A Precorrected-FFT Method for Coupled Electrostatic-Stokes Flow Problem
Author(s)Nguyen, Ngoc Son; Lim, Kian-Meng; White, Jacob K.
We present the application of the boundary integral equation method for solving the motion of biological cell or particle under Stokes flow in the presence of electrostatic field. The huge dense matrix-vector product from the boundary integral method poses a computationally challenging problem for solving the large system of equations generated. In our work, we used the precorrected-FFT (pFFT) method to reduce the computational time and memory usage drastically, so that large scale simulations can be performed quickly on a personal computer. Results on the force field acting on the particle, as well as the behavior of the particle through cell trap are presented.
High Performance Computation for Engineered Systems (HPCES)
Boundary Element Method, Fast Fourier Transform, precorrected FFT, Electrostatic, Stokes flow