FORTRAN computer program for seismic risk analysis
McGuire, Robin K.
1976-01-01
A program for seismic risk analysis is described which combines generality of application, efficiency and accuracy of operation, and the advantage of small storage requirements. The theoretical basis for the program is first reviewed, and the computational algorithms used to apply this theory are described. The information required for running the program is listed. Published attenuation functions describing the variation with earthquake magnitude and distance of expected values for various ground motion parameters are summarized for reference by the program user. Finally, suggestions for use of the program are made, an example problem is described (along with example problem input and output) and the program is listed.
Foster, I.; Olson, R.; Tuecke, S.
1993-08-01
Fortran M is a small set of extensions to Fortran that supports a modular approach to the construction of sequential and parallel programs. Fortran M programs use channels to plug together processes which may be written in Fortran M or Fortran 77. Processes communicate by sending and receiving messages on channels. Channels and processes can be created dynamically, but programs remain deterministic unless specialized nondeterministic constructs are used. Fortran M programs can execute on a range of sequential, parallel, and networked computers. This report incorporates both a tutorial introduction to Fortran M and a users guide for the Fortran M compiler developed at Argonne National Laboratory. The Fortran M compiler, supporting software, and documentation are made available free of charge by Argonne National Laboratory, but are protected by a copyright which places certain restrictions on how they may be redistributed. See the software for details. The latest version of both the compiler and this manual can be obtained by anonymous ftp from Argonne National Laboratory in the directory pub/fortran-m at info.mcs.anl.gov.
An Interactive FORTRAN Program To Compute Tukey's A Posteriori Comparisons.
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Kolm, Paul
1984-01-01
Intended for use on Conversational Monitor System (CMS), the Tukey FORTRAN program facilitates pairwise comparisons among means following a significant Fratio in an analysis of variance. Tukey's statistic can be obtained by entering information regarding the design and analysis of variance results. Two variations are also available. (Author/BS)
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Chapman, Barbara; Mehrotra, Piyush; Zima, Hans
1992-01-01
Exploiting the full performance potential of distributed memory machines requires a careful distribution of data across the processors. Vienna Fortran is a language extension of Fortran which provides the user with a wide range of facilities for such mapping of data structures. In contrast to current programming practice, programs in Vienna Fortran are written using global data references. Thus, the user has the advantages of a shared memory programming paradigm while explicitly controlling the data distribution. In this paper, we present the language features of Vienna Fortran for FORTRAN 77, together with examples illustrating the use of these features.
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Wrenn, Gregory A.
2005-01-01
This report describes a database routine called DB90 which is intended for use with scientific and engineering computer programs. The software is written in the Fortran 90/95 programming language standard with file input and output routines written in the C programming language. These routines should be completely portable to any computing platform and operating system that has Fortran 90/95 and C compilers. DB90 allows a program to supply relation names and up to 5 integer key values to uniquely identify each record of each relation. This permits the user to select records or retrieve data in any desired order.
Guidelines for development structured FORTRAN programs
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Earnest, B. M.
1984-01-01
Computer programming and coding standards were compiled to serve as guidelines for the uniform writing of FORTRAN 77 programs at NASA Langley. Software development philosophy, documentation, general coding conventions, and specific FORTRAN coding constraints are discussed.
A new Fortran 90 program to compute regular and irregular associated Legendre functions
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Schneider, Barry I.; Segura, Javier; Gil, Amparo; Guan, Xiaoxu; Bartschat, Klaus
2010-12-01
We present a modern Fortran 90 code to compute the regular Plm(x) and irregular Qlm(x) associated Legendre functions for all x?(-1,+1) (on the cut) and |x|>1 and integer degree ( l) and order ( m). The code applies either forward or backward recursion in ( l) and ( m) in the stable direction, starting with analytically known values for forward recursion and considering both a Wronskian based and a modified Miller's method for backward recursion. While some Fortran 77 codes existed for computing the functions off the cut, no Fortran 90 code was available for accurately computing the functions for all real values of x different from x=±1 where the irregular functions are not defined. Program summaryProgram title: Associated Legendre Functions Catalogue identifier: AEHE_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEHE_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 6722 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 310 210 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 90 Computer: Linux systems Operating system: Linux RAM: bytes Classification: 4.7 Nature of problem: Compute the regular and irregular associated Legendre functions for integer values of the degree and order and for all real arguments. The computation of the interaction of two electrons, 1/|r-r|, in prolate spheroidal coordinates is used as one example where these functions are required for all values of the argument and we are able to easily compare the series expansion in associated Legendre functions and the exact value. Solution method: The code evaluates the regular and irregular associated Legendre functions using forward recursion when |x|<1 starting the recursion with the analytically known values of the first two members of the sequence. For values of the argument |x|<1, the upward recursion over the degree for the regular functions is numerically stable. For the irregular functions, backward recursion must be applied and a suitable method of starting the recursion is required. The program has two options; a modified version of Miller's algorithm and the use of the Wronskian relation between the regular and irregular functions, which was the method considered in [1]. Both approaches require the computation of a continued fraction to begin the recursion. The Wronskian method (which can also be described as a modified Miller's method) is a convenient method of computations when both the regular and irregular functions are needed. Running time: The example tests provided take a few seconds to run.
Fortran computer programs to plot and process aquifer pressure and temperature data
Czarnecki, J.B.
1983-01-01
Two FORTRAN computer programs have been written to process water-well temperature and pressure data recorded automatically by a datalogger on magnetic tape. These programs process the data into tabular and graphical form. Both programs are presented with documentation. Sample plots of temperature versus time, water levels versus time, aquifer pressure versus log time , log drawdown versus log 1/time, and log drawdown versus log time/radius squared are presented and are obtained using standard CALCOM directives. Drawdown plots may be used directly to obtain aquifer transmissivities and storage coefficients as well as leakance coefficients. (USGS)
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Weeks, Cindy Lou
1986-01-01
Experiments were conducted at NASA Ames Research Center to define multi-tasking software requirements for multiple-instruction, multiple-data stream (MIMD) computer architectures. The focus was on specifying solutions for algorithms in the field of computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The program objectives were to allow researchers to produce usable parallel application software as soon as possible after acquiring MIMD computer equipment, to provide researchers with an easy-to-learn and easy-to-use parallel software language which could be implemented on several different MIMD machines, and to enable researchers to list preferred design specifications for future MIMD computer architectures. Analysis of CFD algorithms indicated that extensions of an existing programming language, adaptable to new computer architectures, provided the best solution to meeting program objectives. The CoFORTRAN Language was written in response to these objectives and to provide researchers a means to experiment with parallel software solutions to CFD algorithms on machines with parallel architectures.
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Horn, W. J.; Carlson, L. A.
1983-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program called THERMTRAJ is presented which can be used to compute the trajectory of high altitude scientific zero pressure balloons from launch through all subsequent phases of the balloon flight. In addition, balloon gas and film temperatures can be computed at every point of the flight. The program has the ability to account for ballasting, changes in cloud cover, variable atmospheric temperature profiles, and both unconditional valving and scheduled valving of the balloon gas. The program was verified for an extensive range of balloon sizes (from 0.5 to 41.47 million cubic feet). Instructions on program usage, listing of the program source deck, input data and printed and plotted output for a verification case are included.
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Svehla, R. A.; Mcbride, B. J.
1973-01-01
A FORTRAN IV computer program for the calculation of the thermodynamic and transport properties of complex mixtures is described. The program has the capability of performing calculations such as:(1) chemical equilibrium for assigned thermodynamic states, (2) theoretical rocket performance for both equilibrium and frozen compositions during expansion, (3) incident and reflected shock properties, and (4) Chapman-Jouguet detonation properties. Condensed species, as well as gaseous species, are considered in the thermodynamic calculation; but only the gaseous species are considered in the transport calculations.
OPPDIF: A Fortran program for computing opposed-flow diffusion flames
Lutz, A.E.; Kee, R.J.; Grcar, J.F.; Rupley, F.M. [Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (United States). Thermal and Plasma Processes Dept.
1997-05-01
OPPDIF is a Fortran program that computes the diffusion flame between two opposing nozzles. A similarity transformation reduces the two-dimensional axisymmetric flow field to a one-dimensional problem. Assuming that the radial component of velocity is linear in radius, the dependent variables become functions of the axial direction only. OPPDIF solves for the temperature, species mass fractions, axial and radial velocity components, and radial pressure gradient, which is an eigenvalue in the problem. The TWOPNT software solves the two-point boundary value problem for the steady-state form of the discretized equations. The CHEMKIN package evaluates chemical reaction rates and thermodynamic and transport properties.
Programming in Fortran M. Revision 1
Foster, I.T.; Olson, R.D.; Tuecke, S.J.
1993-10-01
Fortran M is a small set of extensions to Fortran that supports a modular approach to the construction of sequential and parallel programs. Fortran M program use channels to plug together processes which may be written in Fortran M or Fortran 77. Processes communicate by sending and receiving messages on channels. Channels and processes can be created dynamically, but programs remain deterministic unless specialized nondeterministic constructs are used. Fortran M programs can execute on a range of sequential, parallel, and networked computers. This report incorporates both a tutorial introduction to Fortran M and a users guide for the Fortran M compiler developed at Argonne National Laboratory. The Fortran M compiler, supporting software, and documentation are made available free of charge by Argonne National Laboratory, but are protected by a copyright which places certain restrictions on how they may be redistributed. See the software for details. The latest version of both the compiler and this manual can be obtained by anonymous ftp from Argonne National Laboratory in the directory pub/fortran-m at info.mcs.anl.gov.
User's manual for THPLOT, A FORTRAN 77 Computer program for time history plotting
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Murray, J. E.
1982-01-01
A general purpose FORTRAN 77 computer program (THPLOT) for plotting time histories using Calcomp pen plotters is described. The program is designed to read a time history data file and to generate time history plots for selected time intervals and/or selected data channels. The capabilities of the program are described. The card input required to define the plotting operation is described and examples of card input and the resulting plotted output are given. The examples are followed by a description of the printed output, including both normal output and error messages. Lastly, implementation of the program is described. A complete listing of the program with reference maps produced by the CDC FTN 5.0 compiler is included.
Matthew A. Boytos; John W. Norbury
1992-01-01
The authors of this paper have provided a set of ready-to-run FORTRAN programs that should be useful in the field of theoretical nuclear physics. The purpose of this document is to provide a simple synopsis of the programs and their use. A separate section is devoted to each program set and includes: abstract; files; compiling, linking, and running; obtaining results;
FORTRAN 4 computer program for calculating critical speeds of rotating shafts
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Trivisonno, R. J.
1973-01-01
A FORTRAN 4 computer program, written for the IBM DCS 7094/7044 computer, that calculates the critical speeds of rotating shafts is described. The shaft may include bearings, couplings, extra masses (nonshaft mass), and disks for the gyroscopic effect. Shear deflection is also taken into account, and provision is made in the program for sections of the shaft that are tapered. The boundary conditions at the ends of the shaft can be fixed (deflection and slope equal to zero) or free (shear and moment equal to zero). The fixed end condition enables the program to calculate the natural frequencies of cantilever beams. Instead of using the lumped-parameter method, the program uses continuous integration of the differential equations of beam flexure across different shaft sections. The advantages of this method over the usual lumped-parameter method are less data preparation and better approximation of the distribution of the mass of the shaft. A main feature of the program is the nature of the output. The Calcomp plotter is used to produce a drawing of the shaft with superimposed deflection curves at the critical speeds, together with all pertinent information related to the shaft.
USSAERO version D computer program development using ANSI standard FORTRAN 77 and DI-3000 graphics
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Wiese, M. R.
1986-01-01
The D version of the Unified Subsonic Supersonic Aerodynamic Analysis (USSAERO) program is the result of numerous modifications and enhancements to the B01 version. These changes include conversion to ANSI standard FORTRAN 77; use of the DI-3000 graphics package; removal of the overlay structure; a revised input format; the addition of an input data analysis routine; and increasing the number of aeronautical components allowed.
Evaluation of verification and testing tools for FORTRAN programs
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Smith, K. A.
1980-01-01
Two automated software verification and testing systems were developed for use in the analysis of computer programs. An evaluation of the static analyzer DAVE and the dynamic analyzer PET, which are used in the analysis of FORTRAN programs on Control Data (CDC) computers, are described. Both systems were found to be effective and complementary, and are recommended for use in testing FORTRAN programs.
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Alzner, E.; Kalben, P. P.
1977-01-01
Documentation for the FORTRAN program B2DATL is provided. The program input, output, and operational procedures are described; a dictionary of the principal FORTRAN variables is provided; the function of all subroutines; is outlined and flow charts of the principal subroutines and the main program are presented.
N. Kattchee; W. C. Reynolds
1962-01-01
HECTIC-II is an IBM 7090 FORTRAN computer program for calculating ; pressure drop, flow rates, heat transfer rates, and temperature in heat ; exchangers such as fuel elemerts of tynical gas- or liquid-cooled nuclear ; reactors. The effects of turbulent momertum and heat interchange between flow ; passages are considered. The computation procedure amounts to a nodal'' or ; lumped
Plummer, L. Niel; Jones, Blair F.; Truesdell, Alfred Hemingway
1976-01-01
WATEQF is a FORTRAN IV computer program that models the thermodynamic speciation of inorganic ions and complex species in solution for a given water analysis. The original version (WATEQ) was written in 1973 by A. H. Truesdell and B. F. Jones in Programming Language/one (PL/1.) With but a few exceptions, the thermochemical data, speciation, coefficients, and general calculation procedure of WATEQF is identical to the PL/1 version. This report notes the differences between WATEQF and WATEQ, demonstrates how to set up the input data to execute WATEQF, provides a test case for comparison, and makes available a listing of WATEQF. (Woodard-USGS)
Programmed Instruction: FORTRAN Tutor
Spinks, Colegate Villaret
1980-01-01
Branch Lister Nil) Center for Biomedical Communication National Library of Medic)ne 8688 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD ?8814 (381)496-1647 I 3R1 The fourth but by all ~sans not the least desicn coal of PILOT was the develonment of a computer lanauace...
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Barrett, C. E.; Presler, A. F.
1976-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program (COREST) was developed to analyze the high-temperature paralinear oxidation behavior of metals. It is based on a mass-balance approach and uses typical gravimetric input data. COREST was applied to predominantly Cr2O3-forming alloys tested isothermally for long times. These alloys behaved paralinearly above 1100 C as a result of simultaneous scale formation and scale vaporization. Output includes the pertinent formation and vaporization constants and kinetic values of interest. COREST also estimates specific sample weight and specific scale weight as a function of time. Most importantly, from a corrosion standpoint, it estimates specific metal loss.
Comparison of and conversion between different implementations of the FORTRAN programming language
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Treinish, L.
1980-01-01
A guideline for computer programmers who may need to exchange FORTRAN programs between several computers is presented. The characteristics of the FORTRAN language available on three different types of computers are outlined, and procedures and other considerations for the transfer of programs from one type of FORTRAN to another are discussed. In addition, the variance of these different FORTRAN's from the FORTRAN 77 standard are discussed.
Computer simulation program for parallel SITAN. [Sandia Inertia Terrain-Aided Navigation, in FORTRAN
Andreas, R.D.; Sheives, T.C.
1980-11-01
This computer program simulates the operation of parallel SITAN using digitized terrain data. An actual trajectory is modeled including the effects of inertial navigation errors and radar altimeter measurements.
Predicting the Readability of FORTRAN Programs.
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Domangue, J. C.; Karbowski, S. A.
This paper reports the results of two studies of the readability of FORTRAN programs, i.e., the ease with which a programmer can read and analyze programs already written, particularly in the processes of maintenance and debugging. In the first study, low-level characteristics of 202 FORTRAN programs stored on the general-use UNIX systems at Bell…
A FORTRAN Program for Computing Refractive Index Using the Double Variation Method.
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Blanchard, Frank N.
1984-01-01
Describes a computer program which calculates a best estimate of refractive index and dispersion from a large number of observations using the double variation method of measuring refractive index along with Sellmeier constants of the immersion oils. Program listing with examples will be provided on written request to the author. (Author/JM)
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Mccarty, R. D.
1980-01-01
The thermodynamic and transport properties of selected cryogens had programmed into a series of computer routines. Input variables are any two of P, rho or T in the single phase regions and either P or T for the saturated liquid or vapor state. The output is pressure, density, temperature, entropy, enthalpy for all of the fluids and in most cases specific heat capacity and speed of sound. Viscosity and thermal conductivity are also given for most of the fluids. The programs are designed for access by remote terminal; however, they have been written in a modular form to allow the user to select either specific fluids or specific properties for particular needs. The program includes properties for hydrogen, helium, neon, nitrogen, oxygen, argon, and methane. The programs include properties for gaseous and liquid states usually from the triple point to some upper limit of pressure and temperature which varies from fluid to fluid.
FORTRAN programming - A self-taught course
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Blecher, S.; Butler, R. V.; Horton, M.; Norrod, V.
1971-01-01
Comprehensive programming course begins with numerical systems and basic concepts, proceeds systematically through FORTRAN language elements, and concludes with discussion of programming techniques. Course is suitable either for individual study or for group study on informal basis.
The X-ray system of crystallographic programs for any computer having a PIDGIN FORTRAN compiler
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Stewart, J. M.; Kruger, G. J.; Ammon, H. L.; Dickinson, C.; Hall, S. R.
1972-01-01
A manual is presented for the use of a library of crystallographic programs. This library, called the X-ray system, is designed to carry out the calculations required to solve the structure of crystals by diffraction techniques. It has been implemented at the University of Maryland on the Univac 1108. It has, however, been developed and run on a variety of machines under various operating systems. It is considered to be an essentially machine independent library of applications programs. The report includes definition of crystallographic computing terms, program descriptions, with some text to show their application to specific crystal problems, detailed card input descriptions, mass storage file structure and some example run streams.
Program Aids In Printing FORTRAN-Coded Output
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Akian, Richard A.
1993-01-01
FORPRINT computer program prints FORTRAN-coded output files on most non-Postscript printers with such extra features as control of fonts for Epson and Hewlett Packard printers. Rewrites data to printer and inserts correct printer-control codes. Alternative uses include ability to separate data or ASCII file during printing by use of editing software to insert "1" in first column of data line that starts new page. Written in FORTRAN 77.
Smith, D.H.; McKown, H.S.
1993-09-01
This TM is one of a pair that describes ORNL-developed software for acquisition and processing of isotope ratio mass spectral data. This TM is directed at the laboratory analyst. No technical knowledge of the programs and programming is required. It describes how to create and edit files, how to acquire and process data, and how to set up files to obtain the desired results. The aim of this TM is to serve as a utilitarian instruction manual, a {open_quotes}how to{close_quotes} approach rather than a {open_quotes}why?{close_quotes}
Robert W. Numrich
2008-04-22
The major accomplishment of this project is the production of CafLib, an 'object-oriented' parallel numerical library written in Co-Array Fortran. CafLib contains distributed objects such as block vectors and block matrices along with procedures, attached to each object, that perform basic linear algebra operations such as matrix multiplication, matrix transpose and LU decomposition. It also contains constructors and destructors for each object that hide the details of data decomposition from the programmer, and it contains collective operations that allow the programmer to calculate global reductions, such as global sums, global minima and global maxima, as well as vector and matrix norms of several kinds. CafLib is designed to be extensible in such a way that programmers can define distributed grid and field objects, based on vector and matrix objects from the library, for finite difference algorithms to solve partial differential equations. A very important extra benefit that resulted from the project is the inclusion of the co-array programming model in the next Fortran standard called Fortran 2008. It is the first parallel programming model ever included as a standard part of the language. Co-arrays will be a supported feature in all Fortran compilers, and the portability provided by standardization will encourage a large number of programmers to adopt it for new parallel application development. The combination of object-oriented programming in Fortran 2003 with co-arrays in Fortran 2008 provides a very powerful programming model for high-performance scientific computing. Additional benefits from the project, beyond the original goal, include a programto provide access to the co-array model through access to the Cray compiler as a resource for teaching and research. Several academics, for the first time, included the co-array model as a topic in their courses on parallel computing. A separate collaborative project with LANL and PNNL showed how to extend the co-array model to other languages in a small experimental version of Co-array Python. Another collaborative project defined a Fortran 95 interface to ARMCI to encourage Fortran programmers to use the one-sided communication model in anticipation of their conversion to the co-array model later. A collaborative project with the Earth Sciences community at NASA Goddard and GFDL experimented with the co-array model within computational kernels related to their climate models, first using CafLib and then extending the co-array model to use design patterns. Future work will build on the design-pattern idea with a redesign of CafLib as a true object-oriented library using Fortran 2003 and as a parallel numerical library using Fortran 2008.
Bodine, M.W., Jr.
1987-01-01
The FORTRAN 77 computer program CLAYFORM apportions the constituents of a conventional chemical analysis of a silicate mineral into a user-selected structure formula. If requested, such as for a clay mineral or other phyllosilicate, the program distributes the structural formula components into appropriate default or user-specified structural sites (tetrahedral, octahedral, interlayer, hydroxyl, and molecular water sites), and for phyllosilicates calculates the layer (tetrahedral, octahedral, and interlayer) charge distribution. The program also creates data files of entered analyses for subsequent reuse. ?? 1987.
FPT- FORTRAN PROGRAMMING TOOLS FOR THE DEC VAX
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Ragosta, A. E.
1994-01-01
The FORTRAN Programming Tools (FPT) are a series of tools used to support the development and maintenance of FORTRAN 77 source codes. Included are a debugging aid, a CPU time monitoring program, source code maintenance aids, print utilities, and a library of useful, well-documented programs. These tools assist in reducing development time and encouraging high quality programming. Although intended primarily for FORTRAN programmers, some of the tools can be used on data files and other programming languages. BUGOUT is a series of FPT programs that have proven very useful in debugging a particular kind of error and in optimizing CPU-intensive codes. The particular type of error is the illegal addressing of data or code as a result of subtle FORTRAN errors that are not caught by the compiler or at run time. A TRACE option also allows the programmer to verify the execution path of a program. The TIME option assists the programmer in identifying the CPU-intensive routines in a program to aid in optimization studies. Program coding, maintenance, and print aids available in FPT include: routines for building standard format subprogram stubs; cleaning up common blocks and NAMELISTs; removing all characters after column 72; displaying two files side by side on a VT-100 terminal; creating a neat listing of a FORTRAN source code including a Table of Contents, an Index, and Page Headings; converting files between VMS internal format and standard carriage control format; changing text strings in a file without using EDT; and replacing tab characters with spaces. The library of useful, documented programs includes the following: time and date routines; a string categorization routine; routines for converting between decimal, hex, and octal; routines to delay process execution for a specified time; a Gaussian elimination routine for solving a set of simultaneous linear equations; a curve fitting routine for least squares fit to polynomial, exponential, and sinusoidal forms (with a screen-oriented editor); a cubic spline fit routine; a screen-oriented array editor; routines to support parsing; and various terminal support routines. These FORTRAN programming tools are written in FORTRAN 77 and ASSEMBLER for interactive and batch execution. FPT is intended for implementation on DEC VAX series computers operating under VMS. This collection of tools was developed in 1985.
CAMIRD III: Computer Assisted Medical Internal Radiation Dosimetry. FORTRAN IV version
Bellina, C. R.; Guzzardi, R.
1980-01-01
This paper desribes the FORTRAN IV version of the P.A. Feller's CAMIRD/II Package (1) revised. In addition another FORTRAN IV program named TILDY (2), which determines the cumulated activity, has been revised and modified to be used as a subroutine of CAMIRD's main program. With such an organization all the calculation involved in dose computation becomes easier and quicker.
FESW --a finite-element Fortran IV program for solving the shallow-water equations
Navon, Michael
FESW --a finite-element Fortran IV program for solving the shallow-water equations I. M. NAVON, South Africa A Fortran IV computer program is documented, implementing a Galerkin finite-element method finite-element techniques have been applied to the shallow-water equations by the following workers
A method and fortran program for quantitative sampling in paleontology
Tipper, J.C.
1976-01-01
The Unit Sampling Method is a binomial sampling method applicable to the study of fauna preserved in rocks too well cemented to be disaggregated. Preliminary estimates of the probability of detecting each group in a single sampling unit can be converted to estimates of the group's volumetric abundance by means of correction curves obtained by a computer simulation technique. This paper describes the technique and gives the FORTRAN program. ?? 1976.
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Lamar, J. E.; Herbert, H. E.
1982-01-01
The latest production version, MARK IV, of the NASA-Langley vortex lattice computer program is summarized. All viable subcritical aerodynamic features of previous versions were retained. This version extends the previously documented program capabilities to four planforms, 400 panels, and enables the user to obtain vortex-flow aerodynamics on cambered planforms, flowfield properties off the configuration in attached flow, and planform longitudinal load distributions.
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1975-01-01
A system is presented which processes FORTRAN based software systems to surface potential problems before they become execution malfunctions. The system complements the diagnostic capabilities of compilers, loaders, and execution monitors rather than duplicating these functions. Also, it emphasizes frequent sources of FORTRAN problems which require inordinate manual effort to identify. The principle value of the system is extracting small sections of unusual code from the bulk of normal sequences. Code structures likely to cause immediate or future problems are brought to the user's attention. These messages stimulate timely corrective action of solid errors and promote identification of 'tricky' code. Corrective action may require recoding or simply extending software documentation to explain the unusual technique.
OPUS: A Fortran Program for Unsteady Opposed-Flowed Flames
H. G. Im; L. L. Raja; R. J. Kee; A. E. Lutz; L. R. Petzold
2000-07-01
OPUS is a Fortran program for computing unsteady combustion problems in an opposed-flow configuration using one-dimensional similarity coordinate. The code is an extension of the steady counterpart, OPPDIF, to transient problems by modifying the formulation to accommodate gasdynamic compressibility effects, allowing high-accuracy time integration with adaptive time stepping. Time integration of the differential-algebraic system of equations is performed by the DASPK software package, while the Chemkin packages are used to compute chemical reaction rates and thermodynamic/transport properties. This document describes the details of the mathematical formulation and instruction for using the code.
FORTRAN IV Digital Filter Design Programs. Digital Systems Education Project.
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Reuss, E.; And Others
The goals of the Digital Systems Education Project (DISE) include the development and distribution of educational/instructional materials in the digital systems area. Toward that end, this document contains three reports: (1) A FORTRAN IV Design Program for Low-Pass Butterworth and Chebychev Digital Filters; (2) A FORTRAN IV Design Program for…
Writing Data Parallel Programs with High Performance Fortran
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A K Ewing, H Richardson, A D Simpson, R Kulkarni
This course provides an introduction to parallel programming with High Performance Fortran.The list of topics discussed includes a brief history of HPF, Fortran 90 features, data mapping, HPF parallel features, procedure arguments, intrinsic functions and the HPF library, compiler specifics, and course exercises.
Exploiting first-class arrays in Fortran for accelerator programming
Rasmussen, Craig E [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Weseloh, Wayne N [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Robey, Robert W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Matthew, Sottile J [GALORIS, INC.; Quinlan, Daniel [LLNL; Overbye, Jeffrey [INDIANA UNIV.
2010-12-15
Emerging architectures for high performance computing often are well suited to a data parallel programming model. This paper presents a simple programming methodology based on existing languages and compiler tools that allows programmers to take advantage of these systems. We will work with the array features of Fortran 90 to show how this infrequently exploited, standardized language feature is easily transformed to lower level accelerator code. Our transformations are based on a mapping from Fortran 90 to C++ code with OpenCL extensions. The sheer complexity of programming for clusters of many or multi-core processors with tens of millions threads of execution make the simplicity of the data parallel model attractive. Furthermore, the increasing complexity of todays applications (especially when convolved with the increasing complexity of the hardware) and the need for portability across hardware architectures make a higher-level and simpler programming model like data parallel attractive. The goal of this work has been to exploit source-to-source transformations that allow programmers to develop and maintain programs at a high-level of abstraction, without coding to a specific hardware architecture. Furthermore these transformations allow multiple hardware architectures to be targeted without changing the high-level source. It also removes the necessity for application programmers to understand details of the accelerator architecture or to know OpenCL.
ENHANCING HYDROLOGICAL SIMULATION PROGRAM - FORTRAN MODEL CHANNEL HYDRAULIC REPRESENTATION
The Hydrological Simulation Program? FORTRAN (HSPF) is a comprehensive watershed model that employs depth-area - volume - flow relationships known as the hydraulic function table (FTABLE) to represent the hydraulic characteristics of stream channel cross-sections and reservoirs. ...
The FORTRAN static source code analyzer program (SAP) system description
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Decker, W.; Taylor, W.; Merwarth, P.; Oneill, M.; Goorevich, C.; Waligora, S.
1982-01-01
A source code analyzer program (SAP) designed to assist personnel in conducting studies of FORTRAN programs is described. The SAP scans FORTRAN source code and produces reports that present statistics and measures of statements and structures that make up a module. The processing performed by SAP and of the routines, COMMON blocks, and files used by SAP are described. The system generation procedure for SAP is also presented.
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Kyte, F. T.
1976-01-01
Automated computer identification of minerals and compounds from unknown samples is provided along with detailed instructions and worked examples for use in graduate level courses in mineralogy and X-ray analysis applications.
The FORTRAN static source code analyzer program (SAP) user's guide, revision 1
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Decker, W.; Taylor, W.; Eslinger, S.
1982-01-01
The FORTRAN Static Source Code Analyzer Program (SAP) User's Guide (Revision 1) is presented. SAP is a software tool designed to assist Software Engineering Laboratory (SEL) personnel in conducting studies of FORTRAN programs. SAP scans FORTRAN source code and produces reports that present statistics and measures of statements and structures that make up a module. This document is a revision of the previous SAP user's guide, Computer Sciences Corporation document CSC/TM-78/6045. SAP Revision 1 is the result of program modifications to provide several new reports, additional complexity analysis, and recognition of all statements described in the FORTRAN 77 standard. This document provides instructions for operating SAP and contains information useful in interpreting SAP output.
FORTRAN program for x ray photoelectron spectroscopy data reformatting
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Abel, Phillip B.
1989-01-01
A FORTRAN program has been written for use on an IBM PC/XT or AT or compatible microcomputer (personal computer, PC) that converts a column of ASCII-format numbers into a binary-format file suitable for interactive analysis on a Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) computer running the VGS-5000 Enhanced Data Processing (EDP) software package. The incompatible floating-point number representations of the two computers were compared, and a subroutine was created to correctly store floating-point numbers on the IBM PC, which can be directly read by the DEC computer. Any file transfer protocol having provision for binary data can be used to transmit the resulting file from the PC to the DEC machine. The data file header required by the EDP programs for an x ray photoelectron spectrum is also written to the file. The user is prompted for the relevant experimental parameters, which are then properly coded into the format used internally by all of the VGS-5000 series EDP packages.
Passive harmonic filters design using Fortran Feasible Sequential Quadratic Programming
Mohamed Mamdouh Abdel Aziz; Essam El-Din Abou El-Zahab; Ahmed Faheem Zobaa; Dina Mamdooh Khorshied
2007-01-01
This paper presents an application of Fortran Feasible Sequential Quadratic Programming optimization method for finding the optimum fixed shunt inductive–capacitive compensator for power factor correction of non-linear loads, where source voltage and load current harmonics are considered. Optimization minimizes the transmission line losses, and maximizes the load power factor. The performance of the proposed solution is discussed by means of
An Introduction to Fortran Programming: An IPI Approach.
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Fisher, D. D.; And Others
This text is designed to give individually paced instruction in Fortran Programing. The text contains fifteen units. Unit titles include: Flowcharts, Input and Output, Loops, and Debugging. Also included is an extensive set of appendices. These were designed to contain a great deal of practical information necessary to the course. These appendices…
NEWSUMT: A FORTRAN program for inequality constrained function minimization, users guide
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Miura, H.; Schmit, L. A., Jr.
1979-01-01
A computer program written in FORTRAN subroutine form for the solution of linear and nonlinear constrained and unconstrained function minimization problems is presented. The algorithm is the sequence of unconstrained minimizations using the Newton's method for unconstrained function minimizations. The use of NEWSUMT and the definition of all parameters are described.
ForOpenCL: Transformations Exploiting Array Syntax in Fortran for Accelerator Programming
Sottile, Matthew J; Weseloh, Wayne N; Robey, Robert W; Quinlan, Daniel; Overbey, Jeffrey
2011-01-01
Emerging GPU architectures for high performance computing are well suited to a data-parallel programming model. This paper presents preliminary work examining a programming methodology that provides Fortran programmers with access to these emerging systems. We use array constructs in Fortran to show how this infrequently exploited, standardized language feature is easily transformed to lower-level accelerator code. The transformations in ForOpenCL are based on a simple mapping from Fortran to OpenCL. We demonstrate, using a stencil code solving the shallow-water fluid equations, that the performance of the ForOpenCL compiler-generated transformations is comparable with that of hand-optimized OpenCL code.
Developing CORBA-Based Distributed Scientific Applications from Legacy Fortran Programs
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Sang, Janche; Kim, Chan; Lopez, Isaac
2000-01-01
Recent progress in distributed object technology has enabled software applications to be developed and deployed easily such that objects or components can work together across the boundaries of the network, different operating systems, and different languages. A distributed object is not necessarily a complete application but rather a reusable, self-contained piece of software that co-operates with other objects in a plug-and-play fashion via a well-defined interface. The Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), a middleware standard defined by the Object Management Group (OMG), uses the Interface Definition Language (IDL) to specify such an interface for transparent communication between distributed objects. Since IDL can be mapped to any programming language, such as C++, Java, Smalltalk, etc., existing applications can be integrated into a new application and hence the tasks of code re-writing and software maintenance can be reduced. Many scientific applications in aerodynamics and solid mechanics are written in Fortran. Refitting these legacy Fortran codes with CORBA objects can increase the codes reusability. For example, scientists could link their scientific applications to vintage Fortran programs such as Partial Differential Equation(PDE) solvers in a plug-and-play fashion. Unfortunately, CORBA IDL to Fortran mapping has not been proposed and there seems to be no direct method of generating CORBA objects from Fortran without having to resort to manually writing C/C++ wrappers. In this paper, we present an efficient methodology to integrate Fortran legacy programs into a distributed object framework. Issues and strategies regarding the conversion and decomposition of Fortran codes into CORBA objects are discussed. The following diagram shows the conversion and decomposition mechanism we proposed. Our goal is to keep the Fortran codes unmodified. The conversion- aided tool takes the Fortran application program as input and helps programmers generate C/C++ header file and IDL file for wrapping the Fortran code. Programmers need to determine by themselves how to decompose the legacy application into several reusable components based on the cohesion and coupling factors among the functions and subroutines. However, programming effort still can be greatly reduced because function headings and types have been converted to C++ and IDL styles. Most Fortran applications use the COMMON block to facilitate the transfer of large amount of variables among several functions. The COMMON block plays the similar role of global variables used in C. In the CORBA-compliant programming environment, global variables can not be used to pass values between objects. One approach to dealing with this problem is to put the COMMON variables into the parameter list. We do not adopt this approach because it requires modification of the Fortran source code which violates our design consideration. Our approach is to extract the COMMON blocks and convert them into a structure-typed attribute in C++. Through attributes, each component can initialize the variables and return the computation result back to the client. We have tested successfully the proposed conversion methodology based on the f2c converter. Since f2c only translates Fortran to C, we still needed to edit the converted code to meet the C++ and IDL syntax. For example, C++/IDL requires a tag in the structure type, while C does not. In this paper, we identify the necessary changes to the f2c converter in order to directly generate the C++ header and the IDL file. Our future work is to add GUI interface to ease the decomposition task by simply dragging and dropping icons.
NEMAR plotting computer program
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Myler, T. R.
1981-01-01
A FORTRAN coded computer program which generates CalComp plots of trajectory parameters is examined. The trajectory parameters are calculated and placed on a data file by the Near Earth Mission Analysis Routine computer program. The plot program accesses the data file and generates the plots as defined by inputs to the plot program. Program theory, user instructions, output definitions, subroutine descriptions and detailed FORTRAN coding information are included. Although this plot program utilizes a random access data file, a data file of the same type and formatted in 102 numbers per record could be generated by any computer program and used by this plot program.
RAL-TR-1998-060 Co-Array Fortran for parallel programming
Mihajlovic, Milan D.
-array ................................................... 4 2.4 Finite-element example ............................................................ 5 2RAL-TR-1998-060 1 Co-Array Fortran for parallel programming by 2 3 R. W. Numrich and J. K. Reid Abstract - - Co-Array Fortran, formerly known as F , is a small extension of Fortran 95 for parallel
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Vanderplaats, G. N.
1976-01-01
A FORTRAN program is presented for preliminary analysis and design of multilayered composite panels subjected to inplane loads. All plys are of the same material. The composite is assumed symmetric about the midplane, but need not be balanced. Failure criterion includes limit ply strains and lower bounds on composite inplane stiffnesses. Multiple load conditions are considered. The required input data is defined and examples are provided to aid the use in making the program operational. Average panel design times are two seconds on an IBM 360/67 computer. Results are compared with published literature. A complete FORTRAN listing of program COMAND is provided. In addition, the optimization program CONMIN is required for design.
CONMIN: A FORTRAN program for constrained function minimization: User's manual
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Vanderplaats, G. N.
1973-01-01
CONMIN is a FORTRAN program, in subroutine form, for the solution of linear or nonlinear constrained optimization problems. The basic optimization algorithm is the Method of Feasible Directions. The user must provide a main calling program and an external routine to evaluate the objective and constraint functions and to provide gradient information. If analytic gradients of the objective or constraint functions are not available, this information is calculated by finite difference. While the program is intended primarily for efficient solution of constrained problems, unconstrained function minimization problems may also be solved, and the conjugate direction method of Fletcher and Reeves is used for this purpose. This manual describes the use of CONMIN and defines all necessary parameters. Sufficient information is provided so that the program can be used without special knowledge of optimization techniques. Sample problems are included to help the user become familiar with CONMIN and to make the program operational.
Greene, E.A.; Shapiro, A.M.
1998-01-01
The Fortran code AIRSLUG can be used to generate the type curves needed to analyze the recovery data from prematurely terminated air-pressurized slug tests. These type curves, when used with a graphical software package, enable the engineer or scientist to analyze field tests to estimate transmissivity and storativity. Prematurely terminating the slug test can significantly reduce the overall time needed to conduct the test, especially at low-permeability sites, thus saving time and money.The Fortran code AIRSLUG can be used to generate the type curves needed to analyze the recovery data from prematurely terminated air-pressurized slug tests. These type curves, when used with a graphical software package, enable the engineer or scientist to analyze field tests to estimate transmissivity and storativity. Prematurely terminating the slug test can significantly reduce the overall time needed to conduct the test, especially at low-permeability sites, thus saving time and money.
Transfer-function-parameter estimation from frequency response data: A FORTRAN program
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Seidel, R. C.
1975-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program designed to fit a linear transfer function model to given frequency response magnitude and phase data is presented. A conjugate gradient search is used that minimizes the integral of the absolute value of the error squared between the model and the data. The search is constrained to insure model stability. A scaling of the model parameters by their own magnitude aids search convergence. Efficient computer algorithms result in a small and fast program suitable for a minicomputer. A sample problem with different model structures and parameter estimates is reported.
Ball, J.W.; Nordstrom, D.K.; Zachmann, D.W.
