Symbolic computation and the finite element method

  • John Fitch
  • Richard Hall
Applications And Systems
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 378)

Abstract

The FESTER system uses an amalgamation of sections of BCPL, REDUCE and FORTRAN for the region definition, construction of minimisation principle and trial functions, and eventual solution. They produce a harmonious whole which can solve a class of partial differential equations with a minimum of assistance.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Fitch
    • 1
  • Richard Hall
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of BathUK
  2. 2.South West Universities Regional Computing CentreBath

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