How to start to compile.

How to start to compile.

I`m doing my final year proyect . I´m studing the forces in the box of a wind turbine offshore. I´m using to diferents programs, Fast and ADAMS/view. To join both programs I have to compile some files from Fast and include them in ADAMS. I have to use the Intel Visual Fortran Compiler, but I don't know how to start. I have the file that I have to compile, but I don´t know where I have to put it to compile it with the cmd, or if I can use de Microsoft Visual Studio, how I have to do it.

Could you help me, please?

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According to the .pdf I found by web search, ADAMS/view supports only user C code, not Fortran. One would think that C interoperability features of Fortran would enable its usage equivalent to C, but apparently ADAMS doesn't support it.

Unlike when I struggled with ADAMS over a decade ago, ADAMS docs now refer you to on-line documentation accessible to a licensed installation, so I don't think many people on this forum will be able to shed light on it.

I have no idea whether their customer support has improved over all those years, but you're not likely to succeed in using this forum as a substitute.

There are several guides on basic usage of ifort unconnected to ADAMS.


If you're looking for general information on how to use Intel Fortran to compile sources, the on-disk documentation has a "Start Here" link on the title page that leads you through the basics, either from the command line or from Visual Studio. You can see the help either in Visual Studio (Help > Intel Visual Fortran Composer XE 2013 > Intel Visual Fortran Composer XE 2013 Help, or from Start > Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013 > Documentation.

If there is some specific aspect of building you need help with, ask here. I don't know whart ADAMS is looking for - it could be an object file, static library or DLL. As Tim suggests, if ADAMS supports something written in C, this should be doable in Fortran but it may require some effort to understand how to write a Fortran interface that is acceptable to ADAMS.

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