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​CD-adapco/'''​ will be kept in order to prevent breaking existing scripts. ​ A symbolic link has been added, so that all versions are available under '''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens'''​+Find the different versions under '''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens/'''​. ​ Although the CHPC acknowledges that STAR-CCM+ is now a Siemens product, the existing installation directory name '''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​CD-adapco/'''​ will be kept in order to prevent breaking existing scripts. ​ A symbolic link has been added, so that all versions are available under '''/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens'''​
  
  
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 #####  Set up path.  ​ #####  Set up path.  ​
 #####  Drop the "​-R8"​ part if you want to use the mixed precision version of the code. #####  Drop the "​-R8"​ part if you want to use the mixed precision version of the code.
-export PATH=/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens/​13.06.011-R8/​STAR-CCM+13.06.011-R8/​star/​bin:​$PATH+export PATH=/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens/​15.04.008-R8/​STAR-CCM+15.04.008-R8/​star/​bin:​$PATH
 ####  Tell solver where to look for the license.  ​ ####  Tell solver where to look for the license.  ​
 ####  chpclic1 is correct here, there are ssh tunnels from chclic1 to the Siemens license servers.  ​ ####  chpclic1 is correct here, there are ssh tunnels from chclic1 to the Siemens license servers.  ​
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 #PBS -o /​home/​jblogs/​lustre/​DMExample/​dm.out #PBS -o /​home/​jblogs/​lustre/​DMExample/​dm.out
 #PBS -e /​home/​jblogs/​lustre/​DMExample/​dm.err #PBS -e /​home/​jblogs/​lustre/​DMExample/​dm.err
-export STARCCMHOME=/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens/​12.04.011/STAR-CCM+12.04.011+export STARCCMHOME=/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​CFD/​Siemens/​15.04.008/STAR-CCM+15.04.008
 export PYTHONHOME=$STARCCMHOME/​designmanager/​Ver2017.04/​Python27 export PYTHONHOME=$STARCCMHOME/​designmanager/​Ver2017.04/​Python27
 export HEEDS_ROOT=$STARCCMHOME/​designmanager/​Ver2017.04/​LX64/​solver export HEEDS_ROOT=$STARCCMHOME/​designmanager/​Ver2017.04/​LX64/​solver
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