Accession Number : AD0610447

Title :   A NUMERICAL APPROACH TO BIHARMONIC PROBLEMS. PART I,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Greenspan,Donald

Report Date : DEC 1964

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : A new numerical method is described for biharmonic problems. The essence of the technique is to combine variational and difference methods in approximating a functional for which the biharmonic equation is an Euler equation. Typical problems and computer results are described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES), (*NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS), (*FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS, THEORY), ITERATIONS, HARMONIC ANALYSIS, DIFFERENCE EQUATIONS, DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, FEASIBILITY STUDIES, TAYLOR'S SERIES, CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS, DIGITAL COMPUTERS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE