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OpenVSP Workshop 2015

OpenVSP Workshop 2015

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 OpenVSP Workshop will be hosted on the East Coast this year.

Please save the dates of August 11-13. We will be holding the workshop at the National Institute of Aerospace in Hampton, VA.

As before, the OpenVSP Workshop consists of presentations and tutorials by VSP developers and power users. Topics range from introductory to advanced model building, reports on cutting edge development, and work that real users are accomplishing with OpenVSP.

Given the major redesign of Version 3.x.x and the influx of new users, we will focus the first day (8/11) on beginners and those who would like a thorough run through the entire interactive interface and explanation of the parameters. We will also present what we have … Read more

OpenVSP 3.0.4 Released

OpenVSP Version 3.0.4

OpenVSP 3.0.4 is mostly a bug fix release. This should fix a bunch of issues with DegenGeom in preparation for things to come. Also fixed are a bunch of problems with 6-series and file airfoil types. Anyone using v3 should certainly update.

Bug fixes in this release include:

  • Six series leading edge creep
  • Crash for very thin six series airfoils
  • Fix problem copy/pasting file airfoils
  • Update overall wing aspect ratio display
  • Don’t deselect Geom when executing DegenGeom
  • Fix sign assumption in z camber of DegenGeom for reflex or inverted foil
  • Make export file names match primary file name
  • Save Vehicle level parameters including file save options
  • Fix wing updating when total parameters changed
  • Enable extracting point cloud from slices
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OpenVSP 3.0.3 Released

OpenVSP Version 3.0.3

OpenVSP 3.0.3 includes a handful of bug fixes and small improvements to the 3.0 series. ┬áVersions 3.0.1 and 3.0.2 included quick fixes for urgent last minute bugs — but they did not include a complete release note.

API Users Note:
The calling arguments in four functions were changed: CutXSec, CopyXSec, PasteXSec, and InsertXSec.  See Wiki for details.

Improvements since 3.0.0 include:

  • Extend API to allow changing Wing Driver Groups
  • Add VSPExit to API to return exit value to host batch environment
  • Add DegenGeom to API / Scripting
  • API now references Cut/Copy/Past/Insert XSec to Geom not XSecSurf

Bug fixes since 3.0.0 include:

  • Fix crash caused by dynamic Parm GUIs and undo-friendly sliders (3.0.1)
  • Fix crash when mixing 4-digit airf
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