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Issue 6 • Date Nov.-Dec. 2007

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 1 - 2
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  • The Web: For Sharing or Snaring?

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 3 - 4
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  • Physics Experiment Could Spawn Permanent Computing Grid

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 5 - 9
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  • Guest Editor's Introduction: Computational Science and Engineering for the US Department of Defense

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 10 - 11
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    The US Department of Defense is reducing its dependence on the traditional "design, build, break, and fix" paradigm for designing and testing weapons systems by supplementing empirical testing with computational science and engineering. This introduction to the theme issue explores how the DoD's computational systems have contributed to various scientific works. View full abstract»

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  • Understanding Unsteady Flow Features in Transonic Compressors

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 12 - 17
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    Applying computational science and engineering to the design and analysis of high-performance compressors makes it possible to understand unsteady flow effects in gas turbine engines. Simulations have produced numerical data of greatly improved geometric, physical, and numerical fidelity than previously possible, helping next-generation engines achieve unprecedented performance. View full abstract»

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  • Virtual Prototyping of Novel Cathode Designs for the Relativistic Magnetron

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 18 - 28
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    Shaped cathodes enhance key magnetron performance parameters, such as output power, power efficiency, and impedance. Simulations using these novel designs showed a dramatic increase in the range of magnetic field in which the magnetron functions, a doubling of output power, an increase in efficiency, an elimination of mode competition, and halving of the startup time. View full abstract»

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  • Toward Prediction of Environmental Arctic Change

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 29 - 34
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    Models help researchers understand past and present states as well as predict scenarios of environmental change in the Arctic. The authors analyze results on melting sea-ice from a regional coupled ice-ocean model and demonstrate their robustness independent of timescales for surface temperature and salinity relaxation. View full abstract»

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  • High-Performance Computing Acquisitions Based on the Factors that Matter

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 35 - 44
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    The US Department of Defense high performance computing modernization program has developed an evaluation process that combines qualitative usability factors with quantitative performance and price-per-performance factors to determine which HPC systems to acquire in its annual modernization process. View full abstract»

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  • Shear Flows and Turbulence in Nature

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 45 - 52
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    Shear flows and turbulence have a major impact on the transport of quantities, from heat to material to pollutants. This article explores transport and its sensitivity to novel interactions between shear flow and turbulence. View full abstract»

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  • Career Contradictions

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 53 - 54
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  • Petaflop Essay Contest

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 55 - 59
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  • A Versatile Text for the Introductory Computational Physics Course

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 60 - 61
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  • Discrete Event Simulation: A Review of SimEvents

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 62 - 66
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    A new entrant in the field of discrete event simulation systems, SimEvents has several desirable system features. It still has some catching up to do in some areas, but SimEvents is particularly useful for existing Matlab and Simulink users looking to construct complex hybrid systems of discrete/continuous processing. View full abstract»

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  • Turning Over a New Leaf

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 67 - 69
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  • Transport in Protein Crystals, Part II: Diffusion Simulation and Chiral Recognition

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 70 - 75
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    This second part of a two-part series focuses on diffusion simulation and explores the role of chiral recognition during solute transport in cross-linked protein crystals. View full abstract»

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  • Scientific Visualization: A Necessary Chore

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 76 - 81
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    From the perspective of a computational scientist who models astrophysical fluid flows, the author describes the successes and frustrations he's had with the development and use of scientific visualization techniques. A biased view toward the future is also presented. View full abstract»

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  • Parallel Scripting with Python

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 82 - 89
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    The combination of the Python language and the bulk synchronous parallel computing model make developing and testing parallel programs a much more pleasurable experience. View full abstract»

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  • On the Evaluation of Finite Hilbert Transforms

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 90 - 95
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    The authors give a simple, efficient, and easy-to-implement prescription for numerically evaluating finite Hilbert transforms. View full abstract»

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  • The Computation of Poetry

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 96
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  • Computing in Science & Engineering 2007 Annual Index, Volume 9

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): i1 - i8
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CS&E magazine emphasizes articles that help define the field as the interface among the applications (in science and engineering), algorithms (numerical and symbolic), system software, and computer architecture.

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George K. Thiruvathukal
Loyola University