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Parallel with SOL 700


Tech Articles ID    KB8022083
Status:    Published
Published date:    04/24/2015
Updated:    06/29/2015
Reported In:   MSC Nastran - MSC Nastran - MD Explicit Nonlinear (SOL700)
 

Abstract (Question)

Summary

  • SOL 700 scales well with the number of processors.

Description (Answer)

Details

Below is a chart for a model with varying number of processors.

Commands

Parallel processing for SOL 700 is implemented with two items:

  • Use "dmp700=n" on the command line.
  • Set the number of processors on the SOL entry:
         SOL 700,NLTRAN STOP=1,PATH=3,NPROC=n
    

Where "n" is the number of CPUs


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