Accession Number : ADA317595

Title :   Equipment for Visualization of Large-Scale Fluid Dynamics Calculations.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan 95-31 May 96,

Corporate Author : BROWN UNIV PROVIDENCE RI DIV OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Fischer, Paul ; Don, W. S. ; Gottlieb, D. ; Shu, C. -W.

PDF Url : ADA317595

Report Date : 31 MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : Grant # F49620-95-1-0100 was a DURIP equipment Grant in support of ongoing research in high-order numerical methods at Brown University. The equipment purchased included a 1 Gbyte SGI Onyx, and two smaller SGI Indigo II's for Professors Gottlieb and Don, as well as ATM switching network for improved data transfer within the Center for Fluid Mechanics computing center which supports our scientific computing group. The SGI Onyx is being used by many faculty and students in the scientific computing group and Center for Fluid Mechanics in applied mathematics. The principal aims of providing the Onyx as large memory compute server were to provide graphics capability for the analysis of large two- and three-dimensional data sets arising in computational fluid dynamics simulations carried out at remote supercomputing sites, and to provide a local serial platform with sufficient RAM to permit rapid development of iterative solvers which are to ultimately be implemented on remote parallel supercomputers. The ATM network and smaller SGI's facilitates data transfer between the Onyx graphics/compute server and individual workstations as well as improved data throughput to and from the diskfarms.

Descriptors :   *COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS, *FLOW VISUALIZATION, DATA BASES, ALGORITHMS, COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, INFORMATION TRANSFER, PARALLEL PROCESSING, COMPUTER GRAPHICS.

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE