Projection Methods in Field Computations

  • Charles W. Steele


The objective of this chapter is to demonstrate, in a very basic way, how the finite element method and the integral equation method work to provide us with numerical solutions to linear field problems. These demonstrations are made in a very general way by the use of operators that represent the operations of differentiation and integration that are encountered in the equations that we solve.


Hilbert Space Finite Element Method Linear Space Orthogonal Projection Projection Method 
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