Acceleration of three-dimensional Tokamak magnetohydrodynamical code with graphics processing unit and OpenACC heterogeneous parallel programming

  title={Acceleration of three-dimensional Tokamak magnetohydrodynamical code with graphics processing unit and OpenACC heterogeneous parallel programming},
  author={H. W. Zhang and J. Zhu and Z. W. Ma and Guang Yuan Kan and X. Wang and W. Zhang},
  journal={International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics},
  pages={393 - 406}
  • H. W. ZhangJ. Zhu W. Zhang
  • Published 3 December 2018
  • Computer Science, Physics
  • International Journal of Computational Fluid Dynamics
ABSTRACT In this paper, the OpenACC heterogeneous parallel programming model is successfully applied to modification and acceleration of the three-dimensional Tokamak magnetohydrodynamical code (CLT). Through combination of OpenACC and MPI technologies, CLT is further parallelised by using multiple-GPUs. Significant speedup ratios are achieved on NVIDIA TITAN Xp and TITAN V GPUs, respectively, with very few modifications of CLT. Furthermore, the validity of the double precision calculations on… 

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