Applications/Star-ccm+

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Application Details

  • Description : Produced by CD-adapco (Computational Dynamics-Analysis & Design Application Company Ltd), star-ccm+ is used for computer-aided engineering, in particular computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
  • Versions : 11.02.010/12.04.011
  • Module names : starccm+/11.02.010 and starccm+/12.04.011
  • License: University of Hull Engineering department, restricted by POD license


Usage Examples

Batch Submission


#!/bin/bash

#SBATCH -J TESTJOB
#SBATCH --nodes=3
#SBATCH --ntasks-per-node=28

#SBATCH -D /home/user/TESTCASE/
#SBATCH -o DB.%N.%j.%a.out
#SBATCH -e DB.%N.%j.%a.err
#SBATCH -p compute
#SBATCH --exclusive

echo $SLURM_NTASKS
echo $SLURM_JOB_NODELIST
echo $SLURM_HOSTS

module purge
module add starccm+/12.04.011

export I_MPI_DEBUG=5
export I_MPI_FABRICS=shm:tmi
export I_MPI_FALLBACK=no

srun hostname -s | sort | uniq -c | awk '{ print $2":"$1 }' > hosts

sim_file="Fluid_Film_On_An_Incline_we_101_SF05_TESTING_video6.sim"
STARTMACRO="/home/user/TESTCASE/runsim.java"
MACHINEFILE="/home/user/TESTCASE/machinefile"

starccm+ -podkey <pod_license> -licpath 1999[at]flex.cd-adapco.com -mpi platform -power -np $SLURM_NTASKS -machinefile hosts Fluid_Film_On_An_Incline_we_101_SF05_TESTING_video6.sim -batch mesh,run

  • Note : [at] = @


[username@login01 ~]$ sbatch starccm.job
Submitted batch job 289522

Interactive

Although the recommended method as a batch session it is also possible to run this as an interactive session. While logged into a compute node (c143):

[username@login01]$ interactive
salloc: Granted job allocation 114537
Job ID 614537 connecting to c143, please wait...
Last login: Wed Nov 19 09:40:23 2017 from 10.254.5.246

[username@c143 ~]$ module add starccm+/11.02.010
[username@c143 ~]$ srun hostname -s | sort | uniq -c | awk '{ print $2":"$1 }' > hostfile
[username@c143 ~]$ starccm+ -fabricverbose -power -podkey <pod-licence code here> -np 12 -machinefile hostfile -licpath 1999[at]flex.cd-adapco.com testmesh.sim  -batch runsim.java -batch-report
  • Note : [at] = @


Further information