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Numerical simulation of fluid dynamic problems on distributed memory parallel computers. (English) Zbl 0895.76059
Summary: This paper describes the parallel implementation of a numerical model for the simulation of fluid dynamics problems on distributed memory multiprocessors. The basic procedure is to apply a fully explicit upwind finite difference approximation on a staggered grid. A theoretical time complexity analysis shows that a perfect speedup is achieved asymptotically. Experimental results on the Intel Touchstone Delta System confirm the analytical performance model.

76M20 Finite difference methods applied to problems in fluid mechanics
65Y05 Parallel numerical computation
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