Compression of Finite-Element Node Maps with Subzone Load-On-Demand

The second SZL white paper explains the sub-division of the data set into subzones with 256 cells or nodes allows the node map of finite-element data to be compressed by more than a factor of two. The compressed node maps allow random access for each cell. The resulting file is 37% to 55% smaller than the original data sets and loading is faster.