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OOMMF resources

There are all ready quite a few good OOMMF resources on the internet. I’ve linked to some of them here. Be sure to check out my OOMMF Tutorial. Official OOMMF Resources http://www.ctcms.nist.gov/~rdm/email-list.html The oommf mailing list. Great for just finding out what other people are up to. You can also submit a problem or solution… Read More »

Organising Computational Projects

As computational projects grow the folder structure of scripts, configuration files and outputs can often become bloated and confused. You can help prevent this by spending some time early on to get the folder structure right. This is a useful guide to organising computational projects:  http://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pcbi.1000424 I often got lost trying to find “that simulation”… Read More »

Install OOMMF 1.2a5 without root

Installing OOMMF in linux without root access can be difficult. The basic install procedure for OOMMF is quite straight forward: check you have tcl/tk, download the oommf source then run oommf.tcl pimake. This is fine when you have root access and can easily run the package manager to install the dev versions of tcl and… Read More »

OOMMF 1.2a5 cygtel/wintel error

My windows installation of OOMMF 1.2a5 was giving an error* about my platform not being ‘cygtel’, and then failing to run. To get around this error and allow OOMMF to actually run I just changed the filename of ‘cygtel.tcl’ (found in ‘/oommf/config/names/’) to ‘wintel.tcl’. I left the contents of the file the same. Since there… Read More »