Parallel computing in kinematic analysis of heavy machinery equipment system

Tadeusz Czyżewski

Abstrakt

This paper presents a methodology to increase performance of the kinematics simulation process of heavy machinery equipment system. The proposed method is based on parallelization of calculations performed in a single simulation step. Parallelization is achieved by building application based on the OpenCL framework that allows to perform the necessary mathematical calculations using a graphics card processor. In the final part of the article were presented results of performance tests of the proposed method.

Słowa kluczowe: parallel computing, GPU unit, OpenCL, kinematic analysis, heavy machinery
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