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Introduction to Numerical Methods

  • Joel H. Ferziger
  • Milovan Perić

Abstract

As the first chapter stated, the equations of fluid mechanics — which have been known for over a century — are solvable for only a limited number of flows. The known solutions are extremely useful in helping to underst and fluid flow but rarely can they be used directly in engineering analysis or design. The engineer has traditionally been forced to use other approaches.

Keywords

Computational Fluid Dynamic Finite Volume Method Truncation Error Structure Grid Finite Difference Method 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joel H. Ferziger
    • 1
  • Milovan Perić
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Mechanical EngineeringStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Computational DynamicsNürnbergGermany

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