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ISSN 1759-3158
PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED PROCESSING FOR COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS: SYSTEMS AND TOOLS
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping

With contributions from: S. Bitzarakis, S. Blazy, J. Cai, B. Cheng, J. Clinckemaillie, M. Cross, F.D. d'Almeida, R. Diekman, U. Dralle, E.W. Evans, M.G. Everett, D.C. Hodgson, C.S. Ierotheou, P.K. Jimack, S.P. Johnson, S. Johnson, A.I. Khan, A. Kotsopulos, L. Laemmer, P.F. Leggett, G. Lonsdale, K. McManus, S. Meliciani, A. Meyer, K. Morgan, F. Neugebauer, M. Papadrakakis, R. Preis, T. Romke, R. Said, J. Sziveri, G. Thierauf, B.H.V. Topping, N. Touheed, P.B. Vasconcelos, N.A. Verhoeven, S. Vlachoutsis, C. Walshaw, N.P. Weatherill and F. Zimmermann.

This volume includes the keynote lectures presented at The First Euro-Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing for Computational Mechanics, 26 April-1 May 1997, Lochinver, Scotland.

The topics include: Software Tools for Automating Parallelisation of Fortran Computational Codes; Parallel Mesh Generation; An Overview of Dynamic Load Balancing; Recent Developments in Parallel Numerical Simulation for Automative Design; Generation of Unstructured Grids on Parallel Platforms; Improved Parallel Mesh Generation through Dynamic Load Balancing; Parallel Preconditioners based upon Domain Decomposition; Issues and Strategies in Parallelisation; Parallel Solution Techniques in Computational Structural Mechanics; Parallelisation of Finite Element Computation by DD-Data Splitting; Parallel Applications of a Two Level Domain Decomposition; Parallel Programming Paradigms for Crashworthiness Simulation; Parallel PCG; Parallel Solution Techniques for Plate Bending Problems; Genetic Algorithms and Evolution Strategies - Comparison and Combination; Evolution Strategies- Parallelistion and Application in Engineering Optimization; An Introduction to MPI for Computational Mechanics.

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Saxe-Coburg Publications, hardback: 370 pages, 20 chapters
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