A Multigrid Tutorial

Second Edition

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Author: William L. Briggs,Van Emden Henson,Steve F. McCormick

Publisher: SIAM

ISBN: 0898714621

Category: Mathematics

Page: 193

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Mathematics of Computing -- Numerical Analysis.

Multiscale and Multiresolution Methods

Theory and Applications

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Author: Timothy J. Barth,Tony Chan,Robert Haimes

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540424208

Category: Mathematics

Page: 394

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Many computionally challenging problems omnipresent in science and engineering exhibit multiscale phenomena so that the task of computing or even representing all scales of action is computationally very expensive unless the multiscale nature of these problems is exploited in a fundamental way. Some diverse examples of practical interest include the computation of fluid turbulence, structural analysis of composite materials, terabyte data mining, image processing, and a multitude of others. This book consists of both invited and contributed articles which address many facets of efficient multiscale representation and scientific computation from varied viewpoints such as hierarchical data representations, multilevel algorithms, algebraic homogeni- zation, and others. This book should be of particular interest to readers interested in recent and emerging trends in multiscale and multiresolution computation with application to a wide range of practical problems.

Wavelets

Theory and Applications

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Author: Gordon Erlebacher,M. Yousuff Hussaini,Leland M. Jameson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198025424

Category: Science

Page: 528

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Wavelets are spatially localized functions whose amplitude drops off exponentially outside a small "window". They are used to magnify experimental or numerical data and have become powerful tools in signal processing and other computational sciences. This book gives scientists and engineers a practical understanding of wavelets--their origins, their purpose, their use, and their prospects. It covers the applications of wavelets as a diagnostic tool and the use of wavelet basis functions to solve differential equations. Each chapter was written by one of five lecturers of a course sponsored by the Institute of Computer Applications in Science and Engineering (ICASE) and the NASA Langley Research Center. Not only does this book treat the latest advances on the subject, but it also attempts to impart practical knowledge to allow scientists and engineers to evaluate objectively where these tools stand in relation to their needs.

Finite Elemente

Theorie, schnelle Löser und Anwendungen in der Elastizitätstheorie

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Author: Dietrich Braess

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662072343

Category: Mathematics

Page: 305

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Mehrgittermethoden

Ein Lehr- und Übungsbuch

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Author: Norbert Köckler

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3834820814

Category: Mathematics

Page: 282

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Auf der Grundlage der iterativen Standard-Verfahren zur Lösung von großen, schwach besetzten linearen Gleichungssystemen werden die Mehrgittermethoden an Hand einfacher Modellprobleme eingeführt. Es werden leicht verständlich und mit vielen Beispielen die wichtigsten mathematischen und algorithmischen Eigenschaften behandelt. Übungen mit Lösungen runden den Text ab, der auch als Einführung für Ingenieure geeignet sein soll.

Multifield Problems

State of the Art

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Author: Anna-Margarete Sändig,W. Schiehlen,W.L. Wendland

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540675112

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 278

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The simulation of complex engineering problems often involves an interaction or coupling of individual phenomena, which are traditionally related by themselves to separate fields of applied mechanics. Typical examples of these so- called multifield problems are the thermo-mechanical analysis of solids with coupling between mechanical stress analysis and thermal heat transfer processes, the simulation of coupled deformation and fluid transport mechanisms in porous media, the prediction of mass transport and phase transition phenomena of mixtures, the analysis of sedimentation proces- ses based on an interaction of particle dynamics and viscous flow, the simulation of multibody systems and fluid-structure interactions based on solid-to-solid and solid-to-fluid contact mechanisms.

Proceedings of the Fourth International Colloquium on Differential Equations

Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 18-22 August 1993

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Author: Drumi D. Bainov,V. Covachev

Publisher: VSP

ISBN: 9789067641692

Category: Science

Page: 305

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The Fourth International Colloquium on Differential Equations was organized by UNESCO and the Plovdiv Technical University, with the help of many international mathematical organizations, and was held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 18--22 August 1993. This proceedings volume contains selected invited talks which deal with the following topics: -- impulsive differential equations -- nonlinear differential equations -- differential equations with maxima -- applications of differential equations

Multi-Level Methods in Lubrication

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Author: C.H. Venner,A A Lubrecht

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080537092

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

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Efficient numerical solution of realistic and, therefore, complex equation systems occupies many researchers in many disciplines. For various reasons, but mainly in order to approximate reality, a very large number of unknowns are needed. Using classical techniques, the solution of such a system of equations would take too long, and so sometimes MultiLevel techniques are used to accelerate convergence. Over the last one and a half decades, the authors have studied the problem of Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication, governed by a complex integro-differential equation. Their work has resulted in a very efficient and stable solver. In this book they describe the different intermediate problems analyzed and solved, and how those ingredients finally come together in the EHL solver. A number of these intermediate problems, such as Hydrodynamic Lubrication and Dry Contact, are useful in their own right. In the Appendix the full codes of the Poisson problem, the Hydrodynamic Lubrication problem, the dry contact solver and the EHL solver are given. These codes are all written in 'C' language, based on the 'ANSI-C' version.

