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Fast is an interactive computational fluid dynamics Post-Processing software package from NASA for SGI workstations. Due to its many features, it is used by researchers at the Supercomputing Institute for many different fields. Features of FAST include: Drawing shaded meshes, isosurfaces, streamlines, vector fields, particle traces and contours. It can output Postscript. Annotation and legends are easy to add. FAST specializes in curvilinear grids and reads in PLOT3D data files. Copies of the FAST User Guide are available in the Institute's reference library.

Fast is only available on the SGI workstations in the SDVL labs.

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This software only works at the IRIX console. To start, enter at the command prompt

which will bring up and interactive graphical user interface.


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