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The OOF Manual: Version 1.0



W C. Carter, Stephen A. Langer, Lin-Sien H. Lum


OOF and PPM200F are programs developed at NIST to investigate the properties of microstructures. The user starts with an image of a real or simulated microstructure, assigns material properties to the features in the image, and performs virtual experiments to determine the properties of the whole material. This manual describes OOF, the part of the package that performs the virtual experiments.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 6256
Report Number


computer software, finite element, material microstructure, software


Carter, W. , Langer, S. and Lum, L. (1998), The OOF Manual: Version 1.0, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed April 12, 2024)
Created October 31, 1998, Updated October 12, 2021