The Development and Application of Massively Parallel Solid Mechanics Codes

  • Mike McGlaun
  • Allen Robinson
  • James Peery
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Abstract

Computational physicists at Sandia National Laboratories have moved the Eulerian CTH code, and the arbitrary-Lagrangian-Eulerian ALEGRA code to distributed memory parallel computers. CTH is a three-dimensional solid mechanics code used for large-deformation, shock analysis [1,2]. ALEGRA is a three-dimensional arbitrary-Lagrangian-Eulerian code solid-mechanics code used for coupled large-deformation, shock and structural mechanics problems [3]. This paper discusses our experiences moving the codes to parallel computers, the algorithms we used and our experiences running the codes.

Keywords

Convection Explosive Compaction Ghost Editing 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mike McGlaun
    • 1
  • Allen Robinson
    • 1
  • James Peery
    • 1
  1. 1.Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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