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Simmetrix Extends Multi-Threaded and Distributed Parallel Mesh Generation

Simmetrix Extends Multi-Threaded and Distributed Parallel Mesh Generation Capabilities


CLIFTON PARK, NY, July 23,2009 -- Simmetrix Inc., a leading provider of component software for simulation-based design and CAD/CAE integration, today announced Simulation Modeling Suite support of extended capabilities in the area of parallel mesh generation. 

Increasing mesh requirements for simulation models have resulted in a need for mesh generation to better take advantage of advancing computing environments.  These computing environments may range from multi-core desktop systems to HPC clusters.

The Simulation Modeling Suite provides a unique architecture for providing parallel meshing capabilities for both multi-threaded applications and MPI based applications for distributed memory parallel applications.  This unique approach does not rely on “hard” geometric partitioning or on subdivision of the domain into a large number of parts.  The ability of this approach to address a single complex volume lends itself well to far field applications such as Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Computational Electro-Magnetics (CEM), and Computational Aero-Acoustics (CAA).

“We have seen a significant reduction of meshing time on multi-core systems due to the multi-threaded mesh generation now available from Simmetrix”, says Craig Brett, Sr. Software Developer at Infolytica Corporation.  “We plan to use this advanced meshing functionality along with our multi-threaded solver functionality to provide our customers the best possible performance on multi-core systems.”

The multi-threaded and MPI based parallel meshing capabilities are provided through the MeshSim and Parallel MeshSim modules of the Simulation Modeling Suite.  The Simulation Modeling Suite provides a toolkit approach for simulation modeling with an object oriented API interface, and is currently licensed by a broad range of commercial independent software vendors and internal development organizations.

About Simmetrix Inc.

Simmetrix Inc. is a leading provider of OEM component technology, software tools, and services for Simulation-Based Design and CAD/CAE integration. Simmetrix’ customers include simulation modeling software developers that provide a broad range of analysis applications including mechanical, electro-magnetic, fluids (CFD), and MEMS simulation. Simmetrix’ flagship product is the Simulation Modeling Suite, a comprehensive suite of component software tools to support Simulation Modeling directly from solid models providing problem definition, attribute management, CAE results management, and automatic mesh generation with support of mesh curving, mesh adaptivity, and anisotropic boundary layer mesh generation.  The Simmetrix tools enable automated creation and management of simulation data suitable for finite element, finite volume, and boundary element analysis directly from design data.  Simmetrix, founded in 1997, has offices in Clifton Park, NY and Clarkesville, GA. For more information, visit the Simmetrix web site at .

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Simmetrix Inc.


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Date: July 23, 2009