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100 votes
14 answers
11k views

Is it worthwhile to write unit tests for scientific research codes?

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10 answers
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What are some good strategies for improving the serial performance of my code?

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64 votes
13 answers
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C++ vs Fortran for HPC

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58 votes
17 answers
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Is it common not to use libraries for standard numerical algorithms, and why?

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57 votes
4 answers
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What guidelines should I follow when choosing a sparse linear system solver?

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56 votes
7 answers
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What core skills should every computational scientist have? [closed]

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5 answers
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What are criteria to choose between finite-differences and finite-elements

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4 answers
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What makes Fortran fast?

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14 answers
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Which software and workflow is recommend for publication of scientific data and graphs?

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4 answers
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Scientific standards for numerical errors

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7 answers
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What programming paradigms should I be investing in if I want my code to run on petascale machines in the future?

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33 votes
5 answers
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Performance differences between ATLAS and MKL?

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9 answers
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Modern resources for learning FEM

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4 answers
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What tools or approaches are available to speed up code written in Python?

28 votes
2 answers
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Why is my iterative linear solver not converging?

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27 votes
5 answers
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What are the main differences between PETSc and Trilinos?

19 votes
5 answers
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Parallel Scientific Computation Software Development Language?

17 votes
1 answer
6k views

How to derive the Weak Formulation of a Partial Differential Equation for Finite Element Method?

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15 votes
1 answer
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How to to easily reproduce published results in my own articles using my own code

14 votes
3 answers
2k views

Why is my parallel solver slower than my sequential solver?

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14 votes
1 answer
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How does density functional theory scale with system size?

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5 answers
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C++ or Python for a development of CFD library

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2 answers
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Guides on Python for shared-memory Parallel Programming

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7 answers
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Limitations of Density Functional Theory as a computational method?

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3 answers
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Priorities for learning computational methods, when should I write my own code vs. using libraries as a beginning graduate student?

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9 votes
3 answers
2k views

Standard format for finite element meshes

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3 answers
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What is the best high performance computing platform for engineering simulations?

7 votes
1 answer
229 views

Will upgrading to a 64 bit OS help me any?

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6 votes
2 answers
406 views

What guidelines should I use when choosing a scalable linear solver?

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5 votes
2 answers
437 views

Effects of memory speed/architecture on Pardiso scaling

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