Journal of Engineering Mathematics

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 39–61 | Cite as

On the computation of Mathieu functions

  • The Group “Numerical Analysis” at Delft University of Technology


The aim of this paper is to propose a fast numerical method for the computation of Mathieu functions. These functions can be used to solve the (reduced) wave equation on an elliptic domain in two space dimensions. In the first part of this paper the theoretical background of the method is discussed, while in the second part the algol procedures are presented.


Mathematical Modeling Wave Equation Industrial Mathematic Theoretical Background Space Dimension 
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© Noordhoff International Publishing 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • The Group “Numerical Analysis” at Delft University of Technology
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  1. 1.Dept. of MathematicsDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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