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HPC Best Practices for Structural Mechanics - Part I

This presentation was given by Mike Kuron, M.S.M.E. of CAE Associates at the ANSYS Confidence by Design Workshop in Morristown, NJ in April 2012.  If you have any questions about this presentation, please contact us.

This presentation provides ANSYS structural mechanics users with guidance on getting the best performance with their hardware and software deployment. Guidelines include suggestions on solver settings, remote solve manager (RSM), licensing as well as processors, memory, interconnects, and storage systems.

Part I includes:

  • HPC Terminology
  • ANSYS Workflow
  • Hardware Considerations
  • Picking your Hardware
  • ANSYS Support Policies

Part II of this presentation is available here.