Applications of Supercomputers in Engineering II

  • C. A. Brebbia
  • A. Peters
  • D. Howard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Parallel Processing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. J. B. Vos, C. M. Bergman
      Pages 3-17
    3. D. J. Gavaghan, C. S. Gwilliam, J. S. Rollett
      Pages 19-36
    4. M. Carmignani, A. Genco, G. Pecorella
      Pages 37-49
    5. G. J. Porter, S. N. Lonsdale, B. M. Hutson
      Pages 73-85
    6. F. F. Cai, M. E. C. Hull
      Pages 87-101
  3. Visualization and Graphics

  4. Performance

About this book

Introduction

This book comprises an edited version of the Proceedings of the 2nd Interna­ tional Conference on Applications of Supercomputers in Engineering which took place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA during August 1991. The Conference was organized by the Wessex Insti­ tute of Technology, Southampton, UK with the support of the International Society for Boundary Elements. The first International Conference on Ap­ plications of Supercomputers in Engineering held in Southampton, UK in September 1989 was a very successful meeting and the resulting Conference Proceedings are now widely distributed throughout the world. The revolutionary aspects of the next generation of computers are now fully recognised by many engineers and scientists. Vector and parallel computers form the basis of the computing power needed to address the complex prob­ lems with which engineers are faced. The new machines not only increase the size of the problems which can be solved, but also require a different computational approach to obtain the most efficient results.

Keywords

Animation Simulation algorithms architecture civil engineering communication finite element method finite elements knowledge base mechanics modeling optimization stability visualization

Editors and affiliations

  • C. A. Brebbia
    • 1
  • A. Peters
    • 2
  • D. Howard
    • 3
  1. 1.Wessex Institute of TechnologyComputational Mechanics Institute Ashurst LodgeAshurst SouthhamptonUK
  2. 2.IBM Scientific CenterInstitute for SupercomputingHeidelbergGermany
  3. 3.Computing LaboratoryOxford UniversityOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-3660-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85166-695-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-3660-0
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