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Please note that this page is under construction. We are documenting the 240-node cluster maya that will be available in Spring 2014. Currently, the cluster tara is still available. Please see the 2013 Resources Pages under the Resources tab.
Compliant Mechanisms Design
Haijun Su and Hafez Tari, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Compliant Mechanisms synthesis will result in unwieldy systems of polynomial equations which should be solved using numerical continuation methods e.g. Homotopy Methods. It is reasonable to use parallel versions of these software along with HPC to speed up the calculation.