User Defined Function: lidar_3D: NORSEWInD Report UoSNW006

Matthew Stickland, Sylvie Fabre, Thomas Scanlon

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This report describes the User Defined Function Lidar_3D used to interrogate FLUENT data files to provide the relevant data for the MathCAD LiDAR simulation program. The UDF was written in the C programming language and compiled using Microsoft visual studio 2008.
This report contains a listing of the program (version 1.03).
This report contains a description of the methodology required to compile the UDF so that it may be called by an "execute on demand" call from FLUENT.
The report also includes a description of the input and output data file formats.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010



  • LiDAR
  • mathcad
  • simulation packages

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Stickland, M., Fabre, S., & Scanlon, T. (2010). User Defined Function: lidar_3D: NORSEWInD Report UoSNW006. Glasgow: University of Strathclyde.