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In addition to deploying and operating high performance computational resources and providing advanced user support and training, CHPC serves as an expert team to broadly support the increasingly diverse research computing needs on campus. These needs include support for big data, big data movement, data analytics, security, virtual machines, Windows science application servers, protected environments for data mining and analysis of protected health information, and advanced networking. Visit our Getting Started page for more information.

Tangent Unscheduled Downtime - Hardware Failure

Posted July 11th, 2016

Tangent was restored to service on July 15th. Jobs that were idle in the batch queue before the hardware issue are now running and users can now submit new jobs. 


 

Workflows Workshop August 9-10, 2016

 CHPC will be a satellite site for a new HPC workshop on Workflows to be held on August 9 and 10, 9am-3pm MDT each day. The location of the workshop is still to be determined, based on enrollment.

 Registration: https://goo.gl/Eocp4m

Details: https://goo.gl/YbynEC 


Use of General CHPC Interactive (Login) Nodes


Call for Posters: Conference on Research Reproduciblity

Conference will take place November 14th at the University of Utah Law School Campus. Poster deadline is July 31st, 2016.


 Workshop on being a "Cyberinfrastructure Research and Education Facilitator"

Sunday August 7th - Saturday August 13th, 2016

Applications are now open!


 

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Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulation of a Novel Flash Ironmaking Technology

The U.S. steel industry needs a new technology that produces steel from iron ore with lower greenhouse gas emission and energy consumption. At the University of Utah, Prof. Hong Yong Sohn and his team have conceived of a drastically novel idea for an alternative method called the Flash Ironmaking Technology to replace the century-old blast furnace process.  This new technology eliminates the highly problematic cokemaking and pelletization/sintering steps from the current ironmaking processes by directly utilizing iron ore concentrates, which are in abundance in the United States. 

Using CHPC resources, the Sohn group is developing high-resolution computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations to select the optimal operating conditions for testing and subsequently reduce the testing time and effort. Simulation results will be used to analyze the results from the flash reactors. Also of high importance, the results of the simulations will assist in the subsequent design of an industrial-scale pilot facility and eventual full-scale commercial plant.

System Status

last update: 07/26/16 9:38 pm
General Nodes
system procs % util.
ember 972/996 97.59%
kingspeak 832/832 100%
lonepeak 256/256 100%
Restricted Nodes
system procs % util.
ash 4612/7204 64.02%
apexarch Status Unavailable
ember 1224/1224 100%
kingspeak 4924/4924 100%
lonepeak 896/896 100%

Cluster Utilization

Last Updated: 7/20/16