On Vectorizaton of a 2.D. Navier-Stokes Solver

  • Y. Lecointe
  • J. Piquet
Part of the Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics book series (NNFM, volume 12)


This paper is devoted to the implementation of several vectorization techniques for the resolution of 2 D Navier-Stokes problem. The original version of the code was running on classical scalar computers and the main part of this work is the adaptation of the algorithms used for vectorization. In the first part, the equations to be solved are presented; the numerical methods (higher order finite differences)and the algorithms are presented in the second part. The adaptation for vectorization is also detailed. In the third part, the results concerning the speed-up got by the vectorization and by the optimization of the different versions of the codes are presented; endly, some comparisons between a scalar versus a vectorial computer are done.


Computational Fluid Dynamics Poisson Equation Vectorial Code Flow Trace Scalar Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Lecointe
    • 1
  • J. Piquet
    • 1
  1. 1.Computational Fluid Dynamics GroupE.N.S.M. Laboratoire d’Hydrodynamique NavaleNANTES CedexFrance

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