Running ParmecΒΆ

PARMEC is a command line program. Typical usage:

  1. Include parmec directory into your PATH variable.
  2. Create a directory where your input/output files will be stored (e.g. mkdir test).
  3. Edit your Python input file in this directory (e.g.; See input commands.
  4. Run PARMEC (e.g. parmec4 path/to/test/, or parmec8 path/to/test/
  5. Time histories can be generated during analysis using the HISTORY command;
  6. Upon termination output files are created in the same directory (e.g. path/to/test/test.dump);
  7. The output files can be viewed with OVITO, ParaView, or VisIt; See the OUTPUT command.