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A parallel Lattice–Boltzmann CFD solver using rayon

(30 minute invited talk)

Gonzalo Brito (NVIDIA)
Thursday session 1 (Zoom) (13:0014:40 BST)
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This talk demonstrates a parallel Lattice–Boltzmann solver for computational fluid dynamics written in Rust using the Rust rayon library. Rayon is a data-parallelism library for Rust that guarantees data-race freedom and makes it easy to convert a sequential computation into a parallel one by using parallel iterators. The talk demonstrates how to use rayon to parallelize scientific PDE solvers, using the Lattice–Boltzmann method as an example.