This page summarises the AMPLE release versions.
Minor changes to the original AMPLE code to improve run time efficiency whilst maintaining readability. The changes resulted in a speed up of approximately 1.9 times compared to the original implementation.
The run time for the elastic compaction under self weight demonstration problem (see Test Cases page) for the original AMPLE and AMPLE v1.1 is shown below.
Original AMPLE release, focused on implicit implementation of the material point method for quasi-static analysis.