D-Flow Flexible Mesh

D-Flow Flexible Mesh (D-Flow FM) is the new software engine for hydrodynamical simulations on unstructured grids in 1D-2D-3D. Together with the familiar curvilinear meshes from Delft3D 4, the unstructured grid can consist of triangles, pentagons (etc.) and 1D channel networks, all in one single mesh. It combines proven technology from the hydrodynamic engines of Delft3D 4 and SOBEK 2 and adds flexible administration, resulting in:

  • Easier 1D-2D-3D model coupling, intuitive setup of boundary conditions and meteorological forcings (amongst others).
  • More flexible 2D gridding in delta regions, river junctions, harbours, intertidal flats and more.
  • High performance by smart use of multicore architectures, and grid computing clusters.
An overview of the current developments can be found here.
The D-Flow FM - team would be delighted if you would participate in discussions on the generation of meshes, the specification of boundary conditions, the running of computations, and all kinds of other relevant topics. Feel free to share your smart questions and/or brilliant solutions! 


We have launched a new website (still under construction so expect continuous improvements) and a new forum dedicated to Delft3D Flexible Mesh.

Please follow this link to the new forum: 

Post your questions, issues, suggestions, difficulties related to our Delft3D Flexible Mesh Suite on the new forum.





Sub groups
D-Flow Flexible Mesh
Cohesive sediments & muddy systems



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    Ismael Xique, modified 3 Years ago.

    batch run error

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    Tomas Trewhela replied 3 Years ago.

    compiling delft3d troubles -

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  • Adri Mourits replied 3 Years ago.

    Where I can find the <Install-Shield.exe>?

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    Paolo Gyssels replied 3 Years ago.

    Coupling WAVE and FLOW: extend or do not extend?

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    Numerical instability caused by Q-H boundary?

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    Problems running 5169 examples

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    Delft3D-FLOW Parallel Computation Error

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    Simon Waldman, modified 3 Years ago.

    Confusion over bed roughness formulations in 3D

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    Error with Time series in Domain Decomposition models

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    Error while running wave using equidistant_wind with nesting

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    Mark Huisjes replied 3 Years ago.

    Grid generation in many subbasin scenario

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    Renan Pointeau replied 3 Years ago.

    Can Delft-FLOW have muti-processing?

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  • Qinghua Ye replied 3 Years ago.

    Bottom roughness(manning) and viscosity/diffusity

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    best subversion tag

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    flow simulations with "Closure error"

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    Dina Makarynska replied 3 Years ago.

    tclkit is not responding

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    Delft3d - TIDE Issue

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    Read ADCIRC output file (.63) in Matlab?

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