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bastil March 15, 2008 09:57

Hi all, just wondering: Is
 
Hi all,

just wondering: Is there any way in OF to perform geomery decompsition in parallel? DecomposePar does not seem to do this, does he?

Regards

thomas March 15, 2008 13:56

Dear Bastil, that's not pos
 
Dear Bastil,

that's not possible - it doesn't fit into the parallel concept of OpenFOAM.

Regards
Thomas

bastil March 16, 2008 16:14

So for large models a large sh
 
So for large models a large shared memory machine is needed?

thomas March 17, 2008 05:25

Yes, that' right. When I h
 
Yes, that' right.

When I have very big cases, I you use a 64 bit machine with 16 GB of Ram - there I can decompose cases with up to 20 Mio cells.


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