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Chemical Mechanism Solvers in Air Quality Models†
AbstractThe solution of chemical kinetics is one of the most computationally intensivetasks in atmospheric chemical transport simulations. Due to the stiff nature of the system,implicit time stepping algorithms which repeatedly solve linear systems of equations arenecessary. This paper reviews the issues and challenges associated with the construction ofefficient chemical solvers, discusses several families of algorithms, presents strategies forincreasing computational efficiency, and gives insight into implementing chemical solverson accelerated computer architectures.
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Zhang, H.; Linford, J.C.; Sandu, A.; Sander, R. Chemical Mechanism Solvers in Air Quality Models. Atmosphere 2011, 2, 510-532.View more citation formats
Zhang H, Linford JC, Sandu A, Sander R. Chemical Mechanism Solvers in Air Quality Models. Atmosphere. 2011; 2(3):510-532.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zhang, Hong; Linford, John C.; Sandu, Adrian; Sander, Rolf. 2011. "Chemical Mechanism Solvers in Air Quality Models." Atmosphere 2, no. 3: 510-532.