1987-01-01
A FORTRAN 77 version of the PL/1 computer program for the geochemical model WATEQ2, which computes major and trace element speciation and mineral saturation for natural waters has been developed. The code (WATEQ4F) has been adapted to execute on an IBM PC or compatible microcomputer. Two versions of the code are available, one operating with IBM Professional FORTRAN and an 8087 or 89287 numeric coprocessor, and one which operates without a numeric coprocessor using Microsoft FORTRAN 77. The calculation procedure is identical to WATEQ2, which has been installed on many mainframes and minicomputers. Limited data base revisions include the addition of the following ions: AlHS04(++), BaS04, CaHS04(++), FeHS04(++), NaF, SrC03, and SrHCO3(+). This report provides the reactions and references for the data base revisions, instructions for program operation, and an explanation of the input and output files. Attachments contain sample output from three water analyses used as test cases and the complete FORTRAN source listing. U.S. Geological Survey geochemical simulation program PHREEQE and mass balance program BALANCE also have been adapted to execute on an IBM PC or compatible microcomputer with a numeric coprocessor and the IBM Professional FORTRAN compiler. (Author 's abstract)
Flexible Animation Computer Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Stallcup, Scott S.
1990-01-01
FLEXAN (Flexible Animation), computer program animating structural dynamics on Evans and Sutherland PS300-series graphics workstation with VAX/VMS host computer. Typical application is animation of spacecraft undergoing structural stresses caused by thermal and vibrational effects. Displays distortions in shape of spacecraft. Program displays single natural mode of vibration, mode history, or any general deformation of flexible structure. Written in FORTRAN 77.
A Revised FORTRAN IV Program for Three-mode Factor Analysis
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Walsh, James A.; Walsh, Roberta
1976-01-01
This Fortran IV revision of an earlier three-mode factor analysis program uses a main program-subprogram structure and core storage and is written in a sufficiently general form as to be easily convertable to most machines having a Fortran IV compiler. (RC)
NLEdit: A generic graphical user interface for Fortran programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Curlett, Brian P.
1994-01-01
NLEdit is a generic graphical user interface for the preprocessing of Fortran namelist input files. The interface consists of a menu system, a message window, a help system, and data entry forms. A form is generated for each namelist. The form has an input field for each namelist variable along with a one-line description of that variable. Detailed help information, default values, and minimum and maximum allowable values can all be displayed via menu picks. Inputs are processed through a scientific calculator program that allows complex equations to be used instead of simple numeric inputs. A custom user interface is generated simply by entering information about the namelist input variables into an ASCII file. There is no need to learn a new graphics system or programming language. NLEdit can be used as a stand-alone program or as part of a larger graphical user interface. Although NLEdit is intended for files using namelist format, it can be easily modified to handle other file formats.
Developing CORBA-Based Distributed Scientific Applications From Legacy Fortran Programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Sang, Janche; Kim, Chan; Lopez, Isaac
2000-01-01
An efficient methodology is presented for integrating legacy applications written in Fortran into a distributed object framework. Issues and strategies regarding the conversion and decomposition of Fortran codes into Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) objects are discussed. Fortran codes are modified as little as possible as they are decomposed into modules and wrapped as objects. A new conversion tool takes the Fortran application as input and generates the C/C++ header file and Interface Definition Language (IDL) file. In addition, the performance of the client server computing is evaluated.
GKS-EZ programming manual for FORTRAN-77
Beach, R.C.
1992-01-01
A standard has now been adopted for subroutine packages that drive graphic devices. It is known as the Graphical Kernel system (GKS), and many commercial implementations of it are available. Unfortunately, it is a difficult system to learn, and certain functions that are important for scientific use are not provided. Although GKS can be used to achieve portability of graphic applications between graphic devices, computers, and operating systems, it can also be misused in this respect. In addition, it introduces the very real problem of portability between the various implementations of GKS. This document describes a set of FORTRAN-77 subroutines that may be used to control a wide variety of graphic devices and overcome most of these problems. Some of these subroutines are from GKS itself, while others are higher-level subroutines that call GKS subroutines. These subroutines are collectively known as GKS-EZ. The purpose is to supply someone who is not a specialist in computer graphics with a flexible, robust, and easy to learn graphics system. Users of GKS-EZ should not have much need for a full GKS manual; this document will supply all of the information to use GKS-EZ except for a few items. These missing items include the numeric identification of the supported graphic devices and the procedure for linking the GKS subroutines into a executable module.
NLPQLP: A Fortran Implementation of a Sequential Quadratic Programming Algorithm with Distributed
Schittkowski, Klaus
problem collection of Bongartz et al. [8]. About 80 test problems based on a Finite Element formulationNLPQLP: A Fortran Implementation of a Sequential Quadratic Programming Algorithm with Distributed.schittkowski@uni-bayreuth.de Web: http://www.klaus-schittkowski.de Date: May, 2010 Abstract The Fortran subroutine NLPQLP solves
A FORTRAN program for the analysis of linear continuous and sample-data systems
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Edwards, J. W.
1976-01-01
A FORTRAN digital computer program which performs the general analysis of linearized control systems is described. State variable techniques are used to analyze continuous, discrete, and sampled data systems. Analysis options include the calculation of system eigenvalues, transfer functions, root loci, root contours, frequency responses, power spectra, and transient responses for open- and closed-loop systems. A flexible data input format allows the user to define systems in a variety of representations. Data may be entered by inputing explicit data matrices or matrices constructed in user written subroutines, by specifying transfer function block diagrams, or by using a combination of these methods.
SEEK: A FORTRAN optimization program using a feasible directions gradient search
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Savage, M.
1995-01-01
This report describes the use of computer program 'SEEK' which works in conjunction with two user-written subroutines and an input data file to perform an optimization procedure on a user's problem. The optimization method uses a modified feasible directions gradient technique. SEEK is written in ANSI standard Fortran 77, has an object size of about 46K bytes, and can be used on a personal computer running DOS. This report describes the use of the program and discusses the optimizing method. The program use is illustrated with four example problems: a bushing design, a helical coil spring design, a gear mesh design, and a two-parameter Weibull life-reliability curve fit.
Flavio H. Fenton; Elizabeth M. Cherry; Harold M. Hastings; Steven J. Evans
2002-01-01
We describe a useful setting for interactive, real-time study of mathematical models of cardiac electrical activity, using implicit and explicit integration schemes implemented in java. These programs are intended as a teaching aid for the study and understanding of general excitable media. Particularly for cardiac cell models and the ionic currents underlying their basic electrical dynamics. Within the programs, excitable
M. A. Richgels; J. H. Biffle
1980-01-01
ALGEBRA is a program that allows the user to process output data from finite-element analysis codes before they are sent to plotting routines. These data take the form of variable values (stress, strain, and velocity components, etc.) on a tape that is both the output tape from the analyses code and the input tape to ALGEBRA. The ALGEBRA code evaluates
FORTRAN program for predicting off-design performance of centrifugal compressors
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Galvas, M. R.
1973-01-01
A FORTRAN program for calculating the off-design performance of centrifugal compressors with channel diffusers is presented. Use of the program requires complete knowledge of the overall impeller and diffuser geometries. Individual losses are computed using analytical equations and empirical correlations which relate loss levels to velocity diagram characteristics and overall geometry. On a given speed line compressor performance is calculated for a range of inlet velocity levels. At flow rates between surge and choke, individual efficiency decrements, compressor overall efficiency, and compressor total pressure ratio are tabulated. An example case of performance comparison with a compressor built by a commercial engine manufacturer is presented to demonstrate the correlation with limited experimental data.
Structured Design Language for Computer Programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Pace, Walter H., Jr.
1986-01-01
Box language used at all stages of program development. Developed to provide improved productivity in designing, coding, and maintaining computer programs. BOX system written in FORTRAN 77 for batch execution.
A FORTRAN program for calculating nonlinear seismic ground response
Joyner, William B.
1977-01-01
The program described here was designed for calculating the nonlinear seismic response of a system of horizontal soil layers underlain by a semi-infinite elastic medium representing bedrock. Excitation is a vertically incident shear wave in the underlying medium. The nonlinear hysteretic behavior of the soil is represented by a model consisting of simple linear springs and Coulomb friction elements arranged as shown. A boundary condition is used which takes account of finite rigidity in the elastic substratum. The computations are performed by an explicit finite-difference scheme that proceeds step by step in space and time. A brief program description is provided here with instructions for preparing the input and a source listing. A more detailed discussion of the method is presented elsewhere as is the description of a different program employing implicit integration.
A Fortran computer code package for the evaluation of gas-phase, multicomponent transport properties
Robert J. Kee; Graham Dixon-Lewis; Jürgen Warnatz; Michael E. Coltrin; J. A. Miller
1986-01-01
This report documents a Fortran computer code package that is used for the evaluation of gas-phase multicomponent viscosities, thermal conductivities, diffusion coefficients, and thermal diffusion coefficients. The package is in two parts. The first is a preprocessor that computes polynomial fits to the temperature dependent parts of the pure species viscosities and binary diffusion coefficients. The coefficients of these fits
Optimization guide for programs compiled under IBM FORTRAN H (OPT=2)
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Smith, D. M.; Dobyns, A. H.; Marsh, H. M.
1977-01-01
Guidelines are given to provide the programmer with various techniques for optimizing programs when the FORTRAN IV H compiler is used with OPT=2. Subroutines and programs are described in the appendices along with a timing summary of all the examples given in the manual.
MT2DInvMatlab—A program in MATLAB and FORTRAN for two-dimensional magnetotelluric inversion
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Lee, Seong Kon; Kim, Hee Joon; Song, Yoonho; Lee, Choon-Ki
2009-08-01
MT2DInvMatlab is an open-source MATLAB® software package for two-dimensional (2D) inversion of magnetotelluric (MT) data; it is written in mixed languages of MATLAB and FORTRAN. MT2DInvMatlab uses the finite element method (FEM) to compute 2D MT model responses, and smoothness-constrained least-squares inversion with a spatially variable regularization parameter algorithm to stabilize the inversion process and provide a high-resolution optimal earth model. It is also able to include terrain effects in inversion by incorporating topography into a forward model. This program runs under the MATLAB environment so that users can utilize the existing general interface of MATLAB, while some specific functions are written in FORTRAN 90 to speed up computation and reuse pre-existing FORTRAN code in the MATLAB environment with minimal modification. This program has been tested using synthetic models, including one with variable topography, and on field data. The results were assessed by comparing inverse models obtained with MT2DInvMatlab and with a non-linear conjugate gradient (NLCG) algorithm. In both tests the new inversion software reconstructs the subsurface resistivity structure very closely and provides an improvement in both resolution and stability.
Computer `Arithmetic' Fortran does this ok, just need to watch out for
;· Floating point numbers are a finite subset of the rational numbers.They are bounded and have the same frequency per decade. · In true arithmetic operations with rational numbers are also rational numbersComputer `Arithmetic' #12;· Fortran does this ok, just need to watch out for numbers (including
Modernizing Fortran 77 Legacy Codes
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Decyk, Viktor; Norton, Charles
2003-01-01
An incremental approach to modernization of scientific software written in the Fortran 77 computing language has been developed. This approach makes it possible to preserve the investment in legacy Fortran software while augmenting the software with modern capabilities to satisfy expanded requirements. This approach could be advantageous (1) in situations in which major rewriting of application programs is undesirable or impossible, or (2) as a means of transition to major rewriting.
FORTRAN M as a language for building earth system models
Foster, I.
1992-01-01
FORTRAN M is a small set of extensions to FORTRAN 77 that supports a modular or object-oriented approach to the development of parallel programs. In this paper, I discuss the use of FORTRAN M as a tool for building earth system models on massively parallel computers. I hypothesize that the use of FORTRAN M has software engineering advantages and outline experiments that we are conducting to investigate this hypothesis.
FORTRAN M as a language for building earth system models
Foster, I.
1992-12-31
FORTRAN M is a small set of extensions to FORTRAN 77 that supports a modular or object-oriented approach to the development of parallel programs. In this paper, I discuss the use of FORTRAN M as a tool for building earth system models on massively parallel computers. I hypothesize that the use of FORTRAN M has software engineering advantages and outline experiments that we are conducting to investigate this hypothesis.
SLOP; CROSS; IBM 360 FORTRAN H program checker. [IBM360,370,303x; PL\\/I
Strecok
2008-01-01
The package contains two PL\\/I codes, SLOP (Structural Layout Of Programs) and CROSS, designed to check IBM FORTRAN H source programs. SLOP examines the SYSPRINT file produced by a FORTRAN H compilation for local errors and sends its observations to CROSS which detects potential global errors. SLOP summarizes variables, labels, common blocks, and other items in a subroutine, showing which
Vladimir Horvat
2009-01-01
ERCS08 is a program for computing the atomic electron removal cross sections. It is written in FORTRAN in order to make it more portable and easier to customize by a large community of physicists, but it also comes with a separate windows graphics user interface control application ERCS08w that makes it easy to quickly prepare the input file, run the
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Cleghorn, T. F.
1994-01-01
MIPROPS is a set of programs which gives the thermophysical and transport properties of selected fluids. Although these programs are written in FORTRAN 77 for implementation on microcomputers, they are direct translations of interactive FORTRAN IV programs which were originally developed for large mainframes. MIPROPS calculates the properties of fluids in both the liquid and vapor states over a wide range of temperatures and pressures. The fluids included are: helium, parahydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, argon, nitrogen trifluoride, methane, ethylene, ethane, propane, and iso- and normal butane. All of the programs except for the helium program utilize the same mathematical model of the equation of state. A separate program was necessary for helium, as the model for the helium thermodynamic surface is of a different form. The input variables are any two of pressure, density, or temperature for the single phase regions, and either pressure or temperature for the saturated liquid or vapor states. The output is pressure, density, temperature, internal energy, enthalpy, entropy, specific heat capacities, and speed of sound. In addition, viscosity, thermal conductivity, and dielectric constants are calculated for most of the fluids. The user can select either a single point or a table of output values for a specified temperature range, and can display the data either in engineering or metric units. This machine independent FORTRAN 77 program was implemented on an IBM PC XT with an MS-DOS 3.21 operating system. It has a memory requirement of approximately 100K. The program was developed in 1986.
FTFc52 - freight train fuel consumption computer program. Software
Koper, J.; Muhlenberg, J.D.
1980-09-01
This tape contains a copy of a computer program for the prediction of fuel consumption of a freight train operated over track with known characteristics. The program is written in FORTRAN for the IBM VM/370 computer.
An Empirical Study of Fortran Programs for Parallelizing Compilers
Zhiyu Shen; Zhiyuan Li; Pen-chung Yew
1990-01-01
n this paper, we report some results from an empirical study on program charac- f d teristics that are important to parallelizing compiler writers, especially in the area o ata dependence analysis and program transformations. The state of the art in data dependence analysis and some parallel execution techniques are also examined.
ASCITOVG - FORTRAN PROGRAM FOR X-RAY PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY DATA REFORMATTING
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Able, P. B.
1994-01-01
It is often desirable to use a central, more powerful computer to analyze data captured on a local machine. ASCITOVG is a program for use on an IBM PC series computer which creates binary format files from columns of ASCII-format numbers. The resultant files are suitable for interactive analysis on a DEC PDP-11/73 under the Micro-RSX operating system running the VGS-5000 Enhanced Data Processing (EDP) software package. EDP performs data analysis interactively with a color graphics display, speeding up the analysis considerably when compared with batch job processing. Its interactive analysis capabilities also allow the researcher to watch for spurious data that might go undetected when some form of automatic spectrum processing is used. The incompatibility in floating-point number representations of an IBM PC and a DEC computer were resolved by a FORTRAN subroutine that correctly converts single-precision, floating-point numbers on the PC so that they can be directly read by DEC computers, such as a VAX. The subroutine also can convert binary DEC files (single-precision, floating-point numbers) to IBM PC format. This may prove a more efficient method of moving data from, for instance, a VAX-cluster down to a local IBM PC for further examination, manipulation, or display. The input data file used by ASCITOVG is simply a text file in the form of a column of ASCII numbers, with each value followed by a carriage return. These can be the output of a data collection routine or can even be keyed in through the use of a program editor. The data file header required by the EDP programs for an x-ray photoelectron spectrum is also written to the file. The spectrum parameters, entered by the user when the program is run, are coded into the header format used internally by all of the VGS-5000 series EDP packages. Any file transfer protocol having provision for binary data can be used to transmit the resulting file from the PC to the DEC machine. Each EDP data file has at least a four-block information section ahead of the actual data. The header information is needed because data files from a number of different experimental techniques, as well as multi-region and depth profile data, can be analyzed with the EDP software. This information includes general information about the data file, names of spectral regions, descriptive comments, information about the experimental technique, and information about the experimental conditions such as the type of scan, the range of the scan, the excitation source, and the analyzer mode. The files produced by ASCITOVG are in the form of a single-spectral-region, binding-energy-scan, x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy spectrum. Comments are included in the source code, which should allow easy expansion of the program to certain other types of data files. This FORTRAN program was implemented on an IBM PC XT with the MS-DOS 3.1 operating system. It has a memory requirement of 53 KB and was developed in 1989.
INGEN; finite element program mesh generator. [CDC7600; FORTRAN IV
Cook
2008-01-01
INGEN is a general-purpose mesh generator for use in conjunction with two- and three-dimensional finite element programs. The basic components of INGEN are surface and three-dimensional region generators that use linear-blending interpolation formulae. These generators are based on an i, j, k index scheme, which is used to number nodal points, construct elements, and develop displacement and traction boundary conditions.CDC7600;
FORTRAN to C Workshop Joe Lambert
Mahaffy, John
FORTRAN subroutines : : : : : 93 #12;CONTENTS Simple Programs in FORTRAN and C : 1 Hello World Average and C Hello World FORTRAN ******************************************** PROGRAM HELLO * THIS PROGRAM PRINTS HELLO WORLD ******************************************** PRINT*,'Hello World' STOP END C Joe
User's manual for interactive LINEAR: A FORTRAN program to derive linear aircraft models
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Antoniewicz, Robert F.; Duke, Eugene L.; Patterson, Brian P.
1988-01-01
An interactive FORTRAN program that provides the user with a powerful and flexible tool for the linearization of aircraft aerodynamic models is documented in this report. The program LINEAR numerically determines a linear system model using nonlinear equations of motion and a user-supplied linear or nonlinear aerodynamic model. The nonlinear equations of motion used are six-degree-of-freedom equations with stationary atmosphere and flat, nonrotating earth assumptions. The system model determined by LINEAR consists of matrices for both the state and observation equations. The program has been designed to allow easy selection and definition of the state, control, and observation variables to be used in a particular model.
A new version of the CADNA library for estimating round-off error propagation in Fortran programs
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Jézéquel, Fabienne; Chesneaux, Jean-Marie; Lamotte, Jean-Luc
2010-11-01
The CADNA library enables one to estimate, using a probabilistic approach, round-off error propagation in any simulation program. CADNA provides new numerical types, the so-called stochastic types, on which round-off errors can be estimated. Furthermore CADNA contains the definition of arithmetic and relational operators which are overloaded for stochastic variables and the definition of mathematical functions which can be used with stochastic arguments. On 64-bit processors, depending on the rounding mode chosen, the mathematical library associated with the GNU Fortran compiler may provide incorrect results or generate severe bugs. Therefore the CADNA library has been improved to enable the numerical validation of programs on 64-bit processors. New version program summaryProgram title: CADNA Catalogue identifier: AEAT_v1_1 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEAT_v1_1.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 28 488 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 463 778 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran NOTE: A C++ version of this program is available in the Library as AEGQ_v1_0 Computer: PC running LINUX with an i686 or an ia64 processor, UNIX workstations including SUN, IBM Operating system: LINUX, UNIX Classification: 6.5 Catalogue identifier of previous version: AEAT_v1_0 Journal reference of previous version: Comput. Phys. Commun. 178 (2008) 933 Does the new version supersede the previous version?: Yes Nature of problem: A simulation program which uses floating-point arithmetic generates round-off errors, due to the rounding performed at each assignment and at each arithmetic operation. Round-off error propagation may invalidate the result of a program. The CADNA library enables one to estimate round-off error propagation in any simulation program and to detect all numerical instabilities that may occur at run time. Solution method: The CADNA library [1-3] implements Discrete Stochastic Arithmetic [4,5] which is based on a probabilistic model of round-off errors. The program is run several times with a random rounding mode generating different results each time. From this set of results, CADNA estimates the number of exact significant digits in the result that would have been computed with standard floating-point arithmetic. Reasons for new version: On 64-bit processors, the mathematical library associated with the GNU Fortran compiler may provide incorrect results or generate severe bugs with rounding towards -? and +?, which the random rounding mode is based on. Therefore a particular definition of mathematical functions for stochastic arguments has been included in the CADNA library to enable its use with the GNU Fortran compiler on 64-bit processors. Summary of revisions: If CADNA is used on a 64-bit processor with the GNU Fortran compiler, mathematical functions are computed with rounding to the nearest, otherwise they are computed with the random rounding mode. It must be pointed out that the knowledge of the accuracy of the stochastic argument of a mathematical function is never lost. Restrictions: CADNA requires a Fortran 90 (or newer) compiler. In the program to be linked with the CADNA library, round-off errors on complex variables cannot be estimated. Furthermore array functions such as product or sum must not be used. Only the arithmetic operators and the abs, min, max and sqrt functions can be used for arrays. Additional comments: In the library archive, users are advised to read the INSTALL file first. The doc directory contains a user guide named ug.cadna.pdf which shows how to control the numerical accuracy of a program using CADNA, provides installation instructions and describes test runs. The source code, which is located in the src directory, consists of one assembly language file (cadna_rounding.s) and eighteen Fortran language files.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Buša, Ján; Džurina, Jozef; Hayryan, Edik; Hayryan, Shura; Hu, Chin-Kun; Plavka, Ján; Pokorný, Imrich; Sk?ivánek, Jaroslav; Wu, Ming-Chya
2005-01-01
In calculating the solvation energy of proteins, the hydration effects, drug binding, molecular docking, etc., it is important to have an efficient and exact algorithms for computing the solvent accessible surface area and the excluded volume of macromolecules. Here we present a Fortran package based on the new exact analytical methods for computing volume and surface area of overlapping spheres. In the considered procedure the surface area and volume are expressed as surface integrals of the second kind over the closed region. Using the stereographic projection the surface integrals are transformed to a sum of double integrals which are reduced to the curve integrals. MPI Fortran version is described as well. The package is also useful for computing the percolation probability of continuum percolation models. Program summaryTitle of program: ARVO Catalogue identifier: ADUL Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/ADUL Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University of Belfast, N. Ireland Operating system under which the program has been tested: LINUX system and Windows system Programming language used: FORTRAN Computer: PC Pentium; SPP'2000; Number of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 322 633 Number of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 5051 Distribution format: tar.gz Card punching code: ASCII Nature of physical problem: Molecular mechanics computations, continuum percolations. Method of solution: Numerical algorithm based on the analytical formulas, after using the stereographic transformation. Restriction on the complexity of the problem: The program does not account explicitly for cavities inside the molecule. Typical running time: Depends on the size of the molecule under consideration. Unusual features of the program: No
Computer program for calculation of ideal gas thermodynamic data
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Gordon, S.; Mc Bride, B. J.
1968-01-01
Computer program calculates ideal gas thermodynamic properties for any species for which molecular constant data is available. Partial functions and derivatives from formulas based on statistical mechanics are provided by the program which is written in FORTRAN 4 and MAP.
ADS: A FORTRAN program for automated design synthesis: Version 1.10
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Vanderplaats, G. N.
1985-01-01
A new general-purpose optimization program for engineering design is described. ADS (Automated Design Synthesis - Version 1.10) is a FORTRAN program for solution of nonlinear constrained optimization problems. The program is segmented into three levels: strategy, optimizer, and one-dimensional search. At each level, several options are available so that a total of over 100 possible combinations can be created. Examples of available strategies are sequential unconstrained minimization, the Augmented Lagrange Multiplier method, and Sequential Linear Programming. Available optimizers include variable metric methods and the Method of Feasible Directions as examples, and one-dimensional search options include polynomial interpolation and the Golden Section method as examples. Emphasis is placed on ease of use of the program. All information is transferred via a single parameter list. Default values are provided for all internal program parameters such as convergence criteria, and the user is given a simple means to over-ride these, if desired.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Mathur, F. P.
1972-01-01
Several common higher level program languages are described. FORTRAN, ALGOL, COBOL, PL/1, and LISP 1.5 are summarized and compared. FORTRAN is the most widely used scientific programming language. ALGOL is a more powerful language for scientific programming. COBOL is used for most commercial programming applications. LISP 1.5 is primarily a list-processing language. PL/1 attempts to combine the desirable features of FORTRAN, ALGOL, and COBOL into a single language.
Human Memory Organization for Computer Programs.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Norcio, A. F.; Kerst, Stephen M.
1983-01-01
Results of study investigating human memory organization in processing of computer programming languages indicate that algorithmic logic segments form a cognitive organizational structure in memory for programs. Statement indentation and internal program documentation did not enhance organizational process of recall of statements in five Fortran…
The RANDOM computer program: A linear congruential random number generator
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Miles, R. F., Jr.
1986-01-01
The RANDOM Computer Program is a FORTRAN program for generating random number sequences and testing linear congruential random number generators (LCGs). The linear congruential form of random number generator is discussed, and the selection of parameters of an LCG for a microcomputer described. This document describes the following: (1) The RANDOM Computer Program; (2) RANDOM.MOD, the computer code needed to implement an LCG in a FORTRAN program; and (3) The RANCYCLE and the ARITH Computer Programs that provide computational assistance in the selection of parameters for an LCG. The RANDOM, RANCYCLE, and ARITH Computer Programs are written in Microsoft FORTRAN for the IBM PC microcomputer and its compatibles. With only minor modifications, the RANDOM Computer Program and its LCG can be run on most micromputers or mainframe computers.
EAS 2900 Computer Programming and Meteorology Software Spring 2011
Mahowald, Natalie
EAS 2900 Computer Programming and Meteorology Software Spring 2011 Time: Lecture 1:25-2:40 TR (Brad Course Description: Introduction to Fortran computer programming and visual software packages science students who want a basic introduction to computer programming. Students familiar with computer
FORTRAN program for a numerical solution of the nonsinglet Altarelli-Parisi equation
Kobayashi, R; Kumano, S; Kobayashi, R; Konuma, M; Kumano, S
1994-01-01
We investigate a numerical solution of the flavor-nonsinglet Altarelli-Parisi equation with next-to-leading-order \\alpha_s corrections by using Laguerre polynomials. Expanding a structure function (or a quark distribution) and a splitting function by the Laguerre polynomials, we reduce an integrodifferential equation to a summation of finite number of Laguerre coefficients. We provide a FORTRAN program for Q^2 evolution of nonsinglet structure functions (F_1, F_2, and F_3) and nonsinglet quark distributions. This is a very effective program with typical running time of a few seconds on SUN-IPX or on VAX-4000/500. Accurate evolution results are obtained by taking approximately twenty Laguerre polynomials.
A Multiple Sphere T-Matrix Fortran Code for Use on Parallel Computer Clusters
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Mackowski, D. W.; Mishchenko, M. I.
2011-01-01
A general-purpose Fortran-90 code for calculation of the electromagnetic scattering and absorption properties of multiple sphere clusters is described. The code can calculate the efficiency factors and scattering matrix elements of the cluster for either fixed or random orientation with respect to the incident beam and for plane wave or localized- approximation Gaussian incident fields. In addition, the code can calculate maps of the electric field both interior and exterior to the spheres.The code is written with message passing interface instructions to enable the use on distributed memory compute clusters, and for such platforms the code can make feasible the calculation of absorption, scattering, and general EM characteristics of systems containing several thousand spheres.
Computer Program for Space-Shuttle Testing
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Hyman, M. D.; Fine, G. H.; Hollombe, G. J.
1986-01-01
Demand on Space Shuttle general-purpose computers reduced. Simulations Testbed and Scenario Pre-processor (STB&SPP) system reduces need for use of GPC's in hardware and software development and testing. System consists of computer program, SPP, and set of utility subroutines, STB, which incorporates Interface Simulator (ISIM). STB&SPP system written in FORTRAN V and Assembler.
A Computer Program for Formative Evaluation.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Wolf, Richard M.
By scoring students' responses to items comprising a formative evaluation test, a Fortran IV computer program provides information on the behavior of each test item and for each objective tested by the items. The program outline includes a general description, job deck card order, instructions for card preparation, and a brief technical note.…
ADS: A FORTRAN program for automated design synthesis, version 1.00
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Vanderplaats, G. N.
1984-01-01
A new general-purpose optimization program for engineering design is described. ADS-1 (Automated Design Synthesis - Version 1) is a FORTRAN program for solution of nonlinear constrained optimization problems. The program is segmented into three levels, being strategy, optimizer, and one-dimensional search. At each level, several options are available so that a total of over 100 possible combinations can be created. Examples of available strategies are sequential unconstrained minimization, the Augmented Lagrange Multiplier method, and Sequential Linear Programming. Available optimizers include variable metric methods and the Method of Feasible Directions as examples and one-dimensional search options include polynomial interpolation and the Golden Section method as examples. Emphasis is placed on ease of use of the program. All information is transferred via a single parameter list. Default values are provided for all internal program parameters such as convergence criteria, and the user is given a simple means to over-ride these, if desired. The program is demonstrated with a simple structural design example.
D\\c YbooooCi -A Computer program
D\\c YbooooCi Risø-R-514 COLUMN2 - A Computer program for simulating migration Ole John Nielsen-R-514 COLUMN2 - A computer program for simulating migration Ole John Nielsen, Peter Bo, and Lars Carlsen Chemistry Department Abstract. C0LUMN2 is a 1D FORTRAN77 computer program designed for studies
Babel Fortran 2003 Binding for Structured Data Types
Muszala, S; Epperly, T; Wang, N
2008-05-02
Babel is a tool aimed at the high-performance computing community that addresses the need for mixing programming languages (Java, Python, C, C++, Fortran 90, FORTRAN 77) in order to leverage the specific benefits of those languages. Scientific codes often rely on structured data types (structs, derived data types) to encapsulate data, and Babel has been lacking in this type of support until recently. We present a new language binding that focuses on their interoperability of C/C++ with Fortran 2003. The new binding builds on the existing Fortran 90 infrastructure by using the iso-c-binding module defined in the Fortran 2003 standard as the basis for C/C++ interoperability. We present the technical approach for the new binding and discuss our initial experiences in applying the binding in FACETS (Framework Application for Core-Edge Transport Simulations) to integrate C++ with legacy Fortran codes.
Parallel Application Software on High Performance A guide to Fortran 90 programming and the Cray T3D
Ferreira-Resende, António
and the Cray T3D The CCLRC HPCI Centre at Daresbury Laboratory A.Sunderland, C.J.Noble, R.J. Allan, I.J. There are now a number of other languages with good optimising compilers, but Fortran is still the most suitable supercomputer power, but specifically targeted at the numerical computing community. There are now numerous good
Ruth A. Weiss
1966-01-01
BE VISION is a package of FORTRAN programs for drawing orthographic views of combinations of plane and quadric surfaces. As input, the package takes rectangular coordinate equations specifying the surfaces plus a three-angle specification of the viewing direction. Output is a drawing on the Stromberg Carlson 4020 Microfilm Recorder. Many views of one scene may be obtained simply by changing
Singer, D.A.
1976-01-01
A FORTRAN IV program that calculates the area of influence of drill holes or samples with respect to the size and shape of elliptical or circular resource targets is presented. Program options include determination of the degree to which areas within a region have been explored and estimation of probabilities that points are centers of undiscovered deposits. Errors of recognition can be utilized in the program input. ?? 1976.
Meeks, E.; Grcar, J.F.; Kee, R.J. [Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (United States). Thermal and Plasma Processes Dept.] [Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (United States). Thermal and Plasma Processes Dept.; Moffat, H.K. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Surface Processing Sciences Dept.] [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Surface Processing Sciences Dept.
1996-02-01
The AURORA Software is a FORTRAN computer program that predicts the steady-state or time-averaged properties of a well mixed or perfectly stirred reactor for plasma or thermal chemistry systems. The software was based on the previously released software, SURFACE PSR which was written for application to thermal CVD reactor systems. AURORA allows modeling of non-thermal, plasma reactors with the determination of ion and electron concentrations and the electron temperature, in addition to the neutral radical species concentrations. Well stirred reactors are characterized by a reactor volume, residence time or mass flow rate, heat loss or gas temperature, surface area, surface temperature, the incoming temperature and mixture composition, as well as the power deposited into the plasma for non-thermal systems. The model described here accounts for finite-rate elementary chemical reactions both in the gas phase and on the surface. The governing equations are a system of nonlinear algebraic relations. The program solves these equations using a hybrid Newton/time-integration method embodied by the software package TWOPNT. The program runs in conjunction with the new CHEMKIN-III and SURFACE CHEMKIN-III packages, which handle the chemical reaction mechanisms for thermal and non-thermal systems. CHEMKIN-III allows for specification of electron-impact reactions, excitation losses, and elastic-collision losses for electrons.
A FORTRAN IV Program for Use with Data from a Debye-Scherrer Photograph.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Blanchard, Frank N.
1980-01-01
Described is a computer program used to calculate d-spacings (corrected for film shrinkage) and a weighting factor for measurements made on a Debye-Scherrer film. Two purposes are listed for the computer program: time reduction and increase of computer competance. (Author/DS)
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Dutta, Dhruba J.
1997-04-01
In borehole geophysics it is important to determine accurately the physical parameters of the formation. For electrical methods in oil exploration one of the most important being the true resistivity of the formation. This information helps to assess the recoverability of the oil and the economic viability of the oil field. An interactive computer program ExTra is presented in the paper. The source code is written in standard FORTRAN 77. ExTra computes the forward model response for borehole resistivity sounding for two electrode (normal) configuration. The earth model consists of three cylindrical layers of infinite extent, which is an ideal setup for response computation in one-dimension (1-D). These layers consist of borehole mud, the innermost layer, the flushed zone, and invaded zone. The outermost layer is of infinite radial extent and termed an uncontaminated zone. The dc (direct current) boundary value problem is solved analytically. Resistivity values in the different zones are considered to be uniform except in the invaded zone where the value changes radially. Analytical derivation has been cited for a quasi-exponential transition in resistivity in the invaded zone. Gauss quadrature is used for numerical evaluation of the infinite integral. To achieve higher efficiency, 1-D spline interpolation is introduced for computation of the kernel function at desired values of the integration variable. All the results are expressed as dimensionless quantities. Apparent resistivity response for other known arrays (electrode configurations) can be computed using this program with minor and necessary changes in the code. Solution for infinite bed thickness is shown which can be extended for finite bed thickness where the effect from the vertical inhomogeneity is negligible. The invasion profile presented here is realistic from the point of the actual borehole environment and physical model studies.
FORTRAN program for analyzing ground-based radar data: Usage and derivations, version 6.2
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Haering, Edward A., Jr.; Whitmore, Stephen A.
1995-01-01
A postflight FORTRAN program called 'radar' reads and analyzes ground-based radar data. The output includes position, velocity, and acceleration parameters. Air data parameters are also provided if atmospheric characteristics are input. This program can read data from any radar in three formats. Geocentric Cartesian position can also be used as input, which may be from an inertial navigation or Global Positioning System. Options include spike removal, data filtering, and atmospheric refraction corrections. Atmospheric refraction can be corrected using the quick White Sands method or the gradient refraction method, which allows accurate analysis of very low elevation angle and long-range data. Refraction properties are extrapolated from surface conditions, or a measured profile may be input. Velocity is determined by differentiating position. Accelerations are determined by differentiating velocity. This paper describes the algorithms used, gives the operational details, and discusses the limitations and errors of the program. Appendices A through E contain the derivations for these algorithms. These derivations include an improvement in speed to the exact solution for geodetic altitude, an improved algorithm over earlier versions for determining scale height, a truncation algorithm for speeding up the gradient refraction method, and a refinement of the coefficients used in the White Sands method for Edwards AFB, California. Appendix G contains the nomenclature.
Moments of inclination error distribution computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Myler, T. R.
1981-01-01
A FORTRAN coded computer program is described which calculates orbital inclination error statistics using a closed-form solution. This solution uses a data base of trajectory errors from actual flights to predict the orbital inclination error statistics. The Scott flight history data base consists of orbit insertion errors in the trajectory parameters - altitude, velocity, flight path angle, flight azimuth, latitude and longitude. The methods used to generate the error statistics are of general interest since they have other applications. Program theory, user instructions, output definitions, subroutine descriptions and detailed FORTRAN coding information are included.
User's Guide for Computer Program that Routes Signal Traces
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Hedgley, David R., Jr.
2000-01-01
This disk contains both a FORTRAN computer program and the corresponding user's guide that facilitates both its incorporation into your system and its utility. The computer program represents an efficient algorithm that routes signal traces on layers of a printed circuit with both through-pins and surface mounts. The computer program included is an implementation of the ideas presented in the theoretical paper titled "A Formal Algorithm for Routing Signal Traces on a Printed Circuit Board", NASA TP-3639 published in 1996. The computer program in the "connects" file can be read with a FORTRAN compiler and readily integrated into software unique to each particular environment where it might be used.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Dulikravich, D. S.; Sobieczky, H.
1982-01-01
A user-oriented computer program, CAS22, was developed that is applicable to aerodynamic analysis and transonic shock-free redesign of existing two-dimensional cascades of airfoils. This FORTRAN program can be used: (1) as an analysis code for full-potential, transonic, shocked or shock-free cascade flows; (2) as a design code for shock-free cascades that uses Sobieczky's fictitious-gas concept; and (3) as a shock-free design code followed automatically by the analysis in order to confirm that the newly obtained cascade shape provides for an entirely shock-free transonic flow field. A four-level boundary-conforming grid of an O type is generated. The shock-free design is performed by implementing Sobieczky's fictitious-gas concept of elliptic continuation from subsonic into supersonic flow domains. Recomputation inside each supersonic zone is performed by the method of characteristics in the rheograph plane by using isentropic gas relations. Besides converting existing cascade shapes with multiple shocked supersonic regions into shock-free cascades, CAS22 can also unchoke previously choked cascades and make them shock free.
S. I. Feldman; David M. Gay; Mark W. Maimone; N. L. Schryer
1993-01-01
We describe f 2c, a program that translates Fortran 77 into C or C . F2c lets one portably mix C and Fortran and makes a large body of well-tested Fortran source code available to C environments. 1. INTRODUCTION Automatic conversion of Fortran 77 [1] to C [10, 11] is desirable for several reasons. Sometimes it is useful to run
System optimization of gasdynamic lasers, computer program user's manual
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Otten, L. J., III; Saunders, R. C., III; Morris, S. J.
1978-01-01
The user's manual for a computer program that performs system optimization of gasdynamic lasers is provided. Detailed input/output formats are CDC 7600/6600 computers using a dialect of FORTRAN. Sample input/output data are provided to verify correct program operation along with a program listing.
Load estimator (LOADEST): a FORTRAN program for estimating constituent loads in streams and rivers
Runkel, Robert L.; Crawford, Charles G.; Cohn, Timothy A.
2004-01-01
LOAD ESTimator (LOADEST) is a FORTRAN program for estimating constituent loads in streams and rivers. Given a time series of streamflow, additional data variables, and constituent concentration, LOADEST assists the user in developing a regression model for the estimation of constituent load (calibration). Explanatory variables within the regression model include various functions of streamflow, decimal time, and additional user-specified data variables. The formulated regression model then is used to estimate loads over a user-specified time interval (estimation). Mean load estimates, standard errors, and 95 percent confidence intervals are developed on a monthly and(or) seasonal basis. The calibration and estimation procedures within LOADEST are based on three statistical estimation methods. The first two methods, Adjusted Maximum Likelihood Estimation (AMLE) and Maximum Likelihood Estimation (MLE), are appropriate when the calibration model errors (residuals) are normally distributed. Of the two, AMLE is the method of choice when the calibration data set (time series of streamflow, additional data variables, and concentration) contains censored data. The third method, Least Absolute Deviation (LAD), is an alternative to maximum likelihood estimation when the residuals are not normally distributed. LOADEST output includes diagnostic tests and warnings to assist the user in determining the appropriate estimation method and in interpreting the estimated loads. This report describes the development and application of LOADEST. Sections of the report describe estimation theory, input/output specifications, sample applications, and installation instructions.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Alsdorf, Douglas E.; Vonfrese, Ralph R. B.
