Parallel solution of integral equationbased EM problems in the frequency domain
 Author/Creator
 Zhang, Yu, 1978 April 20
 Language
 English.
 Imprint
 Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons : IEEE Press, c2009.
 Physical description
 xx, 341 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
 Series
 Wiley series in microwave and optical engineering.
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 Includes bibliographical references and index.
 Contents

 Preface. Acknowledgments. Acronyms. Chapter 1 Introduction. 1.0 Summary. 1.1 A Brief Review of Parallel CEM. 1.2 Computer Platforms Accessed in This Book. 1.3 Parallel Libraries Employed for the Computations. 1.4 Conclusion. References. Chapter 2 InCore and OutofCore LU Factorization for Solving a Matrix Equation. 2.0 Summary. 2.1 Matrix Equation from a MoM Code. 2.2 An InCore Matrix Equation Solver. 2.3 Parallel Implementation of an InCore Solver. 2.4 Data Decomposition for an OutofCore Solver. 2.5 OutofCore LU Factorization. 2.6 Parallel Implementation of an OutofCore LU Algorithm. 2.7 Solving a Matrix Equation Using the OutofCore LU Matrices. 2.8 Conclusion. References. Chapter 3 A Parallel MoM Code Using RWG Basis Functions and ScaLAPACKBased InCore and OutofCore Solvers. 3.0 Summary. 3.1 Electric Field Integral Equation (EFIE). 3.2 Use of the Piecewise Triangular Patch (RWG) Basis Functions. 3.3 Testing Procedure. 3.4 Matrix Equation for MoM. 3.5 Calculation of the Various Integrals. 3.6 Calculation of the Fields. 3.7 Parallel Matrix Filling  InCore Algorithm. 3.8 Parallel Matrix Filling  OutofCore Algorithm. 3.9 Numerical Results from a Parallel InCore MoM Solver. 3.10 Numerical Results from a Parallel OutofCore MoM Solver. 3.11 Conclusion. References. Chapter 4 A Parallel MoM Code Using HigherOrder Basis Functions and ScaLAPACKBased InCore and OutofCore Solvers. 4.0 Summary. 4.1 Formulation of the Integral Equation for Analysis of Dielectric Structures. 4.2 A General Formulation for the Analysis of Composite Metallic and Dielectric Structures. 4.3 Geometric Modeling of the Structures. 4.4 HigherOrder Basis Functions. 4.5 Testing Procedure. 4.6 Parallel InCore and OutofCore Matrix Filling Schemes. 4.7 Numerical Results Computed on Different Platforms. 4.8 Conclusion. References. Chapter 5 Tuning the Performance of a Parallel Integral Equation Solver. 5.0 Summary. 5.1 Anatomy of a Parallel OutofCore Integral Equation Solver. 5.2 Block Size. 5.3 Shape of the Process Grid. 5.4 Size of the InCore Buffer Allocated to Each Process. 5.5 Relationship between the Shape of the Process Grid and the InCore Buffer Size. 5.6 Overall Performance of a Parallel OutofCore Solver on HPC Clusters. 5.7 Conclusion. References. Chapter 6 Refinement of the Solution Using the Iterative Conjugate Gradient Method. 6.0 Summary. 6.1 Development of the Conjugate Gradient Method. 6.2 The Iterative Solution of a Matrix Equation. 6.3 Parallel Implementation of the CG Algorithm. 6.4 A Parallel Combined LUCG Scheme to Refine the LU Solution. 6.5 Conclusion. References. Chapter 7 A Parallel MoM Code Using Higher Order Basis Functions and PLAPACK Based InCore and OutofCore Solvers. 7.0 Summary. 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Factors that Affect a Parallel InCore and OutofCore Matrix Filling Algorithm. 7.3 Numerical Results. 7.4 Conclusion. References. Chapter 8 Applications of the Parallel FrequencyDomain Integral Equation SolverTIDES. 8.0 Summary. 8.1 Performance Comparison between TIDES and a Commercial EM Analysis Software. 8.2 EMC Prediction for Multiple Antennas Mounted on an Electrically Large Platform. 8.3 Analysis of Complex Composite Antenna Array. 8.4 Array Calibration for DirectionofArrival Estimation. 8.5 Radar Cross Section (RCS) Calculation of Complex Targets. 8.6 Analysis of Radiation Patterns of Antennas Operating Inside a Radome Along with the Platform on Which It Is Mounted. 8.7 Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Analysis of a Communication System. 8.8 Comparison between Computations Using TIDES and Measurement data for Complex Composite Structures. 8.9 Conclusion. References. Appendix A: A Summary of the Computer Platforms Used in This Book. A.0 Summary. A.1 Description of the Platforms Used in This Book. A.2 Conclusion. References. Appendix B: An Efficient CrossPlatform Compilation of the ScaLAPACK and PLAPACK Routines. B.0 Summary. B.1 Tools for Compiling both ScaLAPACK and PLAPACK. B.2 Generating the ScaLAPACK Library. B.3 Generating the PLAPACK Library. B.4 Tuning the Performance by Turning on Proper Flags. B.5 Conclusion. References. Appendix C: An Example of a Parallel MoM Source Code for Analysis of 2D EM Scattering. C.0 Summary. C.1 Introduction of MoM. C.2 Solution of a Two Dimensional Scattering Problem. C.3 Implementation of a Serial MoM Code. C.4 Implementation of a Parallel MoM Code. C.5 Compilation and Execution of the Parallel Code. C.6 Conclusion. References. Index.
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 Publisher's Summary
 This is a stepbystep guide to parallelizing cem codes. The future of computational electromagnetics is changing drastically as the new generation of computer chips evolves from singlecore to multicore. The burden now falls on software programmers to revamp existing codes and add new functionality to enable computational codes to run efficiently on this new generation of multicore CPUs. In this book, you'll learn everything you need to know to deal with multicore advances in chip design by employing highly efficient parallel electromagnetic code. Focusing only on the Method of Moments (MoM), the book covers: InCore and OutofCore LU Factorization for Solving a Matrix Equation; A Parallel MoM Code Using RWG Basis Functions and ScaLAPACKBased InCore and OutofCore Solvers; A Parallel MoM Code Using HigherOrder Basis Functions and ScaLAPACKBased InCore and OutofCore Solvers; Turning the Performance of a Parallel Integral Equation Solver; Refinement of the Solution Using the Conjugate Gradient Method; A Parallel MoM Code Using HigherOrder Basis Functions and PlapackBased InCore and OutofCore Solvers; and, Applications of the Parallel Frequency Domain Integral Equation Solver. Appendices are provided with detailed information on the various computer platforms used for computation; a demo shows you how to compile ScaLAPACK and PLAPACK on the Windows[registered] operating system; and a demo parallel source code is available to solve the 2D electromagnetic scattering problems. "Parallel Solution of Integral EquationBased EM Problems in the Frequency Domain" is indispensable reading for computational code designers, computational electromagnetics researchers, graduate students, and anyone working with CEM software.
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 Publication date
 2009
 Responsibility
 Yu Zhang, Tapan K. Sarkar ; with contributions from Daniel Garcia Doñoro ... [et al.].
 Title Variation
 Parallel solution of integral equationbased electromagnetism problems in the frequency domain
 Series
 Wiley series in microwave and optical engineering
 ISBN
 0470405457
 9780470405451