The CTH suite of computer codes is a flexible software system designed to treat a wide range of shock wave propagation and material motion phenomena in one, two or three dimensions. CTH has models suitable for most conditions encountered in shock physics including material strength, fracture, distended materials, high explosives, and a variety of boundary conditions. The material equation-of-state models allow description of most states of matter normally encountered in shock physics. A powerful suite of on-the-fly and post-processing analysis options are available which can generate three-dimensional, two-dimensional, and one-dimensional color and contour plots. History plots of thermo-mechanical data at spatially fixed and material fixed points can be generated. CTH is available for a variety of computers ranging from a single PC to massively-parallel distributed-data systems.
CTH V.11.0; 001505MLTPL02
DOE Contract Number:
Software Package Number:
Software Package Contents:
Media Directory; Software Abstract; Media includes Source Code; User Guide; Executable Module(s); Auxiliary Materials; Compilation Instructions; Linking Instructions; Sample Problem Input Data; Sample Problem Output Data; Programmer Documentation; Installation Instructions;
Source Code Available:
Sandia National Laboratories
R. L. Bell, A. L. Brundage, D. A. Crawford, E. N. Harstad, E. S. Hertel, K. P. Ruggirello, S. A. Silling, R. G. Schmitt, S. C. Schumacher, P. A. Taylor
To initiate an order for this software, request consultation services, or receive further information, fill out the request form below. You may also reach us by email at: .
OSTI staff will begin to process an order for scientific and technical software once the payment and signed site license agreement are received. If the forms are not in order, OSTI will contact you. No further action will be taken until all required information and/or payment is received. Orders are usually processed within three to five business days.
Software Package Details
Title: CTH Version 11.0
Some links on this page may take you to non-federal websites. Their policies may differ from this site.