1994-01-01
The FORTRAN programs supplied in this document provide a complete processing package for statistically extracting residual core, external field and lithospheric components in Magsat observations. To process the individual passes: (1) orbits are separated into dawn and dusk local times and by altitude, (2) passes are selected based on the variance of the magnetic field observations after a least-squares fit of the core field is removed from each pass over the study area, and (3) spatially adjacent passes are processed with a Fourier correlation coefficient filter to separate coherent and non-coherent features between neighboring tracks. In the second state of map processing: (1) data from the passes are normalized to a common altitude and gridded into dawn and dusk maps with least squares collocation, (2) dawn and dusk maps are correlated with a Fourier correlation efficient filter to separate coherent and non-coherent features; the coherent features are averaged to produce a total field grid, (3) total field grids from all altitudes are continued to a common altitude, correlation filtered for coherent anomaly features, and subsequently averaged to produce the final total field grid for the study region, and (4) the total field map is differentially reduced to the pole.
High Performance Fortran: An overview
Zosel, M.E.
1992-12-23
The purpose of this paper is to give an overview of the work of the High Performance Fortran Forum (HPFF). This group of industry, academic, and user representatives has been meeting to define a set of extensions for Fortran dedicated to the special problems posed by a very high performance computers, especially the new generation of parallel computers. The paper describes the HPFF effort and its goals and gives a brief description of the functionality of High Performance Fortran (HPF).
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Hah, C.; Lakshminarayana, B.
1982-01-01
Turbulent wakes of turbomachinery rotor blades, isolated airfoils, and a cascade of airfoils were investigated both numerically and experimentally. Low subsonic and incompressible wake flows were examined. A finite difference procedure was employed in the numerical analysis utilizing the continuity, momentum, and turbulence closure equations in the rotating, curvilinear, and nonorthogonal coordinate system. A nonorthogonal curvilinear coordinate system was developed to improve the accuracy and efficiency of the numerical calculation. Three turbulence models were employed to obtain closure of the governing equations. The first model was comprised to transport equations for the turbulent kinetic energy and the rate of energy dissipation, and the second and third models were comprised of equations for the rate of turbulent kinetic energy dissipation and Reynolds stresses, respectively. The second model handles the convection and diffusion terms in the Reynolds stress transport equation collectively, while the third model handles them individually. The numerical results demonstrate that the second and third models provide accurate predictions, but the computer time and memory storage can be considerably saved with the second model.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Richardson, William H., Jr.
2006-01-01
Computational precision is sometimes given short shrift in a first programming course. Treating this topic requires discussing integer and floating-point number representations and inaccuracies that may result from their use. An example of a moderately simple programming problem from elementary statistics was examined. It forced students to…
Computer program for afterheat temperature distribution for mobile nuclear power plant
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Parker, W. G.; Vanbibber, L. E.
1972-01-01
ESATA computer program was developed to analyze thermal safety aspects of post-impacted mobile nuclear power plants. Program is written in FORTRAN 4 and designed for IBM 7094/7044 direct coupled system.
User's guide to resin infusion simulation program in the FORTRAN language
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Weideman, Mark H.; Hammond, Vince H.; Loos, Alfred C.
1992-01-01
RTMCL is a user friendly computer code which simulates the manufacture of fabric composites by the resin infusion process. The computer code is based on the process simulation model described in reference 1. Included in the user's guide is a detailed step by step description of how to run the program and enter and modify the input data set. Sample input and output files are included along with an explanation of the results. Finally, a complete listing of the program is provided.
CWG: A FORTRAN program for mutual coupling in a planar array of circular waveguide-fed apertures
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Bailey, M. C.
1989-01-01
A FORTRAN program which calculates the mutual coupling between circular apertures in a conductive plane is documented. The program is quite general in that the apertures do not have to be the same sizes, nor do they have to be polarized in the same direction. In addition, several waveguide modes (TE and/or TM) may be specified in the apertures and the mutual coupling between all combinations of apertures and modes will be calculated. The program also allows multiple layers of homogeneous dielectrics to be placed over the aperture array. Outside the layered region, one can specify either a homogeneous half-space, or a perfect reflecting surface.
Programmer's manual for MMLE3, a general FORTRAN program for maximum likelihood parameter estimation
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Maine, R. E.
1981-01-01
The MMLE3 is a maximum likelihood parameter estimation program capable of handling general bilinear dynamic equations of arbitrary order with measurement noise and/or state noise (process noise). The basic MMLE3 program is quite general and, therefore, applicable to a wide variety of problems. The basic program can interact with a set of user written problem specific routines to simplify the use of the program on specific systems. A set of user routines for the aircraft stability and control derivative estimation problem is provided with the program. The implementation of the program on specific computer systems is discussed. The structure of the program is diagrammed, and the function and operation of individual routines is described. Complete listings and reference maps of the routines are included on microfiche as a supplement. Four test cases are discussed; listings of the input cards and program output for the test cases are included on microfiche as a supplement.
Structured FORTRAN Preprocessor
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Flynn, J. A.; Lawson, C. L.; Van Snyder, W.; Tsitsivas, H. N.
1985-01-01
SFTRAN3 supports structured programing in FORTRAN environment. Language intended particularly to support two aspects of structured programing -- nestable single-entry control structures and modularization and top-down organization of code. Code designed and written using these SFTRAN3 facilities have fewer initial errors, easier to understand and less expensive to maintain and modify.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Mehrotra, Piyush
1994-01-01
High performance FORTRAN is a set of extensions for FORTRAN 90 designed to allow specification of data parallel algorithms. The programmer annotates the program with distribution directives to specify the desired layout of data. The underlying programming model provides a global name space and a single thread of control. Explicitly parallel constructs allow the expression of fairly controlled forms of parallelism in particular data parallelism. Thus the code is specified in a high level portable manner with no explicit tasking or communication statements. The goal is to allow architecture specific compilers to generate efficient code for a wide variety of architectures including SIMD, MIMD shared and distributed memory machines.
A Computer Program for Simulation Evaluation of IRT Ability Estimators.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Thissen, David; And Others
This report documents a computer program for simulation evaluation of item response theory (IRT) ability estimators. This Honeywell DPS version is a very slight modification of the program originally developed in FORTRAN-77 on a DEC VAX 11/780. The model of the world simulated by the program involves a unidimensional test in which the probability…
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Jenkins, C. M.; Godang, R.; Cavaglia, M.; Cremaldi, L.; Summers, D.
2008-10-01
The 14 TeV center of mass proton-proton collisions at the LHC opens the possibility for new Physics, including the possible formation of microscopic black holes. A Fortran-based Monte Carlo event generator program called CATFISH (Collider grAviTational FIeld Simulator for black Holes) has been developed at the University of Mississippi to study signatures of microscopic black hole production (http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/GR/catfish). This black hole event generator includes many of the currently accepted theoretical results for microscopic black hole formation. High energy physics data analysis is shifting from Fortran to C++ as the CERN data analysis packages HBOOK and PAW are no longer supported. The C++ based root is replacing these packages. Work done at the University of South Alabama has resulted in a successful inclusion of CATFISH into root. The methods used to interface the Fortran-based CATFISH into the C++ based root will be presented. Benchmark histograms will be presented demonstrating the conversion. Preliminary results will be presented for selecting black hole candidate events in 14 TeV/ center of mass proton-proton collisions.
Baum, Rex L.; Savage, William Z.; Godt, Jonathan W.
2008-01-01
The Transient Rainfall Infiltration and Grid-Based Regional Slope-Stability Model (TRIGRS) is a Fortran program designed for modeling the timing and distribution of shallow, rainfall-induced landslides. The program computes transient pore-pressure changes, and attendant changes in the factor of safety, due to rainfall infiltration. The program models rainfall infiltration, resulting from storms that have durations ranging from hours to a few days, using analytical solutions for partial differential equations that represent one-dimensional, vertical flow in isotropic, homogeneous materials for either saturated or unsaturated conditions. Use of step-function series allows the program to represent variable rainfall input, and a simple runoff routing model allows the user to divert excess water from impervious areas onto more permeable downslope areas. The TRIGRS program uses a simple infinite-slope model to compute factor of safety on a cell-by-cell basis. An approximate formula for effective stress in unsaturated materials aids computation of the factor of safety in unsaturated soils. Horizontal heterogeneity is accounted for by allowing material properties, rainfall, and other input values to vary from cell to cell. This command-line program is used in conjunction with geographic information system (GIS) software to prepare input grids and visualize model results.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Fullam, T. J.
This publication documents the revised Alaska Finance Foundation Simulation Program, a computer finance simulation package for the Alaska School District Foundation Formula. The introduction briefly describes the program, which was written in Fortran for a Honeywell '66' computer located at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and allows…
1 FORTRAN 77 Language Description
Lim, Chjan C.
of it. Later versions of the language, such * *as Fortran 90, include many modern language concepts Requirements FORTRAN began life in the 1950s, and in many ways reflects that; most ob- viously is not quite long eno* *ugh for a completely modern programming style, but is much more readable). Similarl
FORTRAN 4 program calculates velocities and streamlines in a tandem blade turbomachine
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Katsanis, T.; Mcnally, W. D.
1969-01-01
Computer program gives blade-to-blade solution of the two-dimensional, subsonic, compressible, nonviscous flow problem for a circular or straight infinite cascade of tandem or slotted turbomachine blades. The method of solution is based on the stream function using iterative solution of nonlinear finite-difference equations.
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Galvas, M. R.
1972-01-01
A computer program for predicting design point specific speed - efficiency characteristics of centrifugal compressors is presented with instructions for its use. The method permits rapid selection of compressor geometry that yields maximum total efficiency for a particular application. A numerical example is included to demonstrate the selection procedure.
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Lang, T. J.
1974-01-01
Program SEPSIM is a FORTRAN program which performs deployment, servicing, and retrieval missions to synchronous equatorial orbit using a space tug with a continuous low thrust upper stage known as a solar electric propulsion stage (SEPS). The SEPS ferries payloads back and forth between an intermediate orbit and synchronous orbit, and performs the necessary servicing maneuvers in synchronous orbit. The tug carries payloads between the orbiter and the intermediate orbit, deploys fully fueled SEPS vehicles, and retrieves exhausted SEPS vehicles when, and if, required. The program is presently contained in subroutine form in the Logistical On-orbit VEhicle Servicing (LOVES) Program, but can also be run independently with the addition of a simple driver program.
L. G. Bradford; S. B. Dong; A. Tessler; R. A. Westmann
1979-01-01
A computer program with acronym GLASS-II is described. This code is based on the concept of global--local finite elements, wherein both contemporary finite element and classical Rayleigh--Ritz approximations are simultaneously employed. The library of elements in GLASS-II include the axisymmetric element, planar element, three-dimensional solid element, plate bending element, and shell element. Moreover, for the axisymmetric and planar elements, general
Computer Program for Calculating the Temperature Field of Face Seals
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Russell, T. E.; Allen, G. P.; Ludwig, L. P.; Johnson, R. L.
1972-01-01
FORTRAN 4 program for use on IBM 7094 computer for calculating temperature field of shaft seals is described. Shaft seals are composed of basically axisymmetric bodies. Cylindrical coordinate system is used as basis for analysis. Program is quite general and can be applied to variety of axisymmetric body problems.
A fortran program for Monte Carlo simulation of oil-field discovery sequences
Bohling, G.C.; Davis, J.C.
1993-01-01
We have developed a program for performing Monte Carlo simulation of oil-field discovery histories. A synthetic parent population of fields is generated as a finite sample from a distribution of specified form. The discovery sequence then is simulated by sampling without replacement from this parent population in accordance with a probabilistic discovery process model. The program computes a chi-squared deviation between synthetic and actual discovery sequences as a function of the parameters of the discovery process model, the number of fields in the parent population, and the distributional parameters of the parent population. The program employs the three-parameter log gamma model for the distribution of field sizes and employs a two-parameter discovery process model, allowing the simulation of a wide range of scenarios. ?? 1993.
Udegbunam, E.O.
1991-01-01
This paper presents a FORTRAN program for the determination of two-phase relative permeabilities from unsteady-state displacement data with capillary pressure terms included. The interpretative model employed in this program combines the simultaneous solution of a variant of the fractional flow equation which includes a capillary pressure term and an integro-differential equation derived from Darcy's law without assuming the simplified Buckley-Leverett flow. The incorporation of capillary pressure in the governing equations dispenses with the high flowrate experimental requirements normally employed to overcome capillarity effects. An illustrative example is presented herein which implements this program for the determination of oil/water relative permeabilities from a sandstone core sample. Results obtained compares favorably with results previously given in the literature. ?? 1991.
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Katsanis, T.
1973-01-01
A FORTRAN 4 computer program has been developed that obtains a subsonic or shock-free transonic flow solution on the hub-shroud mid-channel flow surface of a turbomachine. The blade row may be fixed or rotating, and may be twisted and leaned. Flow may be axial or mixed, up to 45 deg from axial. Upstream and downstream flow variables may vary from hub to shroud, and provision is made to correct for loss of stagnation pressure. The results include velocities, streamlines, and flow angles on the flow surface; and approximate blade surface velocities. Subsonic solutions are obtained by a finite-difference stream-function solution. Transonic solutions are obtained by a velocity-gradient method, using information from a finite-difference stream-function solution at a reduced mass flow.
WASP: A flexible FORTRAN 4 computer code for calculating water and steam properties
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Hendricks, R. C.; Peller, I. C.; Baron, A. K.
1973-01-01
A FORTRAN 4 subprogram, WASP, was developed to calculate the thermodynamic and transport properties of water and steam. The temperature range is from the triple point to 1750 K, and the pressure range is from 0.1 to 100 MN/m2 (1 to 1000 bars) for the thermodynamic properties and to 50 MN/m2 (500 bars) for thermal conductivity and to 80 MN/m2 (800 bars) for viscosity. WASP accepts any two of pressure, temperature, and density as input conditions. In addition, pressure and either entropy or enthalpy are also allowable input variables. This flexibility is especially useful in cycle analysis. The properties available in any combination as output include temperature, density, pressure, entropy, enthalpy, specific heats, sonic velocity, viscosity, thermal conductivity, surface tension, and the Laplace constant. The subroutine structure is modular so that the user can choose only those subroutines necessary to his calculations. Metastable calculations can also be made by using WASP.
Manual for Getdata Version 3.1: a FORTRAN Utility Program for Time History Data
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Maine, Richard E.
1987-01-01
This report documents version 3.1 of the GetData computer program. GetData is a utility program for manipulating files of time history data, i.e., data giving the values of parameters as functions of time. The most fundamental capability of GetData is extracting selected signals and time segments from an input file and writing the selected data to an output file. Other capabilities include converting file formats, merging data from several input files, time skewing, interpolating to common output times, and generating calculated output signals as functions of the input signals. This report also documents the interface standards for the subroutines used by GetData to read and write the time history files. All interface to the data files is through these subroutines, keeping the main body of GetData independent of the precise details of the file formats. Different file formats can be supported by changes restricted to these subroutines. Other computer programs conforming to the interface standards can call the same subroutines to read and write files in compatible formats.
GRADUATE PROGRAM COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
Wichmann, Felix
GRADUATE PROGRAM COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE Final Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Computational Neuroscience (jointly awarded by the participating universities) Language of Instruction: English Duration of Program: 2 years Beginning of Program: October Goals of the Program Computational neuroscience
FORTRAN programs for calculating nonlinear seismic ground response in two dimensions
Joyner, W.B.
1978-01-01
The programs described here were designed for calculating the nonlinear seismic response of a two-dimensional configuration of soil underlain by a semi-infinite elastic medium representing bedrock. There are two programs. One is for plane strain motions, that is, motions in the plane perpendicular to the long axis of the structure, and the other is for antiplane strain motions, that is motions parallel to the axis. The seismic input is provided by specifying what the motion of the rock-soil boundary would be if the soil were absent and the boundary were a free surface. This may be done by supplying a magnetic tape containing the values of particle velocity for every boundary point at every instant of time. Alternatively, a punch card deck may be supplied giving acceleration values at every instant of time. In the plane strain program it is assumed that the acceleration values apply simultaneously to every point on the boundary; in the antiplane strain program it is assumed that the acceleration values characterize a plane shear wave propagating upward in the underlying elastic medium at a specified angle with the vertical. The nonlinear hysteretic behavior of the soil is represented by a three-dimensional rheological model. A boundary condition is used which takes account of finite rigidity in the elastic substratum. The computations are performed by an explicit finite-difference scheme that proceeds step by step in space and time. Computations are done in terms of stress departures from an unspecified initial state. Source listings are provided here along with instructions for preparing the input. A more detailed discussion of the method is presented elsewhere.
FORTRAN Versions of Reformulated HFGMC Codes
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Arnold, Steven M.; Aboudi, Jacob; Bednarcyk, Brett A.
2006-01-01
Several FORTRAN codes have been written to implement the reformulated version of the high-fidelity generalized method of cells (HFGMC). Various aspects of the HFGMC and its predecessors were described in several prior NASA Tech Briefs articles, the most recent being HFGMC Enhancement of MAC/GMC (LEW-17818-1), NASA Tech Briefs, Vol. 30, No. 3 (March 2006), page 34. The HFGMC is a mathematical model of micromechanics for simulating stress and strain responses of fiber/matrix and other composite materials. The HFGMC overcomes a major limitation of a prior version of the GMC by accounting for coupling of shear and normal stresses and thereby affords greater accuracy, albeit at a large computational cost. In the reformulation of the HFGMC, the issue of computational efficiency was addressed: as a result, codes that implement the reformulated HFGMC complete their calculations about 10 times as fast as do those that implement the HFGMC. The present FORTRAN implementations of the reformulated HFGMC were written to satisfy a need for compatibility with other FORTRAN programs used to analyze structures and composite materials. The FORTRAN implementations also afford capabilities, beyond those of the basic HFGMC, for modeling inelasticity, fiber/matrix debonding, and coupled thermal, mechanical, piezo, and electromagnetic effects.
A FORTRAN IV program for comparing ranking algorithms in quantitative biostratigraphy
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Harper, Charles W.
A program for evaluating the performance of competing ranking algorithms in stratigraphic paleontology is presented. The program (1) generates a hypothetical, and thus known, succession of taxa in time and (2) simulates their succession in strata at several local sample sites. If desired, (1) and (2) may be repeated for several (=50 or 100 for example) iterations and the local site data for each sent to two user routines for inferred rankings (inferred succession of events in time). First data for first and last occurrences (fads and lads) taken together, then data for for lads-only, then data for fads-only is sent. For each submission of data to a user routine, Kendall rank correlation coefficients and Spearman coefficients are computed comparing the inferred rankings generated by the user routine with the known succession of events in time. The performance of two competing ranking algorithms may be compared by (1) obtaining for each submitted dataset the differences between corresponding Kendall (and/or Spearman) coefficients computed for the two algorithms, and (2) testing the observed differences for statistical significance. A simple two-sided t-test may be used to test whether the observed mean difference between two corresponding coefficients differs significantly from zero; if ct-tests are performed, the level of significance of each should be set to alpha/ c to obtain a maximum experimentwise error rate of less than alpha. The program is used to compare three ranking algorithms provided by Agterberg and Nel (1982a, b) as well as to determine whether the algorithms work as well for datasets combining lads and fads vs datasets for lads-only or fads-only. Agterberg and Nel's Presorting algorithm performed better than their Ranking or Scaling algorithm. All three performed slightly but significantly better on data for lads-only or fads-only as opposed to combined data.
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
Erdem, Erkut
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Sevil EN Hacettepe University October 2010 Content · Basic concepts in computer programming · Developing algorithms (algoritma) · Creating flowcharts (i aki çizelgesi) · Computer Programming Language : C · Data types (veri türleri), Variables (deikenler) · Basic instructions
High Performance Fortran for Aerospace Applications
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Mehrotra, Piyush; Zima, Hans; Bushnell, Dennis M. (Technical Monitor)
2000-01-01
This paper focuses on the use of High Performance Fortran (HPF) for important classes of algorithms employed in aerospace applications. HPF is a set of Fortran extensions designed to provide users with a high-level interface for programming data parallel scientific applications, while delegating to the compiler/runtime system the task of generating explicitly parallel message-passing programs. We begin by providing a short overview of the HPF language. This is followed by a detailed discussion of the efficient use of HPF for applications involving multiple structured grids such as multiblock and adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) codes as well as unstructured grid codes. We focus on the data structures and computational structures used in these codes and on the high-level strategies that can be expressed in HPF to optimally exploit the parallelism in these algorithms.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Pal, Hridis Kumar; Shukla, Alok
2008-08-01
A set of weakly interacting spin- 1/2 > Fermions, confined by a harmonic oscillator potential, and interacting with each other via a contact potential, is a model system which closely represents the physics of a dilute gas of two-component fermionic atoms confined in a magneto-optic trap. In the present work, our aim is to present a Fortran 90 computer program which, using a basis set expansion technique, solves the Hartree-Fock (HF) equations for spin- 1/2 > Fermions confined by a three-dimensional harmonic oscillator potential, and interacting with each other via pair-wise delta-function potentials. Additionally, the program can also account for those anharmonic potentials which can be expressed as a polynomial in the position operators x, y, and z. Both the restricted-HF (RHF), and the unrestricted-HF (UHF) equations can be solved for a given number of Fermions, with either repulsive or attractive interactions among them. The option of UHF solutions for such systems also allows us to study possible magnetic properties of the physics of two-component confined atomic Fermi gases, with imbalanced populations. Using our code we also demonstrate that such a system exhibits shell structure, and follows Hund's rule. Program summaryProgram title: trap.x Catalogue identifier: AEBB_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEBB_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 17 750 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 205 138 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: mostly Fortran 90 Computer: PCs—SUN, HP Alpha, IBM Operating system: Linux, Solaris, Tru64, AIX Classification: 7.7 Nature of problem: The simplest description of a spin 1/2 >; trapped system at the mean field level is given by the Hartree-Fock method. This program presents an efficient approach to solving these equations. Additionally, this program can solve for time-independent Gross-Pitaevskii and Hartree-Fock equations for bosonic atoms confined in a harmonic trap. Thus the combined program can handle mean-field equations for both the Fermi and the Bose particles. Solution method: The solutions of the Hartree-Fock equation corresponding to the Fermi systems in atomic traps are expanded as linear combinations of simple-harmonic oscillator eigenfunctions. Thus, the Hartree-Fock equations which comprise a set of nonlinear integro-differential equations, are transformed into a matrix eigenvalue problem. Thereby, solutions are obtained in a self-consistent manner, using methods of computational linear algebra. Running time: The run times of example jobs are from a few seconds to a few minutes. For jobs involving very large basis sets, the run time can extend into hours.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Tiwari, Rakesh Prabhat; Shukla, Alok
2006-06-01
Inhomogeneous boson systems, such as the dilute gases of integral spin atoms in low-temperature magnetic traps, are believed to be well described by the Gross-Pitaevskii equation (GPE). GPE is a nonlinear Schrödinger equation which describes the order parameter of such systems at the mean field level. In the present work, we describe a Fortran 90 computer program developed by us, which solves the GPE using a basis set expansion technique. In this technique, the condensate wave function (order parameter) is expanded in terms of the solutions of the simple-harmonic oscillator (SHO) characterizing the atomic trap. Additionally, the same approach is also used to solve the problems in which the trap is weakly anharmonic, and the anharmonic potential can be expressed as a polynomial in the position operators x, y, and z. The resulting eigenvalue problem is solved iteratively using either the self-consistent-field (SCF) approach, or the imaginary time steepest-descent (SD) approach. Iterations can be initiated using either the simple-harmonic-oscillator ground state solution, or the Thomas-Fermi (TF) solution. It is found that for condensates containing up to a few hundred atoms, both approaches lead to rapid convergence. However, in the strong interaction limit of condensates containing thousands of atoms, it is the SD approach coupled with the TF starting orbitals, which leads to quick convergence. Our results for harmonic traps are also compared with those published by other authors using different numerical approaches, and excellent agreement is obtained. GPE is also solved for a few anharmonic potentials, and the influence of anharmonicity on the condensate is discussed. Additionally, the notion of Shannon entropy for the condensate wave function is defined and studied as a function of the number of particles in the trap. It is demonstrated numerically that the entropy increases with the particle number in a monotonic way. Program summaryTitle of program:bose.x Catalogue identifier:ADWZ_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/ADWZ_v1_0 Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University of Belfast, N. Ireland Distribution format:tar.gz Computers:PC's/Linux, Sun Ultra 10/Solaris, HP Alpha/Tru64, IBM/AIX Programming language used:mostly Fortran 90 Number of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.:27 313 Number of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.:28 015 Card punching code:ASCII Nature of physical problem:It is widely believed that the static properties of dilute Bose condensates, as obtained in atomic traps, can be described to a fairly good accuracy by the time-independent Gross-Pitaevskii equation. This program presents an efficient approach of solving this equation. Method of solution:The solutions of the Gross-Pitaevskii equation corresponding to the condensates in atomic traps are expanded as linear combinations of simple-harmonic oscillator eigenfunctions. Thus, the Gross-Pitaevskii equation which is a second-order nonlinear differential equation, is transformed into a matrix eigenvalue problem. Thereby, its solutions are obtained in a self-consistent manner, using methods of computational linear algebra. Unusual features of the program:None
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Thompkins, W. T., Jr.
1982-01-01
A FORTRAN-IV computer program was developed for the calculation of the inviscid transonic/supersonic flow field in a fully three dimensional blade passage of an axial compressor rotor or stator. Rotors may have dampers (part span shrouds). MacCormack's explicit time marching method is used to solve the unsteady Euler equations on a finite difference mesh. This technique captures shocks and smears them over several grid points. Input quantities are blade row geometry, operating conditions and thermodynamic quanities. Output quantities are three velocity components, density and internal energy at each mesh point. Other flow quanities are calculated from these variables. A short graphics package is included with the code, and may be used to display the finite difference grid, blade geometry and static pressure contour plots on blade to blade calculation surfaces or blade suction and pressure surfaces. The flow in a low aspect ratio transonic compressor was analyzed and compared with high response total pressure probe measurements and gas fluorescence static density measurements made in the MIT blowdown wind tunnel. These comparisons show that the computed flow fields accurately model the measured shock wave locations and overall aerodynamic performance.
Computer programs for computing particle-size statistics of fluvial sediments
Stevens, H.H.; Hubbell, D.W.
1986-01-01
Two versions of computer programs for inputing data and computing particle-size statistics of fluvial sediments are presented. The FORTRAN 77 language versions are for use on the Prime computer, and the BASIC language versions are for use on microcomputers. The size-statistics program compute Inman, Trask , and Folk statistical parameters from phi values and sizes determined for 10 specified percent-finer values from inputed size and percent-finer data. The program also determines the percentage gravel, sand, silt, and clay, and the Meyer-Peter effective diameter. Documentation and listings for both versions of the programs are included. (Author 's abstract)
SSME structural computer program development. Volume 2: BOPACE users manual
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Vos, R. G.
1973-01-01
A computer program for use with a thermal-elastic-plastic-creep structural analyzer is presented. The following functions of the computer program are discussed: (1) analysis of very high temperature and large plastic-creep effects, (2) treatment of cyclic thermal and mechanical loads, (3) development of constitutive theory which closely follows actual behavior under variable temperature conditions, (4) stable numerical solution approach which avoids cumulative errors, and (5) capability of handling up to 1000 degrees of freedom. The computer program is written in FORTRAN IV and has been run on the IBM 360 and UNIVAC 1108 computer systems.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Katsanis, T.; Mcnally, W. D.
1977-01-01
A FORTRAN IV computer program has been developed that obtains a detailed subsonic or shock free transonic flow solution on the hub-shroud midchannel stream surface of a turbomachine. The blade row may be fixed or rotating, and the blades may be twisted and leaned. Flow may be axial, mixed, or radial. Upstream and downstream flow variables may vary from hub to shroud, and provisions are made to correct for loss of stagnation pressure. The results include velocities, streamlines, and flow angles on the stream surface and approximate blade surface velocities.
Updated Panel-Method Computer Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Ashby, Dale L.
1995-01-01
Panel code PMARC_12 (Panel Method Ames Research Center, version 12) computes potential-flow fields around complex three-dimensional bodies such as complete aircraft models. Contains several advanced features, including internal mathematical modeling of flow, time-stepping wake model for simulating either steady or unsteady motions, capability for Trefftz computation of drag induced by plane, and capability for computation of off-body and on-body streamlines, and capability of computation of boundary-layer parameters by use of two-dimensional integral boundary-layer method along surface streamlines. Investigators interested in visual representations of phenomena, may want to consider obtaining program GVS (ARC-13361), General visualization System. GVS is Silicon Graphics IRIS program created to support scientific-visualization needs of PMARC_12. GVS available separately from COSMIC. PMARC_12 written in standard FORTRAN 77, with exception of NAMELIST extension used for input.
ELEFUNT test results under NS32000 Fortran V2. 5. 3 on the Sequent Balance. [Sequent Balance
Cody, W.J.
1986-09-01
In January 1986 a Sequent Balance Computer was installed in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division's Advanced Computing Research Facility (ACRF). In July 1986 the system consisted of 4 processors sharing 8 megabytes of memory. This paper summarizes and analyzes the results of running various programs designed to test the arithmetic and the Fortran elementary and intrinsic function packages on that machine. The programs run include MACHAR and the ELEFUNT suite of transportable Fortran test programs from the Software Manual for the Elementary Functions by Cody and Waite (1980), the Fortran version of the arithmetic test program PARANOIA )Karpinski, 1985), and prototype programs from the nascent INTFUNT test suite for intrinsic functions. All tests were run using NS32000 Fortran V2.5.3 under the DYNIX V2.0.1 operating system (based on 4.2 BSD UNIX. 8 refs., 4 tabs.
Operations analysis (study 2.1). Program listing for the LOVES computer code
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Wray, S. T., Jr.
1974-01-01
A listing of the LOVES computer program is presented. The program is coded partially in SIMSCRIPT and FORTRAN. This version of LOVES is compatible with both the CDC 7600 and the UNIVAC 1108 computers. The code has been compiled, loaded, and executed successfully on the EXEC 8 system for the UNIVAC 1108.
A computer program for the design and analysis of low-speed airfoils, supplement
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Eppler, R.; Somers, D. M.
1980-01-01
Three new options were incorporated into an existing computer program for the design and analysis of low speed airfoils. These options permit the analysis of airfoils having variable chord (variable geometry), a boundary layer displacement iteration, and the analysis of the effect of single roughness elements. All three options are described in detail and are included in the FORTRAN IV computer program.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Svalbonas, V.; Levine, H.; Ogilvie, P.
1975-01-01
Engineering programming information is presented for the STARS-2P (shell theory automated for rotational structures-2P (plasticity)) digital computer program, and FORTRAN 4 was used in writing the various subroutines. The execution of this program requires the use of thirteen temporary storage units. The program was initially written and debugged on the IBM 370-165 computer and converted to the UNIVAC 1108 computer, where it utilizes approximately 60,000 words of core. Only basic FORTRAN library routines are required by the program: sine, cosine, absolute value, and square root.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Horvat, Vladimir
2009-06-01
ERCS08 is a program for computing the atomic electron removal cross sections. It is written in FORTRAN in order to make it more portable and easier to customize by a large community of physicists, but it also comes with a separate windows graphics user interface control application ERCS08w that makes it easy to quickly prepare the input file, run the program, as well as view and analyze the output. The calculations are based on the ECPSSR theory for direct (Coulomb) ionization and non-radiative electron capture. With versatility in mind, the program allows for selective inclusion or exclusion of individual contributions to the cross sections from effects such as projectile energy loss, Coulomb deflection of the projectile, perturbation of electron's stationary state (polarization and binding), as well as relativity. This makes it straightforward to assess the importance of each effect in a given collision regime. The control application also makes it easy to setup for calculations in inverse kinematics (i.e. ionization of projectile ions by target atoms or ions). Program summaryProgram title: ERCS08 Catalogue identifier: AECU_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AECU_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 12 832 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 318 420 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Once the input file is prepared (using a text editor or ERCS08w), all the calculations are done in FORTRAN using double precision. Computer: see "Operating system" below Operating system: The main program (ERCS08) can run on any computer equipped with a FORTRAN compiler. Its pre-compiled executable file (supplied) runs under DOS or Windows. The supplied graphics user interface control application (ERCS08w) requires a Windows operating system. ERCS08w is designed to be used along with a text editor. Any editor can be used, including the one that comes with the operating system (for example, Edit for DOS or Notepad for Windows). Classification: 16.7, 16.8 Nature of problem: ECPSSR has become a typical tag word for a theory that goes beyond the standard plane wave Born approximation (PWBA) in order to predict the cross sections for direct (Coulomb) ionization of atomic electrons by projectile ions, taking into account the energy loss (E) and Coulomb deflection (C) of the projectile, as well as the perturbed stationary state (PSS) and relativistic nature (R) of the target electron. Its treatment of non-radiative electron capture to the projectile goes beyond the Oppenheimer-Brinkman-Kramers approximation (OBK) to include the effects of C, PSS, and R. PSS is described in terms of increased target electron binding (B) due to the presence of the projectile in the vicinity of the target nucleus, and (for direct ionization only) polarization of the target electron cloud (P) while projectile is outside the electron's shell radius. Several modifications of the theory have been recently suggested or endorsed by one of its authors (Lapicki). These modifications are sometimes explicit in the tag word (for example, eCPSSR, eCUSR, ReCPSShsR, etc.) A cross section for the ionization of a target electron is assumed to equal the sum of the cross sections for direct ionization (DI) and electron capture (EC). Solution method: The calculations are based on the ECPSSR theory for direct (Coulomb) ionization and non-radiative electron capture. With versatility in mind, the program allows for selective inclusion or exclusion of individual contributions to the cross sections from effects such as projectile energy loss, Coulomb deflection of the projectile, perturbation of electron's stationary state (polarization and binding), as well as relativity. This makes it straightforward to assess the importance of each effect in a given collision regime. The control application also makes i
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Vanco, M. R.
1972-01-01
The program will determine the velocities in the meridional plane of a backward-swept impeller, a radial impeller, and a vaned diffuser. The velocity gradient equation with the assumption of a hub-to-shroud mean stream surface is solved along arbitrary quasi-orthogonals in the meridional plane. These quasi-orthogonals are fixed straight lines.
ICASE Computer Science Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
1985-01-01
The Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering computer science program is discussed in outline form. Information is given on such topics as problem decomposition, algorithm development, programming languages, and parallel architectures.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Gentzsch, W.
1982-01-01
Problems which can arise with vector and parallel computers are discussed in a user oriented context. Emphasis is placed on the algorithms used and the programming techniques adopted. Three recently developed supercomputers are examined and typical application examples are given in CRAY FORTRAN, CYBER 205 FORTRAN and DAP (distributed array processor) FORTRAN. The systems performance is compared. The addition of parts of two N x N arrays is considered. The influence of the architecture on the algorithms and programming language is demonstrated. Numerical analysis of magnetohydrodynamic differential equations by an explicit difference method is illustrated, showing very good results for all three systems. The prognosis for supercomputer development is assessed.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Murphree, H. I.
1979-01-01
A user's manual is provided for program PARACH, a FORTRAN digital computer program operational on the Univac 1108. A description of the program and operating instructions for it are included. Program PARACH is used to study the interaction dynamics of a parachute and its payload during terminal descent. Operating instructions, required input data, program options and limitations, and output data are described. Subroutines used in this program are also listed and explained.
Introduction to Computer Programming
NSDL National Science Digital Library
Mr. Danny Tobin
CSC 112. Introduction to Computer Programming (3) Prerequisite: MAT 111 or 115. An introduction to programming in a high-level language for students who are not computer science majors. Algorithms, computer systems, data representation, survey of computer applications, elementary programming techniques, debugging and verification of programs. The language to be used will be specified in the schedule of classes. Two lecture and two laboratory hours each week. May be repeated once for credit under a different subtitle.
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Dr Harry Smith
CSC 112. Introduction to Computer Programming (3) Prerequisite: MAT 111 or 115. An introduction to programming in a high-level language for students who are not computer science majors. Algorithms, computer systems, data representation, survey of computer applications, elementary programming techniques, debugging and verification of programs. The language to be used will be specified in the schedule of classes. Two lecture and two laboratory hours each week. May be repeated once for credit under a different subtitle.
Digital-computer program for design analysis of salient, wound pole alternators
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Repas, D. S.
1973-01-01
A digital computer program for analyzing the electromagnetic design of salient, wound pole alternators is presented. The program, which is written in FORTRAN 4, calculates the open-circuit saturation curve, the field-current requirements at rated voltage for various loads and losses, efficiency, reactances, time constants, and weights. The methods used to calculate some of these items are presented or appropriate references are cited. Instructions for using the program and typical program input and output for an alternator design are given, and an alphabetical list of most FORTRAN symbols and the complete program listing with flow charts are included.
Advanced wellbore thermal simulator GEOTEMP2. Appendix. Computer program listing
Mitchell, R.F.
1982-02-01
This appendix gives the program listing of GEOTEMP2 with comments and discussion to make the program organization more understandable. This appendix is divided into an introduction and four main blocks of code: main program, program initiation, wellbore flow, and wellbore heat transfer. The purpose and use of each subprogram is discussed and the program listing is given. Flowcharts will be included to clarify code organization when needed. GEOTEMP2 was written in FORTRAN IV. Efforts have been made to keep the programing as conventional as possible so that GEOTEMP2 will run without modification on most computers.
Fortran for the Texas Instruments ASC system
Dorothy Wedel
1975-01-01
The ASC Fortran compiler and the methods of optimizing the execution times of compiled programs are described. Language extensions and compiler organization are briefly outlined. Traditional scalar optimization techniques and techniques to detect and generate vector operations from ANS standard Fortran source code are discussed. Emphasis is placed on optimal generation of vector operations and parallel processing. The vector and
COMPUTER SCIENCE Program of Study
Thomas, Andrew
COMPUTER SCIENCE Program of Study Financial Aid Applying Correspondence Computer Science offers to Problem Solving using Computer Programming) and COS 225 (Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (Discrete Structures); COS 301 (Programming Languages); COS 335 (Computer Organization and Architecture
CASS: A Program for Computer Assisted Stereotaxic Surgery
Hardy, Tyrone L.; Koch, Jay
1981-01-01
A program for computer assisted stereotaxic surgery is presented. This program aids the stereotaxic surgeon by presenting an on-line graphic display of stereotaxic probes and electrodes superimposed on cross sections of the human thalamus. It, therefore, simulates an otherwise blind surgical procedure on a CRT screen for viewing during surgery. The programs are written in FORTRAN IV for use on a DEC MINC-11BA computer with dual RX02 floppy disks. Additional required hardware is a Tektronix 4012 graphics display terminal. In addition, response data can be recorded during surgery and redisplayed later on the same maps. ImagesFigure 1Figure 2Figure 3
Computer program for design analysis of radial-inflow turbines
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Glassman, A. J.
