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Nonlinear eigenvalue and frequency response problems in industrial practice

Abstract

Background

We discuss the numerical solution of large scale nonlinear eigenvalue problems and frequency response problems that arise in the analysis, simulation and optimization of acoustic fields. We report about the cooperation with the company SFE in Berlin. We present the challenges in the current industrial problems and the state-of-the-art of current methods.

Results

The difficulties that arise with current off-the-shelf methods are discussed and several industrial examples are presented.

Conclusions

It is documented that industrial cooperation is by no means a one-way street of transfer from academia to industry but the challenges arising in industrial practice also lead to new mathematical questions which actually change the mathematical theory and methods.

AMS classification: 65F18, 15A18.