COMSOL Multiphysics provides a range of simulation, finite element analysis and solver functionality. More information on the package is available here:
The latest version installed on the HPC clusters at Leeds is version 5.1.
Accessing the software
To make COMSOL available in your environment, enter the command:
module load comsol
This script will allocate 8 cores ( np=8 ) with 4 cores per node ( ppn=4 ) and thus 8GB per process (64GB in total and 2 full nodes).
#!/bin/bash # Run in current working directory with current environment #$ -cwd -V #change this line for time #$ -l h_rt=01:00:00 #Email on start and end of job #$ -m be #$ -M
@leeds.ac.uk #the line below sets the number of cores and nodes #$ -l np=8,ppn=4 module load comsol/5.1 export LM_LICENSE_FILE= :$LM_LICENSE_FILE comsol batch -np $NSLOTS -tmpdir $TMPDIR -inputfile input.mph -outputfile outphysics.mph
In the script above:
Change <email> to your username. For example, if your username is matzz :
#$ -M email@example.com
Change <port@server> to the license server details obtained from your Faculty IT support. For example is you are given 1322@server :