1976-01-01
A computer program written in FORTRAN that may be used for the design analysis of radial-inflow turbines was documented. The following information is included: loss model (estimation of losses), the analysis equations, a description of the input and output data, the FORTRAN program listing and list of variables, and sample cases. The input design requirements include the power, mass flow rate, inlet temperature and pressure, and rotational speed. The program output data includes various diameters, efficiencies, temperatures, pressures, velocities, and flow angles for the appropriate calculation stations. The design variables include the stator-exit angle, rotor radius ratios, and rotor-exit tangential velocity distribution. The losses are determined by an internal loss model.
Programming with human computation
Little, Greg (Danny Greg)
2011-01-01
Amazon's Mechanical Turk provides a programmatically accessible micro-task market, allowing a program to hire human workers. This has opened the door to a rich field of research in human computation where programs orchestrate ...
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Svalbonas, V.; Ogilvie, P.
1975-01-01
A special data debugging package called SAT-1P created for the STARS-2P computer program is described. The program was written exclusively in FORTRAN 4 for the IBM 370-165 computer, and then converted to the UNIVAC 1108.
Dynamic data distributions in Vienna Fortran
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Chapman, Barbara; Mehrotra, Piyush; Moritsch, Hans; Zima, Hans
1993-01-01
Vienna Fortran is a machine-independent language extension of Fortran, which is based upon the Single-Program-Multiple-Data (SPMD) paradigm and allows the user to write programs for distributed-memory systems using global addresses. The language features focus mainly on the issue of distributing data across virtual processor structures. Those features of Vienna Fortran that allow the data distributions of arrays to change dynamically, depending on runtime conditions are discussed. The relevant language features are discussed, their implementation is outlined, and how they may be used in applications is described.
Introduction to Programming: FORTRAN Short Course Scheduling: Tuesdays 3:00-5:00p in ATS 101
Website: http://www.atmos.colostate.edu/gradprog/programming/ Date Topics 25 - Aug Â·Another Intro by OReilly Publishing Â· The Students Guide to Unix by Harley Hahn Useful Websites: Â· Computer Hope http://www.computerhope.com/unix.htm Â· Unix Tutorial for Beginners http://www.ee.surrey.ac.uk/Teaching/Unix/ Â· Unix Cheat Sheet http
Kent T. Danielson; Raju R. Namburu
1998-01-01
A nonlinear explicit dynamic finite element code for use on scalable computers is presented. The code was written entirely in FORTRAN 90, but uses MPI for all interprocessor communication. Although MPI is not formally a standard for FORTRAN 90, the code runs properly in parallel on CRAY T3E, IBM SP, and SGI ORIGIN 2000 computing systems. Issues regarding the installation,
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Knauber, R. N.
1982-01-01
A FORTRAN coded computer program and method for evaluation of the rigid body disturbing moments for a launch vehicle first stage based on post-flight measurements is described. The technique is a straightforward deterministic approach. Residual moments are computed to satisfy the equations of motion. Residuals are expressed in terms of altered vehicle characteristics; the aerodynamic coefficients, thrust misalignment, and control effectiveness. This method was used on the Scout launch vehicle and uncovered several significant differences between flight data and wind tunnel data. The computer program is written in FORTRAN IV for a CDC CYBER 173 computer system.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Barash, L. Yu.; Shchur, L. N.
2013-10-01
In this update, we present the new version of the random number generator (RNG) library RNGSSELIB, which, in particular, contains fast SSE realizations of a number of modern and most reliable generators [1]. The new features are: (i) Fortran compatibility and examples of using the library in Fortran; (ii) new modern and reliable generators; (iii) the abilities to jump ahead inside a RNG sequence and to initialize up to 1019 independent random number streams with block splitting method. Summary of revisions: We added Fortran compatibility and examples of using the library in Fortran for each of the generators. New modern and reliable generators GM29, GM55.4, GQ58.1, GQ58.3, and GQ58.4, which were introduced in [5] were added to the library. The ability to jump ahead inside a RNG sequence and to initialize independent random number streams with block splitting method are added for each of the RNGs. Restrictions: For SSE realizations of the generators, the Intel or AMD CPU supporting SSE2 command set is required. In order to use the SSE realization for the lfsr113 generator, the CPU must support the SSE4.1 command set. Additional comments: The function call interface has been slightly modified compared to the previous version in order to support Fortran compatibility. For each of the generators, RNGSSELIB supports the following functions, where rng should be replaced by the particular name of the RNG: void rng_skipahead_(rng_state* state, unsigned long long offset); void rng_init_(rng_state* state); void rng_init_sequence_(rng_state* state,unsigned long long SequenceNumber); unsigned int rng_generate_(rng_state* state); float rng_generate_uniform_float_(rng_state* state); unsigned int rng_sse_generate_(rng_sse_state* state); void rng_get_sse_state_(rng_state* state,rng_sse_state* sse_state); void rng_print_state_(rng_state* state); void rng_print_sse_state_(rng_sse_state* state); There are a few peculiarities for some of the RNGs. For example, the function void mt19937_skipahead_(mt19937_state* state, unsigned long long a, unsigned b); skips ahead N=a?2b numbers, where N<2512, and the function void gm55_skipahead_(gm55_state* state, unsigned long long offset64, unsigned long long offset0); skips ahead N=264? offset64+offset0 numbers. The detailed function call interface can be found in the header files of the include directory. The examples of using the library can be found in the examples directory.
Quasi-one-dimensional compressible flow across face seals and narrow slots. 2: Computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Zuk, J.; Smith, P. J.
1972-01-01
A computer program is presented for compressible fluid flow with friction across face seals and through narrow slots. The computer program carries out a quasi-one-dimensional flow analysis which is valid for laminar and turbulent flows under both subsonic and choked flow conditions for parallel surfaces. The program is written in FORTRAN IV. The input and output variables are in either the International System of Units (SI) or the U.S. customary system.
Boyarski, A.
1992-11-01
FPP is a preprocessor which aids in porting Fortran source code across differing platforms. It provides conditional compilation features to enable or disable sections of code, and can modify file names in INCLUDE statements to a syntax suitable for a target platform. FPP is written Fortran 77, and runs on VM/CMS, VAX/VMS, UNIX, and PC/DOS SYSTEMS.
American History. Computer Programs.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Lengel, James G.
1983-01-01
THE FOLLOWING IS THE FULL TEXT OF THIS DOCUMENT: Seven interactive computer programs are available to help with the study of American History. They cover the period of the 17th century up through the present day, and involve a variety of approaches to instruction. These programs were conceived and programmed by Jim Lengel, a former state social…
A Robust Parallel Programming Model for Dynamic NonUniform Scientific Computations
Baden, Scott B.
such as sparse linear algebra or finite element methods. The LPARX system was motivated by a number of design development of the High Performance Fortran (HPF) [1] standard has given hope to the sciÂ entific computing on contributions from a numÂ ber of Fortran dialects such as FortranÂD [2], ConnecÂ tion Machine Fortran [3
A computer program for analyzing unresolved Mossbauer hyperfine spectra
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Schiess, J. R.; Singh, J. J.
1978-01-01
The program for analyzing unresolved Mossbauer hyperfine spectra was written in FORTRAN 4 language for the Control Data CYBER 170 series digital computer system with network operating system 1.1. With the present dimensions, the program requires approximately 36,000 octal locations of core storage. A typical case involving two innermost coordination shells in which the amplitudes and the peak positions of all three components were estimated in 25 iterations requires 30 seconds on CYBER 173. The program was applied to determine the effects of various near neighbor impurity shells on hyperfine fields in dilute FeAl alloys.
NSDL National Science Digital Library
This one-page PDF document from the Jefferson Community and Technical College in Kentucky presents the course options and requirements for obtaining an AAS (Associate in Applied Science) degree in computer programming. General education, technical core, management, networking, and computer programming courses at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels are listed. This document would be helpful for anyone interested in procuring an entry-level computer programming position, or for information technology instructors at the high school and college levels engaged in curriculum development.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Katsanis, T.; Mcnally, W. D.
1974-01-01
A FORTRAN-IV computer program, MERIDL, has been developed that obtains a subsonic or shock-free transonic flow solution on the hub-shroud mid-channel flow surface of a turbomachine. The blade row may be fixed or rotating and may be twisted and leaned. Flow may be axial or mixed, up to 45 deg from axial. Upstream and downstream flow variables can vary from hub to shroud, and provision is made to correct for loss of stagnation pressure. The results include velocities, streamlines, and flow angles on the flow surface and approximate blade surface velocities. Subsonic solutions are obtained by a finite-difference stream-function solution. Transonic solutions are obtained by a velocity-gradient method, using information from a finite-difference stream-function solution at a reduced mass flow.
Liberate computer user from programming
Rus, Teodor
Liberate computer user from programming Teodor Rus rus@cs.uiowa.edu The University of Iowa, Department of Computer Science Liberate computer use from programming p.1/60 #12;Computers A computer (C and retrieve information in/from computer memory Liberate computer use from programming p.2/60 #12;Formal
COMPUTER PROGRAM FOR CALCULATING THE COST OF DRINKING WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS
This FORTRAN computer program calculates the construction and operation/maintenance costs for 45 centralized unit treatment processes for water supply. The calculated costs are based on various design parameters and raw water quality. These cost data are applicable to small size ...
Computer program for calculating the flow field of supersonic ejector nozzles
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Anderson, B. H.
1974-01-01
An analytical procedure for computing the performance of supersonic ejector nozzles is presented. This procedure includes real sonic line effects and an interaction analysis for the mixing process between the two streams. The procedure is programmed in FORTRAN 4 and has operated successfully on IBM 7094, IBM 360, CDC 6600, and Univac 1108.
Assessment of survivability against laser threats: The ASALT-I computer program
F. J. Steenrod; J. E. Musch
1981-01-01
ASALT-I is a FORTRAN computer program used to evaluate the effectiveness of a high-energy laser weapon against an aircraft flying a path previously evaluated for various encounter conditions. The laser weapon system is described by a flux emission function, aiming errors caused by jitter, and slewing limits of the tracking mechanism. The target aircraft is characterized by a set of
Phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant system performance model and computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Alkasab, K. A.; Lu, C. Y.
1984-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program was developed for analyzing the performance of phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant systems. Energy mass and electrochemical analysis in the reformer, the shaft converters, the heat exchangers, and the fuel cell stack were combined to develop a mathematical model for the power plant for both atmospheric and pressurized conditions, and for several commercial fuels.
Advanced Computing Doctoral Program in Advanced Computing
Escolano, Francisco
Advanced Computing Doctoral Program in Advanced Computing Information General The academic year program in Advanced Computing. Structure of studies Access and admission of students Quality assurance From the academic year 2013-2014 implants the new program of PhD in Computer Science subject to RD 99
Logic via Computer Programming.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Wieschenberg, Agnes A.
This paper proposed the question "How do we teach logical thinking and sophisticated mathematics to unsophisticated college students?" One answer among many is through the writing of computer programs. The writing of computer algorithms is mathematical problem solving and logic in disguise and it may attract students who would otherwise stop…
SIPT: a seismic refraction inverse modeling program for timeshare terminal computer systems
Scott, James Henry
1977-01-01
SIPB is an interactive Fortran computer program that was developed for use with a timeshare computer system with program control information submitted from a remote terminal, and output data displayed on the terminal or printed on a line printer. The program is an upgraded version of FSIPI (Scott, Tibbetts, and Burdick, 1972) with several major improvements in addition to .its adaptation to timeshare operation. The most significant improvement was made in the procedure for handling data from in-line offset shotpoints beyond the end shotpoints of the geophone spread. The changes and improvements are described, user's instructions are outlined, examples of input and output data for a test problem are presented, and the Fortran program is listed in this report. An upgraded batch-mode program, SIPB, is available for users who do not have a timeshare computer system available (Scott, 1977).
SIPB: a seismic refraction inverse modeling program for batch computer systems
Scott, James Henry
1977-01-01
SIPB is an interactive Fortran computer program that was developed for use with a timeshare computer system with program control information submitted from a remote terminal, and output data displayed on the terminal or printed on a line printer. The program is an upgraded version of FSIPI (Scott, Tibbetts, and Burdick, 1972) with several major improvements in addition to .its adaptation to timeshare operation. The most significant improvement was made in the procedure for handling data from in-line offset shotpoints beyond the end shotpoints of the geophone spread. The changes and improvements are described, user's instructions are outlined, examples of input and output data for a test problem are presented, and the Fortran program is listed in this report. An upgraded batch-mode program, SIPB, is available for users who do not have a timeshare computer system available (Scott, 1977).
Programs For Modeling Fault-Tolerant Computing Systems
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Butler, Ricky W.
1991-01-01
Pade Approximation with Scaling, (PAWS) and Scaling Taylor Exponential Matrix (STEM) computer programs are software tools for design and validation. Provide flexible, user-friendly, language-based interface for input of Markov mathematical methods describing behaviors of fault-tolerant computer systems. Markov models include both recovery from faults via reconfiguration and behaviors of such systems when faults occur. PAWS and STEM produce exact solutions of probability of system failure and provide conservative estimate of number of significant digits in solution. Written in PASCAL and FORTRAN.
A computer program for estimation from incomplete multinomial data
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Credeur, K. R.
1978-01-01
Coding is given for maximum likelihood and Bayesian estimation of the vector p of multinomial cell probabilities from incomplete data. Also included is coding to calculate and approximate elements of the posterior mean and covariance matrices. The program is written in FORTRAN 4 language for the Control Data CYBER 170 series digital computer system with network operating system (NOS) 1.1. The program requires approximately 44000 octal locations of core storage. A typical case requires from 72 seconds to 92 seconds on CYBER 175 depending on the value of the prior parameter.
Program Educational Objectives Computer Science Program Outcomes
Mayfield, John
Program Educational Objectives Computer Science Program Outcomes 1.Expertise 2.Engagement 3.Learning Computer Science Program Outcomes (A) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics requirements appropriate to its solution x x (C) An ability to desing, implement, and evaluate a computer
Program Computes Thermodynamic Functions
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Mcbride, Bonnie J.; Gordon, Sanford
1994-01-01
PAC91 is latest in PAC (Properties and Coefficients) series. Two principal features are to provide means of (1) generating theoretical thermodynamic functions from molecular constants and (2) least-squares fitting of these functions to empirical equations. PAC91 written in FORTRAN 77 to be machine-independent.
José Luis González; Jirí Dusek; Josef Havel
1989-01-01
A general regression program KILET written in FORTRAN IV for an IBM PC and other computers (MV 4000 Eclipse and EC 1033) enables (i) to model multicomponent kinetic data (ii) to load the smooth curves with random noise of required level (iii) to evaluate rate constants and\\/or simultaneously concentrations. Complete statistical analysis of residuals is performed. The program can be
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lawson, C. L.; Krogh, F. T.; Gold, S. S.; Kincaid, D. R.; Sullivan, J.; Williams, E.; Hanson, R. J.; Haskell, K.; Dongarra, J.; Moler, C. B.
1982-01-01
The Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms (BLAS) library is a collection of 38 FORTRAN-callable routines for performing basic operations of numerical linear algebra. BLAS library is portable and efficient source of basic operations for designers of programs involving linear algebriac computations. BLAS library is supplied in portable FORTRAN and Assembler code versions for IBM 370, UNIVAC 1100 and CDC 6000 series computers.
Users manual for bfort: Producing Fortran interfaces to C source code
Gropp, W.
1995-03-01
In many applications, the most natural computer language to write in may be different from the most natural language to provide a library in. For example, many scientific computing applications are written in Fortran, while many software libraries-particularly those dealing with complicated data structures or dynamic memory management-are written in C. Providing an interface so that Fortran programs can call routines written in C can be a tedious and error-prone process. We describe here a tool that automatically generates a Fortran-callable wrapper for routines written in C, using only a small, structured comment and the declaration of the routine in C. This tool has been used on two large software packages, PETSc and the MPICH implementation of MPI.
Computer Programming Technician.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document contains 17 units to consider for use in a tech prep competency profile for the occupation of computer programming technician. All the units listed will not necessarily apply to every situation or tech prep consortium, nor will all the competencies within each unit be appropriate. Several units appear within each specific occupation…
Portability and Reusability, Standardized Programming for Present and Future Computers
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Dumont, Jean-Jacques; Tomassini, Marco
Unstructured sequential programming in Fortran, together with a top down approach for problem analysis, have always been and still are the usual physicists favorite methods as far as computing is concerned. This unfortunate fact of life is causing a tremendous amount of efficiency loss for code development and maintenance, which could easily be avoided by evolving to a more modern, bottom up programming style, based on the new emerging standards (system interfaces, communication between computational nodes, object-oriented C-extensions, user graphical interfaces, data structures etc.). We are reaching the historical point where this evolution becomes mandatory if one wants to tackle properly the problem of programming in a reasonably efficient way the highly parallel machines which are now appearing on the market, to the delight of numerous scientists who are badly in need of more computation power.
FDCHQHP: A Fortran package for heavy quarkonium hadroproduction
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Wan, Lu-Ping; Wang, Jian-Xiong
2014-11-01
FDCHQHP is a Fortran package to calculate the transverse momentum (pt) distribution of yield and polarization for heavy quarkonium hadroproduction at next-to-leading-order (NLO) based on non-relativistic QCD(NRQCD) framework. It contains the complete color-singlet and color-octet intermediate states in present theoretical level, and is available to calculate different polarization parameters in different frames. As the LHC running now and in the future, it supplies a very useful tool to obtain theoretical prediction on the heavy quarkonium hadroproduction. Catalogue identifier: AETT_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AETT_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen’s University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 12020165 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 103178384 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 77. Computer: Any computer with Linux operating system, Intel Fortran Compiler and MPI library. Operating system: Linux. Has the code been vectorized or parallelized?: Parallelized with MPI. Classification: 11.1. External routines: MPI Library Nature of problem: This package is for the calculation of the heavy quarkonium hadroproduction at NRQCD NLO. Solution method: The Fortran codes of this package are generated by the FDC system [1] automatically. Additional comments: It is better to run the package on supercomputers or multi-core computers. !!!!! The distribution file for this program is over 100 MB and therefore is not delivered directly when download or Email is requested. Instead a html file giving details of how the program can be obtained is sent. !!!!! Running time: For an independent sub-process, it may take several seconds to several hours depending on the number of sample points if one CPU core is used. For a complete prompt production of heavy quarkonium hadroproduction (?(Ns) or Y(Ns)) at one pt point, it may take an hour to thousands of hours depending on the number of sample points if one CPU core is used. In our test with less sample points, it takes 16 min to compile and 25 min to run the whole program with 4 processes with the CPU Intel®Core. I7-3770k @ 3.5 GHz × 8. References: [1] G.T. Bodwin, E. Braaten, G.P. Lepage, Phys. Rev. D51, 1125 (1995).
A. M. Weickmann; J. P. Riley; T. M. Georges; R. M. Jones
1989-01-01
EIGEN is a FORTRAN computer program that processes the rayset (machine-readable) output of the HARPA and HARPO acoustic ray-tracing programs. It interpolates in elevation angle to find the eigenrays that connect the source and a specified receiver. It also creates plots of range vs. elevation angle and range vs. travel time.
Fermilab advanced computer program multi-microprocessor project
Nash, T.; Areti, H.; Biel, J.; Case, G.; Cook, A.; Fischler, M.; Gaines, I.; Hance, R.; Husby, D.; Zmuda, T.
1985-06-01
Fermilab's Advanced Computer Program is constructing a powerful 128 node multi-microprocessor system for data analysis in high-energy physics. The system will use commercial 32-bit microprocessors programmed in Fortran-77. Extensive software supports easy migration of user applications from a uniprocessor environment to the multiprocessor and provides sophisticated program development, debugging, and error handling and recovery tools. This system is designed to be readily copied, providing computing cost effectiveness of below $2200 per VAX 11/780 equivalent. The low cost, commercial availability, compatibility with off-line analysis programs, and high data bandwidths (up to 160 MByte/sec) make the system an ideal choice for applications to on-line triggers as well as an offline data processor.
A programmable Fortran preprocessor
Rosing, M.
1995-06-01
A programmable Fortran preprocessor is described. It allows users to define compile time operations that can examine and modify the source tree before it is compiled with a traditional compiler. This intermediate step allows the definition of routines and operations that adapt to the context in which they are used. Context sensitive operations increase the flexibility of abstractions that can be built without degrading efficiency, as compared to using traditional run time based abstractions such as libraries or objects. The preprocessor is described briefly along with an example of how it is used to add CMFortran array operations to Fortran77. Other preprocessors that have been implemented are also briefly described.
Processing time using Datatrieve-11, clunks, and FORTRAN
Horning, R.R.; Goode, W.E.
1983-01-01
Although Datatrieve-11 processes dates with 100-ns resolution using clunks, it has no provision for processing time. This paper describes a set of Datatrieve-11 procedures and FORTRAN-callable subroutines for handling time, as well as dates, expressed in clunks. Although the FORTRAN-callable subroutines use RMS modules, these modules can be extracted from the appropriate RMS library, allowing FORTRAN programs to be linked to an FCS library instead of to RMS.
SAMPLE: software for VAX FORTRAN execution timing
Lowe, L.H.
1983-01-01
SAMPLE is a set of subroutines in use at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for collecting CPU timings of various FORTRAN program sections - usually individual subroutines. These measurements have been useful in making programs run faster. The presentation includes a description of the software and examples of its use. The software is available on the directory (SAMPLE) of the VAX SIG tape.
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, Fall 2007
Herring, T. (Thomas)
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, Matlab, and Mathematica. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative ...
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, Fall 2002
Herring, T. (Thomas)
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, MATLAB®, and Mathematica®. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative ...
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, Fall 2008
Herring, Thomas
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, MATLAB, and Mathematica. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative ...
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, Fall 2005
Herring, T. (Thomas)
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, Matlab, and Mathematica. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative ...
Bridges, N.J.; McCammon, R.B.
1980-01-01
DISCRIM is an interactive computer graphics program that dissects mixtures of normal or lognormal distributions. The program was written in an effort to obtain a more satisfactory solution to the dissection problem than that offered by a graphical or numerical approach alone. It combines graphic and analytic techniques using a Tektronix1 terminal in a time-share computing environment. The main program and subroutines were written in the FORTRAN language. ?? 1980.
Computer programs for eddy-current defect studies
Pate, J. R.; Dodd, C. V. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)
1990-06-01
Several computer programs to aid in the design of eddy-current tests and probes have been written. The programs, written in Fortran, deal in various ways with the response to defects exhibited by four types of probes: the pancake probe, the reflection probe, the circumferential boreside probe, and the circumferential encircling probe. Programs are included which calculate the impedance or voltage change in a coil due to a defect, which calculate and plot the defect sensitivity factor of a coil, and which invert calculated or experimental readings to obtain the size of a defect. The theory upon which the programs are based is the Burrows point defect theory, and thus the calculations of the programs will be more accurate for small defects. 6 refs., 21 figs.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Dunbar, D. N.; Tunnah, B. G.
1978-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program is described for predicting the flow streams and material, energy, and economic balances of a typical petroleum refinery, with particular emphasis on production of aviation turbine fuel of varying end point and hydrogen content specifications. The program has provision for shale oil and coal oil in addition to petroleum crudes. A case study feature permits dependent cases to be run for parametric or optimization studies by input of only the variables which are changed from the base case.
A computer program for simulating geohydrologic systems in three dimensions
Posson, D.R.; Hearne, G.A.; Tracy, J.V.; Frenzel, P.F.
1980-01-01
This document is directed toward individuals who wish to use a computer program to simulate ground-water flow in three dimensions. The strongly implicit procedure (SIP) numerical method is used to solve the set of simultaneous equations. New data processing techniques and program input and output options are emphasized. The quifer system to be modeled may be heterogeneous and anisotropic, and may include both artesian and water-table conditions. Systems which consist of well defined alternating layers of highly permeable and poorly permeable material may be represented by a sequence of equations for two dimensional flow in each of the highly permeable units. Boundaries where head or flux is user-specified may be irregularly shaped. The program also allows the user to represent streams as limited-source boundaries when the streamflow is small in relation to the hydraulic stress on the system. The data-processing techniques relating to ' cube ' input and output, to swapping of layers, to restarting of simulation, to free-format NAMELIST input, to the details of each sub-routine 's logic, and to the overlay program structure are discussed. The program is capable of processing large models that might overflow computer memories with conventional programs. Detailed instructions for selecting program options, for initializing the data arrays, for defining ' cube ' output lists and maps, and for plotting hydrographs of calculated and observed heads and/or drawdowns are provided. Output may be restricted to those nodes of particular interest, thereby reducing the volumes of printout for modelers, which may be critical when working at remote terminals. ' Cube ' input commands allow the modeler to set aquifer parameters and initialize the model with very few input records. Appendixes provide instructions to compile the program, definitions and cross-references for program variables, summary of the FLECS structured FORTRAN programming language, listings of the FLECS and FORTRAN source code, and samples of input and output for example simulations. (USGS)
Kauahikaua, James P.; Anderson, Walter L.
1979-01-01
A number of efficient numerical computer algorithms are incorporated into a general program called EMCUPL, which calculates the electromagnetic (EM) coupling between two straight wires on the surface of a multilayered half space. Each layer has an isotropic conductivity which may be either real or complex. A second computer program, called SCHCOPL, is described which calculates the coupling for the special case of a Schlumberger or Wenner array also on a multilayered half space. Comparison with other programs shows that EMCUPL is at least as accurate, more generally applicable, and computationally more efficient FORTRAN listings of all subprograms and example calculations are given in the Appendix.
Program System for Computation of
CM CO ® E L^ Risø-R-392 Program System for Computation of the Terrestrial Gamma-Radiation Field o 1979 #12;Risø-R-392 PROGRAM SYSTEM FOR COMPUTATION OF THE TERRESTRIAL GAMMA- RADIATION FIELD Peter Kirkegaard and Leif Løvborg Abstract. A system of computer programs intended for solution of the plane one
A computer program for calculation of spectral radiative properties of gas mixtures
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Nealy, J. E.
1975-01-01
A computer code is described whereby calculations of radiative properties of gas mixtures may be made. The program is arranged so that distinct radiative processes for each species are computed in individual subroutines. Provision is made for calculating radiative properties in nonequilibrium situations - separate rotational, vibrational, and electronic temperatures may be used. These features should provide a flexibility not currently available in such programs. The basic equations and the program listing in FORTRAN 4 language are presented. Sample calculations are given for high temperature air and carbon dioxide and are compared to calculations made with previously developed programs.
Constructing Programs from Example Computations
Alan W. Biermann; Ramachandran Krishnaswamy
1976-01-01
An autoprogrammer is an interactive computer programming system which automatically constructs computer programs from example computations executed by the user. The example calculations are done in a scratch pad fashion at a computer display using a light pen or other graphic input device, and the system stores a detailed history of all of the steps executed in the process. Then
Computer science & Engineering Honors program
Nebraska-Lincoln, University of
Computer science & Engineering Honors program The CSE Honors Program provides an enhanced college topics or a high-level programming language · Demonstrate committment to CONTACT Department of Computer experience through a challenging and creative academic program for the most talented and highly
IMAGEP - A FORTRAN ALGORITHM FOR DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Roth, D. J.
1994-01-01
IMAGEP is a FORTRAN computer algorithm containing various image processing, analysis, and enhancement functions. It is a keyboard-driven program organized into nine subroutines. Within the subroutines are other routines, also, selected via keyboard. Some of the functions performed by IMAGEP include digitization, storage and retrieval of images; image enhancement by contrast expansion, addition and subtraction, magnification, inversion, and bit shifting; display and movement of cursor; display of grey level histogram of image; and display of the variation of grey level intensity as a function of image position. This algorithm has possible scientific, industrial, and biomedical applications in material flaw studies, steel and ore analysis, and pathology, respectively. IMAGEP is written in VAX FORTRAN for DEC VAX series computers running VMS. The program requires the use of a Grinnell 274 image processor which can be obtained from Mark McCloud Associates, Campbell, CA. An object library of the required GMR series software is included on the distribution media. IMAGEP requires 1Mb of RAM for execution. The standard distribution medium for this program is a 1600 BPI 9track magnetic tape in VAX FILES-11 format. It is also available on a TK50 tape cartridge in VAX FILES-11 format. This program was developed in 1991. DEC, VAX, VMS, and TK50 are trademarks of Digital Equipment Corporation.
X10: A FORTRAN direct access data management system
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Roland, D. P.
1978-01-01
The XIO system is a set of subroutines that provide generalized data management capability for FORTRAN programs using a direct access file. Arrays of integer, real, double precision, and character data may be stored, each logical group of data identified by a unique matrix number. A matrix may be organized and stored as batches to reduce core requirements. Batches may be accessed randomly or sequentially. The file may be checkpointed and retained, allowing for restarts with stored values. The XIO subroutines operate on either IBM 360-370/OS/VS or DEC PDP-11/RSX computing systems.
The ACP (Advanced Computer Program) multiprocessor system at Fermilab
Gaines, I.; Areti, H.; Atac, R.; Biel, J.; Cook, A.; Fischler, M.; Hance, R.; Husby, D.; Nash, T.; Zmuda, T.
1987-02-02
The Advanced Computer Program at Fermilab has developed a multiprocessor system which is easy to use and uniquely cost effective for many high energy physics problems. The system is based on single board computers which cost under $1500 each to build including 2 MBytes of on board memory. Expansion to 6 MBytes is now available. These standard VME modules each run experiment reconstruction code in Fortran at speeds approaching that of a VAX 11/780. The first system, now with 100 processors, has been operated for six months, with essentially no down time, by computer operators in the Fermilab Computer Center. An interface from Fastbus to the Branch Bus has been developed for online use which has been tested error free at 20 MBytes/sec for 48 hours. ACP hardware modules are available commercially.
Center for Programming Models for Scalable Parallel Computing
John Mellor-Crummey
2008-02-29
Rice University's achievements as part of the Center for Programming Models for Scalable Parallel Computing include: (1) design and implemention of cafc, the first multi-platform CAF compiler for distributed and shared-memory machines, (2) performance studies of the efficiency of programs written using the CAF and UPC programming models, (3) a novel technique to analyze explicitly-parallel SPMD programs that facilitates optimization, (4) design, implementation, and evaluation of new language features for CAF, including communication topologies, multi-version variables, and distributed multithreading to simplify development of high-performance codes in CAF, and (5) a synchronization strength reduction transformation for automatically replacing barrier-based synchronization with more efficient point-to-point synchronization. The prototype Co-array Fortran compiler cafc developed in this project is available as open source software from http://www.hipersoft.rice.edu/caf.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Labudde, R. A.
1972-01-01
An attempt has been made to keep the programs as subroutine oriented as possible. Usually only the main programs are directly concerned with the problem of total cross sections. In particular the subroutines POLFIT, BILINR, GASS59/MAXLIK, SYMOR, MATIN, STUDNT, DNTERP, DIFTAB, FORDIF, EPSALG, REGFAL and ADSIMP are completely general, and are concerned only with the problems of numerical analysis and statistics. Each subroutine is independently documented.
High Performance Fortran for Highly Irregular Problems
Johnsson, S. Lennart
programming paradigm has also been used successfully for unstructured finite--element problems [20, 16, 17, Nevada, June 1997. unstructured mesh finite--element problems used elements that uniformly were problems, where for inÂ stance unstructured grids and elements of varying orders are being used. In Fortran
Geophysical Computing L10-1 L10 Fortran Programming -Part 2
Thorne, Michael
right quadrant..." ELSEIF (Theta = -180.0) THEN write(*,*) "Theta is in lower left is in upper right quadrant..." ELSEIF ( Theta >= 90.0 .AND. Theta lower quadrant..." ELSEIF (Theta = -90.0) THEN write(*,*) "Theta is in upper left quadrant
An Implementation of the LPAR Parallel Programming Model for Scientific Computations \\Lambda
Baden, Scott B.
methods such as multigrid, FAC and AFAC [13], and AMR [5]; and finite element methods. An important been made in fineÂgrain programming models such as Fortran D [10], CM Fortran, and the proposed HPF. For example, Clark et al. [7] describe an implementation of the GROMOS molecular dynamics code in Fortran D
A calculation procedure for viscous flow in turbomachines, volume 3. [computer programs
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Khalil, I.; Sheoran, Y.; Tabakoff, W.
1980-01-01
A method for analyzing the nonadiabatic viscous flow through turbomachine blade passages was developed. The field analysis is based upon the numerical integration of the full incompressible Navier-Stokes equations, together with the energy equation on the blade-to-blade surface. A FORTRAN IV computer program was written based on this method. The numerical code used to solve the governing equations employs a nonorthogonal boundary fitted coordinate system. The flow may be axial, radial or mixed and there may be a change in stream channel thickness in the through-flow direction. The inputs required for two FORTRAN IV programs are presented. The first program considers laminar flows and the second can handle turbulent flows. Numerical examples are included to illustrate the use of the program, and to show the results that are obtained.
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Miller, R. A.; Kohl, F. J.
1977-01-01
Two FORTRAN computer programs for the interpretation of low resolution mass spectra were prepared and tested. One is for the calculation of the molecular isotopic distribution of any species from stored elemental distributions. The program requires only the input of the molecular formula and was designed for compatability with any computer system. The other program is for the determination of all possible combinations of atoms (and radicals) which may form an ion having a particular integer mass. It also uses a simplified input scheme and was designed for compatability with any system.
Atkins, John T.; Wiley, Jeffrey B.; Paybins, Katherine S.
2005-01-01
This report presents the Hydrologic Simulation Program-FORTRAN Model (HSPF) parameters for eight basins in the coal-mining region of West Virginia. The magnitude and characteristics of model parameters from this study will assist users of HSPF in simulating streamflow at other basins in the coal-mining region of West Virginia. The parameter for nominal capacity of the upper-zone storage, UZSN, increased from south to north. The increase in UZSN with the increase in basin latitude could be due to decreasing slopes, decreasing rockiness of the soils, and increasing soil depths from south to north. A special action was given to the parameter for fraction of ground-water inflow that flows to inactive ground water, DEEPFR. The basis for this special action was related to the seasonal movement of the water table and transpiration from trees. The models were most sensitive to DEEPFR and the parameter for interception storage capacity, CEPSC. The models were also fairly sensitive to the parameter for an index representing the infiltration capacity of the soil, INFILT; the parameter for indicating the behavior of the ground-water recession flow, KVARY; the parameter for the basic ground-water recession rate, AGWRC; the parameter for nominal capacity of the upper zone storage, UZSN; the parameter for the interflow inflow, INTFW; the parameter for the interflow recession constant, IRC; and the parameter for lower zone evapotranspiration, LZETP.
Implementation of dynamic structures using VAX FORTRAN and VMS
Watson, C.A.
1986-10-01
FORTRAN is a programming language heavily used by the scientific community; however, many find it inadequate for their programming needs because it is by nature a static memory language. Languages such as C and Pascal are dynamic memory languages and allow pointers, for processing lists and for dynamic equivalencing, and recursive subprograms, which are not allowed in FORTRAN. For some programmers who like to use FORTRAN, these deficiencies can be a significant drawback. This report discusses a method used for dynamic memory allocation and deallocation during run-time on a VMS machine that provides a handy mechanism for implementing pointers in FORTRAN. Application of this method to write routines that manage dynamic structures such as stacks and queues is examined. Two techniques for implementing recursive algorithms in FORTRAN are outlined.
Final Report: Center for Programming Models for Scalable Parallel Computing
Mellor-Crummey, John [William Marsh Rice University] [William Marsh Rice University
2011-09-13
As part of the Center for Programming Models for Scalable Parallel Computing, Rice University collaborated with project partners in the design, development and deployment of language, compiler, and runtime support for parallel programming models to support application development for the “leadership-class” computer systems at DOE national laboratories. Work over the course of this project has focused on the design, implementation, and evaluation of a second-generation version of Coarray Fortran. Research and development efforts of the project have focused on the CAF 2.0 language, compiler, runtime system, and supporting infrastructure. This has involved working with the teams that provide infrastructure for CAF that we rely on, implementing new language and runtime features, producing an open source compiler that enabled us to evaluate our ideas, and evaluating our design and implementation through the use of benchmarks. The report details the research, development, findings, and conclusions from this work.
Computer Assisted Parallel Program Generation
Kawata, Shigeo
2015-01-01
Parallel computation is widely employed in scientific researches, engineering activities and product development. Parallel program writing itself is not always a simple task depending on problems solved. Large-scale scientific computing, huge data analyses and precise visualizations, for example, would require parallel computations, and the parallel computing needs the parallelization techniques. In this Chapter a parallel program generation support is discussed, and a computer-assisted parallel program generation system P-NCAS is introduced. Computer assisted problem solving is one of key methods to promote innovations in science and engineering, and contributes to enrich our society and our life toward a programming-free environment in computing science. Problem solving environments (PSE) research activities had started to enhance the programming power in 1970's. The P-NCAS is one of the PSEs; The PSE concept provides an integrated human-friendly computational software and hardware system to solve a target ...
Programming semantics for multiprogrammed computations
Jack B. Dennis; Earl C. Van Horn
1966-01-01
The semantics are defined for a number of meta-instructions which perform operations essential to the writing of programs in multiprogrammed computer systems. These meta-instructions relate to parallel processing, protecting of separate computations, program debugging, and the sharing among users of memory segments and other computing objects, the names of which are hierarchically structured. The language sophistication contemplated is midway between
Graduate Program in COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE,
Bewley, Thomas
Graduate Program in COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO Contact: CSME://csme.ucsd.edu The Graduate Program in Computational Science, Mathematics and Engineering (CSME) at UCSD offers Director Center for Computational Mathematics University of California, San Diego 9500 Gilman Drive #0112
COMPUTATIONAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM
Mayfield, John
NSF-IGERT COMPUTATIONAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM GRADUATE TRAINEE HANDBOOK FALL 2007 #12 was the establishment of ISU's interdepartmental graduate program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB;1 National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) Program
User's guide to the NOZL3D and NOZLIC computer programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Thomas, P. D.
1980-01-01
Complete FORTRAN listings and running instructions are given for a set of computer programs that perform an implicit numerical solution to the unsteady Navier-Stokes equations to predict the flow characteristics and performance of nonaxisymmetric nozzles. The set includes the NOZL3D program, which performs the flow computations; the NOZLIC program, which sets up the flow field initial conditions for general nozzle configurations, and also generates the computational grid for simple two dimensional and axisymmetric configurations; and the RGRIDD program, which generates the computational grid for complicated three dimensional configurations. The programs are designed specifically for the NASA-Langley CYBER 175 computer, and employ auxiliary disk files for primary data storage. Input instructions and computed results are given for four test cases that include two dimensional, three dimensional, and axisymmetric configurations.
Computer Program for Point Location And Calculation of ERror (PLACER)
Granato, Gregory E.
1999-01-01
A program designed for point location and calculation of error (PLACER) was developed as part of the Quality Assurance Program of the Federal Highway Administration/U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Data and Methodology Synthesis (NDAMS) review process. The program provides a standard method to derive study-site locations from site maps in highwayrunoff, urban-runoff, and other research reports. This report provides a guide for using PLACER, documents methods used to estimate study-site locations, documents the NDAMS Study-Site Locator Form, and documents the FORTRAN code used to implement the method. PLACER is a simple program that calculates the latitude and longitude coordinates of one or more study sites plotted on a published map and estimates the uncertainty of these calculated coordinates. PLACER calculates the latitude and longitude of each study site by interpolating between the coordinates of known features and the locations of study sites using any consistent, linear, user-defined coordinate system. This program will read data entered from the computer keyboard and(or) from a formatted text file, and will write the results to the computer screen and to a text file. PLACER is readily transferable to different computers and operating systems with few (if any) modifications because it is written in standard FORTRAN. PLACER can be used to calculate study site locations in latitude and longitude, using known map coordinates or features that are identifiable in geographic information data bases such as USGS Geographic Names Information System, which is available on the World Wide Web.
