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OOF: Finite Element Modeling for Materials Science

Welcome to OOF

Please see our main page for the latest OOF news, and current version downloads.

What is OOF?

OOF is designed to help materials scientists calculate macroscopic properties from images of real or simulated microstructures. It reads an image, assigns material properties to features in the image, and conducts virtual experiments to determine the macroscopic properties of the system.

The first version of OOF consisted of two programs, ppm2oof and oof, which separated these functions, and there were several versions available, depending on the physical modeling capabilities desired. These versions are still available on the OOF1 download page, but they are no longer supported.

The current versions of OOF are OOF2, which is a rewrite of the initial OOF functionality using a more general architecture, capturing a wider variety of problem types, and OOF3D, which is the generalization to 3D of the OOF2 architecture.

More Information:



General OOF Contacts:

The OOF Mailing List

The OOF Development Team:

Steve Langer
Andrew Reid
Günay Don>ğan