Multi-Domain Parallel Computing for Strength Analysis of Whole Aircraft Model
Xiuhua Chen, Hai Wang, Yubo Ding
DOI: 10.4236/jsea.2011.49063   PDF    HTML     4,251 Downloads   8,015 Views   Citations


In the Windows XP 64 bit operating system environment, several common PC were used to build a cluster system, establishing the distributed memory parallel (DMP) computing system. A finite element model of whole aircraft with about 260 million degrees of freedom (DOF) was developed using three-node and four-node thin shell element and two-node beam element. With the large commercial finite element software MSC.MARC and employing two kinds of domain decomposition method (DDM) respectively, realized the parallel solving for the static strength analysis of the whole aircraft model, which offered a high cost-effective solution for solving large-scale and complex finite element models.

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Chen, X. , Wang, H. and Ding, Y. (2011) Multi-Domain Parallel Computing for Strength Analysis of Whole Aircraft Model. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 4, 546-549. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2011.49063.

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