Faculty of Environment


ACML Website

Versions available: 4.2.0

Licences: Open Source

ACML provides a free set of thoroughly optimized and threaded math routines for HPC, scientific, engineering and related compute-intensive applications. ACML is ideal for weather modeling, computational fluid dynamics, financial analysis, oil and gas applications and more.
ACML consists of the following main components:

  1. A full implementation of Level 1, 2 and 3 Basic Linear Algebra Subroutines (BLAS), with key routines optimized for high performance on AMD OpteronTM processors.
  2. A full suite of Linear Algebra (LAPACK) routines. As well as taking advantage of the highly-tuned BLAS kernels, a key set of LAPACK routines has been further optimized to achieve considerably higher performance than standard LAPACK implementations.
  3. A comprehensive suite of Fast Fourier Transforms (FFTs) in both single-, double-, single-complex and double-complex data types.
  4. Fast scalar, vector, and array math transcendental library routines optimized for high performance on AMD Opteron processors.
  5. Random Number Generators in both single- and double-precision.


This is currently available on the Geophysics HPC cluster - read the General section of the manual page for usage information.