|New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge|
Challenge Team Interim Report
Our team has decided that we will do a gas diffusion/effusion project that would test how long it would take a gas (Natural Gas) to completely fill our technology room and how long we would have to escape. The gas would originate from a high pressure gas line with a renewable source. We will involve the size of our classroom with the initial program and if we can will change the code to accept the user input area of any rectangular room.
The program will calculate the approximate direction of the gas involving air conditioner P.S.I. We have found many Gas diffusion /effusion equations that we hope our program will solve.
Progress to Date:
Thus far we have found many Algebraic models on gas Diffusion that have proved some what helpful. We also have been using a program called Scientific Work Place, which has helped with the incredibly tough algebraic problems. Scientific work place can calculate and display immense problems rather quickly and with a simple user interface that is easy to learn and work with. It can also display two dimensional and three dimensional graphs.
We currently have been working on learning Java/C++ programming and are still working on research of the problem. We have been in touch with our cities hazardous materials unit, the Las Cruces School District, and the Las Cruces Fire Dept. They have been a little help but they have sent us from place to place.
With our program we hope to see a result in an amount of time that will display how much time a person would gave to get out of range and be able to seek shelter and safety.
For questions about the Supercomputing Challenge, a 501(c)3 organization, contact us at: consult1516 @ supercomputingchallenge.org
New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, Inc.
80 Cascabel Street
Los Alamos, New Mexico 87544