ADFNE 1.5

A truly significant release of ADFNE series.
  • Fully Generic Code (Smart Code)
  • High Performance
  • Super Easy to Learn and Use
  • Super Extendable
  • Powerful Functions
  • Fully Tested
  • Fully Documented

Copyright © 2018, Dr. Younes Fadakar Alghalandis, Alghalandis Computing @

http://alghalandis.net
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Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.
  • Name of the Author (copyright holder) cannot be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.
  • Use of at least one of the following references for citation.
    • Fadakar-A Y, 2017, “ADFNE: Open source software for discrete fracture network engineering, two and three dimensional applications”, Journal of Computers & Geosciences, 102:1-11.
    • Fadakar-A Y, 2018, “DFNE Practices with ADFNE”, Alghalandis Computing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, {http://alghalandis.net}, pp61.

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This download includes:

  • ADFNE1.5 Package
  • The DFNE Practices with ADFNE Book
  • Other documents

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Registered Users
User Comment

Not all users express their opinion, here are some taken from emails I have received.
This section will be updated frequently. It  now only covers the period of 2018-1 to 2019-1. I will shortly complete this section to cover up to the present date 2019-7.

"...Firstly, thank you so much for your contribution to the DFNE research community. I have been both stimulated and inspired..."
"...Thank you very much for this highly anticipated product..."

A.A
Exeter University, UK

"...I'd be very keen to explore its capabilities and apply to hydrogeological problems..."

E.d.S
PSM, Australia

"...Thanks for sharing this package..."
"...You are doing a great job, all your codes and packages are interesting and covering wide range of applications..."

M.Z
SCT, Australia

"...Thank you very mech for kindly providing ADFNE1.5 in your website. This work is very helpful for me..."

J.L
Northeastern University, China

"...I am very honored by your generous help. ADFNE is so useful to my research,and I hope that we can exchange our ideas and view in fracture network modeling at any time in future..."

C.T
Southwest Petroleum University, China

"...Your work is really awesome and it’s very helpful for me. Thank you for making this code available..."

"...Your works will be a great help..."

D.P
Shandong University, China

"...Many thanks for your exciting work of ADFNE..."

G.L
Mining & Technology University, China

"...Your work is amazing..."

J.C
Northeastern University, China

"...Good to see your amazing work on ADFNE1.5..."

J.W
Melbourne University, Australia

"...Before I have read a lot of your papers and benefited a lot..."

S.D
Petroleum University, China

"...Teacher, thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to make use of ADFNE15. I will not hesitate to contact you when to start using..."

C.C
Rio Grande do Norte University, Brazil

"...I am curious about testing your ADFNE code..."

V.L
Belgrade University, Serbia

"...I wanted to say thanks for making such cool software publically available..."

V.S
Advisian, USA

"...This program is so great. I really want to experience it..."

Z.Y
Potsdam University, Germany

"...I believe that ADFNE1.5 will be of great help to my research..."

C.G
Kunming University, China

"...I think ADFNE would be a very valuable tool for my project and would like to use it..."

T.W
Calgary University, Canada

"...Your model looks very interesting, and I would like to try it out in the context of my PhD..."

B.B
ETH, Switzerland

"...First of all, thank you for the grateful job of coding DFN..."
"...Thank you again for doing such a great job modeling DFN and permission to use your code... "

D.S
Energy Ministry, Kazakhstan

"...it is a very excellent software in modelling the joint network. Thanks for your development..."

L.X
Jiaotong University, China

"...I am very interested about your excellent work. Recently, I downloaded your matlab code about ADFNE version1.5..."

L.J
Nanjing University, China

"...Congrats for the updates on ADFNE1.5. Your jobs are very excellent. I am paying close attention to your researches including your thesis and papers. I will utilize ADFNE tools into my researches..."

S.Q
Wuhan Institute, China

"...First of all, thanks you so much for sharing your research..."
"...working on thesis which is related to the characterization and modeling of naturally fractured reservoir...
I hope that you and your software will help me with that..."

S.D
North Dakota University, USA

"...Thank you for your contribution to the research of fracture network..."

Y.F
Mining Technology University, China

"...Thank you very much for your work, which is very helpful to carry out relevant research based on the discrete fracture model..."

J.M
Petroleum University, China

"...I am eager to use your code ADFNE 1.5 as a part of my dissertation work on fracture networks in granite..."

A.C
Jadavpur University, India

"...I've read your paper about ADFNE. Great work! I am trying to simulate hydraulic interference tests in DFN..."

Y.D
Geology & Geophysics Institute, China

"...I was impressed with the speed in which it generated fracture networks..."

F.S
Geological Survey, Belgium

"...It’s my pleasure using your software for one of real and important Arch Dam projects ..."

F.F
Dezab, Iran

"...My research direction is the fracture seepage. Your work is really awesome and it’s very helpful for me. Thank you for making this code available..."

D.P
Shandong University, China

"...I'd like to use ADFNE15 as a pre-processing tool for DFN modeling flow simulation.
Thanks for your nice code..."

B.W
Louisiana State University, USA

"...many compliments for your works..."

M.C
Geologist, Freelance

"...I'm interested in developing my master degree thesis using the code..."

"...Clearly, I will give you all the credits for your huge job..."

O.A.R
Universidad Nacional De Colombia

"...I appreciate your availability in releasing the use of the software..."

M.R.N.J
Pimenta de Avila Consultoria, Brazil

"...I am curious about your code. Funny, I initiated a similar thing but never had the time to finish it. Happy to see that its finally done, and better than what I would have..."

R.M
SKB, Sweden

"...preparation of topological data with DFN is one of the most challenging part and then I found your excellent work, ADFNE..."

D.F
Hokkaido University, Japan

"...I am going to studying the acoustical response on DFN rocks, and I found your software can construct fractured rock samples..."

S.G
Mining & Technology University, China

"...It is very true the state of art that You have written the program ADFNE-1.5..."

"...I agree totally with your phrase “Some of the capabilities in personal editions are unique, not seen in any package, commercial or other”..."

D.Z
University of Tirana, Albania
Done Projects

Check out some done projects using ADFNE1.5 as the base: Done Project