July 16, 2019
Comments Off on October 2019 OpenMDAO Workshop!
NASA Glenn Research Center will be hosting a public OpenMDAO workshop on October 28 – 29th, 2019 in Cleveland Ohio. We will be meeting at the Ohio Aerospace Institute. The primary goal for the workshop is for the broad user … Continue reading
June 27, 2019
Comments Off on OpenMDAO V2.8.0
This is a modest release, with a few bug fixes and small list of relatively minor added features. See the release notes for all details. The biggest change in 2.8 is actually a roll-back of a warning message that was … Continue reading
June 25, 2019
Comments Off on Congrats to the 2019 AIAA-MDO Student Paper Competition Winners!
The NASA OpenMDAO development team would like to congratulate the 2019 AIAA Multidisciplinary Design Optimization Technical Committee student paper competition winners! 1) Anil Yildirim: Aeropropulsive Design Optimization of a Boundary Layer Ingestion System 2) Sicheng He: A Coupled Newton-Krylov Time … Continue reading
May 28, 2019
Comments Off on OpenMDAO 2.7.0 Released
OpenMDAO 2.7.0 has been released. Here are the release notes listing the new features, bug fixes and a couple of backwards-incompatible changes: New Features: You can now define guess_nonlinear method at the group level New documentation added about the N2 … Continue reading
February 22, 2019
Comments Off on OpenMDAO 2.6.0 Released!
OpenMDAO 2.6.0 is out! Here are the release notes listing the new features, bug fixes and a couple of backwards-incompatible changes: New Features: ————- MetaModelStructured will detect NaN in requested sample and print a readable message. ScipyOptimizeDriver now supports Hessian calculation … Continue reading
February 14, 2019
Comments Off on A fond farewell to Keith Marsteller
Many users of the OpenMDAO framework have interacted with Keith Marsteller in one way or another over the last 11 years. Keith has decided to move on to other projects and interests and, though the development team is sad to … Continue reading
February 1, 2019
Comments Off on OpenMDAO Papers for Scitech 2019
There are several new papers, published for Scitech 2019, that used OpenMDAO as a tool to reach their conclusions, that we wanted to share. Here are seven OpenMDAO-related works that you may find interesting: “Battery performance modeling on sceptor x-57 … Continue reading
January 22, 2019
Comments Off on The OpenMDAO Paper!
A lot of blood, sweat, and tears has gone into OpenMDAO over the years. The project planning started in 2007, coding started in 2008, and our first release came in 2010. We’ve been through three major versions of the code: … Continue reading
November 8, 2018
Comments Off on Research Debt
There is a new online journal called distill.pub that has an interesting new format. It places a particular emphasis on clear explanations of concepts and high-quality infographics that help to further understanding. This is so obviously a good idea, that … Continue reading
October 31, 2018
Comments Off on OpenMDAO version 2.5.0 is released!
OpenMDAO 2.5.0 is out, containing lots of new features, including some backwards-incompatible changes. Here are the release notes: Release Notes for OpenMDAO 2.5.0 October 31, 2018 New Features: ————– – list_outputs() method now includes a `prom_name` argument to include the … Continue reading