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The Finite Mass Method — A New Approach to the Solution of Flow Problems

  • H. Yserentant
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 21)

Abstract

The finite mass method, a new Lagrangian method for the numerical simulation of gas flows, is presented. In contrast to the finite volume and the finite element method, the finite mass method is founded on a discretization of mass, not of space. Mass is subdivided into small mass packets of finite extension each of which is equipped with finitely many internal degrees of freedom. These mass packets move under the influence of internal and external forces and the laws of thermodynamics and can undergo arbitrary linear deformations. The basic reference is Gauger, Leinen, and Yserentant, SIAM J. Numer. Anal. 37 (2000), pp. 1768-1799. In the present note, a short survey is given

Keywords

Velocity Field Mass Density Frictional Force Smooth Particle Hydrodynamic Compressible Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Yserentant
    • 1
  1. 1.Mathematisches InstitutUniversität TübingenTübingenGermany

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