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Should I use an iterative or direct solver (FEA)?

Want to dive into some the solvers available on SimScale for FEA:

Direct Solvers

  • Multfront
  • MUMPS
  • LDLT

Iterative

  • PETSc
  • GCPC

@ajaybharish explores the black box of numerics and related solvers in this blog post, you can check it out here:

https://www.simscale.com/blog/2016/08/how-to-choose-solvers-for-fem/

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Ah, I was actually looking for something like this!! cheers.

Kind regards,
Darren Lynch

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