# Performance of NASA Equation Solvers on Computational Mechanics Applications

@inproceedings{Storaasli1996PerformanceON, title={Performance of NASA Equation Solvers on Computational Mechanics Applications}, author={Olaf O. Storaasli}, year={1996} }

This paper describes the performance of a new family of NASA-developed equation solvers used for large-scale (i.e. 551,705 equations) structural analysis. To minimize computer time and memory, the solvers are divided by application and matrix characteristics (sparse/dense, real/complex, symmetric/nonsymmetric, size: in-core/out of core) and exploit the hardware features of current and future computers. In this paper, the equation solvers, which are written in FORTRAN, and are therefore easily…

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