Parallelization of Equation Solvers

  • C. V. Nielsen
  • W. Zhang
  • L. M. Alves
  • N. Bay
  • P. A. F. Martins
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


When solving large finite element problems, solution time becomes a factor which cannot be ignored. It is among the concerns when considering modeling in three dimensions instead of two dimensions. Different approaches are available to reduce the computational cost.


Solution Time Iterative Solver Direct Solver Electrode Force Parallel Fraction 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. V. Nielsen
    • 1
  • W. Zhang
    • 2
  • L. M. Alves
    • 3
  • N. Bay
    • 1
  • P. A. F. Martins
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringTechnical University of DenmarkKongens LyngbyDenmark
  2. 2.SWANTEC Software and Engineering ApSKongens LyngbyDenmark
  3. 3.Instituto Superior Técnico, IDMECTechnical University of LisbonLisbonPortugal

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