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The Conception, Gestation, Birth, and Infancy of FCT

  • David L. Book
Part of the Scientific Computation book series (SCIENTCOMP)

Summary

How Flux-Corrected Transport came to be, as recalled by one of the innovators: recollections of how FCT was developed and of the individuals responsible.

Keywords

Discrete Fourier Transform Mesh Point Courant Number Mesh Space Phase Accuracy 
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References

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    D. L. Book, J. P. Boris, B. E. McDonald, and C. E. Wagner, SHASTA, a transport algorithm that works, Proc. Symposium on High-Altitude Nuclear Effects, Stanford, CA, August 10–12, 1971.Google Scholar
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    D. L. Book and J. P. Boris, A transport algorithm that works, NRL Reports of Progress, Nov. 1971, p.1.Google Scholar
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    J. P. Boris and D. L. Book, Flux-Corrected Transport: I. SHASTA, a fluid transport algorithm that works, J. Comput. Phys. 11, 38–69 (1973) [FCT-1].CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
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    D. L. Book, J. P. Boris, and K. Hain, Flux-Corrected Transport: II. Generalizations of the Method, J. Comput. Phys. 18, 248–283 (1975) [FCT-2].CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
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    J. P. Boris and D. L. Book, Flux-Corrected Transport: III. Minimal-error FCT algorithms, J. Comput. Phys. 20, 397–431 (1976) [FCT-3].CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
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    J. P. Boris and D. L. Book, Solution of Continuity Equations by the Method of Flux-Corrected Transport, in: B. Alder, S. Fernbach, M. Rotenberg, and J. Killeen (Eds.), Methods in Computational Physics, vol. 16 (Academic Press, New York, 1976).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • David L. Book
    • 1
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentNaval Postgraduate SchoolMontereyUSA

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