Version 2.5, part of Release 2017b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Structural Analysis: Solve static linear elasticity problems
  • Planar STL Geometry: Import and mesh planar STL geometries

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.4, part of Release 2017a, includes the following enhancements:

  • Thermal Analysis: Solve conduction-dominant heat transfer problems with convection and radiation occurring at boundaries
  • 3-D Multidomain Geometry: Create geometries consisting of stacked or nested cuboids, spheres, or cylinders

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.3, part of Release 2016b, includes the following enhancements:

  • Flux of PDE Solution: Evaluate tensor product of c-coefficient and gradient of PDE solution for 2-D and 3-D problems
  • Boundary Conditions: Set an individual boundary condition for each equation in a PDE system, query boundary condition assignments
  • Nodal Initial Conditions: Set nodal initial conditions using the result of a previous simulation
  • Geometric Initial Conditions: Set initial conditions on vertices, edges, faces, and cells
  • Mesh and Solution Plots: Set transparency, display node and element labels

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.2, part of Release 2016a, includes the following enhancements:

  • PDE Solvers: Use solvepde and solvepdeeig functions to solve PDE equations and eigenvalue problems
  • PDE Coefficients: Specify equation coefficients as a property of PDEModel
  • Initial Conditions: Set initial conditions or initial guess as a property of PDEModel
  • Quadratic Elements for 2-D Mesh: Generate 2-D mesh using quadratic triangular elements
  • Gradient of PDE Solution: Evaluate solution gradient at arbitrary 2-D or 3-D points

See the Release Notes for details.

Version 2.1, part of Release 2015b, includes the following enhancements:

  • 3-D geometry creation from a finite element mesh using the geometryFromMesh function
  • Data structure to represent solutions using the createPDEResults function

See the Release Notes for details.