Topology Optimization of Large Scale Stokes Flow Problems

Niels Aage, Thomas Harpsøe Poulsen, Allan Gersborg-Hansen, Ole Sigmund

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Abstract

This note considers topology optimization of large scale 2D and 3D Stokes flow problems using parallel computations. We solve problems with up to 1.125.000 elements in 2D and 128.000 elements in 3D on a shared memory computer consisting of Sun UltraSparc IV CPUs.
Original languageEnglish
JournalStructural and Multidisciplinary Optimization
Volume35
Issue numberNA
Pages (from-to)175-180
ISSN1615-147X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • Parallel computing
  • Stokes flow
  • Topology optimization
  • Mixed FEM
  • Direct solver

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Aage, Niels ; Poulsen, Thomas Harpsøe ; Gersborg-Hansen, Allan ; Sigmund, Ole. / Topology Optimization of Large Scale Stokes Flow Problems. In: Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization. 2008 ; Vol. 35, No. NA. pp. 175-180.
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Topology Optimization of Large Scale Stokes Flow Problems. / Aage, Niels; Poulsen, Thomas Harpsøe; Gersborg-Hansen, Allan; Sigmund, Ole.

In: Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, Vol. 35, No. NA, 2008, p. 175-180.

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