The Finite Volume Method

  • Marcello Benedini
  • George Tsakiris
Part of the Water Science and Technology Library book series (WSTL, volume 70)


Beside the finite difference and finite element methods, a new numerical method has been recently proposed, which looks to be very promising for stable and reliable solutions of the fundamental differential equation of pollutant transport. It is the finite volume method, which is the object of advanced research, in view of the improvements that are necessary in order to make the method suitable for more extensive applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcello Benedini
    • 1
  • George Tsakiris
    • 2
  1. 1.Water Research InstituteArea Ricerca MontelibrettiRomeItaly
  2. 2.Laboratory of Reclamation Works and Water Resources ManagementNational Technical University of Athens School of Rural and Surveying EngineeringZografou, AthensGreece

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