[ANN] PySPH-1.0a6: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics with Python

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitb.ac.in
Mon Nov 26 23:28:37 EST 2018


I am pleased to release PySPH version 1.0a6.

PySPH is an open source (BSD licensed) framework for Smoothed Particle
Hydrodynamics (SPH) simulations. It is implemented in Python and the
performance critical parts are implemented in Cython/OpenCL. A wide variety of
SPH formulations are available and new ones can be easily added.

PySPH allows users to write their high-level code in pure Python. This Python
code is automatically converted to high-performance Cython or OpenCL which is
compiled and executed. PySPH can be configured to work seamlessly with OpenMP,
OpenCL, and MPI.

Documentation: http://pysph.readthedocs.org
Download: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/PySPH/
Development: http://github.com/pypr/pysph
Changelog: http://pysph.readthedocs.io/en/latest/overview.html#a6

Quick changelog

- Initial support for transparent execution on a GPU via OpenCL.
- Many feature enhancements to support various particle methods.
- Allow particle array properties to have strides.
- Improved documentation.
- Generalized code generation tools.
- Several new examples.
- Several new SPH schemes have been added.
- Many bugs have been fixed.

For more details see the detailed changelog here:


90 pull requests were merged for this release.

Thanks to the following who contributed to this release (in alphabetical
order): A Dinesh, Abhinav Muta, Aditya Bhosale, Ananyo Sen, Deep Tavker,
Prabhu Ramachandran, Vikas Kurapati, nilsmeyerkit, Rahul Govind, Sanka Suraj.

Prabhu Ramachandran

Department of Aerospace Engineering,
IIT Bombay

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