Encyclopaedia Index

PHOENICS executables

name
Function
How activated
SATELLITE (silent),
satexe.exe f
To translate input-data contents of Q1 file into EARDAT, facetdat and xyz files for execution by the solver module, EARTH Via icon click or sil.bat
VR Editor,
satexe.exe /vre
1. To write single-instance PHOENICS input file, Q1, by way of graphical user interface.
2. To serve as 'environment' module, by allowing solver (EARTH) and display modules to be activated .
Via icon click or runvre.bat
PQ1 Editor,
pq1ed.exe
To write multiple-instance parameterised Q1 files, by way of macros and other aids Via icon click or runpq1.bat
PHOENICS-Direct,
direct.exe
1. To provide menu-style input of parameter values to a parameterised Q1 file, with display via SATELLITE in display-only mode.
2. To launch (silent) SATELLITE and subsequent EARTH runs in either single- or multi-run modes
Via icon click or d_sapps\
SimScene_name\start.bat
PHOENICS Commmander,
pc.exe
To provide easy access to, and activation of, all PHOENICS facilities, i.e. to act as 'complete environment' module Via icon click or pc.bat
PRELUDE,
prelude.exe
1. To provide graphical user interface allowing relational data input.
2. To facilitate use of special-application 'Gateways to PHOENICS', the predecessorsof SimScenes.
Via icon click or runpq1.bat
ShapeMaker,
shapemak.exe
To create .dat files for a variety of facetted objects, as instructed either by a .geo file or by a graphical user interface (which the VR-Editor can activate) Via icon click or runshap.bat
Solver module, EARTH,
earexe.exe
To simulate the flows of mass, momentum and energy, in accordance with the instructions embodied in Q1 Via icon click or runear.bat
VRViewer,
satexe.exe /vrv
To display the results of the flow simulation graphically, instructed by commands in a pre-existing macro file or by at-screen user interaction. Via icon click or runvrv.bat
PHOTON,
phoexe.exe
To display the results of the flow simulation graphically, instructed by commands in a pre-existing macro file or by text-mode user interaction. Via icon click or runpho.bat
WinPHOTON,
winpho.exe
To display the results of the flow simulation graphically, instructed by commands in a pre-existing macro file or by Windows-like user interaction. Via icon click or winpho.bat
SPINTO,
spinto.exe
To transfer by interpolation the results of a coarse-grid calculation to a finer grid as the re-start field of a finer-grid simulation Via icon click or runspin.bat