The user should follow these steps to install and run ONSAS:
- Download and install the latest version of GNU-Octave.
- Download the zip file of the latest ONSAS release from these site.
- Open GNU-Octave and run one of the example scripts from the examples folder (or create yours!).
You can process the outputs using Octave, however, the open-source software ParaView can be used to visualize the results produced by ONSAS.
The user can provide the geometry of the structure using two optional formats: .msh or .dxf. GMSH is an open-source tool that allows to generate high-quality meshes. The dxf files can be used using any CAD tool.