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From: John Peterson <jwpeterson@gm...>  20120606 19:50:03

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Andrew E Slaughter <andrew.e.slaughter@...> wrote: > I searched through the mailings lists and found some discussion that > explains that nodal and element data should be stored in an ExplicitSystem, > but could not find any example or explanation to how it should be done. > > So, I am working on a test program, but run into a problem when projecting > a "solution". What I am attempting to do in my test code is to create a > TransientExplicitSystem to store a parameter (conductivity). Then using an > equation, I initialize the value across the mesh via projection (I imagine > that I should be able to use projection at any point in time to alter the > values). > > The program compiles and links, but produces a PETSc segmentation fault > when executed. I don't understand the concept of using systems for data > storing so I don't have a good feel for what I might be doing wrong. > > I would greatly appreciate any help getting this up and running or any > recommendations in general for storing and updating nodal and/or elemental > data. Don't see anything obvious from the code, but since you have a segfault, it should be possible to track down. Compile libmesh and your code in DEBUG mode and see what happens...  John 
From: Andrew E Slaughter <andrew.slaughter@gm...>  20120606 18:29:02

I searched through the mailings lists and found some discussion that explains that nodal and element data should be stored in an ExplicitSystem, but could not find any example or explanation to how it should be done. So, I am working on a test program, but run into a problem when projecting a "solution". What I am attempting to do in my test code is to create a TransientExplicitSystem to store a parameter (conductivity). Then using an equation, I initialize the value across the mesh via projection (I imagine that I should be able to use projection at any point in time to alter the values). The program compiles and links, but produces a PETSc segmentation fault when executed. I don't understand the concept of using systems for data storing so I don't have a good feel for what I might be doing wrong. I would greatly appreciate any help getting this up and running or any recommendations in general for storing and updating nodal and/or elemental data. Thanks, Andrew  MY PROGRAM  // Standard library includes #include <iostream> #include <algorithm> #include <math.h> #include <stdio.h> // libMesh includes #include "libmesh.h" #include "mesh.h" #include "mesh_generation.h" #include "equation_systems.h" #include "transient_system.h" #include "explicit_system.h" #include "analytic_function.h" #include "vtk_io.h" // Bring in everything from the libMesh namespace using namespace libMesh; // A function for initilizing thermal conductivity #include <math.h> #include <boost/math/constants/constants.hpp> Number initial_conductivity (const Point& p, const Real t){ const double pi = boost::math::constants::pi<double>(); return 1 + exp(t) * sin(pi*p(0)) * sin(pi*p(1)); } // Begin main function int main (int argc, char** argv){ // Initialize libraries LibMeshInit init (argc, argv); // Generate a mesh Mesh mesh; MeshTools::Generation::build_square(mesh, 10, 10, 0., 1, 0., 1, QUAD4); mesh.all_second_order(); // Create a system for storing nodal values of conductivity EquationSystems eq_sys(mesh); eq_sys.add_system<TransientExplicitSystem>("data"); eq_sys.get_system("data").add_variable("k", SECOND, MONOMIAL); eq_sys.init(); // Project the initial values of conductivity AnalyticFunction<Number> func_object(initial_conductivity); eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(&func_object); // segmentation fault here // Write conductivity values to a file //... return 0; }  Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD andrew.e.slaughter@... Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall Cornell University Ithaca, NY 148533801 (607) 2291829 
From: John Peterson <jwpeterson@gm...>  20120606 19:50:03

On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Andrew E Slaughter <andrew.e.slaughter@...> wrote: > I searched through the mailings lists and found some discussion that > explains that nodal and element data should be stored in an ExplicitSystem, > but could not find any example or explanation to how it should be done. > > So, I am working on a test program, but run into a problem when projecting > a "solution". What I am attempting to do in my test code is to create a > TransientExplicitSystem to store a parameter (conductivity). Then using an > equation, I initialize the value across the mesh via projection (I imagine > that I should be able to use projection at any point in time to alter the > values). > > The program compiles and links, but produces a PETSc segmentation fault > when executed. I don't understand the concept of using systems for data > storing so I don't have a good feel for what I might be doing wrong. > > I would greatly appreciate any help getting this up and running or any > recommendations in general for storing and updating nodal and/or elemental > data. Don't see anything obvious from the code, but since you have a segfault, it should be possible to track down. Compile libmesh and your code in DEBUG mode and see what happens...  John 