A computer program for simulating salinity loads in streams
Glover, Kent C.
1978-01-01
A FORTRAN IV program that simulates salinity loads in streams is described. Daily values of stream-discharge in cubic feet per second, or stream-discharge and specific conductance in micromhos, are used to estimate daily loads in tons by one of five available methods. The loads are then summarized by computing either total and mean monthly loads or various statistics for each calendar day. Results are output in tabular and, if requested, punch card format. Under selection of appropriate methods for estimating and summarizing daily loads is provided through the coding of program control cards. The program is designed to interface directly with data retrieved from the U.S. Geological Survey WATSTORE Daily Values File. (Woodard-USGS)
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Jaffe, L. D.
1984-01-01
The CONC/11 computer program designed for calculating the performance of dish-type solar thermal collectors and power systems is discussed. This program is intended to aid the system or collector designer in evaluating the performance to be expected with possible design alternatives. From design or test data on the characteristics of the various subsystems, CONC/11 calculates the efficiencies of the collector and the overall power system as functions of the receiver temperature for a specified insolation. If desired, CONC/11 will also determine the receiver aperture and the receiver temperature that will provide the highest efficiencies at a given insolation. The program handles both simple and compound concentrators. The CONC/11 is written in Athena Extended FORTRAN (similar to FORTRAN 77) to operate primarily in an interactive mode on a Sperry 1100/81 computer. It could also be used on many small computers. A user's manual is also provided for this program.
Computer Program to Obtain Ordinates for NACA Airfoils
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Ladson, Charles L.; Brooks, Cuyler W., Jr.; Hill, Acquilla S.; Sproles, Darrell W.
1996-01-01
Computer programs to produce the ordinates for airfoils of any thickness, thickness distribution, or camber in the NACA airfoil series were developed in the early 1970's and are published as NASA TM X-3069 and TM X-3284. For analytic airfoils, the ordinates are exact. For the 6-series and all but the leading edge of the 6A-series airfoils, agreement between the ordinates obtained from the program and previously published ordinates is generally within 5 x 10(exp -5) chord. Since the publication of these programs, the use of personal computers and individual workstations has proliferated. This report describes a computer program that combines the capabilities of the previously published versions. This program is written in ANSI FORTRAN 77 and can be compiled to run on DOS, UNIX, and VMS based personal computers and workstations as well as mainframes. An effort was made to make all inputs to the program as simple as possible to use and to lead the user through the process by means of a menu.
Basic Computer Program for the Gaussian Equation for a Point Source
Harold M. Cota
1984-01-01
Many readers now are using microcomputers in their work. The advantages of these inexpensive and powerful tools are being recognized by both industry and universities. Microcomputers can be used in lengthy calculations, simulations, data collection and handling, and word processing.\\u000aProgramming these computers can be done in numerous languages such as Basic, Fortran and Pascal. It is often possible to
Manual of phosphoric acid fuel cell stack three-dimensional model and computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lu, C. Y.; Alkasab, K. A.
1984-01-01
A detailed distributed mathematical model of phosphoric acid fuel cell stack have been developed, with the FORTRAN computer program, for analyzing the temperature distribution in the stack and the associated current density distribution on the cell plates. Energy, mass, and electrochemical analyses in the stack were combined to develop the model. Several reasonable assumptions were made to solve this mathematical model by means of the finite differences numerical method.
Object-oriented design patterns in Fortran 90/95: mazev1, mazev2 and mazev3
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Decyk, Viktor K.; Gardner, Henry J.
2008-04-01
This paper discusses the concept, application, and usefulness of software design patterns for scientific programming in Fortran 90/95. An example from the discipline of object-oriented design patterns, that of a game based on navigation through a maze, is used to describe how some important patterns can be implemented in Fortran 90/95 and how the progressive introduction of design patterns can usefully restructure Fortran software as it evolves. This example is complemented by a discussion of how design patterns have been used in a real-life simulation of Particle-in-Cell plasma physics. The following patterns are mentioned in this paper: Factory, Strategy, Template, Abstract Factory and Facade. Program summaryProgram title: mazev1, mazev2, mazev3 Catalogue identifier: AEAI_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEAI_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 1958 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 17 100 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 95 Computer: PC/Mac Operating system: Unix/Linux/Mac (FreeBSD)/Windows (Cygwin) RAM: These are interactive programs with small (KB) memory requirements Classification: 6.5, 20 Nature of problem: A sequence of programs which demonstrate the use of object oriented design patterns for the restructuring of Fortran 90/95 software. The programs implement a simple maze game similar to that described in [1]. Solution method: Restructuring uses versions of the Template, Strategy and Factory design patterns. Running time: Interactive. References:E. Gamma, R. Helm, R. Johnson, J. Vlissides, Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object Oriented Software, Addison-Wesley, 1995, ISBN 0201633612.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Sforzini, R. H.
1972-01-01
An analysis and a computer program are presented which represent a compromise between the more sophisticated programs using precise burning geometric relations and the textbook type of solutions. The program requires approximately 900 computer cards including a set of 20 input data cards required for a typical problem. The computer operating time for a single configuration is approximately 1 minute and 30 seconds on the IBM 360 computer. About l minute and l5 seconds of the time is compilation time so that additional configurations input at the same time require approximately 15 seconds each. The program uses approximately 11,000 words on the IBM 360. The program is written in FORTRAN 4 and is readily adaptable for use on a number of different computers: IBM 7044, IBM 7094, and Univac 1108.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Berman, P. A.; Bonk, J. S.; Kobett, W. F.; Kosanovich, N. S.; Long, L. J.; Marinacci, D. J.
1981-07-01
The computer program and subroutines written to provide a general purpose modeling tool for a compressed air energy storage (CAES) power plant system are documented. The CAES plant was modeled using FORTRAN and a Control Data Corporation 7600 digital computer. The system model was developed to learn the transient response characteristics of the complete CAES plant; provide a tool for evaluating the requirements and performance of control systems proposed for the CAES plant; provide a general purpose digital-computer-based dynamic modeling tool; and provide power plant component models as FORTRAN subroutines which can be used, with appropriate parameter data, as modules in complete CAES power plant models.
Programming a paintable computer
Butera, William J. (William Joseph)
2002-01-01
A paintable computer is defined as an agglomerate of numerous, finely dispersed, ultra-miniaturized computing particles; each positioned randomly, running asynchronously and communicating locally. Individual particles are ...
Genetic Programming Computers using "Natural Selection" to generate programs
Fernandez, Thomas
themselves"; science fact or fiction? Genetic Programming uses novel optimisation techniques to "evolveGenetic Programming Computers using "Natural Selection" to generate programs William B. Langdon, Adil Qureshi Dept of Computer Science, University College London. ABSTRACT Computers that "program
Computer Science Program Assessment Plan Program Learning Objectives
Cantlon, Jessica F.
Computer Science Program Assessment Plan Program Learning Objectives Students successfully-long-learning responsibility of computing professionals. Proposed Program Assessment Methods Direct · Student assignments or related discipline graduate school programs. (annual) · Student scores on Computer Science MFT (annual
Manual for source flow characteristics program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Kalben, P. P.
1974-01-01
A computer program for analyzing the nozzle for a hypersonic scramjet by a second order characteristic procedure is described. The program used FORTRAN IV. The input routine is provided. A sample input for a source flow case is included.
Nash, T.; Areti, H.; Atac, R.; Biel, J.; Cook, A.; Deppe, J.; Edel, M.; Fischler, M.; Gaines, I.; Hance, R.
1988-08-01
Fermilab's Advanced Computer Program (ACP) has been developing highly cost effective, yet practical, parallel computers for high energy physics since 1984. The ACP's latest developments are proceeding in two directions. A Second Generation ACP Multiprocessor System for experiments will include $3500 RISC processors each with performance over 15 VAX MIPS. To support such high performance, the new system allows parallel I/O, parallel interprocess communication, and parallel host processes. The ACP Multi-Array Processor, has been developed for theoretical physics. Each $4000 node is a FORTRAN or C programmable pipelined 20 MFlops (peak), 10 MByte single board computer. These are plugged into a 16 port crossbar switch crate which handles both inter and intra crate communication. The crates are connected in a hypercube. Site oriented applications like lattice gauge theory are supported by system software called CANOPY, which makes the hardware virtually transparent to users. A 256 node, 5 GFlop, system is under construction. 10 refs., 7 figs.
Computer Program Newsletter No. 7
Magnuson, W.G. Jr.
1982-09-01
This issue of the Computer Program Newsletter updates an earlier newsletter (Number 2, September 1979) and focuses on electrical network analysis computer programs. In particular, five network analysis programs (SCEPTRE, SPICE2, NET2, CALAHAN, and EMTP) will be described. The objective of this newsletter will be to provide a very brief description of the input syntax and semantics for each program, highlight their strong and weak points, illustrate how the programs are run at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory using the Octopus computer network, and present examples of input for each of the programs to illustrate some of the features of each program. In a sense, this newsletter can be used as a quick reference guide to the programs.
Production of large computer programs
H. D. Benington
1987-01-01
The paper is adapted from a presentation at a symposium on advanced programming methods for digital computers sponsored by the Navy Mathematical Computing Advisory Panel and the Office of Naval Research in June 1956. The author describes the techniques used to produce the programs for the Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) system.
Utilities. [univac computer programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Colquitt, W. N.
1976-01-01
Several sets of related Adage utility programs are described. A general description of the software group, instructions on how to use the programs, and a programmers description of the theory of operation are given along with a printed example of the program in use and a listing of the program.
Computer Program For Linear Algebra
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Krogh, F. T.; Hanson, R. J.
1987-01-01
Collection of routines provided for basic vector operations. Basic Linear Algebra Subprogram (BLAS) library is collection from FORTRAN-callable routines for employing standard techniques to perform basic operations of numerical linear algebra.
Helton, Jon C.; Shortencarier, Maichael J.
1999-08-01
A description and user's guide are given for a computer program, PATTRN, developed at Sandia National Laboratories for use in sensitivity analyses of complex models. This program is intended for use in the analysis of input-output relationships in Monte Carlo analyses when the input has been selected using random or Latin hypercube sampling. Procedures incorporated into the program are based upon attempts to detect increasingly complex patterns in scatterplots and involve the detection of linear relationships, monotonic relationships, trends in measures of central tendency, trends in measures of variability, and deviations from randomness. The program was designed to be easy to use and portable.
INFORMATICS AND COMPUTING Graduate Programs
Menczer, Filippo
the world. Whether studying informatics, computer science, information science, or library science, students use Â· Master of Library Science (MLS), finding, organizing, and preserving information and helping and Computing The School's rare combination of programs Â including informatics, computer science, library
Computer program for geochemical analysis of acid-rain and other low-ionic-strength, acidic waters
P. A. Johnson; D. G. Lord
1987-01-01
ARCHEM, a computer program written in FORTRAN 77, is designed primarily for use in the routine geochemical interpretation of low-ionic-strength, acidic waters. On the basis of chemical analyses of the water, and either laboratory or field determinations of pH, temperature, and dissolved oxygen, the program calculates the equilibrium distribution of major inorganic aqueous species and of inorganic aluminum complexes. The
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Dunbar, D. N.; Tunnah, B. G.
1978-01-01
The FORTRAN computing program predicts flow streams and material, energy, and economic balances of a typical petroleum refinery, with particular emphasis on production of aviation turbine fuels of varying end point and hydrogen content specifications. The program has a provision for shale oil and coal oil in addition to petroleum crudes. A case study feature permits dependent cases to be run for parametric or optimization studies by input of only the variables which are changed from the base case.
A computer program to trace seismic ray distribution in complex two-dimensional geological models
Yacoub, Nazieh K.; Scott, James H.
1970-01-01
A computer program has been developed to trace seismic rays and their amplitudes and energies through complex two-dimensional geological models, for which boundaries between elastic units are defined by a series of digitized X-, Y-coordinate values. Input data for the program includes problem identification, control parameters, model coordinates and elastic parameter for the elastic units. The program evaluates the partitioning of ray amplitude and energy at elastic boundaries, computes the total travel time, total travel distance and other parameters for rays arising at the earth's surface. Instructions are given for punching program control cards and data cards, and for arranging input card decks. An example of printer output for a simple problem is presented. The program is written in FORTRAN IV language. The listing of the program is shown in the Appendix, with an example output from a CDC-6600 computer.
Allen S. Ginsberg; Harry M. Markowitz; Paula M. Oldfather
1967-01-01
The programming burden has often impeded computer application, but programming time and cost have been considerably reduced by the development of advanced programming languages such as FORTRAN, COBOL, and SIMSCRIPT. The objective of the technique discussed here is to further reduce the time and effort required to produce large computer programs within specified areas.
Computer program for determining rotational line intensity factors for diatomic molecules
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Whiting, E. E.
1973-01-01
A FORTRAN IV computer program, that provides a new research tool for determining reliable rotational line intensity factors (also known as Honl-London factors), for most electric and magnetic dipole allowed diatomic transitions, is described in detail. This users manual includes instructions for preparing the input data, a program listing, detailed flow charts, and three sample cases. The program is applicable to spin-allowed dipole transitions with either or both states intermediate between Hund's case (a) and Hund's case (b) coupling and to spin-forbidden dipole transitions with either or both states intermediate between Hund's case (c) and Hund's case (b) coupling.
Computational lexicology: a research program
Robert A. Amsler
1982-01-01
Computational lexicology may be defined as the application of computers to the study of the lexicon. Taken in its broadest sense, it would be a multidisciplinary field involving the analysis of man-made dictionaries using computers to study their machine-readable text as well as a study of the computational linguistic content and organization of lexicons for use by natural-language processing programs.
Atmospheric transmission computer program CP
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Pitts, D. E.; Barnett, T. L.; Korb, C. L.; Hanby, W.; Dillinger, A. E.
1974-01-01
A computer program is described which allows for calculation of the effects of carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, ozone, carbon monoxide, and nitrous oxide on earth resources remote sensing techniques. A flow chart of the program and operating instructions are provided. Comparisons are made between the atmospheric transmission obtained from laboratory and spacecraft spectrometer data and that obtained from a computer prediction using a model atmosphere and radiosonde data. Limitations of the model atmosphere are discussed. The computer program listings, input card formats, and sample runs for both radiosonde data and laboratory data are included.
Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs PROGRAM SOLICITATION
Collins, Gary S.
Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs PROGRAM SOLICITATION NSF 13-581 REPLACES DOCUMENT General Information Program Title: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs Synopsis of Program that develop new knowledge in two core programs: Computer Systems Research (CSR) program; and Networking
A Computer-Assisted Laboratory Sequence for Petroleum Geology.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Lumsden, David N.
1979-01-01
Describes a competitive oil-play game for petroleum geology students. It is accompanied by a computer program written in interactive Fortran. The program, however, is not essential, but useful for adding more interest. (SA)
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
El-Hady, N. M.
1981-01-01
A computer program HADY-I for calculating the linear incompressible or compressible stability characteristics of the laminar boundary layer on swept and tapered wings is described. The eigenvalue problem and its adjoint arising from the linearized disturbance equations with the appropriate boundary conditions are solved numerically using a combination of Newton-Raphson interative scheme and a variable step size integrator based on the Runge-Kutta-Fehlburh fifth-order formulas. The integrator is used in conjunction with a modified Gram-Schmidt orthonormalization procedure. The computer program HADY-I calculates the growth rates of crossflow or streamwise Tollmien-Schlichting instabilities. It also calculates the group velocities of these disturbances. It is restricted to parallel stability calculations, where the boundary layer (meanflow) is assumed to be parallel. The meanflow solution is an input to the program.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Knauber, R. N.
1982-01-01
This report describes a FORTRAN IV coded computer program for post-flight evaluation of a launch vehicle upper stage on-off reaction control system. Aerodynamic and thrust misalignment disturbances are computed as well as the total disturbing moments in pitch, yaw, and roll. Effective thrust misalignment angle time histories of the rocket booster motor are calculated. Disturbing moments are integrated and used to estimate the required control system total inpulse. Effective control system specific inpulse is computed for the boost and coast phases using measured control fuel useage. This method has been used for more than fifteen years for analyzing the NASA Scout launch vehicle second and third-stage reaction control system performance. The computer program is set up in FORTRAN IV for a CDC CYBER 175 system. With slight modification it can be used on other machines having a FORTRAN compiler. The program has optional CALCOMP plotting output. With this option the program requires 19K words of memory and has 786 cards. Running time on a CDC CYBER 175 system is less than three (3) seconds for a typical problem.
Program Enhances Drawings Of Three-Dimensional Objects
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Hedgley, David R., Jr.
1992-01-01
SILHOUETTE is program for line drawings rendering any subset of polygons as silhouette. Program is improvement on, and replacement for, HIDDEN LINE COMPUTER CODE (ARC-11446). Offers combinations of silhouette and nonsilhouette specifications for arbitrary solid. Written in FORTRAN 77.
Functional computations in logic programs
Saumya K. Debray; David Scott Warren
1989-01-01
Although the ability to simulate nondeterminism and to compute multiple solutions for a single query is a powerful and attractive feature of logic programming languages, it is expensive in both time and space. Since programs in such languages are very often functional, that is, they do not produce more than one distinct solution for a single input, this overhead is
Documentation of computer program GRIDDEL
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Baumann, K. J.
1983-01-01
The GRIDDEL computer program which generates finite element meshes for NASTRAN in a manner convenient to the study of laminated composite flat plates is discussed. The program is capable of creating 8 node HEXA elements, GRID coordinates, and PSOLID data in the appropriate NASTRAN format. It is more convenient for this purpose than use of NASTRAN's preprocessors.
François Bodin; Peter Beckman; Dennis Gannon; Jacob Gotwals; Srinivas Narayana; Suresh Srinivas; Beata Winnicka
1994-01-01
Sage++ is an object oriented toolkit for building program transformation and preprocessing tools. Itcontains parsers for Fortran 77 with many Fortran 90 extensions, C, and C++, integrated with a C++class library. The library provides a means to access and restructure the program tree, symbol andtype tables, and source-level programmer annotations. Sage++ provides an underlying infrastructureon which all types of program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Scott, Peter J.
1989-01-01
ZED editing program for DEC VAX computer simple, powerful line editor for text, program source code, and nonbinary data. Excels in processing of text by use of procedure files. Also features versatile search qualifiers, global changes, conditionals, online help, hexadecimal mode, space compression, looping, logical combinations of search strings, journaling, visible control characters, and automatic detabbing. Users of Cambridge implementation devised such ZED procedures as chess games, calculators, and programs for evaluating pi. Written entirely in C.
F77NNS - A FORTRAN-77 NEURAL NETWORK SIMULATOR
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Mitchell, P. H.
1994-01-01
F77NNS (A FORTRAN-77 Neural Network Simulator) simulates the popular back error propagation neural network. F77NNS is an ANSI-77 FORTRAN program designed to take advantage of vectorization when run on machines having this capability, but it will run on any computer with an ANSI-77 FORTRAN Compiler. Artificial neural networks are formed from hundreds or thousands of simulated neurons, connected to each other in a manner similar to biological nerve cells. Problems which involve pattern matching or system modeling readily fit the class of problems which F77NNS is designed to solve. The program's formulation trains a neural network using Rumelhart's back-propagation algorithm. Typically the nodes of a network are grouped together into clumps called layers. A network will generally have an input layer through which the various environmental stimuli are presented to the network, and an output layer for determining the network's response. The number of nodes in these two layers is usually tied to features of the problem being solved. Other layers, which form intermediate stops between the input and output layers, are called hidden layers. The back-propagation training algorithm can require massive computational resources to implement a large network such as a network capable of learning text-to-phoneme pronunciation rules as in the famous Sehnowski experiment. The Sehnowski neural network learns to pronounce 1000 common English words. The standard input data defines the specific inputs that control the type of run to be made, and input files define the NN in terms of the layers and nodes, as well as the input/output (I/O) pairs. The program has a restart capability so that a neural network can be solved in stages suitable to the user's resources and desires. F77NNS allows the user to customize the patterns of connections between layers of a network. The size of the neural network to be solved is limited only by the amount of random access memory (RAM) available to the user. The program has a memory requirement of about 900K. The standard distribution medium for this package is a .25 inch streaming magnetic tape cartridge in UNIX tar format. It is also available on a 3.5 inch diskette in UNIX tar format. F77NNS was developed in 1989.
Manual of phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant optimization model and computer program
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Lu, C. Y.; Alkasab, K. A.
1984-05-01
An optimized cost and performance model for a phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant system was derived and developed into a modular FORTRAN computer code. Cost, energy, mass, and electrochemical analyses were combined to develop a mathematical model for optimizing the steam to methane ratio in the reformer, hydrogen utilization in the PAFC plates per stack. The nonlinear programming code, COMPUTE, was used to solve this model, in which the method of mixed penalty function combined with Hooke and Jeeves pattern search was chosen to evaluate this specific optimization problem.
Manual of phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant optimization model and computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lu, C. Y.; Alkasab, K. A.
1984-01-01
An optimized cost and performance model for a phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant system was derived and developed into a modular FORTRAN computer code. Cost, energy, mass, and electrochemical analyses were combined to develop a mathematical model for optimizing the steam to methane ratio in the reformer, hydrogen utilization in the PAFC plates per stack. The nonlinear programming code, COMPUTE, was used to solve this model, in which the method of mixed penalty function combined with Hooke and Jeeves pattern search was chosen to evaluate this specific optimization problem.
COMPUTER ENGINEERING PROGRAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE
de Lijser, Peter
COMPUTER ENGINEERING PROGRAM COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCE Computer Engineering Tenure Engineering Program, College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the University. Positive tenure in other areas who can interface with sister programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Science
SSME structural computer program development: BOPACE programmer manual
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
1975-01-01
The programming manual for the two-dimensional Boeing Plastic Analysis Capability for Engines (BOPACE) program written in FORTRAN IV is presented. The BOPACE flow logic is summarized along with subroutines and input/output files. Emphasis is placed on linear equation solver routines written as an independent package.
Analysis of dynamic systems with DAP4H computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Absalom, J. G.
1967-01-01
Dynamic Analysis Program, FORTRAN 4 Level H /DAP4H/, developed from 27 subprograms, features liberal use of the subroutines, subprograms, and skeletonization to minimize programming effort in formulating models of new systems and components. It formulates mathematical models of complex mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic dynamic systems.
General purpose computer program for interacting supersonic configurations: Programmer's manual
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Crill, W.; Dale, B.
1977-01-01
The program ISCON (Interacting Supersonic Configuration) is described. The program is in support of the problem to generate a numerical procedure for determining the unsteady dynamic forces on interacting wings and tails in supersonic flow. Subroutines are presented along with the complete FORTRAN source listing.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Staffanson, F. L.
1981-01-01
The FORTRAN computer program RAWINPROC accepts output from NASA Wallops computer program METPASS1; and produces input for NASA computer program 3.0.0700 (ECC-PRD). The three parts together form a software system for the completely automatic reduction of standard RAWINSONDE sounding data. RAWINPROC pre-edits the 0.1-second data, including time-of-day, azimuth, elevation, and sonde-modulated tone frequency, condenses the data according to successive dwells of the tone frequency, decommutates the condensed data into the proper channels (temperature, relative humidity, high and low references), determines the running baroswitch contact number and computes the associated pressure altitudes, and interpolates the data appropriate for input to ACC-PRD.
Cognitive Skills Needed in Computer Programming.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Nowaczyk, Ronald H.
Research directed toward a better understanding of the computer user/computer machine relationship has increased in recent years. To identify what factors may predict success in computer programming, 286 college students from three computer classes (160 from introductory programming; 60 from Cobol programming; and 66 from senior level programming)…
FASTPLOT: An interface to Microsoft{reg_sign} FORTRAN graphics
Ward, R.C.
1994-03-01
Interface routines to the Microsoft{reg_sign} FORTRAN graphics library (GRAPHICS.LIB) are provided to facilitate development of graphics codes. These routines are collected into the FASTPLOT library (FASTPLOT.LIB). The FASTPLOT routines simplified the development of applications utilizing graphics and add capabilities not available in GRAPHICS.LIB such as plotting histograms, splines, symbols, and error bars. Specifically, these routines were utilized in the development of the mortality data viewing code, MORTVIEW, for the US Environmental Protection Agency. Routines for color imaging, developed for use with the X-ray Computer Tomography (XCT) imaging code, and examples are also provided in the FASTPLOT library. Many example uses of FASTPLOT.LIB are contained in this document to facilitate applications development. The FASTPLOT.LIB library, source, and applications programs are supplied on the accompanying FASTPLOT diskette.
Computational Modeling Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Govindan, T. R.; Davis, Robert J.
1998-01-01
An Integrated Product Team (IPT) has been formed at NASA Ames Research Center which has set objectives to investigate devices and processes suitable for meeting NASA requirements on ultrahigh performance computers, fast and low power devices, and high temperature wide bandgap materials. These devices may ultimately be sub-100nm feature-size. Processes and equipment must meet the stringent demands posed by the fabrication of such small devices. Until now, the reactors for Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and plasma processes have been designed by trial and error procedures. Further, once the reactor is in place, optimum processing parameters are found through expensive and time-consuming experimentation. If reliable models are available that describe processes and the operation of the reactors, that chore would be reduced to a routine task while being a cost-effective option. The goal is to develop such a design tool, validate that tool using available data from current generation processes and reactors, and then use that tool to explore avenues for meeting NASA needs for ultrasmall device fabrication. Under the present grant, ARL/Penn State along with other IPT members has been developing models and computer code to meet IPT goals. Some of the accomplishments achieved during the first year of the grant are described in this report
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING PROGRAM ASSESSMENT PLAN Program Learning Objectives
Cantlon, Jessica F.
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING PROGRAM ASSESSMENT PLAN Program Learning underlying electrical and computer engineering analysis and design, including fundamental a sufficient foundation in the fundamental areas of electrical and computer engineering
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Greenbaum, A.; Baker, D. J.; Davis, J. G., Jr.
1974-01-01
A computer program for plotting stress-strain curves obtained from compression and tension tests on rectangular (flat) specimens and circular-cross-section specimens (rods and tubes) and both stress-strain and torque-twist curves obtained from torsion tests on tubes is presented in detail. The program is written in FORTRAN 4 language for the Control Data 6000 series digital computer with the SCOPE 3.0 operating system and requires approximately 110000 octal locations of core storage. The program has the capability of plotting individual strain-gage outputs and/or the average output of several strain gages and the capability of computing the slope of a straight line which provides a least-squares fit to a specified section of the plotted curve. In addition, the program can compute the slope of the stress-strain curve at any point along the curve. The computer program input and output for three sample problems are presented.
California at Irvine, University of
Distributed Parallel Computing Using Navigational Programming: Orchestrating Computations Around programming" and follow- ing the principle of "computation locus following data," which is embodied in our. The limitation of DSC is that those programs are still sequential. To gain more from distributed comput- ing
Moyer, Douglas L.; Bennett, Mark R.
2007-01-01
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP), Interstate Commission for the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB), Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (VADCR), and University of Maryland (UMD) are collaborating to improve the resolution of the Chesapeake Bay Regional Watershed Model (CBRWM). This watershed model uses the Hydrologic Simulation Program-Fortran (HSPF) to simulate the fate and transport of nutrients and sediment throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed and extended areas of Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware. Information from the CBRWM is used by the CBP and other watershed managers to assess the effectiveness of water-quality improvement efforts as well as guide future management activities. A critical step in the improvement of the CBRWM framework was the development of an HSPF function table (FTABLE) for each represented stream channel. The FTABLE is used to relate stage (water depth) in a particular stream channel to associated channel surface area, channel volume, and discharge (streamflow). The primary tool used to generate an FTABLE for each stream channel is the XSECT program, a computer program that requires nine input variables used to represent channel morphology. These input variables are reach length, upstream and downstream elevation, channel bottom width, channel bankfull width, channel bankfull stage, slope of the floodplain, and Manning's roughness coefficient for the channel and floodplain. For the purpose of this study, the nine input variables were grouped into three categories: channel geometry, Manning's roughness coefficient, and channel and floodplain slope. Values of channel geometry for every stream segment represented in CBRWM were obtained by first developing regional regression models that relate basin drainage area to observed values of bankfull width, bankfull depth, and bottom width at each of the 290 USGS streamflow-gaging stations included in the areal extent of the model. These regression models were developed on the basis of data from stations in four physiographic provinces (Appalachian Plateaus, Valley and Ridge, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain) and were used to predict channel geometry for all 738 stream segments in the modeled area from associated basin drainage area. Manning's roughness coefficient for the channel and floodplain was represented in the XSECT program in two forms. First, all available field-estimated values of roughness were compiled for gaging stations in each physiographic province. The median of field-estimated values of channel and floodplain roughness for each physiographic province was applied to all respective stream segments. The second representation of Manning's roughness coefficient was to allow roughness to vary with channel depth. Roughness was estimated at each gaging station for each 1-foot depth interval. Median values of roughness were calculated for each 1-foot depth interval for all stations in each physiographic province. Channel and floodplain slope were determined for every stream segment in CBRWM using the USGS National Elevation Dataset. Function tables were generated by the XSECT program using values of channel geometry, channel and floodplain roughness, and channel and floodplain slope. The FTABLEs for each of the 290 USGS streamflow-gaging stations were evaluated by comparing observed discharge to the XSECT-derived discharge. Function table stream discharge derived using depth-varying roughness was found to be more representative of and statistically indistinguishable from values of observed stream discharge. Additionally, results of regression analysis showed that XSECT-derived discharge accounted for approximately 90 percent of the variability associated with observed discharge in each of the four physiographic provinces. The results of this study indicate that the methodology developed to generate FTABLEs for every s
Input guide for computer programs to generate thermodynamic data for air and Freon CF4
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Tevepaugh, J. A.; Penny, M. M.; Baker, L. R., Jr.
1975-01-01
FORTRAN computer programs were developed to calculate the thermodynamic properties of Freon 14 and air for isentropic expansion from given plenum conditions. Thermodynamic properties for air are calculated with equations derived from the Beattie-Bridgeman nonstandard equation of state and, for Freon 14, with equations derived from the Redlich-Quang nonstandard equation of state. These two gases are used in scale model testing of model rocket nozzle flow fields which requires simulation of the prototype plume shape with a cold flow test approach. Utility of the computer programs for use in analytical prediction of flow fields is enhanced by arranging card or tape output of the data in a format compatible with a method-of-characteristics computer program.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Gupta, Kajal K.
1991-01-01
The details of an integrated general-purpose finite element structural analysis computer program which is also capable of solving complex multidisciplinary problems is presented. Thus, the SOLIDS module of the program possesses an extensive finite element library suitable for modeling most practical problems and is capable of solving statics, vibration, buckling, and dynamic response problems of complex structures, including spinning ones. The aerodynamic module, AERO, enables computation of unsteady aerodynamic forces for both subsonic and supersonic flow for subsequent flutter and divergence analysis of the structure. The associated aeroservoelastic analysis module, ASE, effects aero-structural-control stability analysis yielding frequency responses as well as damping characteristics of the structure. The program is written in standard FORTRAN to run on a wide variety of computers. Extensive graphics, preprocessing, and postprocessing routines are also available pertaining to a number of terminals.
MICA, a facility to achieve portability for message-passing and dynamic memory management in FORTRAN
Brown, J.C.; Mirin, A.A.
1994-01-01
MICA, which stands for Macro Interface for Communication and Allocation, is a macro facility for message passing and dynamic memory management for Fortran programs on Unix platforms. A combination of CPP and M4 preprocessing is used to provide the macro interface. CPP is used for conditional compilation according to machine architecture and selected memory management and message passing options. M4 is used for translating the macro calls into the appropriate Fortran code sequences. Several supporting Fortran subprograms are included.
Directions in parallel programming: HPF, shared virtual memory and object parallelism in pC++
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Bodin, Francois; Priol, Thierry; Mehrotra, Piyush; Gannon, Dennis
1994-01-01
Fortran and C++ are the dominant programming languages used in scientific computation. Consequently, extensions to these languages are the most popular for programming massively parallel computers. We discuss two such approaches to parallel Fortran and one approach to C++. The High Performance Fortran Forum has designed HPF with the intent of supporting data parallelism on Fortran 90 applications. HPF works by asking the user to help the compiler distribute and align the data structures with the distributed memory modules in the system. Fortran-S takes a different approach in which the data distribution is managed by the operating system and the user provides annotations to indicate parallel control regions. In the case of C++, we look at pC++ which is based on a concurrent aggregate parallel model.
DESIGNING A USE INTERFACE USING DCL AND FORTRAN
MISER is a package designed in-house to make the simulation process simpler, faster and more accurate. he simulation portion of the program was written in FORTRAN; a driver program user interface was written in DCL. he user enters equations describing the behavior of certain enti...
Varela, Carlos
will be drawn from plasma particle simulation and finite element adaptive mesh refinement for solid earth Programming Concepts for Scientific Computing in Fortran by Charles D. Norton Jet Propulsion Laboratory This paper describes our experiences in the early exploration of modern concepts introduced in Fortran90
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Krebs, R. P.
1972-01-01
The computer program described calculates the design-point characteristics of a gas generator or a turbojet lift engine for V/STOL applications. The program computes the dimensions and mass, as well as the thermodynamic performance of the model engine and its components. The program was written in FORTRAN 4 language. Provision has been made so that the program accepts input values in either SI Units or U.S. Customary Units. Each engine design-point calculation requires less than 0.5 second of 7094 computer time.
Lahr, John C.
1999-01-01
This report provides Fortran source code and program manuals for HYPOELLIPSE, a computer program for determining hypocenters and magnitudes of near regional earthquakes and the ellipsoids that enclose the 68-percent confidence volumes of the computed hypocenters. HYPOELLIPSE was developed to meet the needs of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists studying crustal and sub-crustal earthquakes recorded by a sparse regional seismograph network. The program was extended to locate hypocenters of volcanic earthquakes recorded by seismographs distributed on and around the volcanic edifice, at elevations above and below the hypocenter. HYPOELLIPSE was used to locate events recorded by the USGS southern Alaska seismograph network from October 1971 to the early 1990s. Both UNIX and PC/DOS versions of the source code of the program are provided along with sample runs.
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Automatic Floor Cleaner Computer Program Challenge
NSDL National Science Digital Library
Inquiry-Based Bioengineering Research and Design Experiences for Middle-School Teachers RET Program, Department of Biomedical Engineering,
Students learn more about assistive devices, specifically biomedical engineering applied to computer engineering concepts, with an engineering challenge to create an automatic floor cleaner computer program. Following the steps of the design process, they design computer programs and test them by programming a simulated robot vacuum cleaner (a LEGO® robot) to move in designated patterns. Successful programs meet all the design requirements.
UW Computer Science & Engineering Industrial Affiliates Program
Anderson, Richard
UW Computer Science & Engineering Industrial Affiliates Program 2011-12 Contributions for the CSE Industrial Affiliates Program are to be used to further the Computer Science & Engineering program with this completed form to: Kay Beck-Benton Industrial Affiliates Program University of Washington Computer Science
UW Computer Science & Engineering Industry Affiliates Program
Borenstein, Elhanan
UW Computer Science & Engineering Industry Affiliates Program 2013-14 Contributions for the CSE Industry Affiliates Program are to be used to further the Computer Science & Engineering program-Benton Industrial Affiliates Program University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering Box 352350 Seattle, WA
A Guide to Axial-Flow Turbine Off-Design Computer Program AXOD2
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Chen, Shu-Cheng S.
2014-01-01
A Users Guide for the axial flow turbine off-design computer program AXOD2 is composed in this paper. This Users Guide is supplementary to the original Users Manual of AXOD. Three notable contributions of AXOD2 to its predecessor AXOD, both in the context of the Guide or in the functionality of the code, are described and discussed in length. These are: 1) a rational representation of the mathematical principles applied, with concise descriptions of the formulas implemented in the actual coding. Their physical implications are addressed; 2) the creation and documentation of an Addendum Listing of input namelist-parameters unique to AXOD2, that differ from or are in addition to the original input-namelists given in the Manual of AXOD. Their usages are discussed; and 3) the institution of proper stoppages of the code execution, encoding termination messaging and error messages of the execution to AXOD2. These measures are to safe-guard the integrity of the code execution, such that a failure mode encountered during a case-study would not plunge the code execution into indefinite loop, or cause a blow-out of the program execution. Details on these are discussed and illustrated in this paper. Moreover, this computer program has since been reconstructed substantially. Standard FORTRAN Langue was instituted, and the code was formatted in Double Precision (REAL*8). As the result, the code is now suited for use in a local Desktop Computer Environment, is perfectly portable to any Operating System, and can be executed by any FORTRAN compiler equivalent to a FORTRAN 9095 compiler. AXOD2 will be available through NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) Software Repository.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Spalding, D. B.; Launder, B. E.; Morse, A. P.; Maples, G.
1974-01-01
A guide to a computer program, written in FORTRAN 4, for predicting the flow properties of turbulent mixing with combustion of a circular jet of hydrogen into a co-flowing stream of air is presented. The program, which is based upon the Imperial College group's PASSA series, solves differential equations for diffusion and dissipation of turbulent kinetic energy and also of the R.M.S. fluctuation of hydrogen concentration. The effective turbulent viscosity for use in the shear stress equation is computed. Chemical equilibrium is assumed throughout the flow.
Virtual Frame Buffer Interface Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Wolfe, Thomas L.
1990-01-01
Virtual Frame Buffer Interface program makes all frame buffers appear as generic frame buffer with specified set of characteristics, allowing programmers to write codes that run unmodified on all supported hardware. Converts generic commands to actual device commands. Consists of definition of capabilities and FORTRAN subroutines called by application programs. Developed in FORTRAN 77 for DEC VAX 11/780 or DEC VAX 11/750 computer under VMS 4.X.
The ACP (Advanced Computer Program) multiprocessor system at Fermilab
Nash, T.; Areti, H.; Atac, R.; Biel, J.; Case, G.; Cook, A.; Fischler, M.; Gaines, I.; Hance, R.; Husby, D.
1986-09-01
The Advanced Computer Program at Fermilab has developed a multiprocessor system which is easy to use and uniquely cost effective for many high energy physics problems. The system is based on single board computers which cost under $2000 each to build including 2 Mbytes of on board memory. These standard VME modules each run experiment reconstruction code in Fortran at speeds approaching that of a VAX 11/780. Two versions have been developed: one uses Motorola's 68020 32 bit microprocessor, the other runs with AT and T's 32100. both include the corresponding floating point coprocessor chip. The first system, when fully configured, uses 70 each of the two types of processors. A 53 processor system has been operated for several months with essentially no down time by computer operators in the Fermilab Computer Center, performing at nearly the capacity of 6 CDC Cyber 175 mainframe computers. The VME crates in which the processing ''nodes'' sit are connected via a high speed ''Branch Bus'' to one or more MicroVAX computers which act as hosts handling system resource management and all I/O in offline applications. An interface from Fastbus to the Branch Bus has been developed for online use which has been tested error free at 20 Mbytes/sec for 48 hours. ACP hardware modules are now available commercially. A major package of software, including a simulator that runs on any VAX, has been developed. It allows easy migration of existing programs to this multiprocessor environment. This paper describes the ACP Multiprocessor System and early experience with it at Fermilab and elsewhere.
