Parallel contact detection algorithm for transient solid dynamics simulations using PRONTO3D

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An efficient, scalable, parallel algorithm for treating material surface contacts in solid mechanics finite element programs has been implemented in a modular way for MIMD parallel computers. The serial contact detection algorithm that was developed previously for the transient dynamics finite element code PRONTO3D has been extended for use in parallel computation by devising a dynamic (adaptive) processor load balancing scheme.

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Attaway, S.W.; Hendrickson, B.A. & Plimpton, S.J. September 1, 1996.

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An efficient, scalable, parallel algorithm for treating material surface contacts in solid mechanics finite element programs has been implemented in a modular way for MIMD parallel computers. The serial contact detection algorithm that was developed previously for the transient dynamics finite element code PRONTO3D has been extended for use in parallel computation by devising a dynamic (adaptive) processor load balancing scheme.

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  • 1996 international mechanical engineering congress and exhibition, Atlanta, GA (United States), 17-22 Nov 1996

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  • Other: DE96010972
  • Report No.: SAND--96-0593C
  • Report No.: CONF-961105--7
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 385558
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc688900

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Attaway, S.W.; Hendrickson, B.A. & Plimpton, S.J. Parallel contact detection algorithm for transient solid dynamics simulations using PRONTO3D, article, September 1, 1996; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc688900/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.