Scripting

While most common operations can be executed through the use of commands, scripting is a vital aspect of the program, allowing users to perform problem-specific operations. 3DEC provides scripting capabilities via both the FISH the Python languages.

FISH is an embedded programming language specific to Itasca software that has been designed for use by non-programmers. FISH has been augmented through the years, yielding a mature and useful tool for undertaking custom scripting in Itasca software. With FISH, users can access model data at any time during the modeling sequence.

Python is an open-source, object-oriented, interpreted, and interactive high-level programming language. This program includes a scientific Python distribution that has been extended to allow one to access program model data from Python. In addition, the IPython console has been embedded in the user interface to provide an interactive python console.


Latest News
  • Workshop: The “Big Five”: Numerical Modeling of Cave Mining This MassMin2020 workshop will review caveability, ground subsidence, infrastructure stability, fragmentation, and gravity flow associated...
    Read More
  • 2020 H. Bolton Seed Lecture: Open Issues about Soil Liquefaction Dr. Bruce L. Kutter delivered the 2020 H. Bolton Seed Lecture at Geo-Congress 2020 in...
    Read More
  • Webinar: Using Rigid Blocks in PFC This webinar will provide a brief overview of PFC modeling using convex rigid blocks, including...
    Read More

Upcoming Events
4 Dec
Analyses of Embankment Dams and Slopes Using FLAC
Presented by Dr. Richard Armstrong in collaboration with Itasca Consulting Group. This hands-on, virtual training course is 16 hours to... Read More
8 Mar
FLAC3D 2021 Remote Introductory Training
Three days of general feature training addressing basic concepts and recommended procedures for geotechnical numerical analysis.... Read More
22 Mar
3DEC and UDEC 2021 Remote Introductory Training
An introduction to UDEC and 3DEC for application to geotechnical analysis.... Read More