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Thermal-Hydraulic-Analysis Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Walton, J. T.
1993-01-01
ELM computer program is simple computational tool for modeling steady-state thermal hydraulics of flows of propellants through fuel-element-coolant channels in nuclear thermal rockets. Evaluates various heat-transfer-coefficient and friction-factor correlations available for turbulent pipe flow with addition of heat. Comparisons possible within one program. Machine-independent program written in FORTRAN 77.
An adaptor for C++ callbacks with C and Fortran libraries
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Broeckhove, J.; Vanmechelen, K.
2013-03-01
Object-oriented programming using C++ is increasingly being adopted in the development of scientific codes. A recurrent issue in this regard is the interaction of newly developed codes with existing legacy libraries written in C or Fortran. Often, one needs to pass raw function pointers to such libraries' procedures for callback purposes. This is problematic as it conflicts with one of the cornerstones of object-oriented programming: the association of functions and data through objects. Currently ad hoc approaches are used to deal with this issue, but these are error-prone and lack reusability. We present a generic adaptor that is able to wrap any callable C++ entity and provide a raw function pointer that is compatible with C or Fortran library routines. This allows for an object-oriented style of programming, while interfacing with legacy libraries in a straightforward manner. Catalogue identifier: AENU_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AENU_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence /licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 76802 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 915389 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: C++. Computer: All. Operating system: All. Classification: 6.5, 4.14. Nature of problem: Object-oriented programming using C++ is increasingly being adopted in the development of scientific codes. A recurrent issue in this regard is the interaction of newly developed codes with existing legacy libraries written in C or Fortran. Often, one needs to pass raw function pointers to such libraries' procedures for callback purposes. This is problematic as it conflicts with one of the cornerstones of object-oriented programming: the association of functions and data through objects. Currently ad hoc approaches are used to deal with this issue, but these are error-prone and lack reusability. Solution method: Recursive template instantiation is used to generate instantiations of wrapper templates. These template classes provide a static forwarding function that can be converted to a raw function pointer. The necessary provisions are in place to deal with variations in call signatures. Restrictions: The present adaptor implementation can handle callable entities with signatures of at most nine parameters. Other implementations supporting more parameters can be generated but require the Boost macro library. The code of the adaptor implementation (a single header file) fails to compile on compilers pre-dating the introduction of TR1 C++ library extension. For example, for the gcc suite one needs version 4.3 (released early 2008) or above. Unusual features: The inclusion of a single header file adapt2rfp.h suffices for integrating the solution in an existing software project. Running time: A call through a raw function pointer returned by the adaptor adds on the order of 30 machine instructions to forward the call through the adaptor's wrapper structure. Due to the static nature of these forwarding calls, the instruction count can be heavily optimized by the compiler.
A Lightweight UML-based Reverse Engineering for Object-Oriented Fortran: ForUML
Carver, Jeffrey C.
implement computational sci- ence and engineering software have adopted the object-oriented (OO) Fortran. The software engineering community commonly uses reverse engineering techniques to deal with this challenge language (UML) class diagram from Fortran code. The UML class diagram facilitates the developers' ability
CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS PROGRAM
Schaefer, Marcus
CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS PROGRAM A six-week in-depth program in the architectures, infrastructure, and operations of Cloud Computing DePaul University's Cloud Computing Infrastructure and Operations Program provides specialized knowledge in Cloud infrastructure with emphasis
Circularity in Computer Programs Indiana University, Bloomington
Moss, Lawrence S.
Circularity in Computer Programs Larry Moss Indiana University, Bloomington ESSLLI 2012, Opole 1 thus is a kind of break. We'll see computer programs that output themselves: a relative of self is generally recognized that the greatest advances in modern computers came through the notion that programs
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS Computer Science Doctoral Program
ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS Computer Science Doctoral Program In order to be considered for admission to the Doctoral Program in Computer Science, applicants must have a) completed a thesis-based Master's degree in the program, and satisfactory performance in research duties. · The Director of the School of Computer Science
Computation and Dynamic Programming Huseyin Topaloglu
Topaloglu, Huseyin
Computation and Dynamic Programming Huseyin Topaloglu School of Operations Research and Information alleviating the computational difficulties associated with dynamic programming. Among the methods that we and they utilize simulation to avoid computing expectations explicitly. #12;Dynamic programming is a powerful tool
Performance of FORTRAN floating-point operations on the Flex/32 multicomputer
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Crockett, Thomas W.
1987-01-01
A series of experiments has been run to examine the floating-point performance of FORTRAN programs on the Flex/32 (Trademark) computer. The experiments are described, and the timing results are presented. The time required to execute a floating-point operation is found to vary considerbaly depending on a number of factors. One factor of particular interest from an algorithm design standpoint is the difference in speed between common memory accesses and local memory accesses. Common memory accesses were found to be slower, and guidelines are given for determinig when it may be cost effective to copy data from common to local memory.
Computer Education in Dental Laboratory Technology Programs.
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Rogers, William A.; Hawkins, Robert Ross
1991-01-01
A 1990 survey of 37 dental technology programs investigated 3 areas of computer use: current and anticipated general computer education courses; incorporation of computer applications into technology and management courses; and faculty use of the computer. Most programs are beginning to expand use of technology. (MSE)
Update on accreditation of computing programs
D. K. Lidtke; J. Leone; J. Gorgone
2002-01-01
Summary form only given. Over the past several years there have been a number of changes in the accreditation of computing programs . The largest changes have been: (1) moving the accreditation of Computer Science (CS) programs from the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB) to the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), (2) implementation of Criteria 2000 for Computer
Recent development in accreditation of computing programs
J. T. Gorgone; D. K. Lidtke; J. Leone
2003-01-01
This paper presents the most recent developments in accreditation of computing programs including: the latest progress on the accreditation of information technology (IT) programs including the criteria, the most current information about the accreditation of information systems (IS) programs, the recent changes in accreditation of computer science (CS) programs, and how you can become involved in accreditation activities. The paper
Techniques in Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming
Hanson, Floyd B.
1 Techniques in Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming Floyd B. Hanson Â¡ University deriving finite difference versions of the dynamic programming equation. An important advantage and convergence proofs. 1. MCA Dynamic Programming Model Formulation Consider the stochastic diffusion without
Fluid dynamics computer programs for NERVA turbopump
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Brunner, J. J.
1972-01-01
During the design of the NERVA turbopump, numerous computer programs were developed for the analyses of fluid dynamic problems within the machine. Program descriptions, example cases, users instructions, and listings for the majority of these programs are presented.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Bendura, R. J.; Renfroe, P. G.
1974-01-01
A detailed discussion of the application of a previously method to determine vehicle flight attitude using a single camera onboard the vehicle is presented with emphasis on the digital computer program format and data reduction techniques. Application requirements include film and earth-related coordinates of at least two landmarks (or features), location of the flight vehicle with respect to the earth, and camera characteristics. Included in this report are a detailed discussion of the program input and output format, a computer program listing, a discussion of modifications made to the initial method, a step-by-step basic data reduction procedure, and several example applications. The computer program is written in FORTRAN 4 language for the Control Data 6000 series digital computer.
Concurrent file operations in a high performance FORTRAN
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Brezany, Peter; Gerndt, Michael; Mehrotra, Piyush; Zima, Hans
1992-01-01
Distributed memory multiprocessor systems can provide the computing power necessary for large scale scientific applications. A critical performance issue for a number of these applications is the efficient transfer of data to secondary storage. Recently several research groups have proposed FORTRAN language extensions for exploiting the data parallelism of such scientific codes on distributed memory architectures. However, few of these high performance FORTRAN's provide appropriate constructs for controlling the use of the parallel I/O capabilities of modern multiprocessing machines. In this paper, we propose constructs to specify I/O operations for distributed data structures in the context of Vienna Fortran. These operations can be used by the programmer to provide information which can help the compiler and runtime environment make the most efficient use of the I/O subsystem.
Techniques in Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming
Hanson, Floyd B.
1 Techniques in Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming Â¢Â¡ Floyd B. Hanson Â£ University PROGRAMMING Differential dynamic programming (DDP) is a variant of dynamic programming in which a quadratic. The mathematical basis for DDP is given by Mayne in [12], along the relations between dynamic programming
SALE-3D: a simplified ALE computer program for calculating three-dimensional fluid flow
Amsden, A.A.; Ruppel, H.M.
1981-11-01
This report presents a simplified numerical fluid-dynamics computing technique for calculating time-dependent flows in three dimensions. An implicit treatment of the pressure equation permits calculation of flows far subsonic without stringent constraints on the time step. In addition, the grid vertices may be moved with the fluid in Lagrangian fashion or held fixed in an Eulerian manner, or moved in some prescribed manner to give a continuous rezoning capability. This report describes the combination of Implicit Continuous-fluid Eulerian (ICE) and Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) to form the ICEd-ALE technique in the framework of the Simplified-ALE (SALE-3D) computer program, for which a general flow diagram and complete FORTRAN listing are included. Sample problems show how to modify the code for a variety of applications. SALE-3D is patterned as closely as possible on the previously reported two-dimensional SALE program.
BALANCE : a computer program for calculating mass transfer for geochemical reactions in ground water
Parkhurst, David L.; Plummer, L. Niel; Thorstenson, Donald C.
1982-01-01
BALANCE is a Fortran computer designed to define and quantify chemical reactions between ground water and minerals. Using (1) the chemical compositions of two waters along a flow path and (2) a set of mineral phases hypothesized to be the reactive constituents in the system, the program calculates the mass transfer (amounts of the phases entering or leaving the aqueous phase) necessary to account for the observed changes in composition between the two waters. Additional constraints can be included in the problem formulation to account for mixing of two end-member waters, redox reactions, and, in a simplified form, isotopic composition. The computer code and a description of the input necessary to run the program are presented. Three examples typical of ground-water systems are described. (USGS)
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Sorenson, R. L.
1980-01-01
A method for generating two dimensional finite difference grids about airfoils and other shapes by the use of the Poisson differential equation is developed. The inhomogeneous terms are automatically chosen such that two important effects are imposed on the grid at both the inner and outer boundaries. The first effect is control of the spacing between mesh points along mesh lines intersecting the boundaries. The second effect is control of the angles with which mesh lines intersect the boundaries. A FORTRAN computer program has been written to use this method. A description of the program, a discussion of the control parameters, and a set of sample cases are included.
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Goldman, L. J.; Scullin, V. J.
1971-01-01
A FORTRAN 4 computer program for the design of two-dimensional supersonic rotor blade sections corrected for boundary-layer displacement thickness is presented. The ideal rotor is designed by the method of characteristics to produce vortex flow within the blade passage. The boundary-layer parameters are calculated by Cohen and Reshotoko's method for laminar flow and Sasman and Cresci's method for turbulent flow. The program input consists essentially of the blade surface Mach number distribution and total flow conditions. The primary output is the corrected blade profile and the boundary-layer parameters.
Using C++ as a scientific programming language
Peery, J.S.; Budge, K.G.; Robinson, A.C. (Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)); Whitney, D. (Cray Research, Inc., Eagan, MN (United States))
1991-01-01
Large computational physics codes are increasing in complexity as customers demand improved physics packages and more flexible algorithms and problem specifications. It is not uncommon for a code to exceed one hundred thousand lines of FORTRAN, and some codes are much larger. This poses a considerable challenge for program management. The Computational Physics Research and Development Division at Sandia National Laboratories is aggressively pursuing C++ as the language of choice for new coding efforts. We feel that we cannot meet the stringent customer requirements and delivery schedules we now face with either FORTRAN77 or Fortran-90. 8 refs., 3 tabs.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Gupta, K. K.; Akyuz, F. A.; Heer, E.
1972-01-01
This program, an extension of the linear equilibrium problem solver ELAS, is an updated and extended version of its earlier form (written in FORTRAN 2 for the IBM 7094 computer). A synchronized material property concept utilizing incremental time steps and the finite element matrix displacement approach has been adopted for the current analysis. A special option enables employment of constant time steps in the logarithmic scale, thereby reducing computational efforts resulting from accumulative material memory effects. A wide variety of structures with elastic or viscoelastic material properties can be analyzed by VISCEL. The program is written in FORTRAN 5 language for the Univac 1108 computer operating under the EXEC 8 system. Dynamic storage allocation is automatically effected by the program, and the user may request up to 195K core memory in a 260K Univac 1108/EXEC 8 machine. The physical program VISCEL, consisting of about 7200 instructions, has four distinct links (segments), and the compiled program occupies a maximum of about 11700 words decimal of core storage.
Computer programs: Operational and mathematical, a compilation
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
1973-01-01
Several computer programs which are available through the NASA Technology Utilization Program are outlined. Presented are: (1) Computer operational programs which can be applied to resolve procedural problems swiftly and accurately. (2) Mathematical applications for the resolution of problems encountered in numerous industries. Although the functions which these programs perform are not new and similar programs are available in many large computer center libraries, this collection may be of use to centers with limited systems libraries and for instructional purposes for new computer operators.
Debugging a high performance computing program
Gooding, Thomas M.
2014-08-19
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are disclosed for debugging a high performance computing program by gathering lists of addresses of calling instructions for a plurality of threads of execution of the program, assigning the threads to groups in dependence upon the addresses, and displaying the groups to identify defective threads.
Debugging a high performance computing program
Gooding, Thomas M.
2013-08-20
Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are disclosed for debugging a high performance computing program by gathering lists of addresses of calling instructions for a plurality of threads of execution of the program, assigning the threads to groups in dependence upon the addresses, and displaying the groups to identify defective threads.
Computational Integer Programming Universidad de los Andes
Ralphs, Ted
Computational Integer Programming Syllabus Universidad de los Andes Dr. Ted Ralphs August, 2010 1 algebra. I also expect a basic knowledge of computer programming and mathematical modeling systems. 5 course, we'll give an overview of the theory and practice of integer programming. The first part
A Domain Strategy for Computer Program Testing
Lee J. White; Edward I. Cohen
1980-01-01
This paper presents a testing strategy designed to detect errors in the control flow of a computer program, and the conditions under which this strategy is reliable are given and characterized. The control flow statements in a computer program partition the input space into a set of mutually exclusive domains, each of which corresponds to a particular program path and
Genetic Programming: Biologically Inspired Computation that Creatively Solves
Fernandez, Thomas
Genetic Programming: Biologically Inspired Computation that Creatively Solves Non-Trivial Problems a biologically inspired domain-independent tech- nique, called genetic programming, that automatically creates computer programs, genetic programming progressively breeds a population of computer programs over a series
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lan, C. E.; Mehrotra, S. C.; Fox, C. H., Jr.
1978-01-01
The necessary information for using a computer program to calculate the aerodynamic characteristics under symmetrical flight conditions and the lateral-directional stability derivatives of wing-body combinations with upper-surface-blowing (USB) or over-wing-blowing (OWB) jets are described. The following new features were added to the program: (1) a fuselage of arbitrary body of revolution has been included. The effect of wing-body interference can now be investigated, and (2) all nine lateral-directional stability derivatives can be calculated. The program is written in FORTRAN language and runs on CDC Cyber 175 and Honeywell 66/60 computers.
Embedded Computing Systems for Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Programs
Humphrey, Marty
Embedded Computing Systems for Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering Programs Overview An embedded computer system is designed for specific functions (usually control functions) within a larger that effect desired changes in the observed world. Embedded computer systems are everywhere: in hand
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Knauber, R. N.
1982-01-01
A FORTRAN coded computer program which computes the capture transient of a launch vehicle upper stage at the ignition and/or separation event is presented. It is for a single degree-of-freedom on-off reaction jet attitude control system. The Monte Carlo method is used to determine the statistical value of key parameters at the outcome of the event. Aerodynamic and booster induced disturbances, vehicle and control system characteristics, and initial conditions are treated as random variables. By appropriate selection of input data pitch, yaw and roll axes can be analyzed. Transient response of a single deterministic case can be computed. The program is currently set up on a CDC CYBER 175 computer system but is compatible with ANSI FORTRAN computer language. This routine has been used over the past fifteen (15) years for the SCOUT Launch Vehicle and has been run on RECOMP III, IBM 7090, IBM 360/370, CDC6600 and CDC CYBER 175 computers with little modification.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Berman, P. A.; Bonk, J. S.; Kobett, W. F.; Kosanovich, N. S.; Long, L. J.; Marinacci, D. J.
1982-11-01
The turbomachinery design was addressed as part of a study which examined an aquifer based compressed air energy storage (CAES) plant. The computer program and subroutines written to provide a general purpose modeling tool for a CAES power plant system are documented. The CAES plant was modeled using FORTRAN and a Control Data Corporation 7600 digital computer. The system model was developed to: determine the transient response characteristics of the complete CAES plant; provide a tool for evaluating the requirements and performance of control systems proposed for the CAES plant; provide a general purpose digital computer based dynamic modeling tool; and provide power plant component models as FORTRAN subroutines that can be used, with appropriate parameter data, as modules in complete CAES power plant models.
Personal Computer Transport Analysis Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
DiStefano, Frank, III; Wobick, Craig; Chapman, Kirt; McCloud, Peter
2012-01-01
The Personal Computer Transport Analysis Program (PCTAP) is C++ software used for analysis of thermal fluid systems. The program predicts thermal fluid system and component transients. The output consists of temperatures, flow rates, pressures, delta pressures, tank quantities, and gas quantities in the air, along with air scrubbing component performance. PCTAP s solution process assumes that the tubes in the system are well insulated so that only the heat transfer between fluid and tube wall and between adjacent tubes is modeled. The system described in the model file is broken down into its individual components; i.e., tubes, cold plates, heat exchangers, etc. A solution vector is built from the components and a flow is then simulated with fluid being transferred from one component to the next. The solution vector of components in the model file is built at the initiation of the run. This solution vector is simply a list of components in the order of their inlet dependency on other components. The component parameters are updated in the order in which they appear in the list at every time step. Once the solution vectors have been determined, PCTAP cycles through the components in the solution vector, executing their outlet function for each time-step increment.
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Abelson, Harold
1983-07-01
"The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs" is the entry-level subject in Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is required of all students at MIT who major in Electrical ...
Land landing couch dynamics computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Herting, D. N.; Pohlen, J. C.; Pollack, R. A.
1967-01-01
Computer programs perform landing stability studies of mechanical impact system designs for advanced spacecraft. The programs consider variation in spacecraft vertical and horizontal velocity, attitude and orientation, shock strut load-stroke characteristics, and ground coefficient of friction.
The NASA computer science research program plan
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
1983-01-01
A taxonomy of computer science is included, one state of the art of each of the major computer science categories is summarized. A functional breakdown of NASA programs under Aeronautics R and D, space R and T, and institutional support is also included. These areas were assessed against the computer science categories. Concurrent processing, highly reliable computing, and information management are identified.
COSMIC: A catalog of selected computer programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
1980-01-01
Information is presented on various computer programs developed in the space program which are now available to the public. Many programs from the Department of Defense and selected software from other government agencies are also offered. Over 1500 programs in almost every technical or managerial discipline are available.
High performance computing and communications program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Holcomb, Lee
1992-01-01
A review of the High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC) program is provided in vugraph format. The goals and objectives of this federal program are as follows: extend U.S. leadership in high performance computing and computer communications; disseminate the technologies to speed innovation and to serve national goals; and spur gains in industrial competitiveness by making high performance computing integral to design and production.
Sanford, R.F.
1982-01-01
Geological examples of binary diffusion are numerous. They are potential indicators of the duration and rates of geological processes. Analytical solutions to the diffusion equations generally do not allow for variable diffusion coefficients, changing boundary conditions, and impingement of diffusion fields. The three programs presented here are based on Crank-Nicholson finite-difference approximations, which can take into account these complicating factors. Program 1 describes the diffusion of a component into an initially homogeneous phase that has a constant surface composition. Specifically it is written for Fe-Mg exchange in olivine at oxygen fugacities appropriate for the lunar crust, but other components, phases, or fugacities may be substituted by changing the values of the diffusion coefficient. Program 2 simulates the growth of exsolution lamellae. Program 3 describes the growth of reaction rims. These two programs are written for pseudobinary Ca-(Mg, Fe) exchange in pyroxenes. In all three programs, the diffusion coefficients and boundary conditions can be varied systematically with time. To enable users to employ widely different numerical values for diffusion coefficients and diffusion distance, the grid spacing in the space dimension and the increment by which the grid spacing in the time dimension is increased at each time step are input constants that can be varied each time the programs are run to yield a solution of the desired accuracy. ?? 1982.
Fleming, G.W.; Plummer, L.N.
1983-01-01
PHRQINPT is a FORTRAN 77 program which facilitates formulation of the input data file to PHREEQE (Parkhurst, Thorstenson, and Plummer, 1980). PHRQINPT runs interactively and contains many features to help the user construct the input data set. This report describes these features and gives instructions on the use and implementation of PHRQINPT. A listing of the program and the two accompanying data sets are given in the attachments, along with two examples. (USGS)
SMILE user's guide: a macro preprocessor for extending FORTRAN
Lowe, L.H.
1984-06-01
SMILE is a precompiler that translates programs from a macro language into FORTRAN. It is available on the VAX-11 VMS (Virtual Memory System), the Cray-1 CTSS (Cray Time-Sharing System), and the CDC 7600 LTSS (Livermore Time-Sharing System). SMILE has supported and will continue to support the major FORTRAN compilers in use at Los Alamos. A macro library file may contain command predefinitions for a family of programs or a program being worked on by a number of coders. A selective compilation feature allows the selection of the appropriate code for each supported compiler. Rather efficient code for all systems results from an optional cleanup feature. Additional language features include multiple statements, symbolic labels, and byte support.
Z. E. Beisinger; C. M. Stone
1981-01-01
TPLOT2 is a new-generation plotting program that reads a data file written by a finite element analysis code or other post-processor and generates X vs Y plots, where X and Y are nodal, element, or global quantities selected by the user. TPLOT2 is similar to the well-known TPLOT program but has added features, such as free-field input, multiple curves per
Computer program for computing the properties of seventeen fluids
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Brennan, J. A.; Friend, D. G.; Arp, V. D.; McCarty, R. D.
Modifications and additions to the MIPROPS computer program for calculating the thermophysical properties of 17 fluids are described. These changes include adding new fluids, new properties and a new user interface to the program; the new program will be available from the Standard Reference Data Program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. The new program allows the user to select the input and output parameters and the units to be displayed for each parameter.
Computer program for thermal and transport properties of parahydrogen from 20 to 10,000 K
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Walton, James T.
1993-01-01
A computer program was recently developed to provide thermal and transport properties for parahydrogen across a wide temperature and pressure range. The program, NBS+/-pH2, matches the most recent parahydrogen property data from the National Bureau of Standards up to 3000 K and property data from the NASA Lewis Research Center's Chemical Equilibrium Computer Program up to 10,000 K. The pressure range of NBS+/-pH2 is from 1 x 10(exp 4) to 1.6 x 10(exp 7) Pa. The program was developed to meet the need for accurate parahydrogen properties from liquid to dissociated conditions as required by propulsion simulation programs being developed under the Space Exploration Initiative. NBS+/-pH2 is a machine-independent, standard Fortran 77 program which provides density, thermal conductivity, viscosity, Prandtl number, entropy, specific heats, and speed of sound given pressure and either temperature or enthalpy. This program is described and a comparison to programs previously available is provided.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Gupta, K. K.
1997-01-01
A multidisciplinary, finite element-based, highly graphics-oriented, linear and nonlinear analysis capability that includes such disciplines as structures, heat transfer, linear aerodynamics, computational fluid dynamics, and controls engineering has been achieved by integrating several new modules in the original STARS (STructural Analysis RoutineS) computer program. Each individual analysis module is general-purpose in nature and is effectively integrated to yield aeroelastic and aeroservoelastic solutions of complex engineering problems. Examples of advanced NASA Dryden Flight Research Center projects analyzed by the code in recent years include the X-29A, F-18 High Alpha Research Vehicle/Thrust Vectoring Control System, B-52/Pegasus Generic Hypersonics, National AeroSpace Plane (NASP), SR-71/Hypersonic Launch Vehicle, and High Speed Civil Transport (HSCT) projects. Extensive graphics capabilities exist for convenient model development and postprocessing of analysis results. The program is written in modular form in standard FORTRAN language to run on a variety of computers, such as the IBM RISC/6000, SGI, DEC, Cray, and personal computer; associated graphics codes use OpenGL and IBM/graPHIGS language for color depiction. This program is available from COSMIC, the NASA agency for distribution of computer programs.
Use of the Fermilab advanced computer program multi-microprocessor as an on-line trigger processor
Gaines, I.; Areti, H.; Biel, J.; Case, G.; Cook, A.; Fischler, M.; Hance, R.; Husby, D.; Nash, T.; Zmuda, T.
1985-08-01
The Fermilab Advanced Computer Program is constructing a powerful multi-microprocessor system for data analysis in high-energy physics. The system will use commercial 32-bit microprocessors and be programmed in Fortran-77. A large array of support software allows easy migration of user applications from a uniprocessor environment to the multiprocessor, as well as providing sophisticated program development, debugging, and error handling and recovery tools. This system will provide computing power with a cost effectiveness of $3000-4000 per VAX 11/780 equivalent. We describe here the applications of this system as an on-line trigger processor. The low cost, commercial availability, compatibility with off-line analysis programs, and high data bandwidths (up to 160 MByte/sec) make this system an ideal choice for such real-time applications.
Fortran code for SU(3) lattice gauge theory with and without MPI checkerboard parallelization
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Berg, Bernd A.; Wu, Hao
2012-10-01
We document plain Fortran and Fortran MPI checkerboard code for Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations of pure SU(3) lattice gauge theory with the Wilson action in D dimensions. The Fortran code uses periodic boundary conditions and is suitable for pedagogical purposes and small scale simulations. For the Fortran MPI code two geometries are covered: the usual torus with periodic boundary conditions and the double-layered torus as defined in the paper. Parallel computing is performed on checkerboards of sublattices, which partition the full lattice in one, two, and so on, up to D directions (depending on the parameters set). For updating, the Cabibbo-Marinari heatbath algorithm is used. We present validations and test runs of the code. Performance is reported for a number of currently used Fortran compilers and, when applicable, MPI versions. For the parallelized code, performance is studied as a function of the number of processors. Program summary Program title: STMC2LSU3MPI Catalogue identifier: AEMJ_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEMJ_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 26666 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 233126 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 77 compatible with the use of Fortran 90/95 compilers, in part with MPI extensions. Computer: Any capable of compiling and executing Fortran 77 or Fortran 90/95, when needed with MPI extensions. Operating system: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6.1 with OpenMPI + pgf77 11.8-0, Centos 5.3 with OpenMPI + gfortran 4.1.2, Cray XT4 with MPICH2 + pgf90 11.2-0. Has the code been vectorised or parallelized?: Yes, parallelized using MPI extensions. Number of processors used: 2 to 11664 RAM: 200 Mega bytes per process. Classification: 11.5. Nature of problem: Physics of pure SU(3) Quantum Field Theory (QFT). This is relevant for our understanding of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD). It includes the glueball spectrum, topological properties and the deconfining phase transition of pure SU(3) QFT. For instance, Relativistic Heavy Ion Collision (RHIC) experiments at the Brookhaven National Laboratory provide evidence that quarks confined in hadrons undergo at high enough temperature and pressure a transition into a Quark-Gluon Plasma (QGP). Investigations of its thermodynamics in pure SU(3) QFT are of interest. Solution method: Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) simulations of SU(3) Lattice Gauge Theory (LGT) with the Wilson action. This is a regularization of pure SU(3) QFT on a hypercubic lattice, which allows approaching the continuum SU(3) QFT by means of Finite Size Scaling (FSS) studies. Specifically, we provide updating routines for the Cabibbo-Marinari heatbath with and without checkerboard parallelization. While the first is suitable for pedagogical purposes and small scale projects, the latter allows for efficient parallel processing. Targetting the geometry of RHIC experiments, we have implemented a Double-Layered Torus (DLT) lattice geometry, which has previously not been used in LGT MCMC simulations and enables inside and outside layers at distinct temperatures, the lower-temperature layer acting as the outside boundary for the higher-temperature layer, where the deconfinement transition goes on. Restrictions: The checkerboard partition of the lattice makes the development of measurement programs more tedious than is the case for an unpartitioned lattice. Presently, only one measurement routine for Polyakov loops is provided. Unusual features: We provide three different versions for the send/receive function of the MPI library, which work for different operating system +compiler +MPI combinations. This involves activating the correct row in the last three rows of our latmpi.par parameter file. The underlying reason is distinct buffer conventions. Running time: For a typical run using an Intel
Preschool Cookbook of Computer Programming Topics
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Morgado, Leonel; Cruz, Maria; Kahn, Ken
2010-01-01
A common problem in computer programming use for education in general, not simply as a technical skill, is that children and teachers find themselves constrained by what is possible through limited expertise in computer programming techniques. This is particularly noticeable at the preliterate level, where constructs tend to be limited to…
Computer Program To Transliterate Into Arabic
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Stephan, E.
1986-01-01
Conceptual program for TRS-80, Model 12 (or equivalent) computer transliterates from English letters of computer keyboard to Arabic characters in output of associated printer. Program automatically changes character sequence from left-to-right of English to right-to-left of Arabic.
Computer Programming: A Formal Operational Task.
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Fischer, Gwen Bredendieck
Concerned with a high failure rate in computer programming courses, two studies were undertaken to discover if two individual cognitive styles--"analytic" (formal thought) and "heuristic" (concrete or pre-operational thought)--were predictors of performance in a beginning computer programming course. To appropriately measure those skills, a…
A VLBI variance-covariance analysis interactive computer program. M.S. Thesis
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Bock, Y.
1980-01-01
An interactive computer program (in FORTRAN) for the variance covariance analysis of VLBI experiments is presented for use in experiment planning, simulation studies and optimal design problems. The interactive mode is especially suited to these types of analyses providing ease of operation as well as savings in time and cost. The geodetic parameters include baseline vector parameters and variations in polar motion and Earth rotation. A discussion of the theroy on which the program is based provides an overview of the VLBI process emphasizing the areas of interest to geodesy. Special emphasis is placed on the problem of determining correlations between simultaneous observations from a network of stations. A model suitable for covariance analyses is presented. Suggestions towards developing optimal observation schedules are included.
Specifications and programs for computer software validation
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Browne, J. C.; Kleir, R.; Davis, T.; Henneman, M.; Haller, A.; Lasseter, G. L.
1973-01-01
Three software products developed during the study are reported and include: (1) FORTRAN Automatic Code Evaluation System, (2) the Specification Language System, and (3) the Array Index Validation System.
A high-performance Fortran code to calculate spin- and parity-dependent nuclear level densities
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Sen'kov, R. A.; Horoi, M.; Zelevinsky, V. G.
2013-01-01
A high-performance Fortran code is developed to calculate the spin- and parity-dependent shell model nuclear level densities. The algorithm is based on the extension of methods of statistical spectroscopy and implies exact calculation of the first and second Hamiltonian moments for different configurations at fixed spin and parity. The proton-neutron formalism is used. We have applied the method for calculating the level densities for a set of nuclei in the sd-, pf-, and pf+g- model spaces. Examples of the calculations for 28Si (in the sd-model space) and 64Ge (in the pf+g-model space) are presented. To illustrate the power of the method we estimate the ground state energy of 64Ge in the larger model space pf+g, which is not accessible to direct shell model diagonalization due to the prohibitively large dimension, by comparing with the nuclear level densities at low excitation energy calculated in the smaller model space pf. Program summaryProgram title: MM Catalogue identifier: AENM_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AENM_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 193181 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 1298585 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 90, MPI. Computer: Any architecture with a Fortran 90 compiler and MPI. Operating system: Linux. RAM: Proportional to the system size, in our examples, up to 75Mb Classification: 17.15. External routines: MPICH2 (http://www.mcs.anl.gov/research/projects/mpich2/) Nature of problem: Calculating of the spin- and parity-dependent nuclear level density. Solution method: The algorithm implies exact calculation of the first and second Hamiltonian moments for different configurations at fixed spin and parity. The code is parallelized using the Message Passing Interface and a master-slaves dynamical load-balancing approach. Restrictions: The program uses two-body interaction in a restricted single-level basis. For example, GXPF1A in the pf-valence space. Running time: Depends on the system size and the number of processors used (from 1 min to several hours).
Report on Computer Programs for Robotic Vision
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Cunningham, R. T.; Kan, E. P.
1986-01-01
Collection of programs supports robotic research. Report describes computer-vision software library NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Programs evolved during past 10 years of research into robotics. Collection includes low- and high-level image-processing software proved in applications ranging from factory automation to spacecraft tracking and grappling. Programs fall into several overlapping categories. Image utilities category are low-level routines that provide computer access to image data and some simple graphical capabilities for displaying results of image processing.
Automatic system for computer program documentation
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Simmons, D. B.; Elliott, R. W.; Arseven, S.; Colunga, D.
1972-01-01
Work done on a project to design an automatic system for computer program documentation aids was made to determine what existing programs could be used effectively to document computer programs. Results of the study are included in the form of an extensive bibliography and working papers on appropriate operating systems, text editors, program editors, data structures, standards, decision tables, flowchart systems, and proprietary documentation aids. The preliminary design for an automated documentation system is also included. An actual program has been documented in detail to demonstrate the types of output that can be produced by the proposed system.
Protection of Computer Programs--A Dilemma.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Carnahan, William H.
Computer programs, as legitimate original inventions or creative written expressions, are entitled to patent or copyright protection. Understanding the legal implications of this concept is crucial to both computer programmers and their employers in our increasingly computer-oriented way of life. Basically the copyright or patent procedure…
On the Problem of Programming Quantum Computers
Hans De Raedt; Anthony Hams; Kristel Michielsen; Seiji Miyashita; Keiji Saito
2000-01-01
We study effects of the physical realization of quantum computers on their logical operation. Through simulation of physical models of quantum computer hardware, we analyse the difficulties that are encountered in programming physical implementations of quantum computers. We discuss the origin of the instabilities of quantum algorithms and explore physical mechanisms to enlarge the region(s) of stable operation.
Programming physical realizations of quantum computers
Hans De Raedt; Kristel Michielsen; Anthony Hams; Seiji Miyashita; Keiji Saito
2001-01-01
We study effects of the physical realization of quantum computers on their logical operation. Through simulation of physical models of quantum computer hardware, we analyze the difficulties that are encountered in programming physical realizations of quantum computers. Examples of logically identical implementations of the controlled-NOT operation and Grover's database search algorithm are used to demonstrate that the results of a
Program in Computer Science 151 Engineer's Way
Whittle, Mark
Program in Computer Science 151 Engineer's Way University of Virginia PO Box 400740 Charlottesville, VA 22904-4740 (434) 982-2394 www.cs.virginia.edu/ba Overview Computer Science is the study of information processes. Computer scientists learn how to describe information processes, how to reason about
NSDL National Science Digital Library
2014-09-18
Through four lesson and four activities, students are introduced to the logic behind programming. Starting with very basic commands, they develop programming skills while they create and test programs using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT robots. Students apply new programming tools—move blocks, wait blocks, loops and switches—in order to better navigate robots through mazes. Through programming challenges, they become familiar with the steps of the engineering design process. The unit is designed to be motivational for student learning, so they view programming as a fun activity. This unit is the third in a series. PowerPoint® presentations, quizzes and worksheets are provided throughout the unit.
Techniques in Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming
Hanson, Floyd B.
1 Techniques in Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming Floyd B. Hanson Â¡ University a large role. In this chapter, the focus will be on the stochastic dynamic programming in continuous time changes are more easy to treat. Unlike deterministic applications of dynamical programming, the use
High performance FORTRAN without templates: An alternative model for distribution and alignment
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Chapman, Barbara; Mehrotra, Piyush; Zima, Hans
1993-01-01
Language extensions of FORTRAN are being developed which permit the user to map data structures to the individual processors of distributed memory machines. These languages allow a programming style in which global data references are used. Current efforts are focussed on designing a common basis for such languages, the result of which is known as High Performance Fortran (HPF). One of the central debates in the HPF effort revolves around the concept of templates, introduced as an abstract index space to which data could be aligned. A model for the mapping of data which provides the functionality of High Performance Fortran distributions without the use of templates is presented.
Computer analysis of intravenous glucose tolerance tests
D. H. Silcock; D. R. Hadden; D. W. Neill
1972-01-01
Summary A computer program which simultaneously calculates glucose disappearance rates after intravenous injection using three different mathematical equations is described. This program has been applied to the results obtained from several groups of pregnant women. The reasons for suggesting that the absolute K value may be preferable on practical grounds are discussed. This program, written in Fortran, is available on application
Geomagnetic Cutoff Rigidity Computer Program: Theory, Software Description and Example
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Smart, D. F.; Shea, M. A.
2001-01-01
The access of charged particles to the earth from space through the geomagnetic field has been of interest since the discovery of the cosmic radiation. The early cosmic ray measurements found that cosmic ray intensity was ordered by the magnetic latitude and the concept of cutoff rigidity was developed. The pioneering work of Stoermer resulted in the theory of particle motion in the geomagnetic field, but the fundamental mathematical equations developed have 'no solution in closed form'. This difficulty has forced researchers to use the 'brute force' technique of numerical integration of individual trajectories to ascertain the behavior of trajectory families or groups. This requires that many of the trajectories must be traced in order to determine what energy (or rigidity) a charged particle must have to penetrate the magnetic field and arrive at a specified position. It turned out the cutoff rigidity was not a simple quantity but had many unanticipated complexities that required many hundreds if not thousands of individual trajectory calculations to solve. The accurate calculation of particle trajectories in the earth's magnetic field is a fundamental problem that limited the efficient utilization of cosmic ray measurements during the early years of cosmic ray research. As the power of computers has improved over the decades, the numerical integration procedure has grown more tractable, and magnetic field models of increasing accuracy and complexity have been utilized. This report is documentation of a general FORTRAN computer program to trace the trajectory of a charged particle of a specified rigidity from a specified position and direction through a model of the geomagnetic field.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Batterson, J. G.
1986-01-01
The successful parametric modeling of the aerodynamics for an airplane operating at high angles of attack or sideslip is performed in two phases. First the aerodynamic model structure must be determined and second the associated aerodynamic parameters (stability and control derivatives) must be estimated for that model. The purpose of this paper is to document two versions of a stepwise regression computer program which were developed for the determination of airplane aerodynamic model structure and to provide two examples of their use on computer generated data. References are provided for the application of the programs to real flight data. The two computer programs that are the subject of this report, STEP and STEPSPL, are written in FORTRAN IV (ANSI l966) compatible with a CDC FTN4 compiler. Both programs are adaptations of a standard forward stepwise regression algorithm. The purpose of the adaptation is to facilitate the selection of a adequate mathematical model of the aerodynamic force and moment coefficients of an airplane from flight test data. The major difference between STEP and STEPSPL is in the basis for the model. The basis for the model in STEP is the standard polynomial Taylor's series expansion of the aerodynamic function about some steady-state trim condition. Program STEPSPL utilizes a set of spline basis functions.
Survival Techniques for Computer Programs
Rinard, Martin C.
Programs developed with standard techniques often fail when they encounter any of a variety of internal errors. We present a set of techniques that prevent programs from failing and instead enable them to continue to ...
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Jordan, T. M.
1970-01-01
A description of the FASTER-III program for Monte Carlo Carlo calculation of photon and neutron transport in complex geometries is presented. Major revisions include the capability of calculating minimum weight shield configurations for primary and secondary radiation and optimal importance sampling parameters. The program description includes a users manual describing the preparation of input data cards, the printout from a sample problem including the data card images, definitions of Fortran variables, the program logic, and the control cards required to run on the IBM 7094, IBM 360, UNIVAC 1108 and CDC 6600 computers.