From: Andrew E Slaughter <andrew.slaughter@gm...>  20120606 20:21:35

Do I have the concept correct for storing nodal data, storing it as a solution to a system? On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:49 PM, John Peterson <jwpeterson@...> wrote: > On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Andrew E Slaughter > <andrew.e.slaughter@...> wrote: > > I searched through the mailings lists and found some discussion that > > explains that nodal and element data should be stored in an > ExplicitSystem, > > but could not find any example or explanation to how it should be done. > > > > So, I am working on a test program, but run into a problem when > projecting > > a "solution". What I am attempting to do in my test code is to create a > > TransientExplicitSystem to store a parameter (conductivity). Then using > an > > equation, I initialize the value across the mesh via projection (I > imagine > > that I should be able to use projection at any point in time to alter the > > values). > > > > The program compiles and links, but produces a PETSc segmentation fault > > when executed. I don't understand the concept of using systems for data > > storing so I don't have a good feel for what I might be doing wrong. > > > > I would greatly appreciate any help getting this up and running or any > > recommendations in general for storing and updating nodal and/or > elemental > > data. > > Don't see anything obvious from the code, but since you have a > segfault, it should be possible to track down. > > Compile libmesh and your code in DEBUG mode and see what happens... > >  > John >  Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD andrew.e.slaughter@... Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall Cornell University Ithaca, NY 148533801 (607) 2291829 
From: Andrew E Slaughter <andrew.slaughter@gm...>  20120606 21:27:32

Program works if I use a wrapper function instead of AnalyticFunction, perhaps I am not using it correctly or there is a bug. The code that works is below, the AnalyticFunction stuff that, at least as I understand, should also work is commented out. If anyone has any information on why this problem exists I would appreciated it, I prefer using AnalyticFunction if I can. Peace, Andrew  PROGRAM  // Standard library includes #include <iostream> #include <algorithm> #include <math.h> #include <stdio.h> // libMesh includes #include "libmesh.h" #include "mesh.h" #include "mesh_generation.h" #include "equation_systems.h" #include "transient_system.h" #include "explicit_system.h" #include "analytic_function.h" #include "vtk_io.h" #include "exodusII_io.h" // Bring in everything from the libMesh namespace using namespace libMesh; // A function for initilizing thermal conductivity #include <boost/math/constants/constants.hpp> Number initial_conductivity (const Point& p, const Real t = 0){ const double pi = boost::math::constants::pi<double>(); return 1 + exp(t) * sin(pi*p(0)) * sin(pi*p(1)); } // Wrapper function for exact solution, used for initilization Number initial_function(const Point& p, const Parameters&, const std::string&, const std::string&){ return initial_conductivity(p, 0.0); } // Begin main function int main (int argc, char** argv){ // Initialize libraries LibMeshInit init (argc, argv); // Generate a mesh Mesh mesh; MeshTools::Generation::build_square(mesh, 10, 10, 0., 1, 0., 1, QUAD8); mesh.all_second_order(); // Create a system for storing nodal values of conductivity EquationSystems eq_sys(mesh); eq_sys.add_system<TransientExplicitSystem>("data"); eq_sys.get_system("data").add_variable("k", SECOND, MONOMIAL); eq_sys.init(); // Project the initial values of conductivity //eq_sys.get_system("data").time = 0; //AnalyticFunction<Number> func_object(initial_conductivity); //eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(&func_object); eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(initial_function, NULL, eq_sys.parameters); // Write conductivity values to a file ExodusII_IO(mesh).write_equation_systems("example3.ex2", eq_sys); return 0; } On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Andrew E Slaughter < andrew.e.slaughter@...