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NEA-0552 OPTIM.
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NEA-0552 OPTIM.

OPTIM, Minimization of Band-Width of Finite Elements Problems

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  OPTIM.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
OPTIM NEA-0552/02 Tested 01-MAY-1977

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-0552/02 IBM 370 series IBM 370 series
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3. NATURE OF PHYSICAL PROBLEM SOLVED:  To minimize the band-width of finite element problems.
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION

A surface is constructed from the x-y-coordinates of each node using its node number as z-value. This  surface consists of triangles. Nodes are renumbered in such a way as to minimize the surface area.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM

This program is applicable to 2-D problems. It is dimensioned for a maximum of 1000  elements.
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES: UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM
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8. RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS

This programme has been used to renumber the mesh used in the finite element code 'CEDRAZAL'.
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-0552/02 01-MAY-1977 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- M.Huart:
  'OPTIM - A Matrix Band-Width Optimisation Program'.
  Dragon Project Report 960 (Oct. 1975).
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11. HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS: MACHINE REQUIREMENTS
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-0552/02 FORTRAN-IV
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13. OPERATING SYSTEM OR MONITOR UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED:  IBM 370 OS.
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

ANY OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHOR

      M. Huart
      OECD High Temperature Reactor Projects
      AEE Winfrith
      Dorchester, Dorset, U.K.
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-0552/02
File name File description Records
NEA0552_02.001 INFORMATION 2
NEA0552_02.002 OPTIM SOURCE - FORTRAN IV EBCDIC 357
NEA0552_02.003 OPTIM SAMPLE PROBLEM INPUT 472
NEA0552_02.004 OPTIM SAMPLE PROBLEM OUTPUT 2244
NEA0552_02.005 JOB CONTROL AND INFORMATION 13
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17. CATEGORIES
  • P. General Mathematical and Computing System Routines

Keywords: bandwidth minimization, finite element method, two-dimensional.