The ERODYN and QRPIG computer programs
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Felsentreger, T. L.
1984-01-01
The role of the ERODYN computer program in providing error analyses involving orbital, geodetic, and geophysical parameters is discussed. It was designed to operate as a companion program to the GEODYN orbit determination and parameter estimating program. The Q R Partitioned Eigenvalue/Eigenvector analysis program (QRPIG) is designed to process symmetric matrices with an out-of-core partitioning algorithm for the eigenvectors and eigenvalues of the matrices.
Combining high performance simulation, data acquisition, and graphics display computers
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Hickman, Robert J.
1989-01-01
Issues involved in the continuing development of an advanced simulation complex are discussed. This approach provides the capability to perform the majority of tests on advanced systems, non-destructively. The controlled test environments can be replicated to examine the response of the systems under test to alternative treatments of the system control design, or test the function and qualification of specific hardware. Field tests verify that the elements simulated in the laboratories are sufficient. The digital computer is hosted by a Digital Equipment Corp. MicroVAX computer with an Aptec Computer Systems Model 24 I/O computer performing the communication function. An Applied Dynamics International AD100 performs the high speed simulation computing and an Evans and Sutherland PS350 performs on-line graphics display. A Scientific Computer Systems SCS40 acts as a high performance FORTRAN program processor to support the complex, by generating numerous large files from programs coded in FORTRAN that are required for the real time processing. Four programming languages are involved in the process, FORTRAN, ADSIM, ADRIO, and STAPLE. FORTRAN is employed on the MicroVAX host to initialize and terminate the simulation runs on the system. The generation of the data files on the SCS40 also is performed with FORTRAN programs. ADSIM and ADIRO are used to program the processing elements of the AD100 and its IOCP processor. STAPLE is used to program the Aptec DIP and DIA processors.
FLOWNET: A Computer Program for Calculating Secondary Flow Conditions in a Network of Turbomachinery
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Rose, J. R.
1978-01-01
The program requires the network parameters, the flow component parameters, the reservoir conditions, and the gas properties as input. It will then calculate all unknown pressures and the mass flow rate in each flow component in the network. The program can treat networks containing up to fifty flow components and twenty-five unknown network pressures. The types of flow components that can be treated are face seals, narrow slots, and pipes. The program is written in both structured FORTRAN (SFTRAN) and FORTRAN 4. The program must be run in an interactive (conversational) mode.
Aull
1990-01-01
Analysis and Reverse Engineering of Code Using Hierarchy and Yourdon (ARCHY) diagrams is a tool for development and maintenance of FORTRAN programs. When FORTRAN source code is read by ARCHY, it automatically creates a database that includes a data dictionary, which lists each variable, its dimensions, type, category (set, referenced, passed), module calling structure, and common block information. The database
Programming physical realizations of quantum computers
Hans De Raedt; Kristel Michielsen; Anthony Hams; Seiji Miyashita; Keiji Saito
2001-04-18
We study effects of the physical realization of quantum computers on their logical operation. Through simulation of physical models of quantum computer hardware, we analyze the difficulties that are encountered in programming physical realizations of quantum computers. Examples of logically identical implementations of the controlled-NOT operation and Grover's database search algorithm are used to demonstrate that the results of a quantum computation are unstable with respect to the physical realization of the quantum computer. We discuss the origin of these instabilities and discuss possibilities to overcome this, for practical purposes, fundamental limitation of quantum computers.
Kolner, Brian H.
Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Program Bylaws Administrative Home: Department ARTICLE I: OBJECTIVE The mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Graduate Program and computer engineering for the benefit of society. The Graduate Program in Electrical and Computer
Reformulation RELAP5-3D in FORTRAN 95 and Results
George L Mesina
2010-01-01
RELAP5-3D is a nuclear power plant code used worldwide for safety analysis, design, and operator training. In keeping with ongoing developments in the computing industry, we have re-architected the code in the FORTRAN 95 language, the current, fully-available, FORTRAN language. These changes include a complete reworking of the database and conversion of the source code to take advantage of new
Coltrin, M.E. (Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)); Kee, R.J.; Evans, G.H.; Meeks, E.; Rupley, F.M.; Grcar, J.F. (Sandia National Labs., Livermore, CA (United States))
1991-08-01
In rotating-disk reactor a heated substrate spins (at typical speeds of 1000 rpm or more) in an enclosure through which the reactants flow. The rotating disk geometry has the important property that in certain operating regimes{sup 1} the species and temperature gradients normal to the disk are equal everywhere on the disk. Thus, such a configuration has great potential for highly uniform chemical vapor deposition (CVD),{sup 2--5} and indeed commercial rotating-disk CVD reactors are now available. In certain operating regimes, the equations describing the complex three-dimensional spiral fluid motion can be solved by a separation-of-variables transformation{sup 5,6} that reduces the equations to a system of ordinary differential equations. Strictly speaking, the transformation is only valid for an unconfined infinite-radius disk and buoyancy-free flow. Furthermore, only some boundary conditions are consistent with the transformation (e.g., temperature, gas-phase composition, and approach velocity all specified to be independent of radius at some distances above the disk). Fortunately, however, the transformed equations will provide a very good practical approximation to the flow in a finite-radius reactor over a large fraction of the disk (up to {approximately}90% of the disk radius) when the reactor operating parameters are properly chosen, i.e, high rotation rates. In the limit of zero rotation rate, the rotating disk flow reduces to a stagnation-point flow, for which a similar separation-of-variables transformation is also available. Such flow configurations ( pedestal reactors'') also find use in CVD reactors. In this report we describe a model formulation and mathematical analysis of rotating-disk and stagnation-point CVD reactors. Then we apply the analysis to a compute code called SPIN and describe its implementation and use. 31 refs., 4 figs.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Dowling, John, Jr.
1972-01-01
Discusses the use of a set of computer programs (FORTRAN IV) in an introductory mechanics course for science majors. One laboratory activity is described for determining the coefficient of restitution of a glider on an air track. A student evaluation for the lab is included in the appendix. (Author/TS)
Artificial-Satellite-Analysis Program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Kwok, Johnny H.
1989-01-01
Artificial Satellite Analysis Program (ASAP) is general orbit-predicting computer program incorporating sufficient orbit-modeling accuracy for design and planning of missions and analysis of maneuvers. Suitable for study of planetary-orbit missions with spacecraft trajectories of reconnaissance (flyby) and exploratory (mapping) nature. Not written for specific mission and intended use for almost any planetary orbiting mission. Written in FORTRAN 77.
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A computer program for sample size computations for banding studies
Wilson, K.R.; Nichols, J.D.; Hines, J.E.
1989-01-01
Sample sizes necessary for estimating survival rates of banded birds, adults and young, are derived based on specified levels of precision. The banding study can be new or ongoing. The desired coefficient of variation (CV) for annual survival estimates, the CV for mean annual survival estimates, and the length of the study must be specified to compute sample sizes. A computer program is available for computation of the sample sizes, and a description of the input and output is provided.
Digital computer program for analyzing chugging instabilities
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Szuch, J. R.
1971-01-01
Program computes combustion delays, gas residence time, characteristic velocity, and other steady-state parameters required for solution of the characteristic equation. Equation is solved for critical values of injector pressure drops and chugging frequency.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Ellwanger, Ulrich; Hugonie, Cyril
2007-08-01
NMSPEC is a Fortran code that computes the sparticle and Higgs masses, as well as Higgs decay widths and couplings in the NMSSM, with soft SUSY breaking terms specified at M. Exceptions are the soft singlet mass ms2 and the singlet self-coupling ?, that are both determined in terms of the other parameters through the minimization equations of the Higgs potential. We present a first analysis of the NMSSM parameter space with universal SUSY breaking terms at M—except for m and A—that passes present experimental constraints on sparticle and Higgs masses. We discuss in some detail a region in parameter space where a SM-like Higgs boson decays dominantly into two CP odd singlet-like Higgs states. Program summaryManuscript title: NMSPEC: A Fortran code for the sparticle and Higgs masses in the NMSSM with GUT scale boundary conditions Authors: Ulrich Ellwanger, Cyril Hugonie Program title: NMSPEC Catalogue identifier: ADZD_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/ADZD_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 121 539 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 1 560 340 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: FORTRAN Computer: Mac, PC, Sun, Dec, Alpha Operating system: Mac OSC, Linux, Unix, Windows RAM: 2M bytes Keywords: Supersymmetry, Higgs masses, sparticle masses, NMSSM PACS: 12.60.Jv, 14.80.Cp, 14.80.Ly Classification: 11.6 Nature of problem: Computation of the Higgs and Sparticle spectrum in the NMSSM with GUT scale boundary conditions, check of theoretical and experimental constraints. Solution method: Integration of the RGEs for all couplings and mass terms from the GUT scale to the Susy scale using a modified Runge-Kutta method; computation and diagonalization of all mass matrices including up to two loop radiative corrections; computation of Higgs decay widths and branching ratios; comparison with exp. bounds from LEPII and the Tevatron. Running time: Less than 1 s per point in parameter space.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lehtinen, B.; Geyser, L. C.
1984-01-01
AESOP is a computer program for use in designing feedback controls and state estimators for linear multivariable systems. AESOP is meant to be used in an interactive manner. Each design task that the program performs is assigned a "function" number. The user accesses these functions either (1) by inputting a list of desired function numbers or (2) by inputting a single function number. In the latter case the choice of the function will in general depend on the results obtained by the previously executed function. The most important of the AESOP functions are those that design,linear quadratic regulators and Kalman filters. The user interacts with the program when using these design functions by inputting design weighting parameters and by viewing graphic displays of designed system responses. Supporting functions are provided that obtain system transient and frequency responses, transfer functions, and covariance matrices. The program can also compute open-loop system information such as stability (eigenvalues), eigenvectors, controllability, and observability. The program is written in ANSI-66 FORTRAN for use on an IBM 3033 using TSS 370. Descriptions of all subroutines and results of two test cases are included in the appendixes.
Computer program for analysis of coupled-cavity traveling wave tubes
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Connolly, D. J.; Omalley, T. A.
1977-01-01
A flexible, accurate, large signal computer program was developed for the design of coupled cavity traveling wave tubes. The program is written in FORTRAN IV for an IBM 360/67 time sharing system. The beam is described by a disk model and the slow wave structure by a sequence of cavities, or cells. The computational approach is arranged so that each cavity may have geometrical or electrical parameters different from those of its neighbors. This allows the program user to simulate a tube of almost arbitrary complexity. Input and output couplers, severs, complicated velocity tapers, and other features peculiar to one or a few cavities may be modeled by a correct choice of input data. The beam-wave interaction is handled by an approach in which the radio frequency fields are expanded in solutions to the transverse magnetic wave equation. All significant space harmonics are retained. The program was used to perform a design study of the traveling-wave tube developed for the Communications Technology Satellite. Good agreement was obtained between the predictions of the program and the measured performance of the flight tube.
A computer program for anisotropic shallow-shell finite elements using symbolic integration
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Andersen, C. M.; Bowen, J. T.
1976-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program for anisotropic shallow-shell finite elements with variable curvature is described. A listing of the program is presented together with printed output for a sample case. Computation times and central memory requirements are given for several different elements. The program is based on a stiffness (displacement) finite-element model in which the fundamental unknowns consist of both the displacement and the rotation components of the reference surface of the shell. Two triangular and four quadrilateral elements are implemented in the program. The triangular elements have 6 or 10 nodes, and the quadrilateral elements have 4 or 8 nodes. Two of the quadrilateral elements have internal degrees of freedom associated with displacement modes which vanish along the edges of the elements (bubble modes). The triangular elements and the remaining two quadrilateral elements do not have bubble modes. The output from the program consists of arrays corresponding to the stiffness, the geometric stiffness, the consistent mass, and the consistent load matrices for individual elements. The integrals required for the generation of these arrays are evaluated by using symbolic (or analytic) integration in conjunction with certain group-theoretic techniques. The analytic expressions for the integrals are exact and were developed using the symbolic and algebraic manipulation language.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Palkovic, R. A.
1974-01-01
A FORTRAN 4 computer program provides convenient simulation of an all-digital phase-lock loop (DPLL). The DPLL forms the heart of the Omega navigation receiver prototype. Through the DPLL, the phase of the 10.2 KHz Omega signal is estimated when the true signal phase is contaminated with noise. This investigation has provided a convenient means of evaluating loop performance in a variety of noise environments, and has proved to be a useful tool for evaluating design changes. The goals of the simulation are to: (1) analyze the circuit on a bit-by-bit level in order to evaluate the overall design; (2) see easily the effects of proposed design changes prior to actual breadboarding; and (3) determine the optimum integration time for the DPLL in an environment typical of general aviation conditions.
SAFSIM input manual: A computer program for the engineering simulation of flow systems
Dobranich, D.
1992-09-01
SAFSIM (System Analysis Flow SIMulator) is a FORTRAN computer program to simulate the integrated performance of systems involving fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and reactor dynamics. SAFSIM provides sufficient versatility to allow the engineering simulation of almost any system, from a backyard sprinkler system to a clustered nuclear reactor propulsion system. In addition to versatility, speed and robustness are primary goals of SAFSIM. SAFSIM contains three basic physics modules: (1) a one-dimensional finite element fluid mechanics module with multiple flow network capability; (2) a one-dimensional finite element structure heat transfer module with multiple convection and radiation exchange surface capability; and (3) a point reactor dynamics module with reactivity feedback and decay heat capability. SAFSIM can be used for gas (compressible) or liquid (incompressible) single-phase flow systems with primary emphasis on gases (or supercritical fluids). This document contains a description of all the information required to create an input file for SAFSIM execution.
View factor computer program (VIEW)
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Jackson, C. E., Jr.; Puccinelli, E. F.
1975-01-01
Existing view factor program, RAVFAC, was modified to accept NASTRAN and/or RAVFAC surface descriptions. Output formatting was altered to produce view factor matrices which could be directly input to NASTRAN.
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING The Java programming environment has become the primary
Rose, Michael R.
COMPUTER PROGRAMMING The Java programming environment has become the primary choice for robust devices, as well. The advent of faster processors and cheaper mass storage has allowed Java to transcend the language's original limitations, and Java's platform independence makes it suitable for developing web
Programming a Topological Quantum Computer
Simon J. Devitt; Kae Nemoto
2012-09-07
Topological quantum computing has recently proven itself to be a powerful computational model when constructing viable architectures for large scale computation. The topological model is constructed from the foundation of a error correction code, required to correct for inevitable hardware faults that will exist for a large scale quantum device. It is also a measurement based model of quantum computation, meaning that the quantum hardware is responsible only for the construction of a large, computationally universal quantum state. This quantum state is then strategically consumed, allowing for the realisation of a fully error corrected quantum algorithm. The number of physical qubits needed by the quantum hardware and the amount of time required to implement an algorithm is dictated by the manner in which this universal quantum state is consumed. In this paper we examine the problem of algorithmic optimisation in the topological lattice and introduce the required elements that will be needed when designing a classical software package to compile and implement a large scale algorithm on a topological quantum computer.
Computational Engineering and Science Program at the University of Utah
Truong, Thanh N.
Computational Engineering and Science Program at the University of Utah Carleton DeTar3 , Aaron L://www.chem.utah.edu/faculty/truong/index.html Abstract. We summarize the Computational Engineering and Science program at the University of Utah. Program and computational biology, and computational medicine. 1 Computational Engineering and Science Program The grand
A taxonomy of computer program security flaws
Carl E. Landwehr; Alan R. Bull; John P. McDermott; William S. Choi
1994-01-01
An organized record of actual flaws can be useful to computer system designers, programmers, analysts, administrators, and users. This survey provides a taxonomy for computer program security flaws, with an Appendix that documents 50 actual security flaws. These flaws have all been described previously in the open literature, but in widely separated places. For those new to the field of
Literature Computer Program among Primary School Learners
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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2013
2013-01-01
This study focuses on the use of computer in learning Malay literature. The objectives of the study were to identify and discuss the basic knowledge and views towards the Malay literature program by using the computer. The samples of the study consisted of 10 subjects who volunteered from Malay language class. They were nine-year-old male and…
Human Computer Interaction Interdepartmental Graduate Program
Wurtele, Eve Syrkin
#12;2 Welcome to the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Interdepartmental Graduate Program at Iowa State. We also encourage you to bring questions and comments to the Chair and members of the HCI Supervisory Committee at any time. HCI Program Office 1620 Howe Hall 294-2089 hci@iastate.edu www.hci.iastate.edu Fax
Human Computer Interaction Interdepartmental Graduate Program
Wurtele, Eve Syrkin
#12;2 Welcome to the Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Interdepartmental Graduate Program at Iowa State. We also encourage you to bring questions and comments to the Chair and members of the HCI Supervisory Committee at any time. HCI Program Office 1620 Howe Hall 515-294-2089 hci@iastate.edu www.hci
Integrating software engineering in computer programming education
Christopher Connolly; Gabriele Meiselwitz
2009-01-01
This paper details a computer programming class update for all education levels. As technology has become a more integral part of elementary and secondary education curriculum, the skilled programmer has become more commonplace. Students graduating from high school may, by that time, have been programming for as many as three years. As the IT field develops and spawns sub fields
Computer Program for Automatic Transmission Planning
J. L. Whysong; R. Uram; H. E. Brown; C. W. King; C. A. Desalvo
1962-01-01
The manual development and economic evaluation of many alternate, long-range transmission system expansions represents a tedious and difficult task. To speed this planning process, a computer program has been developed to plan automatically the new transmission facilities needed to meet a particular generator addition schedule. The program uses an economic dispatch to allocate generation, and a d-c power flow to
Computational Complexity, Genetic Programming, and Implications
Fernandez, Thomas
Computational Complexity, Genetic Programming, and Implications Bart Rylander1 , Terry Soule1 Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844-1014 USA rylander@up.edu, {soule, foster that is bounded above by the GP itself [l]. This paper presents proofs that show that 1) a program
Mathematical and Computational Biology Graduate Program
Wan, Frederic Yui-Ming
of one another can and will make progress at the frontiers of research. The graduate program we envision Cybernetics, Journal of Mathematical Biology and the Bulletin of Mathematical Biology began to emergePage 1 DRAFT Mathematical and Computational Biology Graduate Program Bylaws January 31, 2005
Computer programs for estimating civil aircraft economics
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Maddalon, D. V.; Molloy, J. K.; Neubawer, M. J.
1980-01-01
Computer programs for calculating airline direct operating cost, indirect operating cost, and return on investment were developed to provide a means for determining commercial aircraft life cycle cost and economic performance. A representative wide body subsonic jet aircraft was evaluated to illustrate use of the programs.
Computer-Aided Corrosion Program Management
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MacDowell, Louis
2010-01-01
This viewgraph presentation reviews Computer-Aided Corrosion Program Management at John F. Kennedy Space Center. The contents include: 1) Corrosion at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC); 2) Requirements and Objectives; 3) Program Description, Background and History; 4) Approach and Implementation; 5) Challenges; 6) Lessons Learned; 7) Successes and Benefits; and 8) Summary and Conclusions.
Computer programs for axial flow compressor design
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Carmody, R. H.; Creveling, H. F.
1969-01-01
Four computer programs examine effects of design parameters and indicate areas for research of multistage axial flow compressors. The programs provide information on velocity diagrams and stage-by-stage performance calculation, radial equilibrium of flow, radial distribution of total pressure, and off-design performance calculation.
NASA High-End Computing Program Website
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Cohen, Jarrett S.
2008-01-01
If you are a NASA-sponsored scientist or engineer. computing time is available to you at the High-End Computing (HEC) Program's NASA Advanced Supercomputing (NAS) Facility and NASA Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS). The Science Mission Directorate will select from requests NCCS Portals submitted to the e-Books online system for awards beginning on May 1. Current projects set to explore on April 30 must have a request in e-Books to be considered for renewal
NSDL National Science Digital Library
This is an online course for parallel programming. Topics include MPI basics, point-to-point communication, derived datatypes, virtual topologies, collective communication, parallel I/O, and performance analysis and profiling. Other languages will be discussed such as OpenMP and High Performance Fortran (HPF). A Computational Fluid Dynamics section includes flux functions, Riemann solver, Euler equations, and Navier-Stokes equations.
General Data Simulation Program.
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Burns, Edward
Described is a computer program written in FORTRAN IV which offers considerable flexibility in generating simulated data pertinent to education and educational psychology. The user is allowed to specify the number of samples, data sets, and variables, together with the population means, standard deviations and intercorrelations. In addition the…
View factor computer program (program view) user's manual
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Puccinelli, E. F.
1973-01-01
The purpose of program VIEW is to compute view factors between specified surfaces and to be compatible with level 15.5 of the NASTRAN structural analysis program. Program VIEW is a modification of a (finite element) view factor computation program called RAVFAC. VIEW is designed to run on an IBM System/360 operating under OS (operating system), with a minimum region size of 110 K bytes. The actual computation of view factors is still performed exactly as it was in the original version of RAVFAC. In developing VIEW, RAVFAC was modified to satisfy the following compatibility requirements: (1) accept finite element input which can also be used as input to NASTRAN, (2) produce output (view factors) in a format which can be used as input to NASTRAN, and (3) follow NASTRAN program design so that in the future VIEW can be incorporated into NASTRAN as a subroutine. The VIEW program permits computation of the view factors between surfaces, taking into account the presence of any intermediate surfaces. VIEW also computes these view factors either by contour integration or by finite difference (double summation) methods.
Policy Information System Computer Program.
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Hamlin, Roger E.; And Others
The concepts and methodologies outlined in "A Policy Information System for Vocational Education" are presented in a simple computer format in this booklet. It also contains a sample output representing 5-year projections of various planning needs for vocational education. Computerized figures in the eight areas corresponding to those in the…
Computer Simulation for Program Evaluation
William M. K. Trochim; James E. Davis
1986-01-01
Computer simulations in evaluation research are useful for (1) improving student understanding of basic research principles and analytic techniques; (2) investigating the effects of problems that arise in the implementation of research; and (3) exploring the accuracy and utility of novel analytic techniques applied to problematic data structures. This article describes these uses of microcomputer simulations for the context of
A First Course in Computational Physics and Object-Oriented Programming with C++
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Yevick, David
2005-03-01
Part I. Basic C++ Programming: 1. Introduction; 2. Installing and running the Dev-C++ programming environment; 3. Introduction to computer and software architecture; 4. Fundamental concepts; 5. Writing a first program; 6. An introduction to object-oriented analysis; 7. C++ object-oriented programming syntax; 8. Control logic and iteration; 9. Basic function properties; 10. Arrays and matrices; 11. Input and output streams; Part II. Numerical Analysis: 12. Numerical error analysis - derivatives; 13. Integration; 14. Root finding procedures; 15. Differential equations; 16. Linear algebra; Part III. Pointers, References and Dynamic Memory Allocation: 17. References; 18. Pointers and dynamic memory allocation; 19. Advanced memory management; 20. The static keyword, multiple and virtual inheritance, templates and the STL library; 21. Program optimization in C++; Part IV. Advanced Numerical Examples: 22. Monte-Carlo methods; 23. Parabolic partial differential equation solvers; Part V. Appendices: Appendix A. Overview of MATLAB; Appendix B. The Borland C++ compiler; Appendix C. The Linux/Windows g++ compiler and profiler; Appendix D. Calling FORTRAN programs from C++; Appendix E. C++ coding standard; References.
A computer program for analyzing channel geometry
Regan, R.S.; Schaffranek, R.W.
1985-01-01
The Channel Geometry Analysis Program (CGAP) provides the capability to process, analyze, and format cross-sectional data for input to flow/transport simulation models or other computational programs. CGAP allows for a variety of cross-sectional data input formats through use of variable format specification. The program accepts data from various computer media and provides for modification of machine-stored parameter values. CGAP has been devised to provide a rapid and efficient means of computing and analyzing the physical properties of an open-channel reach defined by a sequence of cross sections. CGAP 's 16 options provide a wide range of methods by which to analyze and depict a channel reach and its individual cross-sectional properties. The primary function of the program is to compute the area, width, wetted perimeter, and hydraulic radius of cross sections at successive increments of water surface elevation (stage) from data that consist of coordinate pairs of cross-channel distances and land surface or channel bottom elevations. Longitudinal rates-of-change of cross-sectional properties are also computed, as are the mean properties of a channel reach. Output products include tabular lists of cross-sectional area, channel width, wetted perimeter, hydraulic radius, average depth, and cross-sectional symmetry computed as functions of stage; plots of cross sections; plots of cross-sectional area and (or) channel width as functions of stage; tabular lists of cross-sectional area and channel width computed as functions of stage for subdivisions of a cross section; plots of cross sections in isometric projection; and plots of cross-sectional area at a fixed stage as a function of longitudinal distance along an open-channel reach. A Command Procedure Language program and Job Control Language procedure exist to facilitate program execution on the U.S. Geological Survey Prime and Amdahl computer systems respectively. (Lantz-PTT)
Yuan, Y.C. [Square Y, Orchard Park, NY (United States); Chen, S.Y.; LePoire, D.J. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States). Environmental Assessment and Information Sciences Div.; Rothman, R. [USDOE Idaho Field Office, Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
1993-02-01
This report presents the technical details of RISIUND, a computer code designed to estimate potential radiological consequences and health risks to individuals and the collective population from exposures associated with the transportation of spent nuclear fuel. RISKIND is a user-friendly, semiinteractive program that can be run on an IBM or equivalent personal computer. The program language is FORTRAN-77. Several models are included in RISKIND that have been tailored to calculate the exposure to individuals under various incident-free and accident conditions. The incidentfree models assess exposures from both gamma and neutron radiation and can account for different cask designs. The accident models include accidental release, atmospheric transport, and the environmental pathways of radionuclides from spent fuels; these models also assess health risks to individuals and the collective population. The models are supported by databases that are specific to spent nuclear fuels and include a radionudide inventory and dose conversion factors.
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Mehrotra, S. C.; Lan, C. E.
1978-01-01
The necessary information for using a computer program to predict distributed and total aerodynamic characteristics for low aspect ratio wings with partial leading-edge separation is presented. The flow is assumed to be steady and inviscid. The wing boundary condition is formulated by the Quasi-Vortex-Lattice method. The leading edge separated vortices are represented by discrete free vortex elements which are aligned with the local velocity vector at midpoints to satisfy the force free condition. The wake behind the trailing edge is also force free. The flow tangency boundary condition is satisfied on the wing, including the leading and trailing edges. The program is restricted to delta wings with zero thickness and no camber. It is written in FORTRAN language and runs on CDC 6600 computer.
A computer program for geochemical analysis of acid-rain and other low-ionic-strength, acidic waters
Johnsson, P.A.; Lord, D.G.
1987-01-01
ARCHEM, a computer program written in FORTRAN 77, is designed primarily for use in the routine geochemical interpretation of low-ionic-strength, acidic waters. On the basis of chemical analyses of the water, and either laboratory or field determinations of pH, temperature, and dissolved oxygen, the program calculates the equilibrium distribution of major inorganic aqueous species and of inorganic aluminum complexes. The concentration of the organic anion is estimated from the dissolved organic concentration. Ionic ferrous iron is calculated from the dissolved oxygen concentration. Ionic balances and comparisons of computed with measured specific conductances are performed as checks on the analytical accuracy of chemical analyses. ARCHEM may be tailored easily to fit different sampling protocols, and may be run on multiple sample analyses. (Author 's abstract)
Genetic Programming as a Means for Programming Computers by Natural Selection
Fernandez, Thomas
Genetic Programming as a Means for Programming Computers by Natural Selection JOHN R. KOZA Computer can be viewed as requiring the discovery of a computer program that produces some desired output to searching a space of possible computer programs for a highly fit individual computer program. The recently
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Wu, R. W.; Witmer, E. A.
1972-01-01
A user-oriented FORTRAN 4 computer program, called JET 3, is presented. The JET 3 program, which employs the spatial finite-element and timewise finite-difference method, can be used to predict the large two-dimensional elastic-plastic transient Kirchhoff-type deformations of a complete or partial structural ring, with various support conditions and restraints, subjected to a variety of initial velocity distributions and externally-applied transient forcing functions. The geometric shapes of the structural ring can be circular or arbitrarily curved and with variable thickness. Strain-hardening and strain-rate effects of the material are taken into account.
Briel, L.I.
1993-01-01
A computer program was written to produce 6 different types of water-quality diagrams--Piper, Stiff, pie, X-Y, boxplot, and Piper 3-D--from the same file of input data. The Piper 3-D diagram is a new method that projects values from the surface of a Piper plot into a triangular prism to show how variations in chemical composition can be related to variations in other water-quality variables. This program is an analytical tool to aid in the interpretation of data. This program is interactive, and the user can select from a menu the type of diagram to be produced and a large number of individual features. Alternatively, these choices can be specified in the data file, which provides a batch mode for running the program. The program does not display water-quality diagrams directly; plots are written to a file. Four different plot- file formats are available: device-independent metafiles, Adobe PostScript graphics files, and two Hewlett-Packard graphics language formats (7475 and 7586). An ASCII data-table file is also produced to document the computed values. This program is written in Fortran '77 and uses graphics subroutines from either the PRIOR AGTK or the DISSPLA graphics library. The program has been implemented on Prime series 50 and Data General Aviion computers within the USGS; portability to other computing systems depends on the availability of the graphics library.
Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran
Hanyk, Ladislav
Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran equation. The string example. #12;Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Heat with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Heat equation in 1D: more schemes BTCS scheme (backward
Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran
Hanyk, Ladislav
Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran's BDF methods. Example: Lorenz attractor. #12;Solving PDEs with PGI CUDA Fortran http://geo Fortran http://geo.mff.cuni.cz/~lh Ordinary differential equations and initial conditions Discretization x
MEKS: A program for computation of inclusive jet cross sections at hadron colliders
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Gao, Jun; Liang, Zhihua; Soper, Davison E.; Lai, Hung-Liang; Nadolsky, Pavel M.; Yuan, C.-P.
2013-06-01
EKS is a numerical program that predicts differential cross sections for production of single-inclusive hadronic jets and jet pairs at next-to-leading order (NLO) accuracy in a perturbative QCD calculation. We describe MEKS 1.0, an upgraded EKS program with increased numerical precision, suitable for comparisons to the latest experimental data from the Large Hadron Collider and Tevatron. The program integrates the regularized patron-level matrix elements over the kinematical phase space for production of two and three partons using the VEGAS algorithm. It stores the generated weighted events in finely binned two-dimensional histograms for fast offline analysis. A user interface allows one to customize computation of inclusive jet observables. Results of a benchmark comparison of the MEKS program and the commonly used FastNLO program are also documented. Program SummaryProgram title: MEKS 1.0 Catalogue identifier: AEOX_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEOX_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland. Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 9234 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 51997 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran (main program), C (CUBA library and analysis program). Computer: All. Operating system: Any UNIX-like system. RAM: ˜300 MB Classification: 11.1. External routines: LHAPDF (https://lhapdf.hepforge.org/) Nature of problem: Computation of differential cross sections for inclusive production of single hadronic jets and jet pairs at next-to-leading order accuracy in perturbative quantum chromodynamics. Solution method: Upon subtraction of infrared singularities, the hard-scattering matrix elements are integrated over available phase space using an optimized VEGAS algorithm. Weighted events are generated and filled into a finely binned two-dimensional histogram, from which the final cross sections with typical experimental binning and cuts are computed by an independent analysis program. Monte Carlo sampling of event weights is tuned automatically to get better efficiency. Running time: Depends on details of the calculation and sought numerical accuracy. See benchmark performance in Section 4. The tests provided take approximately 27 min for the jetbin run and a few seconds for jetana.
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Blanchard, Frank N.
1980-01-01
Describes a FORTRAN IV program written to supplement a laboratory exercise dealing with quantitative x-ray diffraction analysis of mixtures of polycrystalline phases in an introductory course in x-ray diffraction. Gives an example of the use of the program and compares calculated and observed calibration data. (Author/GS)
PROGRAMMING THE LGP-30 COMPUTER
1960-01-01
The LGP-30 is a drum-storage, all-binary digital computer with 4096 ; cells of memory capacity. The cells are of 31-binary-digit length or the ; equivalent of 9 decimal digits. Input and output subroutines are used to ; translate from decimal to binary and vice versa. Communication to and from the ; machine is through a flexowriter or photoreader and high-speed
Integer Programming: Methods, Uses, Computation
Michel Balinski
\\u000a This article exists because Robert Thrall, at the time Editor of Management Science, invited me to write a survey of the then\\u000a new area of “integer programming.” First printed in 1965, it was subsequently reprinted in 1968 in Mathematics of the Decision\\u000a Sciences (edited by George B. Dantzig and Arthur F Veinott, Jr., a volume of the AMS’s Lectures in
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Krebs, R. P.
1971-01-01
The computer program described in this report calculates the design-point characteristics of a compressed-air generator for use in V/STOL applications such as systems with a tip-turbine-driven lift fan. The program computes the dimensions and mass, as well as the thermodynamic performance of a model air generator configuration which involves a straight through-flow combustor. Physical and thermodynamic characteristics of the air generator components are also given. The program was written in FORTRAN IV language. Provision has been made so that the program will accept input values in either SI units or U.S. customary units. Each air generator design-point calculation requires about 1.5 seconds of 7094 computer time for execution.
NASA/FLAGRO - FATIGUE CRACK GROWTH COMPUTER PROGRAM
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Forman, R. G.
1994-01-01
Structural flaws and cracks may grow under fatigue inducing loads and, upon reaching a critical size, cause structural failure to occur. The growth of these flaws and cracks may occur at load levels well below the ultimate load bearing capability of the structure. The Fatigue Crack Growth Computer Program, NASA/FLAGRO, was developed as an aid in predicting the growth of pre-existing flaws and cracks in structural components of space systems. The earlier version of the program, FLAGRO4, was the primary analysis tool used by Rockwell International and the Shuttle subcontractors for fracture control analysis on the Space Shuttle. NASA/FLAGRO is an enhanced version of the program and incorporates state-of-the-art improvements in both fracture mechanics and computer technology. NASA/FLAGRO provides the fracture mechanics analyst with a computerized method of evaluating the "safe crack growth life" capabilities of structural components. NASA/FLAGRO could also be used to evaluate the damage tolerance aspects of a given structural design. The propagation of an existing crack is governed by the stress field in the vicinity of the crack tip. The stress intensity factor is defined in terms of the relationship between the stress field magnitude and the crack size. The propagation of the crack becomes catastrophic when the local stress intensity factor reaches the fracture toughness of the material. NASA/FLAGRO predicts crack growth using a two-dimensional model which predicts growth independently in two directions based on the calculation of stress intensity factors. The analyst can choose to use either a crack growth rate equation or a nonlinear interpolation routine based on tabular data. The growth rate equation is a modified Forman equation which can be converted to a Paris or Walker equation by substituting different values into the exponent. This equation provides accuracy and versatility and can be fit to data using standard least squares methods. Stress-intensity factor numerical values can be computed for making comparisons or checks of solutions. NASA/FLAGRO can check for failure of a part-through crack in the mode of a through crack when net ligament yielding occurs. NASA/FLAGRO has a number of special subroutines and files which provide enhanced capabilities and easy entry of data. These include crack case solutions, cyclic load spectrums, nondestructive examination initial flaw sizes, table interpolation, and material properties. The materials properties files are divided into two types, a user defined file and a fixed file. Data is entered and stored in the user defined file during program execution, while the fixed file contains already coded-in property value data for many different materials. Prompted input from CRT terminals consists of initial crack definition (which can be defined automatically), rate solution type, flaw type and geometry, material properties (if they are not in the built-in tables of material data), load spectrum data (if not included in the loads spectrum file), and design limit stress levels. NASA/FLAGRO output includes an echo of the input with any error or warning messages, the final crack size, whether or not critical crack size has been reached for the specified stress level, and a life history profile of the crack propagation. NASA/FLAGRO is modularly designed to facilitate revisions and operation on minicomputers. The program was implemented on a DEC VAX 11/780 with the VMS operating system. NASA/FLAGRO is written in FORTRAN77 and has a memory requirement of 1.4 MB. The program was developed in 1986.
Quick Guide to FORTRAN 90 a) Programmer's Guide to Fortran 90, Brainerd, Gold-
Cabral, Marco
Quick Guide to FORTRAN 90 Sources: a) Programmer's Guide to Fortran 90, Brainerd, Gold- berg, Adams it is good style. Â· Free form source: No specified columns. Comments begin with !. To continue line use to the current value of the function is made on the right hand side but it is not a recursive call. You can
Quick Guide to FORTRAN 90 a) Programmer's Guide to Fortran 90, Brainerd, Gold
Cabral, Marco
Quick Guide to FORTRAN 90 Sources: a) Programmer's Guide to Fortran 90, Brainerd, GoldÂ berg, Adams it is good style. . Free form source: No specified columns. Comments begin with !. To continue line use to the current value of the function is made on the right hand side but it is not a recursive call. You can
Research in mathematical theory of computation. [computer programming applications
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Mccarthy, J.
1973-01-01
Research progress in the following areas is reviewed: (1) new version of computer program LCF (logic for computable functions) including a facility to search for proofs automatically; (2) the description of the language PASCAL in terms of both LCF and in first order logic; (3) discussion of LISP semantics in LCF and attempt to prove the correctness of the London compilers in a formal way; (4) design of both special purpose and domain independent proving procedures specifically program correctness in mind; (5) design of languages for describing such proof procedures; and (6) the embedding of ideas in the first order checker.
Computer Program Helps Enhance Images
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Stanfill, Daniel F., IV
1994-01-01
Pixel Pusher is Macintosh application program for viewing and performing minor enhancements on imagery. Works with color images digitized to 8 bits. Reads image files in JPL's two primary image formats VICAR and PDS as well as in Macintosh PICT format. VICAR (NPO-18076) handles array of image-processing capabilities used for variety of applications, including processing of biomedical images, cartography, imaging of Earth resources, and geological exploration. Pixel Pusher also imports color lookup tables in VICAR format for viewing images in pseudocolor (256 colors). Written in Symantec's Think C.
A CAD (Classroom Assessment Design) of a Computer Programming Course
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Hawi, Nazir S.
2012-01-01
This paper presents a CAD (classroom assessment design) of an entry-level undergraduate computer programming course "Computer Programming I". CAD has been the product of a long experience in teaching computer programming courses including teaching "Computer Programming I" 22 times. Each semester, CAD is evaluated and modified for the subsequent…
Moyer, Douglas L.; Hyer, Kenneth E.
