Beowulf & Fluid Mechanics

William Gropp gropp at
Fri Jun 30 07:00:28 PDT 2000

At 09:53 AM 6/30/2000 +0200, Nicolas Lardjane wrote:
>I'd like to know if someone has any experience of using PC cluster for 
>solving fluid mechanics problems by domain decomposition methods. The 
>question is what performance can be expected compared to super-computers ?

A fully implicit, unstructured CFD code was the subject of ; look at the 
ASCI Red results in comparison with the other (non-vector) supercomputer 
results.  Similar results have been seen on clusters with Myrinet.


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