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by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Instructions for Compiling FAST
Replies: 250
Views: 135665

Re: Instructions for Compiling FAST

Dear Dr. B. Jonkman, Very recently I have downloaded FAST_V8. After several days of reading PDF files and Q&A in the forum, finally, I could learn how to run FAST at windows command (cmd) and analyze the example files in CertTest folder, like "Test20.fst". Now I want to model my own Of...
by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Help running FAST v8 for the first time
Replies: 58
Views: 31792

Re: Help running FAST v8 for the first time

Dear All, I was trying to run "Test20.fst" with "FAST_v8.16.00a-bjj". At cmd I typed "fast_x64 Test20.fst", the same way I've successfully run "Test01.fst", but I got an error there! My PC-windows is 64-bit, though next time I typed "FAST_win32 Test20.fst...
by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:24 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Help running FAST v8 for the first time
Replies: 58
Views: 31792

Re: Help running FAST v8 for the first time

Dear Dr. Jonkman, Thank you very much. With your helpful comment, I could make an animation for the Test01 file by ParaView software. Dr. Jonkman, at this juncture I am able to run FAST at cmd, open Test01 and see the animation of the wind turbine. Now I want to simulate my own 3-blade offshore wind...
by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Help running FAST v8 for the first time
Replies: 58
Views: 31792

Re: Help running FAST v8 for the first time

Dear Dr. Jonkman, Thank you for your reply. The FAST 8 readme file says if WrVTK > 0, then it'll generate some files which I can use them in ParaView (am I understanding right?). I'm a bit confused, how I can set WrVTK > 0 since I am just typing sth like "FAST_x64 Test01.fst" at cmd? In ot...
by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Help running FAST v8 for the first time
Replies: 58
Views: 31792

Re: Help running FAST v8 for the first time

Dear All, I've resolved my problem by copying the "AWT27" folder to the "bin" folder; which means when I put the "FAST_x64", "Test01.fst", and "AWT27" all together in the "bin" folder, then the cmd ran without error. "FAST terminated n...
by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Help running FAST v8 for the first time
Replies: 58
Views: 31792

Re: Help running FAST v8 for the first time

Dear all I am a Ph.D. student at National Taiwan University and trying to use the latest version of FAST (FAST_v8_64) to simulate an offshore wind turbine. This is my first time I am going to use this code. I have already read these PDF files 1- Installing NWTC CAE Tools on PCs Running Windows® 2- F...
by Mahmoud.Mousavi
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: FAST theory manual
Replies: 331
Views: 54195

Re: FAST theory manual

Dear Jason,

Could you please send me the latest copy of unofficial FAST theory manual? My email is musavi6889@yahoo.com

Thank you.
Mahmoud
NTU, Taiwan

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