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Parallel Computing for Engineering Applications

06-10 October 2014

Instructor: Associate Professor Dan Negrut - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Location: Darmstadt Technical University - Darmstadt, Germany

Cluster access instructions

Overview: Hardware-Software Interplay (Dan Negrut)

Wisconsin Course Notes, 2013

Schedule



Day 1: Introduction [pdf]

09:00 – 12:45 Lecture: Intro, sequential computing

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 16:00 Lecture: Memory issues, pipelining, virtual memory, sequential computing challenges

Day 2: Wrap up, Parallel Computing Overview. Introduction to GPU Computing with CUDA [pdf]

09:00 - 13:00 Lecture: Parallel Computing Alternatives. GPU Computing with CUDA

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 16:30 Lecture: GPU Computing w/ CUDA.

16:00 - 17:00 Hands-on: Timing, vector operations [Source files]

Day 3: GPU Computing with CUDA: Memory Hierarchy, Scheduling Issues, Atomic Operations [pdf]

09:00 - 13:00 Lecture: GPU Computing with CUDA

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 16:00 Lecture: Thread Divergence. Memory Access Patterns.

16:00 - 17:00 Hands-on: Use of shared memory in CUDA [Source files]

Challenge Assignment: Vector reduction

Day 4: GPU Computing with thrust. GPU Computing Wrap Up. Multi-core Programming Using OpenMP [pdf]

09:00 – 12:15 Lecture: GPU computing optimization issues. GPU computing w/ thrust

12:15 – 13:45 Lunch break

13:45 – 16:00 Lecture: Multi-core programming using OpenMP.

16:00 – 17:00 Hands-on: Matrix multiplication Source files

Challenge Assignment: Matrix convolution

Day 5: Parallel Computing with OpenMP. Parallel Computing with MPI [pdf]

09:00 – 12:30 Lecture: Parallel Computing with OpenMP - Wrap Up.

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 - 15:00 Lecture: Parallel Computing with MPI. Quick Overview

15:00 – 16:00 Hands-on: OpenMP Source files

Challenge Assignment: Matrix convolution with OpenMP

© Simulation Based Engineering Laboratory, Dan Negrut 2017. SBEL is led by Mead Witter Foundation Professor Dan Negrut in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison

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