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High-performance computing and smoothed particle hydrodynamics. (English) Zbl 1398.76185

Tromeur-Dervout, Damien (ed.) et al., Parallel computational fluid dynamics 2008. Parallel numerical methods, software development and applications. Proceedings of the 20th international conference, Lyon, France, May 19–22, 2008. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 978-3-642-14437-0/hbk; 978-3-642-26515-0/pbk978-3-642-14438-7/ebook). Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering 74, 265-272 (2010).
Summary: Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics is a gridless numerical method that can be used to simulate highly complex flows with one or more free surfaces. In the context of engineering applications, very few 3-D simulations have been carried out due to prohibitive computational cost since the number of particles required in 3-D is usually too large to be handled by a single processor. In this work, an improved version of a parallel 3-D SPH code, Spartacus-3D, is presented. Modifications to the code, which include a localisation of all the previously global arrays combined with a switch from global communications to local ones where possible, lead to a more efficient parallel code and allow for a substantial increase in the number of particles in a simulation.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1201.76012].

MSC:

76M28 Particle methods and lattice-gas methods
76D05 Navier-Stokes equations for incompressible viscous fluids
65Y05 Parallel numerical computation
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