Programming the Bi-CGSTAB matrix solver for HPC and benchmarking IBM SP3 and alpha ES40

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Conference3rd Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Scientific and Engineering Computing with Applications, April 15-19, 2002, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
SubjectBiCGSTAB; Iterative matrix solver; HPC; Parallel computing
AbstractThe panel method, or the boundary element method, has been widely used for calculating lifting flows in which forces on wing surfaces are primarily of interest. In panel method for a wind generation system with a number of propfans or for an oil platform motion control assembly with a number of thrusters/propellers, calling time for a matrix solver is the key factor for computing efficiency. This paper discusses the code development of an iterative matrix solver in MPI via C and benchmark analysis for a shared and a distributed memory UNIX machine, respectively.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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IdentifierIR-2003-31
NRC number6033
NPARC number8894992
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