Category Archives: Newton

More on Numba

Following my recent post Making Finite Element Analysis go faster … I have been having a closer look at the options in the Numba just-in-time compiler for improving the performance of Python code. The Numba docs include a series of short … Continue reading

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Concrete 2021

Edit 12th August: Extended early-bird registrations are now finally closing tomorrow, Friday 13th August! Concrete 2021 (the 30th Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia) is just around the corner, and this year will be all on-line: The virtual … Continue reading

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A Numpy trap – correction

In my post of 30th May this year (here) I said that: As a check that the functions were working correctly, the Python functions were modified to return the sum of the largest array in the first row, revealing that … Continue reading

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ULS Design Functions 2.13

I have uploaded another update to the ULS Design Functions spreadsheet with some new features and fixes.  The new version can be downloaded from: ULS Design Functions.zip The changes in the new version are: Stress block type 3 will now … Continue reading

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Making Finite Element Analysis go faster …

… with Numba and Scipy sparse matrix functions. As promised in the previous post in this series, I will be looking at speeding up the formation and solving of matrix functions for the analysis of structural frames, using Excel and … Continue reading

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