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Elliptic Problems — Forming the Algebraic Equations

  • Granville Sewell

Abstract

The form of the steady state PDE system solved by PDE/PROTRAN (Section 1.5), is:
$$\begin{array}{*{20}{c}} {0 = {A_x}(x,y,u,{u_x},{u_y}) + {B_y}(x,y,u,{u_x},{u_y}) + F(x,y,u,{u_x},{u_y})\,in\,R} \\ {u = FB(x,y)\,on\,\partial {R_1}} \\ {A{n_x} + B{n_y} = GB(x,y,u)\,on\,\partial {R_2}} \end{array}\,$$
(2.1.1)
where R is a general two dimensional region and \(\partial {R_1}\,and\,\partial {R_2}\) are disjoint parts of the boundary. The time dependent and eigenvalue problems will be studied in Chapters 4–6.

Keywords

Piecewise Polynomial Numerical Integration Scheme Curve Triangle Galerkin Solution Piecewise Polynomial Approximation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Granville Sewell
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  1. 1.Mathematics DepartmentUniversity of Texas at El PasoEl PasoUSA

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