Selection of Computer System and Computation Precision

  • Junbo Jia


Advances in computer technology allow engineers to solve problems of increasing complexity in two aspects: first, it allows for the calculation of results based on classical solutions but with numerical evaluation of certain terms that cannot be expressed in a closed form; second, it also allows for the modelling of complex systems (structures, foundations, soils, or faults) using approximation methods such as finite element method and to perform numerical calculations to obtain the system’s response.


Significant Figure Hard Disk Computation Precision Processor Allocation Time Series Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Aker SolutionsBergenNorway

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