> wrote: > I searched through the mailings lists and found some discussion that > explains that nodal and element data should be stored in an ExplicitSystem, > but could not find any example or explanation to how it should be done. > > So, I am working on a test program, but run into a problem when projecting > a "solution". What I am attempting to do in my test code is to create a > TransientExplicitSystem to store a parameter (conductivity). Then using an > equation, I initialize the value across the mesh via projection (I imagine > that I should be able to use projection at any point in time to alter the > values). > > The program compiles and links, but produces a PETSc segmentation fault > when executed. I don't understand the concept of using systems for data > storing so I don't have a good feel for what I might be doing wrong. > > I would greatly appreciate any help getting this up and running or any > recommendations in general for storing and updating nodal and/or elemental > data. > > Thanks, > Andrew > >  MY PROGRAM  > > // Standard library includes > #include <iostream> > #include <algorithm> > #include <math.h> > #include <stdio.h> > > // libMesh includes > #include "libmesh.h" > #include "mesh.h" > #include "mesh_generation.h" > #include "equation_systems.h" > #include "transient_system.h" > #include "explicit_system.h" > #include "analytic_function.h" > #include "vtk_io.h" > > // Bring in everything from the libMesh namespace > using namespace libMesh; > > // A function for initilizing thermal conductivity > #include <math.h> > #include <boost/math/constants/constants.hpp> > Number initial_conductivity (const Point& p, const Real t){ > const double pi = boost::math::constants::pi<double>(); > return 1 + exp(t) * sin(pi*p(0)) * sin(pi*p(1)); > } > > // Begin main function > int main (int argc, char** argv){ > > // Initialize libraries > LibMeshInit init (argc, argv); > > // Generate a mesh > Mesh mesh; > MeshTools::Generation::build_square(mesh, 10, 10, 0., 1, 0., 1, QUAD4); > mesh.all_second_order(); > > // Create a system for storing nodal values of conductivity > EquationSystems eq_sys(mesh); > eq_sys.add_system<TransientExplicitSystem>("data"); > eq_sys.get_system("data").add_variable("k", SECOND, MONOMIAL); > eq_sys.init(); > // Project the initial values of conductivity > AnalyticFunction<Number> func_object(initial_conductivity); > eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(&func_object); // > segmentation fault here > > // Write conductivity values to a file > //... > > return 0; > } > >  > Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD > andrew.e.slaughter@... > > Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory > Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering > 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall > Cornell University > Ithaca, NY 148533801 > (607) 2291829 >  Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD andrew.e.slaughter@... Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall Cornell University Ithaca, NY 148533801 (607) 2291829 
From: Andrew E Slaughter <andrew.slaughter@gm...>  20120607 14:29:04

In order for the AnalyticFunction method to work the function must be defined using the vector method as shown below. void initial_conductivity(DenseVector<Number>& output, const Point& p, const Real t = 0){ const double pi = boost::math::constants::pi<double>(); output(0) = 1 + exp(t) * sin(pi*p(0)) * sin(pi*p(1)); } On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 5:27 PM, Andrew E Slaughter < andrew.e.slaughter@...> wrote: > Program works if I use a wrapper function instead of AnalyticFunction, > perhaps I am not using it correctly or there is a bug. The code that works > is below, the AnalyticFunction stuff that, at least as I understand, should > also work is commented out. > > If anyone has any information on why this problem exists I would > appreciated it, I prefer using AnalyticFunction if I can. > > Peace, > Andrew > >  PROGRAM  > > // Standard library includes > #include <iostream> > #include <algorithm> > #include <math.h> > #include <stdio.h> > > // libMesh includes > #include "libmesh.h" > #include "mesh.h" > #include "mesh_generation.h" > #include "equation_systems.h" > #include "transient_system.h" > #include "explicit_system.h" > #include "analytic_function.h" > #include "vtk_io.h" > #include "exodusII_io.h" > > // Bring in everything from the libMesh namespace > using namespace libMesh; > > // A function for initilizing thermal conductivity > #include <boost/math/constants/constants.hpp> > Number initial_conductivity (const Point& p, const Real t = 0){ > const double pi = boost::math::constants::pi<double>(); > return 1 + exp(t) * sin(pi*p(0)) * sin(pi*p(1)); > } > > // Wrapper function for exact solution, used for