Course: HSI
Winter term

High Performance Engineering Simulations (HSI)

Course contents

  • Numerical computation methods (Finite Element Method)
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Parallel simulations und models for engineering
  • Computer architectures and network topologies
  • Parallel programming paradigms and implementation parallel algorithms
  • Exemplary application of the methods on examples from Civil- and Environmental Engineering using the Java programming language

Latest information

Current notes and announcements about the course are provided via Moodle.

General Informationen

Term Winter term
Lecture time Mondays 13:30 – 15:00
Room L501/45a / digital
Requirements Knowledge in an object-oriented programming language
Hours per week (SWS) 2 + 2
Creditpoints (CP) 6
Language of instruction German
Classification M.Sc. module for the courses:
M.Sc. Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Environmental Engineering
M.Sc. Engineering Management – Specialisation Civil Engineering
M.Sc. Computational Engineering
M.Sc. Informatics (Application Subject Building Informatics)
Lecture period Oct. 17th, 2022 – Feb. 10th, 2023
Schedule Monday (weekly)
13:30 – 15:10
Online Lectrue
Lecturer Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Lutz Lämmer (apl.)
Consultation by appointment
Exercise adviser Marcel Heiß, M.Sc.
Consultation By appointment
Exercise schedule TOP 500 Presentations
1. Assignment (OpenCL)
2. Assignment (MPI + Cannon)
3. Assignment (FEM + PCG Solver)
Issue and submission of the exercises via the platform Moodle.
Will be announced in the lecture.


  • The Sourcebook of Parallel Computing, J. Dongarra, I. Foster, G. Fox, Morgan Kaufman Publ Inc
  • Introduction to Parallel Computing, A. Grama, A. Gupta G. Karypis, Addison Wesley Pub Co Inc
  • Cluster Computing, H. Bauke, S. Mertens, Springer, Berlin
  • Parallele Programmierung, T. Rauber, G. Rünger, Springer, Berlin
  • Programming Massively Parallel Processors, D. Kirk, W. Hwu, Morgan Kaufman Publ Inc