Main Features:
* userfriendly and GUI based PIV tool
* multi-pass, multi-grid window deformation technique
* import bmp/ tiff/ jpeg image pairs/ series
* multiple image sequencing styles
* individual image masking and region of interest
* image pre-processing
* two different sub-pixel estimators
* multiple vector validation methods
* magnitude/ vorticity/ divergence/ shear / ...
* data smoothing, vector field highpass
* multiple colormaps
* streamlines
* extensive data extraction tools
* statistics
* synthetic PIV image generator
* Many data export features
* main features accessible via comand line scripting

Thursday, November 18, 2010

PIVlab 1.1 released

PIVlab v 1.1, added features / improvements:

  • better smoothing algorithm (smoothn.m) if supported (otherwise gaussian kernel is used)
  • removed several known bugs/ pitfalls
  • added a feature to extract tangential velocity along a series of circles with increasing radius (useful to calculate vortex circulation)
  • added a feature to extract circulation via integrating the vorticity over area for a series of an increasing area
  • added a feature to calculate the weighted centroid of derived parameters
  • improvements in the particle image generation algorithm
  • added several flow simulations (including Hamel-Oseen vortices and vortex pairs)
  • vector width is user selectable
Download PIVlab @ Matlab Central

1 comment:

  1. It is great news about the addition of new features to the MATLAB. These were much needed improvements and its great to hear about them. Thanks for sharing the news and providing the link.

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