UMBC High Performance Computing Facility
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.
Highly Parallel Numerical Solution of Fourth Order
Partial Differential Equations in 7 or more dimensions,
with visualization of solution
Dr. Jon Squire, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department
With 10 grid points in each dimension, a PDE with 7
dimensions needs to solve 10^7 equations in 10^7
unknowns. This requires many parallel processors and
much memory, and often high precision arithmetic.
Then, displaying the results requires specialized
software to visualize to solution.
The modeling and simulation problems come from the bi-harmonic
PDE applied to complex multi dimensional systems.