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2013 National Conference on Parallel Computing Technologies (PARCOMPTECH) (2013)
Bangalore, India
Feb. 21, 2013 to Feb. 23, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-4799-1589-7
pp: 1-6
Prasanna R. Redapangu , Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Kirti Chandra Sahu , Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
ABSTRACT
Three-dimensional simulations of buoyancy-driven flow of two immiscible liquids are performed using lattice Boltzmann method (LBM) implemented on a graphics processing unit (GPU). Graphics processing unit is a new paradigm for computing fluid flows and has become more popular in the recent years. It is a powerful and convenient to use. LBM, which is an excellent alternative technique for fluid flow simulation, when implemented on GPUs gives a very high computational speed-up. Our present GPU based LBM solver gives a speed-up 25 times corresponding CPU based code.
INDEX TERMS
buoyancy-driven flow, graphics processing unit, lattice Boltzmann method
CITATION

P. R. Redapangu and K. C. Sahu, "Three-dimensional LBM simulations of buoyancy-driven flow using graphics processing units," 2013 National Conference on Parallel Computing Technologies (PARCOMPTECH), Bangalore, India, 2013, pp. 1-6.
doi:10.1109/ParCompTech.2013.6621401
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