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Distributed Computer-Aided Engineering

1st Edition

By Hojjat Adeli, Sanjay Kumar

CRC Press

256 pages

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Hardback: 9780849320934
pub: 1998-10-28
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Networking of personal computers and workstations is becoming commonplace in academic and industrial environments. A cluster of workstations provides engineers with a familiar, cost-effective environment for high performance computing. However, workstations often have no dedicated link and communicate slowly on a local area network (LAN), such as the Ethernet. Thus, to effectively harness the parallel processing or distributed computing capabilities of workstations, new algorithms need to be developed with a higher computation-to-communication ratio.

Distributed Computer-Aided Engineering presents distributed algorithms for three fundamental areas: finite element analysis, design optimization, and visualization - providing a new direction in high performance structural engineering computing.

Table of Contents


Distributed Finite Element Analysis on a Network of Workstations

Implementation of Distributed Algorithms for Finite Element Analysis on a Network of Workstations

Distributed Genetic Algorithms for Design Optimization

Distributed Genetic Algorithms on a Cluster of Workstations

Concurrent Structural Optimization on Massively Parallel Computers

Concurrent Animation of Seismic Response of Large Structures in a Heterogeneous Computing Environment

New Directions and Final Thoughts


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Computer Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering