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by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: FASTv8 Error Matlab: Error from Test20
Replies: 8
Views: 2280

Re: FASTv8 Error Matlab: Error from Test20

Both of your posts indicate that it can't find stdbool.h. In Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 and later, it is included in the <MSVS>\VC\include directory. I'd recommend upgrading your C++ compiler to the 2013 or 2015 versions; otherwise you can find a stdbool.h file and make sure the compiler can find ...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:03 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Question of building S-function for FAST 7
Replies: 1
Views: 612

Re: Question of building S-function for FAST 7

Xing, The error says that Matlab can't find the Fortran compiler, which indicates the PATH variable is incorrect. Either it isn't set properly in the bat file, or you aren't calling the bat file where you set it. Please see some more detailed instructions for setting the correct paths here: https://...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Unable to run test25.fst in FAST 8.16
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: Unable to run test25.fst in FAST 8.16

Hi, Jacob.

The message indicates there isn't enough memory to run that test. If you've compiled it yourself, make sure the LARGE ADDRESS AWARE compiling option is set. Otherwise, I'd recommend switching to the 64-bit version of the executable
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: MATLAB Module coupling with FAST
Replies: 1
Views: 735

Re: MATLAB Module coupling with FAST

It is not easy to couple new modules to FAST if you do not understand Fortran. FAST isn't set up to couple with MATLAB modules. You could probably set it up, but you'd have to change some of the Fortran code. You might want to take a look at MoorDyn; it was a MATLAB module before being converted to ...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Jul 27, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Software Releases
Replies: 17
Views: 100033

FAST v8.16.00 Available

We have released a new version of the FAST v8 wind turbine multi-physics engineering software tool, along with its various modules, to our website. FAST v8.16.00a-bjj is the latest public release under the FAST Modularization Framework. Major changes in v8.16 and its various modules from the previou...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Mon Jul 25, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Variable airfoils using the MulTabLoc USER function
Replies: 17
Views: 6147

Re: Variable airfoils using the MulTabLoc USER function

Srinivasa, The error message indicates that you are missing a variable declaration in your FAST_Types.f90 file. I would recommend that you regenerate that file. If you modify the FAST_Registry.txt file in the FAST_Project VS file, it should automatically regenerate the file; otherwise, open a comman...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: How to Compile FAST_v7.02.00d-bjj to get a FAST.exe file?
Replies: 10
Views: 2438

Re: How to Compile FAST_v7.02.00d-bjj to get a FAST.exe file?

You are probably running a 64-bit version of Matlab and have not changed the ServoDyn input file to read the 64-bit version of the DLL. You will need to go into your ServoDyn input file and change the name of the DLL_FileName parameter.
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:33 pm
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: How to Compile FAST_v7.02.00d-bjj to get a FAST.exe file?
Replies: 10
Views: 2438

Re: How to Compile FAST_v7.02.00d-bjj to get a FAST.exe file?

The reason the Runtime Library was blank is that you have selected "All Configurations" and the individual configurations (Release, Debug) were set to different values. When all configurations are the same value, you will see a value there. If you selected "Release" or "Debu...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Read this first before posting
Topic: Tips for using the forum
Replies: 0
Views: 12901

Tips for using the forum

For people who do not want to check the forum for new postings, there are instructions for making an RSS Feed here: viewtopic.php?f=13&t=20&p=4443
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:48 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: How to Compile FAST_v7.02.00d-bjj to get a FAST.exe file?
Replies: 10
Views: 2438

Re: How to Compile FAST_v7.02.00d-bjj to get a FAST.exe file?

Please post the first errors you received when compiling. It's very difficult to tell what's wrong without specific error messages. The size of the binary files (exe or dll) that are generated when compiling aren't typically useful information, unless they're 0 KB. Different versions of the compiler...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Instructions for Compiling FAST
Replies: 200
Views: 119329

Re: Instructions for Compiling FAST

If you want to use FAST v8 with Simulink, you don't actually use the FAST executable you just compiled. Instead, you need to compile the FAST source code as a dynamic library (FAST_Library.dll), which the Simulink mex file loads and uses. There are instructions for compiling the DLL in the FAST v8 R...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Availability of file .dll from FAST v7 to v8
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Availability of file .dll from FAST v7 to v8

One other thing you should check: make sure that the "Bladed Interface" inputs in the ServoDyn input file are set to whatever was hard-coded in the FAST v7 version you are using. I know some people also hard-coded other variables to pass to the interface, so maybe your FAST v7 version is a...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Instructions for Compiling FAST
Replies: 200
Views: 119329

Re: Instructions for Compiling FAST

Hi, Srivnivasa. It looks like you are not linking with the MAP++ library. If you use Visual Studio, you need to have the appropriate MAP*.lib file specified under Project -> Properties -> Linker -> Input -> Additional Dependencies. In the VS project distributed with FAST, it is "..\..\Source\de...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Instructions for Compiling FAST
Replies: 200
Views: 119329

Re: Instructions for Compiling FAST

Hi, Srinivasa. I have taken a look at your build log and I am a little confused. The first three errors I see are these: F:\FAST8.10micro\Source\FAST_Subs.f90(3979): error #6818: The statement following a CONTAINS is not a function-stmt or a subroutine-stmt. TYPE(FAST_MiscVarType), INTENT(IN ) :: m_...
by Bonnie.Jonkman
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:33 am
Forum: Computer-Aided Engineering Software Tools
Topic: Availability of file .dll from FAST v7 to v8
Replies: 6
Views: 751

Re: Availability of file .dll from FAST v7 to v8

The DLL shouldn't have to be changed. Do you have PCMode=5 in your ServoDyn input file? And is TPCOn < TMax?

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