Linear Spaces in Field Computations

  • Charles W. Steele


The equations that govern field behavior are linear in the electric, magnetic, and related fields. In these equations, the operations that are performed on the fields, differentiations and integrations, are linear operations. Because of this linearity, linear algebra is a very useful tool in numerical field computation. It is useful in helping us develop good approximate representations for these fields that are suitable for use in numerical computations and in developing and understanding the functioning of the algorithms we use.


Basis Function Linear Space Shape Function Node Point Problem Domain 
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