Multilevel Adaptive Methods for Partial Differential Equations

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Author: Stephen F. McCormick

Publisher: SIAM

ISBN: 9781611971026

Category: Differential equations, Partial

Page: 162

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A practical handbook for understanding and using fast adaptive composite grid (FAC) methods for discretization and solution of partial differential equations (PDEs). Contains fundamental concepts. These so-called FAC are characterized by their use of a composite grid, which is nominally the union of various uniform grids. FAC is capable of producing a composite grid with tailored resolution, and a corresponding solution with commensurate accuracy, at a cost proportional to the number of composite grid points. Moreover, special asynchronous versions of the fast adaptive composite grid methods (AFAC) studied here have seemingly optimal complexity in a parallel computing environment. Most of the methods treated in this book were discovered only within the last decade, and in many cases their development is still in its infancy. While this is not meant to be comprehensive, it does provide a theoretical and practical guide to multilevel adaptive methods and relevant discretization techniques. It also contains new material, which is included to fill in certain gaps and to expose new avenues of research. Also, because adaptive refinement seems to demand a lot of attention to philosophical issues, personal perspectives are often brought freely into the discussion.

Parallelization of a Multigrid Incompressible Viscous Cavity Flow Solver Using OpenMP

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Author: Piyush Mehrotra

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Multigrid methods (Numerical analysis)

Page: 8

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Abstract: "We describe a multigrid scheme for solving the viscous incompressible driven cavity problem that has been parallelized using OpenMP. The incremental parallelization allowed by OpenMP was of great help during the parallelization process. Results show good parallel efficiencies for reasonable problem sizes on an SGI Origin 2000. Since OpenMP allowed us to specify the number of threads (and in turn processors) at runtime, we were able to improve performance when solving on smaller/coarser meshes. This was accomplished by giving each processor a more reasonable amount of work rather than having many processors work on very small segments of the data (and thereby adding significant overhead)."

IT

Informationstechnik computer, systems, anwendungen

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783486205091

Category: Computers

Page: 179

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Autonome Mobile Systeme 2003

18. Fachgespräch Karlsruhe, 4./5. Dezember 2003

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Author: Rüdiger Dillmann,Heinz Wörn,Tilo Gockel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783540201427

Category: Computers

Page: 345

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Das 18. Fachgespräch "Autonome Mobile Systeme (AMS 2003)" ist ein Forum, in dem die neuesten Entwicklungen auf dem Gebiet wissenschaftlicher und industrieller autonomer Robotersysteme vorgestellt werden. Die Beiträge zu den Schwerpunkten Autonome Systeme im Straßenverkehr, Autonome und kooperative Systeme, Industrielle Systeme, Flug- und Unterwassersysteme, Bildverarbeitung, Planungsverfahren, Anwendungen und ihr Einsatz in Fertigung, Service, Reinigung, Entertainment, Infotainment und Edutainment, sowie Verhaltensbasierte KI u.a. bilden den Inhalt dieses Bandes.

Dynamics of fluids in hierarchical porous media

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Author: John H. Cushman

Publisher: Academic Pr

ISBN: 9780122002601

Category: Science

Page: 505

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Recent years have produced an explosion of research on the transport of fluid mixtures in natural, heterogeneous porous media. During this period it has become apparent that many, if not most, porous media, such as soil and geologic formations, possess a hierarchical structure. This text ties together the most recent and powerful theoretical, computational, and experimental methods for studying such media. It provides the stimulus necessary to bring about a successful resolution of many of the complex problems associated with transport in natural porous media--be they in a groundwater contamination or a petroleum engineering context.

Third Granada lectures in compuptational physics

proceedings of the III Granada Seminar on Computational Physics, held at Granada, Spain, 5-10 September 1994

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Author: Pedro L. Garrido,Joaquín Marro

Publisher: Springer Verlag

ISBN: 9783540591788

Category: Science

Page: 346

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The book covers the basics and some generalizations of Monte Carlo methods and its applications to discrete and field theoretic models. It covers the study of nonequilibrium models of granular media by computer simulation and pattern formation. Furthermore, the lectures deal with details of phenomena such as chaos, segregation, pattern formation and phase transitions, convection, fluidification, density waves, surface reaction and growth, spread of epidemics, acoustics, deformation, etc. The book addresses students in physics and scientific computation. It should be a valuable reference work for researchers as well.

Transputer/Occam Japan 3

proceedings of the 3rd Transputer/Occam International Conference, 17-18 May 1990, Tokyo, Japan

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Author: Tosiyasu L. Kunii,David May

Publisher: Ios Pr Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 308

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Iterative Methods in Scientific Computing

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Author: Raymond H. Chan,Tony F. Chan,Gene Howard Golub

Publisher: Springer Verlag

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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Iterative methods are an important and fundamental class of solution algorithms that are used by scientists and engineers. Their applications can be found in diverse fields of science, engineering and technology, for example, computational fluid dynamics, queuing and communication problems, and image and signal processing. Because of the rapid evolution of the development of this field, as well as the fact that iterative methods are not often developed in a generic form for general applications, there is a lack of published materials that treat the topic properly and fully. These lectures from the Winter School on Iterative Methods in Scientific Computing and their Applications aims to bridge such gap in the literature. The book contains the nine series of lectures taken from the school and is divided into three main parts: Basic Theory (Chapters 1-4), Preconditioning (Chapters 5-6), and Applications (Chapters 7-9). This book provides an excellent overview of state-of-the-art of the field as well as being a general introduction for beginners. It will prove useful to researchers, practitioners and engineers interested in practising scientific computing.