High Performance Scientific And Engineering Computing [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the 3rd International FORTWIHR Conference on HPSEC, Erlangen, March 12–14, 2001 / edited by Michael Breuer, Franz Durst, Christoph Zenger
- Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering, 1439-7358 ; 21
- I. Fluid Flow -- Large-Scale Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations Using Parallel Computers -- MEGAFLOW - An Industrial Flow Simulation Tool for Aircraft Applications 21 -- Development of a Parallel FVM Based Groundwater -- Flow Model -- Adaptive Hybrid Mixed Finite Element Discretization of Instationary Variably Saturated Flow in Porous Media 37 -- Simulation of High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Columns with CFD 45 -- CFD Calculations of Flow, Dispersion and Chemical Reactions in Fixed Bed Tubular Reactors Using the Lattice Boltzmann Method 53 -- Computational Engineering for Wind-Exposed Thin-Walled Structures 63 -- Numerical Simulation of Wind Loads on Antenna Structures 71 -- Numerical Calculation of Turbulent Premixed Flames with an Efficient Turbulent Flame Speed Closure Model 81 -- Monte Carlo Simulations of Radiative Heat Transfer with -- Parallel Computer Architectures 89 -- Direct Numerical Simulation of Bubble Swarms with -- a Parallel Front-Tracking Method -- Symmetry-Preserving Discretization of Turbulent Channel -- Flow 107 -- Parallelization Strategies and Efficency of CFD Computations in Complex Geometries Using Lattice Boltzmann Methods on High-Performance Computers 115 -- Applications of the Lattice Boltzmann Method to Complex and Turbulent Flows 123 -- Computation of Flows Around Space Configurations -- Flow Visualization on Hierarchical Cartesian Grids -- II. Mathematical Methods -- The Finite Mass Method — A New Approach to the Solution of Flow Problems 149 -- An Octree-Based Approach for Fast Elliptic Solvers -- A Variable Order Method of Lines: Accuracy, Conservation and Applications 167 -- A Hybrid Direct/Iterative Algorithm for the Solution of Poisson’s Equation Based on the Schur Complement Method 175 -- III. Crystal Growth and Materials -- High-Performance Computing, Multi-Scale Models for Crystal Growth Systems -- Semi-Direct Numerical Simulation of a Czochralski Melt Flow on High-Performance Computers -- High-Order Numerical Solutions for Rotating Flows with Walls -- Parallel Coupled Simulation of Casting Processes on Cluster of PCs 221 -- Controlling Point Defects in Single Silicon Crystals Grown by the Czochralski Method 229 -- A Two—Scale Method for Liquid—Solid Phase Transitions with Dendritic Microstructure 237 -- Application of Higher Order BDF Discretization of the Boussinesq Equation and the Heat Transport Equation -- Spectral and Finite Volume Numerical Approximations for Solutal Convection in Melted Alloys 253 -- Numerical Simulation of Physical Vapour Transport Crystal Growth Processes by a Finite Volume Solution Algorithm 261 -- 3D Block-Structured Grid Algorithms for the Numerical Simulation of Chemical Vapor Deposition in Horizontal Reactors -- Control of Electron Beam Evaporation: Numerical Simulation -- IV. Dynamic Systems and Optimal Control -- Solution of a Hard Flight Path Optimization Problem by Different Optimization Codes 289 -- Adaptive Data Structures and Algorithms for Efficient Visualization and Data Management at Runtime of Terrain and Feature Data 297 -- Recent Improvements in the Trajectory Optimization Software ASTOS -- Optimal Design of the Power Train of Vehicles: Modelling, Simulation and Optimization -- Unsteady Heat Load Simulation for Hypersonic Cruise Optimization 325 -- Modeling Techniques and Parameter Estimation for the Simulation of Complex Vehicle Structures -- V. Optimization of Electronic Circuits -- Numerical Techniques for Different Time Scales in Electric Circuit Simulation 343 -- Transient Noise Analysis in Circuit Simulation -- Realistic Step Flow Model for Orientation-Dependent Wet Etching 369 -- Modeling of Ion-Induced Charge Generation in High Voltage Diodes 377 -- Modelling and Simulation of the Transient Electromagnetic Behavior of High Power Bus Bars 385 -- Modeling and Simulation of Electrothermomechanical -- Coupling Phenomena in High Power Electronics -- Heat Conduction as Eigenvalue Problem.
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