Parallel Simulation of Ceramic Grain Growth on the Platform of MPI

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A computation method for parallel simulations of ceramic grain growth at an atomic scale in a PC cluster is proposed, by combining the Message Passing Interface (MPI) with the serial simulation of grain growth. A parallel platform is constructed for the simulation of grain growth with program modules of grain assignments, grain growth, data exchanges and boundary settlements, which are coded with Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 and MPICH. Quantitative results show that the computing speed of parallel simulations with this platform is obviously increased compared with that of serial simulations. Such a computing mode of grain growth is in good agreement with practical situations of ceramic grain growth.

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Periodical:

Key Engineering Materials (Volumes 336-338)

Edited by:

Wei Pan and Jianghong Gong

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2490-2492

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.336-338.2490

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G. L. Ji et al., "Parallel Simulation of Ceramic Grain Growth on the Platform of MPI", Key Engineering Materials, Vols. 336-338, pp. 2490-2492, 2007

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April 2007

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DOI: 10.1524/9783486841008

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