Jacob Merson's Blog

A blog about mechanical engineering, computers, and computational mechanics

Abaqus Utilities

Note: I will try to keep this page up to date, but I won't guarantee it. Updated software is kept in the git repository here. If you use this software and want to help me improve it please submit a merge request.

I am releasing these quick an dirty for today. These are two scripts that I use all the time working with ...

Using CMAKE with PETSc or MPI

A large part of developing software is getting the build process to work. As a new student in RPI's Scientific Computation Research Center (SCOREC) I started trying to figure out how to build some of our tools so that we can interface them with new projects.

More specifically I have written a Euler-Bernoulli and Timoshenko Beam finite element ...


I currently don't have the time to fully explain all of the things I have done with my website. For now this article is a stub that gives a shout out to the amazing technology that I rely on to put words onto the internet.

Static Site Generation

To generate HTML pages from markdown files and Jinja templates I use the static site ...