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Parallel computing using a Lagrangian formulation

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Published
**1991**
by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va
.

Written in

- Parallel computers.,
- Lagrange equations.

**Edition Notes**

Statement | May-Fun Liou and Ching Yuen Loh. |

Series | NASA technical memorandum -- 104446. |

Contributions | Loh, Ching-Yuen., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Microform |

Pagination | 1 v. |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL15300374M |

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It proposes a fast, accurate and scalable Graphic Processing Unit (GPU)-based implementation of the total Lagrangian FEM using implicit time integration for dynamic nonlinear deformation analysis. This is a general formulation valid for large deformations and strains and can account for . A GPU-accelerated Linear Assignment Problem (LAP) solver is leveraged in concert with the Lagrangian scheme for further speed-up. We also implemented a multi-GPU variant of this algorithm which maintains a good speedup profile, when tested on problems with 31 billion variables, on up to GPUs.

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This requires however an optimum parallel efficiency of the Lagrangian solver, as well as a careful control of statistical by: 3. We present a novel method for simulation of flows with dynamic interfaces based on a Lagrangian flow formulation and dynamic finite element meshes.

Dynamic interfaces are naturally resolved through. In this section, a parallel implementation of the Lagrangian decomposition method is proposed so as to gain computational efficiency in the resolution of problems such as model S2FVPP; see Problem ().A serial implementation of Lagrangian decomposition using the subgradient method for dealing with two-stage stochastic mixed 0–1 models was presented and proposed in Escudero and.

consistency constraints. As parallel computing becomes more common, it is desirable to have separable subproblems in ATC so that each subproblem can be solved concurrently to increase computational throughput. Among the existing implementation methods, the augmented Lagrangian approach is known to have the most stable convergence properties.

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dents who study this material, we felt the need for a book which presents a slightly more abstract (mathematical) formulation of the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators.

The current book is an attempt to provide this formulation not just for a single robot but also. the equations. In general, the safest method for solving a problem is to use the Lagrangian method and then double-check things with F = ma and/or ¿ = dL=dt if you can.

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Now, as long as x+y-2 ¥ 0, the player who controls p can't do anything: making p more negative is disadvantageous, since it decreases the Lagrangian. The analytical methods of mechanics, clearly stated in Lagrange’s book () [], were alternative formulations to Newton-Euler’s equations of motion (EoM).Although initially the interest was more theoretical, these methods proved their usefulness when the.

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Paper Contributions The existing work on parallel computing for. This thesis is concerned with computational aspects of complex nonlinear deformation analysis problems with an emphasis on the speed of response using a parallel computing philosophy.

It proposes a fast, accurate and scalable Graphic Processing Unit (GPU)-based implementation of the total Lagrangian FEM using implicit time integration for. Parallel Computing –]. We embed this accelerated dual-ascent algorithm in a parallel branch-and-bound scheme and conduct extensive computational experiments on single and multiple GPUs, using problem instances with up to 42 facilities from the quadratic assignment problem library (QAPLIB).

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We especially focus on several recent advances in this multidisciplinary research field, like parallel computing using graphical processing units, or adaptive mesh refinement. Wei Leng is an assistant professor of Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Science.

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An approach to parallel solution of an Eulerian-Lagrangian model of dilute gas-solid flows is presented. Using Lagrangian treatments for the dispersed phase, one of the principal computational challenges comes in models in which inner-particle interactions are taken into account.The problem of computing a smooth invariant manifold for a finite-dimensional dynamical system is considered.

In this paper, it is assumed that the manifold can be parameterized over a torus in ter.The book is a comprehensive and theoretically sound treatment of parallel and distributed numerical methods. It focuses on algorithms that are naturally suited for massive parallelization, and it explores the fundamental convergence, rate of convergence, communication, and synchronization issues associated with such algorithms.