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Parallelization of the multibody simulation package FEDEM

  • Arne Marthinsen
  • Tor Helge Hansen
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 919)

Abstract

In this work we present some results from the EUROPORT project EUROPENGER-FEDEM. We give a brief presentation of the FEDEM code (Finite Element Dynamics in Elastic Mechanisms), which is a multidisciplinary, multibody simulation package for mechanical systems, and the preliminary results obtained in the parallelization of the system.

We have emphasized the data distribution strategies and problems encountered in the parallelization process.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arne Marthinsen
    • 1
  • Tor Helge Hansen
    • 1
  1. 1.SINTEF Industrial MathematicsTrondheimNorway

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