Salt Lake City, Utah
June 20, 2004
June 20, 2004
June 23, 2004
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Rapid advances in the computer technology and widespread availability of computers have made it possible for many engineering schools to incorporate high performance computing laboratories for undergraduate teaching and research. Many employers now require undergraduate engineering training to include hands-on experience with modern engineering software such as 3-D solid modeling and finite element analysis. Many core and elective courses in the mechanical engineering curriculum require use of engineering software such as AutoDesk Inventor, Working Model, Pro/Engineer, Pro/Mechanica, Nastran, and CFX. In order to meet the increasing demands of computing power, the department has decided to implement a parallel computing laboratory to be used for undergraduate teaching and research activities. This paper describes the development and implementation of a parallel computing laboratory in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Lamar University. The paper presents implementation of the laboratory including detailed descriptions on hardware, software, networking, testing, and benchmarking.
Fontenot, M., & Aung, K. (2004, June), Implementing A Parallel Computing Laboratory For Undergraduate Teaching And Research Paper presented at 2004 Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/13643
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