initilization > Number initial_function(const Point& p, const Parameters&, const > std::string&, const std::string&){ > return initial_conductivity(p, 0.0); > } > > // Begin main function > int main (int argc, char** argv){ > > // Initialize libraries > LibMeshInit init (argc, argv); > > // Generate a mesh > Mesh mesh; > MeshTools::Generation::build_square(mesh, 10, 10, 0., 1, 0., 1, QUAD8); > mesh.all_second_order(); > > // Create a system for storing nodal values of conductivity > EquationSystems eq_sys(mesh); > eq_sys.add_system<TransientExplicitSystem>("data"); > eq_sys.get_system("data").add_variable("k", SECOND, MONOMIAL); > eq_sys.init(); > // Project the initial values of conductivity > //eq_sys.get_system("data").time = 0; > //AnalyticFunction<Number> func_object(initial_conductivity); > //eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(&func_object); > eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(initial_function, NULL, > eq_sys.parameters); > > // Write conductivity values to a file > ExodusII_IO(mesh).write_equation_systems("example3.ex2", eq_sys); > return 0; > } > > > On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Andrew E Slaughter < > andrew.e.slaughter@...> wrote: > >> I searched through the mailings lists and found some discussion that >> explains that nodal and element data should be stored in an ExplicitSystem, >> but could not find any example or explanation to how it should be done. >> >> So, I am working on a test program, but run into a problem when >> projecting a "solution". What I am attempting to do in my test code is to >> create a TransientExplicitSystem to store a parameter (conductivity). Then >> using an equation, I initialize the value across the mesh via projection (I >> imagine that I should be able to use projection at any point in time to >> alter the values). >> >> The program compiles and links, but produces a PETSc segmentation fault >> when executed. I don't understand the concept of using systems for data >> storing so I don't have a good feel for what I might be doing wrong. >> >> I would greatly appreciate any help getting this up and running or any >> recommendations in general for storing and updating nodal and/or elemental >> data. >> >> Thanks, >> Andrew >> >>  MY PROGRAM  >> >> // Standard library includes >> #include <iostream> >> #include <algorithm> >> #include <math.h> >> #include <stdio.h> >> >> // libMesh includes >> #include "libmesh.h" >> #include "mesh.h" >> #include "mesh_generation.h" >> #include "equation_systems.h" >> #include "transient_system.h" >> #include "explicit_system.h" >> #include "analytic_function.h" >> #include "vtk_io.h" >> >> // Bring in everything from the libMesh namespace >> using namespace libMesh; >> >> // A function for initilizing thermal conductivity >> #include <math.h> >> #include <boost/math/constants/constants.hpp> >> Number initial_conductivity (const Point& p, const Real t){ >> const double pi = boost::math::constants::pi<double>(); >> return 1 + exp(t) * sin(pi*p(0)) * sin(pi*p(1)); >> } >> >> // Begin main function >> int main (int argc, char** argv){ >> >> // Initialize libraries >> LibMeshInit init (argc, argv); >> >> // Generate a mesh >> Mesh mesh; >> MeshTools::Generation::build_square(mesh, 10, 10, 0., 1, 0., 1, QUAD4); >> mesh.all_second_order(); >> >> // Create a system for storing nodal values of conductivity >> EquationSystems eq_sys(mesh); >> eq_sys.add_system<TransientExplicitSystem>("data"); >> eq_sys.get_system("data").add_variable("k", SECOND, MONOMIAL); >> eq_sys.init(); >> // Project the initial values of conductivity >> AnalyticFunction<Number> func_object(initial_conductivity); >> eq_sys.get_system("data").project_solution(&func_object); // >> segmentation fault here >> >> // Write conductivity values to a file >> //... >> >> return 0; >> } >> >>  >> Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD >> andrew.e.slaughter@... >> >> Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory >> Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering >> 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall >> Cornell University >> Ithaca, NY 148533801 >> (607) 2291829 >> > > > >  > Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD > andrew.e.slaughter@... > > Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory > Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering > 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall > Cornell University > Ithaca, NY 148533801 > (607) 2291829 >  Andrew E. Slaughter, PhD andrew.e.slaughter@... Materials Process Design and Control Laboratory Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 169 Frank H. T. Rhodes Hall Cornell University Ithaca, NY 148533801 (607) 2291829 
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