2003-01-01
Impairment of surface waters by fecal coliform bacteria is a water-quality issue of national scope and importance. Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act requires that each State identify surface waters that do not meet applicable water-quality standards. In Virginia, more than 175 stream segments are on the 1998 Section 303(d) list of impaired waters because of violations of the water-quality standard for fecal coliform bacteria. A total maximum daily load (TMDL) will need to be developed by 2006 for each of these impaired streams and rivers by the Virginia Departments of Environmental Quality and Conservation and Recreation. A TMDL is a quantitative representation of the maximum load of a given water-quality constituent, from all point and nonpoint sources, that a stream can assimilate without violating the designated water-quality standard. Blacks Run, in Rockingham County, Virginia, is one of the stream segments listed by the State of Virginia as impaired by fecal coliform bacteria. Watershed modeling and bacterial source tracking were used to develop the technical components of the fecal coliform bacteria TMDL for Accotink Creek. The Hydrological Simulation Program?FORTRAN (HSPF) was used to simulate streamflow, fecal coliform concentrations, and source-specific fecal coliform loading in Blacks Run. Ribotyping, a bacterial source tracking technique, was used to identify the dominant sources of fecal coliform bacteria in the Blacks Run watershed. Ribotyping also was used to determine the relative contributions of specific sources to the observed fecal coliform load in Blacks Run. Data from the ribotyping analysis were incorporated into the calibration of the fecal coliform model. Study results provide information regarding the calibration of the streamflow and fecal coliform bacteria models and also identify the reductions in fecal coliform loads required to meet the TMDL for Blacks Run. The calibrated streamflow model simulated observed streamflow characteristics with respect to total annual runoff, seasonal runoff, average daily streamflow, and hourly stormflow. The calibrated fecal coliform model simulated the patterns and range of observed fecal coliform bacteria concentrations. Observed fecal coliform bacteria concentrations during low-flow periods ranged from 40 to 7,000 colonies per 100 milliliters, and peak concentrations during storm-flow periods ranged from 33,000 to 260,000 colonies per 100 milliliters. Simulated source-specific contributions of fecal coliform bacteria to instream load were matched to the observed contributions from the dominant sources, which were cats, cattle, deer, dogs, ducks, geese, horses, humans, muskrats, poultry, raccoons, and sheep. According to model results, a 95-percent reduction in the current fecal coliform load delivered from the watershed to Blacks Run would result in compliance with the designated water-quality goals and associated TMDL.
Moyer, Douglas L.; Hyer, Kenneth E.
2003-01-01
Impairment of surface waters by fecal coliform bacteria is a water-quality issue of national scope and importance. Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act requires that each State identify surface waters that do not meet applicable water-quality standards. In Virginia, more than 175 stream segments are on the 1998 Section 303(d) list of impaired waters because of violations of the water-quality standard for fecal coliform bacteria. A total maximum daily load (TMDL) will need to be developed by 2006 for each of these impaired streams and rivers by the Virginia Departments of Environmental Quality and Conservation and Recreation. A TMDL is a quantitative representation of the maximum load of a given water-quality constituent, from all point and nonpoint sources, that a stream can assimilate without violating the designated water-quality standard. Accotink Creek, in Fairfax County, Virginia, is one of the stream segments listed by the State of Virginia as impaired by fecal coliform bacteria. Watershed modeling and bacterial source tracking were used to develop the technical components of the fecal coliform bacteria TMDL for Accotink Creek. The Hydrological Simulation Program?FORTRAN (HSPF) was used to simulate streamflow, fecal coliform concentrations, and source-specific fecal coliform loading in Accotink Creek. Ribotyping, a bacterial source tracking technique, was used to identify the dominant sources of fecal coliform bacteria in the Accotink Creek watershed. Ribotyping also was used to determine the relative contributions of specific sources to the observed fecal coliform load in Accotink Creek. Data from the ribotyping analysis were incorporated into the calibration of the fecal coliform model. Study results provide information regarding the calibration of the streamflow and fecal coliform bacteria models and also identify the reductions in fecal coliform loads required to meet the TMDL for Accotink Creek. The calibrated streamflow model simulated observed streamflow characteristics with respect to total annual runoff, seasonal runoff, average daily streamflow, and hourly stormflow. The calibrated fecal coliform model simulated the patterns and range of observed fecal coliform bacteria concentrations. Observed fecal coliform bacteria concentrations during low-flow periods ranged from 25 to 800 colonies per 100 milliliters, and peak concentrations during storm-flow periods ranged from 19,000 to 340,000 colonies per 100 milliliters. Simulated source-specific contributions of fecal coliform bacteria to instream load were matched to the observed contributions from the dominant sources, which were cats, deer, dogs, ducks, geese, humans, muskrats, and raccoons. According to model results, an 89-percent reduction in the current fecal coliform load delivered from the watershed to Accotink Creek would result in compliance with the designated water-quality goals and associated TMDL.
DORCA computer program. Volume 1: User's guide
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Wray, S. T., Jr.
1971-01-01
The Dynamic Operational Requirements and Cost Analysis Program (DORCA) was written to provide a top level analysis tool for NASA. DORCA relies on a man-machine interaction to optimize results based on external criteria. DORCA relies heavily on outside sources to provide cost information and vehicle performance parameters as the program does not determine these quantities but rather uses them. Given data describing missions, vehicles, payloads, containers, space facilities, schedules, cost values and costing procedures, the program computes flight schedules, cargo manifests, vehicle fleet requirements, acquisition schedules and cost summaries. The program is designed to consider the Earth Orbit, Lunar, Interplanetary and Automated Satellite Programs. A general outline of the capabilities of the program are provided.
2005-2006 Criteria for Accrediting Computing Programs INTRODUCTION
Xuan, Dong
2005-2006 Criteria for Accrediting Computing Programs INTRODUCTION There are two sets of Criteria in this document, one applicable to Computer Science programs and one applicable to Information Systems programs Programs Criteria for Accrediting Computer Science Programs Effective for Evaluations during the 2005
Formal Aspects of Computing (2003) 3: 2?? Running Programs Backwards
Ross, Brian J.
2003-01-01
1 11pt 15pt 15pt #12;Formal Aspects of Computing (2003) 3: 2?? c 2003 BCS Running Programs computation, program testing, logic programming Abstract. Imperative programs can be inverted directly from computations treats programs as logical relations over the observ- able state of the environment, which
Goode, W.
1980-10-01
MASTERCALC is a computer program written to support radioanalytical computations in the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL) Environmental Surveillance Group. Included in the program are routines for gross alpha and beta, /sup 3/H, gross gamma, /sup 90/Sr and alpha spectroscopic determinations. A description of MASTERCALC is presented and its source listing is included. Operating instructions and example computing sessions are given for each type of analysis.
User's guide: Programs for processing altimeter data over inland seas
A. Y. Au; R. D. Brown; J. E. Welker
1989-01-01
The programs described were developed to process GEODYN-formatted satellite altimeter data, and to apply the processed results to predict geoid undulations and gravity anomalies of inland sea areas. These programs are written in standard FORTRAN 77 and are designed to run on the NSESCC IBM 3081(MVS) computer. Because of the experimental nature of these programs they are tailored to the
Computer program for evaluating the thermal environment.
Cvejanovich, G J
1983-09-01
The calculations required to evaluate the thermal environment can be tedious and time consuming. To reduce this effort to a minimum, a computer program is presented that requires only five basic measurements to calculate and print out a complete evaluation of the thermal environment at a specific location. These are the dry bulb, natural wet bulb, psychrometric wet bulb and black globe temperatures, and the air velocity. Any reference to charts, tables and nomographs is unnecessary, since all other quantities are contained within, or computed by, the program. PMID:6637814
Princeton Diversity Programs in Molecular Biology and Quantitative & Computational Biology
CASE STUDY Princeton Diversity Programs in Molecular Biology and Quantitative & Computational: Diversity Programs in Molecular Biology and Quantitative & Computational Biology Founded in 2007 in response: Molecular Biology (MOL), Quantitative & Computational Biology (QCB), Neuroscience (NEU), and Ecology
A Computer Program to Visualize Gravitational Lenses
Francisco Frutos-Alfaro
2014-06-12
Gravitational lenses are presently playing an important role in astrophysics. By means of these lenses the parameters of the deflector such as its mass, ellipticity, etc. and Hubble's constant can be determined. Using C, Xforms, Mesa and Imlib a computer program to visualize this lens effect has been developed. This program has been applied to generate sequences of images of a source object and its corresponding images. It has also been used to visually test different models of gravitational lenses.
Sigma 2 Graphic Display Software Program Description
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Johnson, B. T.
1973-01-01
A general purpose, user oriented graphic support package was implemented. A comprehensive description of the two software components comprising this package is given: Display Librarian and Display Controller. These programs have been implemented in FORTRAN on the XDS Sigma 2 Computer Facility. This facility consists of an XDS Sigma 2 general purpose computer coupled to a Computek Display Terminal.
Program To Balance Mapped Turbopump Assemblies
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Walton, J. T.
1995-01-01
TPA computer program developed to balance turbine and pump work using performance maps. Requires input data on inlet properties, performance maps, and shaft speed. TPA then computes exit conditions and work terms. Work terms then balanced by varying input shaft speed. Written in FORTRAN 77.
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Nikezic, D.; Yu, K. N.
2008-04-01
A computer program called TRACK_VISION for determining the optical appearances of tracks in nuclear track materials resulted from light-ion irradiation and subsequent chemical etching was described. A previously published software, TRACK_TEST, was the starting point for the present software TRACK_VISION, which contained TRACK_TEST as its subset. The programming steps were outlined. Descriptions of the program were given, including the built-in V functions for the commonly employed nuclear track material commercially known as CR-39 (polyallyldiglycol carbonate) irradiated by alpha particles. Program summaryProgram title: TRACK_VISION Catalogue identifier: AEAF_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEAF_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 4084 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 71 117 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 90 Computer: Pentium PC Operating system: Windows 95+ RAM: 256 MB Classification: 17.5, 18 External routines: The entire code must be linked with the MSFLIB library. MSFLib is a collection of C and C++ modules which provides a general framework for processing IBM's AFP datastream. MSFLIB is specific to Visual Fortran (Digital, Compaq or Intel flavors). Nature of problem: Nuclear track detectors are commonly used for radon measurements through studying the tracks generated by the incident alpha particles. Optical microscopes are often used for this purpose but the process is relatively tedious and time consuming. Several automatic and semi-automatic systems have been developed in order to facilitate determination of track densities. In all these automatic systems, the optical appearance of the tracks is important. However, not much has been done so far to obtaining the optical appearances of etched tracks. Solution method: A computer program is prepared to study the optical characteristics of tracks in the CR-39 nuclear track detector using the ray tracing method. Based on geometrical optics, light propagation through the tracks is simulated and the brightness of all grid elements in the track wall is calculated. Additional comments: The program distribution file contains an executable which enables the program to be run on a Windows machine. The source code is also provided, but in order to build an executable the MSFLIB must be available. Running time: Running time depends mainly on the resolution (number of grid elements in the track wall) required by the user. Running time is normally less than 1 min.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Smith, Robert A.; And Others
1977-01-01
A FORTRAN computer program is described which computes F ratios and attendant probabilities for two-factor fixed effects analysis of variance designs with disproportional cell frequencies. The number of levels for each factor is limited to five and all zero values are considered to be equivalent to missing values. (Author/JKS)
A computer program for two-particle generalized coefficients of fractional parentage
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Deveikis, A.; Juodagalvis, A.
2008-10-01
We present a FORTRAN90 program GCFP for the calculation of the generalized coefficients of fractional parentage (generalized CFPs or GCFP). The approach is based on the observation that the multi-shell CFPs can be expressed in terms of single-shell CFPs, while the latter can be readily calculated employing a simple enumeration scheme of antisymmetric A-particle states and an efficient method of construction of the idempotent matrix eigenvectors. The program provides fast calculation of GCFPs for a given particle number and produces results possessing numerical uncertainties below the desired tolerance. A single j-shell is defined by four quantum numbers, (e,l,j,t). A supplemental C++ program parGCFP allows calculation to be done in batches and/or in parallel. Program summaryProgram title:GCFP, parGCFP Catalogue identifier: AEBI_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEBI_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 17 199 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 88 658 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: FORTRAN 77/90 ( GCFP), C++ ( parGCFP) Computer: Any computer with suitable compilers. The program GCFP requires a FORTRAN 77/90 compiler. The auxiliary program parGCFP requires GNU-C++ compatible compiler, while its parallel version additionally requires MPI-1 standard libraries Operating system: Linux (Ubuntu, Scientific) (all programs), also checked on Windows XP ( GCFP, serial version of parGCFP) RAM: The memory demand depends on the computation and output mode. If this mode is not 4, the program GCFP demands the following amounts of memory on a computer with Linux operating system. It requires around 2 MB of RAM for the A=12 system at E?2. Computation of the A=50 particle system requires around 60 MB of RAM at E=0 and ˜70 MB at E=2 (note, however, that the calculation of this system will take a very long time). If the computation and output mode is set to 4, the memory demands by GCFP are significantly larger. Calculation of GCFPs of A=12 system at E=1 requires 145 MB. The program parGCFP requires additional 2.5 and 4.5 MB of memory for the serial and parallel version, respectively. Classification: 17.18 Nature of problem: The program GCFP generates a list of two-particle coefficients of fractional parentage for several j-shells with isospin. Solution method: The method is based on the observation that multishell coefficients of fractional parentage can be expressed in terms of single-shell CFPs [1]. The latter are calculated using the algorithm [2,3] for a spectral decomposition of an antisymmetrization operator matrix Y. The coefficients of fractional parentage are those eigenvectors of the antisymmetrization operator matrix Y that correspond to unit eigenvalues. A computer code for these coefficients is available [4]. The program GCFP offers computation of two-particle multishell coefficients of fractional parentage. The program parGCFP allows a batch calculation using one input file. Sets of GCFPs are independent and can be calculated in parallel. Restrictions:A<86 when E=0 (due to the memory constraints); small numbers of particles allow significantly higher excitations, though the shell with j?11/2 cannot get full (it is the implementation constraint). Unusual features: Using the program GCFP it is possible to determine allowed particle configurations without the GCFP computation. The GCFPs can be calculated either for all particle configurations at once or for a specified particle configuration. The values of GCFPs can be printed out with a complete specification in either one file or with the parent and daughter configurations printed in separate files. The latter output mode requires additional time and RAM memory. It is possible to restrict the ( J,T) values of the considered particle configurations. (Here J is the total angular momentum and
Basic linear algebra subprograms for FORTRAN usage
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lawson, C. L.; Hanson, R. J.; Kincaid, D. R.; Krogh, F. T.
1977-01-01
A package of 38 low level subprograms for many of the basic operations of numerical linear algebra is presented. The package is intended to be used with FORTRAN. The operations in the package are dot products, elementary vector operations, Givens transformations, vector copy and swap, vector norms, vector scaling, and the indices of components of largest magnitude. The subprograms and a test driver are available in portable FORTRAN. Versions of the subprograms are also provided in assembly language for the IBM 360/67, the CDC 6600 and CDC 7600, and the Univac 1108.
FORTRAN M AS A LANGUAGE FOR BUILDING EARTH SYSTEM MODELS \\Lambda
FORTRAN M AS A LANGUAGE FOR BUILDING EARTH SYSTEM MODELS \\Lambda Ian Foster Mathematics as a tool for building earth system models on massively parallel computers. I hypothesize that the use to investigate this hypothe sis. 2. Earth System Models An earth system model is a computer code designed
Performance of Rank-2 Fortran 90 Pointer Arrays vs. Allocatable Arrays
Zywicz, E
2005-10-13
The computational performance of two-dimensional Fortran 90 arrays defined with the pointer attribute were compared to identically sized arrays defined with the allocatable attribute. The goal of this work was to quantify the computational cost of using each array type within a high-performance finite element setting.
The Computational Physics Program of the national MFE Computer Center
Mirin, A.A.
1989-01-01
Since June 1974, the MFE Computer Center has been engaged in a significant computational physics effort. The principal objective of the Computational Physics Group is to develop advanced numerical models for the investigation of plasma phenomena and the simulation of present and future magnetic confinement devices. Another major objective of the group is to develop efficient algorithms and programming techniques for current and future generations of supercomputers. The Computational Physics Group has been involved in several areas of fusion research. One main area is the application of Fokker-Planck/quasilinear codes to tokamaks. Another major area is the investigation of resistive magnetohydrodynamics in three dimensions, with applications to tokamaks and compact toroids. A third area is the investigation of kinetic instabilities using a 3-D particle code; this work is often coupled with the task of numerically generating equilibria which model experimental devices. Ways to apply statistical closure approximations to study tokamak-edge plasma turbulence have been under examination, with the hope of being able to explain anomalous transport. Also, we are collaborating in an international effort to evaluate fully three-dimensional linear stability of toroidal devices. In addition to these computational physics studies, the group has developed a number of linear systems solvers for general classes of physics problems and has been making a major effort at ascertaining how to efficiently utilize multiprocessor computers. A summary of these programs are included in this paper. 6 tabs.
An axiomatic basis for computer programming
C. A. R. Hoare
1969-01-01
In this paper an attempt is made to explore the logical founda- tions of computer programming by use of techniques which were first applied in the study of geometry and have later been extended to other branches of mathematics. This in- volves the elucidation of sets of axioms and rules of inference which can be used in proofs of the
Introducing Computer Programming in a Traditional Classroom
NSDL National Science Digital Library
Fox, Lauretta J.
A unit that introduces some simple computer programming techniques in an informal manner to students in a traditional classroom. The mathematical topic included in the unit is the area of plane figures. Recommended for 7th and 8th grade General Mathematics, 9th grade Applied Mathematics, and 10th grade Consumer Mathematics and Plane Geometry.
Computer Program: General University Requirements Package
AbhishekKejriwal
1993-01-01
The objective of my research project was to write a computer program in Turbo Pascal which would determine how many general university requirements a student has completed and what requirements he or she needs to complete in order to graduate. There are six degrees offered at Illinois Wesleyan University. They are: BA (Bachelor of Arts); BS (Bachelor of Science); BFA
Data systems and computer science programs: Overview
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Smith, Paul H.; Hunter, Paul
1991-01-01
An external review of the Integrated Technology Plan for the Civil Space Program is presented. The topics are presented in viewgraph form and include the following: onboard memory and storage technology; advanced flight computers; special purpose flight processors; onboard networking and testbeds; information archive, access, and retrieval; visualization; neural networks; software engineering; and flight control and operations.
Answer Set Programming and Other Computing Paradigms
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Meng, Yunsong
2013-01-01
Answer Set Programming (ASP) is one of the most prominent and successful knowledge representation paradigms. The success of ASP is due to its expressive non-monotonic modeling language and its efficient computational methods originating from building propositional satisfiability solvers. The wide adoption of ASP has motivated several extensions to…
Computer Simulation of Human Service Program Evaluations.
ERIC Educational Resources Information Center
Trochim, William M. K.; Davis, James E.
1985-01-01
Describes uses of computer simulations for the context of human service program evaluation. Presents simple mathematical models for most commonly used human service outcome evaluation designs (pretest-posttest randomized experiment, pretest-posttest nonequivalent groups design, and regression-discontinuity design). Translates models into single…
Computer Simulation of Human Service Program Evaluations
William M. K. Trochim; James E. Davis
1986-01-01
Computer simulations in human service research are useful for (1) improving student understanding of basic research of principles and analytic techniques, and (2) investigating the effects of problems which arise in the implementation of research. This paper describes these uses of simulations for the context of human service program evaluation. Simple mathematical models are described for the three most commonly
Optics Program Modified for Multithreaded Parallel Computing
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lou, John; Bedding, Dave; Basinger, Scott
2006-01-01
A powerful high-performance computer program for simulating and analyzing adaptive and controlled optical systems has been developed by modifying the serial version of the Modeling and Analysis for Controlled Optical Systems (MACOS) program to impart capabilities for multithreaded parallel processing on computing systems ranging from supercomputers down to Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) personal computers. The modifications included the incorporation of OpenMP, a portable and widely supported application interface software, that can be used to explicitly add multithreaded parallelism to an application program under a shared-memory programming model. OpenMP was applied to parallelize ray-tracing calculations, one of the major computing components in MACOS. Multithreading is also used in the diffraction propagation of light in MACOS based on pthreads [POSIX Thread, (where "POSIX" signifies a portable operating system for UNIX)]. In tests of the parallelized version of MACOS, the speedup in ray-tracing calculations was found to be linear, or proportional to the number of processors, while the speedup in diffraction calculations ranged from 50 to 60 percent, depending on the type and number of processors. The parallelized version of MACOS is portable, and, to the user, its interface is basically the same as that of the original serial version of MACOS.
Goals and Performance in Computer Programming
Gerald M. Weinberg; Edward L. Schulman
1974-01-01
In all studies of human performance, the experimenter must be certain that the subject is performing the task that the experimenter believes he has set; otherwise results become uninterpretable. Early studies of computer programming have shown such wide variations in individual performance that one might suspect that subjects differed in their interpretation of the task. Experiments are reported which show
On Computational Power of Quantum Branching Programs
Farid Ablayev; Aida Gainutdinova; Marek Karpinski
2003-02-03
In this paper we study a model of a Quantum Branching Program (QBP) and investigate its computational power. We prove a general lower bound on the width of read-once QBPs, which we show to be almost tight on certain symmetric function.
Computer Program Re-layers Engineering Drawings
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Crosby, Dewey C., III
1990-01-01
RULCHK computer program aids in structuring layers of information pertaining to part or assembly designed with software described in article "Software for Drawing Design Details Concurrently" (MFS-28444). Checks and optionally updates structure of layers for part. Enables designer to construct model and annotate its documentation without burden of manually layering part to conform to standards at design time.
Neighboring optimal guidance theory and computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Powers, W. F.
1974-01-01
Developments of the linear quadratic optimal control problem are discussed. The theory is applicable to the development of neighboring optimal feedback guidance gains, and is useful as a tool for synthesizing feedback control laws. A computer program which requires only the pertinent matrices of the linear quadratic problem is described.
Benson, J. D
1969-01-01
. The characters "/u (slash) and ", " (comma) cannot be used as a part of a sym- bolic name. Constants may be either decimal or octal. A decimal con" stant consists of an unsigned integer containing one to four decimal digits. Au octal constant consists of one... have more than one expression in the variable field. When more than one expression is used, they are separated by commas. The left-most expression will be used by the call syllable indicated in the operation code field. All other expressions must...
Refurbishment program of HANARO control computer system
Kim, H. K.; Choe, Y. S.; Lee, M. W.; Doo, S. K.; Jung, H. S. [Korea Atomic Energy Research Inst., 989-111 Daedeok-daero, Yuseong, Daejeon, 305-353 (Korea, Republic of)
2012-07-01
HANARO, an open-tank-in-pool type research reactor with 30 MW thermal power, achieved its first criticality in 1995. The programmable controller system MLC (Multi Loop Controller) manufactured by MOORE has been used to control and regulate HANARO since 1995. We made a plan to replace the control computer because the system supplier no longer provided technical support and thus no spare parts were available. Aged and obsolete equipment and the shortage of spare parts supply could have caused great problems. The first consideration for a replacement of the control computer dates back to 2007. The supplier did not produce the components of MLC so that this system would no longer be guaranteed. We established the upgrade and refurbishment program in 2009 so as to keep HANARO up to date in terms of safety. We designed the new control computer system that would replace MLC. The new computer system is HCCS (HANARO Control Computer System). The refurbishing activity is in progress and will finish in 2013. The goal of the refurbishment program is a functional replacement of the reactor control system in consideration of suitable interfaces, compliance with no special outage for installation and commissioning, and no change of the well-proved operation philosophy. HCCS is a DCS (Discrete Control System) using PLC manufactured by RTP. To enhance the reliability, we adapt a triple processor system, double I/O system and hot swapping function. This paper describes the refurbishment program of the HANARO control system including the design requirements of HCCS. (authors)
Using Wikis to Learn Computer Programming
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
González-Ortega, David; Díaz-Pernas, Francisco Javier; Martínez-Zarzuela, Mario; Antón-Rodríguez, Míriam; Díez-Higuera, José Fernando; Boto-Giralda, Daniel; de La Torre-Díez, Isabel
In this paper, we analyze the suitability of wikis in education, especially to learn computer programming, and present a wiki-based teaching innovation activity carried out in the first course of Telecommunication Engineering during two academic courses. The activity consisted in the creation of a wiki to collect errors made by students while they were coding programs in C language. The activity was framed in a collaborative learning strategy in which all the students had to collaborate and be responsible for the final result, but also in a competitive learning strategy, in which the groups had to compete to make original meaningful contributions to the wiki. The use of a wiki for learning computer programming was very satisfactory. A wiki allows to monitor continuously the work of the students, who become publishers and evaluators of contents rather than mere consumers of information, in an active learning approach.
Power subsystem performance prediction /PSPP/ computer program.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Weiner, H.; Weinstein, S.
1972-01-01
A computer program which simulates the operation of the Viking Orbiter Power Subsystem has been developed. The program simulates the characteristics and interactions of a solar array, battery, battery charge controls, zener diodes, power conditioning equipment, and the battery spacecraft and zener diode-spacecraft thermal interfaces. This program has been used to examine the operation of the Orbiter power subsystem during critical phases of the Viking mission - from launch, through midcourse maneuvers, Mars orbital insertion, orbital trims, Lander separation, solar occultations and unattended operation - until the end of the mission. A typical computer run for the first 24 hours after launch is presented which shows the variations in solar array, zener diode, battery charger, batteries and user load characteristics during this period.
PISCES: an environment for parallel scientific computation. Final report
Pratt, T.W.
1985-02-01
The parallel implementation of scientific computing environment (PISCES) is a project to provide high-level programming environments for parallel MIMD computers. Pisces 1, the first of these environments, is a Fortran 77 based environment which runs under the UNIX operating system. The Pisces 1 user programs in Pisces FORTRAN, an extension of FORTRAN 77 for parallel processing. The major emphasis in the Pisces 1 design is in providing a carefully specified virtual machine that defines the run-time environment within which Pisces FORTRAN programs are executed. Each implementation then provides the same virtual machine, regardless of differences in the underlying architecture. The design is intended to be portable to a variety of architectures. Currently Pisces 1 is implemented on a network of Apollo workstations and on a DEC VAX uniprocessor via simulation of the task level parallelism. An implementation for the Flexible Computing Corp. FLEX/32 is under construction. An introduction to the Pisces 1 virtual computer and the Fortran 77 extensions is presented. An example of an algorithm for the iterative solution of a system of equations is given. The most notable features of the design are the provision for several granularities of parallelism in programs and the provision of a window mechanism for distributed access to large arrays of data.
Slightly beyond Turing's computability for studying genetic programming
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
Slightly beyond Turing's computability for studying genetic programming Olivier Teytaud TAO, INRIA programming (GP), we study iterative algorithms for non-computable tasks and compare them to naive models are not computable. However, in practice, many people work on designing programs for solving non-computable tasks
KH Computational Physics-2012 Programming Short test of C++ knowledge
Haule, Kristjan
KH Computational Physics- 2012 Programming Short test of C++ knowledge · What is a class? · What- 2012 Programming Programming in high-level languages There is no "perfect" computer language. The best Kristjan Haule, 2012 2 #12;KH Computational Physics- 2012 Programming For some purposes like manipulating
200 Graduate Program in Computational Science (GPCS) Graduate Catalogue 201415
200 Graduate Program in Computational Science (GPCS) Graduate Catalogue 201415 Graduate Program, management and finance). The mission of the inter-disciplinary Master's program in computational science computational models in at least one application area. The program offers two tracks: a Research Master's degree
Running Programs Backwards: The Logical Inversion of Imperative Computation
Running Programs Backwards: The Logical Inversion of Imperative Computation BRIAN J. ROSS Brock, 1998 Abstract The feasibility of inverting imperative computations using logic programming technology that will produce a given output for a program. The relational semantics of imperative computations treats programs
Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms for Fortran Usage
C. L. Lawson; Richard J. Hanson; D. R. Kincaid; Fred T. Krogh
1979-01-01
A package of 38 low level subprograms for many of the basic operations of numerical linear algebra m presented. The package is intended to be used with Fortran. The operations m the package include dot product, elementary vector operation, Givens transformation, vector copy and swap, vector norm, vector scaling, and the determination of the index of the vector component of
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
McBride, Carl; Noya, Eva G.; Vega, Carlos
2013-03-01
Here we provide FORTRAN source code to facilitate the calculation of the “Noya-Vega-McBride” (NVM) rotational propagator for asymmetric tops [E.G. Noya, C. Vega, C. McBride, J. Chem. Phys. 134 (2011) 054117] for a given value of PT and A, B and C, where P is the number of beads, T is the temperature, and A, B and C are the rotational constants for the system in question. The resulting NVM propagator calculated by the code provided can then be used to obtain the quantum rotational energy during a path integral Monte Carlo simulation of rigid bodies. Catalogue identifier: AEOA_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEOA_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 624734 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 9890026 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran. Computer: Any. Operating system: Any. RAM: <2 Mbytes Classification: 16.13. External routines: Lapack routine, dsyev (code included in the distribution package). Nature of problem: Calculation of the NVM rotational propagator Solution method: Fortran implementation of the NVM propagator equation. Additional comments: Example and test calculations are provided. Running time: 2-200 hours. Two examples are provided. The PT_1497 example will take approximately 11 hours to run. The quick_test should only take a few minutes.
MS Degree Program in Computer Engineering College of Engineering and Computer Science
de Lijser, Peter
MS Degree Program in Computer Engineering College of Engineering and Computer Science California systems. Students are also encouraged to take courses from the graduate program in Computer Science State University, Fullerton The Computer Engineering Program in the College of Engineering and Computer
Crystallographic and general use programs for the XDS Sigma 5 computer
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Snyder, R. L.
1973-01-01
Programs in basic FORTRAN 4 are described, which fall into three catagories: (1) interactive programs to be executed under time sharing (BTM); (2) non interactive programs which are executed in batch processing mode (BPM); and (3) large non interactive programs which require more memory than is available in the normal BPM/BTM operating system and must be run overnight on a special system called XRAY which releases about 45,000 words of memory to the user. Programs in catagories (1) and (2) are stored as FORTRAN source files in the account FSNYDER. Programs in catagory (3) are stored in the XRAY system as load modules. The type of file in account FSNYDER is identified by the first two letters in the name.
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Ramakrishnan, R.; Randall, D.; Hosier, R. N.
1976-01-01
The programing language used is FORTRAN IV. A description of all main and subprograms is provided so that any user possessing a FORTRAN compiler and random access capability can adapt the program to his facility. Rotor blade surface-pressure spectra can be used by the program to calculate: (1) blade station loading spectra, (2) chordwise and/or spanwise integrated blade-loading spectra, and (3) far-field rotational noise spectra. Any of five standard inline functions describing the chordwise distribution of the blade loading can be chosen in order to study parametrically the acoustic predictions. The program output consists of both printed and graphic descriptions of the blade-loading coefficient spectra and far-field acoustic spectrum. The results may also be written on binary file for future processing. Examples of the application of the program along with a description of the rotational noise prediction theory on which the program is based are also provided.
Manual of phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant cost model and computer program
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
Lu, C. Y.; Alkasab, K. A.
1984-01-01
Cost analysis of phosphoric acid fuel cell power plant includes two parts: a method for estimation of system capital costs, and an economic analysis which determines the levelized annual cost of operating the system used in the capital cost estimation. A FORTRAN computer has been developed for this cost analysis.
SALE: a simplified ALE computer program for fluid flow at all speeds
Amsden, A.A.; Ruppel, H.M.; Hirt, C.W.
1980-06-01
A simplified numerical fluid-dynamics computing technique is presented for calculating two-dimensional fluid flows at all speeds. It combines an implicit treatment of the pressure equation similar to that in the Implicit Continuous-fluid Eulerian (ICE) technique with the grid rezoning philosophy of the Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) method. As a result, it can handle flow speeds from supersonic to the incompressible limit in a grid that may be moved with the fluid in typical Lagrangian fashion, or held fixed in an Eulerian manner, or moved in some arbitrary way to give a continuous rezoning capability. The report describes the combined (ICEd-ALE) technique in the framework of the SALE (Simplified ALE) computer program, for which a general flow diagram and complete FORTRAN listing are included. A set of sample problems show how to use or modify the basic code for a variety of applications. Numerical listings are provided for a sample problem run with the SALE program.
Zhou, Yaoqi
DISCIPLINARY DIFFERENCES OF UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTING PROGRAMS AT IUPUI INDIANA UNIVERSITY - SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS AND COMPUTING Informatics The undergraduate program in Informatics, combining principles from information systems, computer science, psychology, and sociology, prepares students to tackle current
NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)
1982-01-01
A FORTRAN coded computer program and method to predict the reaction control fuel consumption statistics for a three axis stabilized rocket vehicle upper stage is described. A Monte Carlo approach is used which is more efficient by using closed form estimates of impulses. The effects of rocket motor thrust misalignment, static unbalance, aerodynamic disturbances, and deviations in trajectory, mass properties and control system characteristics are included. This routine can be applied to many types of on-off reaction controlled vehicles. The pseudorandom number generation and statistical analyses subroutines including the output histograms can be used for other Monte Carlo analyses problems.
Is the brain's mind a computer program
Searle, J.R. (Univ. of California, Berkeley (USA))
1990-01-01
In recent decades, the question of whether a machine can think has been given a different interpretation entirely. The question that has been posed in its place is, Could a machine think just by virtue of implementing a computer program Is the program by itself constitutive of thinking This is a completely different question because it is not about the physical, causal properties of actual or possible physical systems but rather about the abstract, computational properties of formal computer programs that can be implemented in any sort of substance at all, provided only that the substance is able to carry the program. A fair number of researchers in artificial intelligence (AI) believe the answer to the second question is yes. They believe further-more that they have a scientific test for determining success or failure: the Turing test devise by Alan M. Turing, the founding father of artificial intelligence. The Turing test, as currently understood, is simply this: if a computer can perform is such a way that an expert cannot distinguish its performance from that of a human who has a certain cognitive ability-say, the ability to do addition or to understand Chinese - then the computer also has that ability. So the goal is to design programs that will simulate human cognition in such a way as to pass the Turing test. What is more, such a program would not merely be a model of the mind; it would literally be a mind, in the same sense that a human mind is a mind. By no means does every worker in artificial intelligence accept so extreme a view. A more cautious approach is to think of computer models as being useful in studying the mind in the same way that they are useful in studying the weather, economics or molecular biology. To distinguish these two approaches, the authors call the first strong AI and the second weak AI. It is important to see just how bold an approach strong AI is.
Moyer, Douglas L.; Hyer, Kenneth E.
2003-01-01
Impairment of surface waters by fecal coliform bacteria is a water-quality issue of national scope and importance. Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act requires that each State identify surface waters that do not meet applicable water-quality standards. In Virginia, more than 175 stream segments are on the 1998 Section 303(d) list of impaired waters because of violations of the water-quality standard for fecal coliform bacteria. A total maximum daily load (TMDL) will need to be developed by 2006 for each of these impaired streams and rivers by the Virginia Departments of Environmental Quality and Conservation and Recreation. A TMDL is a quantitative representation of the maximum load of a given water-quality constituent, from all point and nonpoint sources, that a stream can assimilate without violating the designated water-quality standard. Christians Creek, in Augusta County, Virginia, is one of the stream segments listed by the State of Virginia as impaired by fecal coliform bacteria. Watershed modeling and bacterial source tracking were used to develop the technical components of the fecal coliform bacteria TMDL for Christians Creek. The Hydrological Simulation Program?FORTRAN (HSPF) was used to simulate streamflow, fecal coliform concentrations, and source-specific fecal coliform loading in Christians Creek. Ribotyping, a bacterial source tracking technique, was used to identify the dominant sources of fecal coliform bacteria in the Christians Creek watershed. Ribotyping also was used to determine the relative contributions of specific sources to the observed fecal coliform load in Christians Creek. Data from the ribotyping analysis were incorporated into the calibration of the fecal coliform model. Study results provide information regarding the calibration of the streamflow and fecal coliform bacteria models and also identify the reductions in fecal coliform loads required to meet the TMDL for Christians Creek. The calibrated streamflow model simulated observed streamflow characteristics with respect to total annual runoff, seasonal runoff, average daily streamflow, and hourly stormflow. The calibrated fecal coliform model simulated the patterns and range of observed fecal coliform bacteria concentrations. Observed fecal coliform bacteria concentrations during low-flow periods ranged from 40 to 2,000 colonies per 100 milliliters, and peak concentrations during stormflow periods ranged from 23,000 to 730,000 colonies per 100 milliliters. Additionally, fecal coliform bacteria concentrations were generally higher upstream and lower downstream. Simulated source-specific contributions of fecal coliform bacteria to instream load were matched to the observed contributions from the dominant sources, which were beaver, cats, cattle, deer, dogs, ducks, geese, horses, humans, muskrats, poultry, raccoons, and sheep. According to model results, a 96-percent reduction in the current fecal coliform load delivered from the watershed to Christians Creek would result in compliance with the designated water-quality goals and associated TMDL.
The Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (AMCS) program is a special degree program that blends
Saldin, Dilano
The Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (AMCS) program is a special degree program that blends: http://www.cs.uwm.edu/amcs/ Interested in This Major? Applied Math and Computer Science Program of computer programming, because most complex mathematical computation and much mathematical modeling rely
A computer program for two-particle intrinsic coefficients of fractional parentage
NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
Deveikis, A.
2012-06-01
A Fortran 90 program CESOS for the calculation of the two-particle intrinsic coefficients of fractional parentage for several j-shells with isospin and an arbitrary number of oscillator quanta (CESOs) is presented. The implemented procedure for CESOs calculation consistently follows the principles of antisymmetry and translational invariance. The approach is based on a simple enumeration scheme for antisymmetric many-particle states, efficient algorithms for calculation of the coefficients of fractional parentage for j-shells with isospin, and construction of the subspace of the center-of-mass Hamiltonian eigenvectors corresponding to the minimal eigenvalue equal to 3/2 (in ??). The program provides fast calculation of CESOs for a given particle number and produces results possessing small numerical uncertainties. The introduced CESOs may be used for calculation of expectation values of two-particle nuclear shell-model operators within the isospin formalism. Program summaryProgram title: CESOS Catalogue identifier: AELT_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AELT_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 10 932 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 61 023 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 90 Computer: Any computer with a Fortran 90 compiler Operating system: Windows XP, Linux RAM: The memory demand depends on the number of particles A and the excitation energy of the system E. Computation of the A=6 particle system with the total angular momentum J=0 and the total isospin T=1 requires around 4 kB of RAM at E=0,˜3 MB at E=3, and ˜172 MB at E=5. Classification: 17.18 Nature of problem: The code CESOS generates a list of two-particle intrinsic coefficients of fractional parentage for several j-shells with isospin. Solution method: The method is based on the observation that CESOs may be obtained by diagonalizing the center-of-mass Hamiltonian in the basis set of antisymmetric A-particle oscillator functions with singled out dependence on Jacobi coordinates of two last particles and choosing the subspace of its eigenvectors corresponding to the minimal eigenvalue equal to 3/2. Restrictions: One run of the code CESOS generates CESOs for one specified set of (A,E,J,T) values only. The restrictions on the (A,E,J,T) values are completely determined by the restrictions on the computation of the single-shell CFPs and two-particle multishell CFPs (GCFPs) [1]. The full sets of single-shell CFPs may be calculated up to the j=9/2 shell (for any particular shell of the configuration); the shell with j?11/2 cannot get full (it is the implementation constraint). The calculation of GCFPs is limited by A<86 when E=0 (due to the memory constraints); small numbers of particles allow significantly higher excitations. Any allowed values of J and T may be chosen for the specified values of A and E. The complete list of allowed values of J and T for the chosen values of A and E may be generated by the GCFP program - CPC Program Library, Catalogue Id. AEBI_v1_0. The actual scale of the CESOs computation problem depends strongly on the magnitude of the A and E values. Though there are no limitations on A and E values (within the limits of single-shell CFPs and multishell CFPs calculation), however the generation of corresponding list of CESOs is the subject of available computing resources. For example, the computing time of CESOs for A=6, JT=10 at E=5 took around 14 hours. The system with A=11, JT=1/23/2 at E=2 requires around 15 hours. These computations were performed on Pentium 3 GHz PC with 1 GB RAM [2]. Unusual features: It is possible to test the computed CESOs without saving them to a file. This allows the user to learn their number and approximate computation time and to evaluate the accuracy of calculations. Additional comments: The program CESOS uses the