Finite Difference Solution of Diffusion Equation Describing the Flow of Radon Through Soil with Uncertain Parameters

  • T. D. RaoEmail author
  • S. Chakraverty
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)


In this paper, an imprecise radon diffusion transport through soil is investigated. As few such researchers have already studied Radon diffusion problems with crisp parameters. Due to various factors, there is a chance of impreciseness to occur in the involved parameters of the model while doing the experiment. So handling a differential equation with imprecise parameters is a challenging task. Accordingly, a second-order radon diffusion equation with imprecise parameters considered as intervals has been studied here. The solution of the considered diffusion equation is modeled by using modified Explicit Finite Difference Method (EFDM) along with parametric concept and for the validation, results are compared with the crisp solutions.


Radon Diffusion Radiation Parameters Crisp imprecise Interval. 



The authors are very much thankful for the support and funding given by Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences (BRNS), Mumbai, India.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsNational Institute of Technology RourkelaRourkelaIndia

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