MPSalsa a finite element computer program for reacting flow problems. Part 2 - user`s guide

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This manual describes the use of MPSalsa, an unstructured finite element (FE) code for solving chemically reacting flow problems on massively parallel computers. MPSalsa has been written to enable the rigorous modeling of the complex geometry and physics found in engineering systems that exhibit coupled fluid flow, heat transfer, mass transfer, and detailed reactions. In addition, considerable effort has been made to ensure that the code makes efficient use of the computational resources of massively parallel (MP), distributed memory architectures in a way that is nearly transparent to the user. The result is the ability to simultaneously model both three-dimensional ... continued below

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Salinger, A.; Devine, K.; Hennigan, G. & Moffat, H. September 1, 1996.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
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This manual describes the use of MPSalsa, an unstructured finite element (FE) code for solving chemically reacting flow problems on massively parallel computers. MPSalsa has been written to enable the rigorous modeling of the complex geometry and physics found in engineering systems that exhibit coupled fluid flow, heat transfer, mass transfer, and detailed reactions. In addition, considerable effort has been made to ensure that the code makes efficient use of the computational resources of massively parallel (MP), distributed memory architectures in a way that is nearly transparent to the user. The result is the ability to simultaneously model both three-dimensional geometries and flow as well as detailed reaction chemistry in a timely manner on MT computers, an ability we believe to be unique. MPSalsa has been designed to allow the experienced researcher considerable flexibility in modeling a system. Any combination of the momentum equations, energy balance, and an arbitrary number of species mass balances can be solved. The physical and transport properties can be specified as constants, as functions, or taken from the Chemkin library and associated database. Any of the standard set of boundary conditions and source terms can be adapted by writing user functions, for which templates and examples exist.

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  • Other: DE97000711
  • Report No.: SAND--96-2331
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/393334 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 393334
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc688548

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Salinger, A.; Devine, K.; Hennigan, G. & Moffat, H. MPSalsa a finite element computer program for reacting flow problems. Part 2 - user`s guide, report, September 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc688548/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.