TetrUSS is a time-tested computational fluid dynamics toolset serving the configuration aerodynamics needs of NASA’s aeronautics and exploration programs. Present capabilities include rapid grid generation, inviscid and viscous flow analysis and design, special boundary conditions, and ease of use.
TetrUSS has a rich history of innovation over the past two decades. It has left a wide footprint across many NASA programs and industry projects, and has inspired students in the pursuit of aerospace engineering. Future goals are focused on improving process automation, better integrating functional capabilities, and increasing the impact on new NASA projects and programs.
TetrUSS was the 1996 and 2004 recipient of the NASA Software of the Year award and the recipient of the 2004 Apple Design Award for the Best Mac OS X Scientific Computing Solution.