Accession Number : ADA017620

Title :   Finite Element Methods Applied to Fluid Mechanics.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Apr 74-31 Mar 75,

Corporate Author : NAPLES UNIV (ITALY) ISTITUTO DI AERODINAMICA

Personal Author(s) : Napolitano,L. G.

Report Date : JUL 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 60

Abstract : This final report presents a new formulation of free heat conduction problems in low gravity environments. The development of this theory appeared to be a necessary step before the application of finite element techniques could be studied since the conventional formulation proved not to be of general validity.

Descriptors :   *Fluid flow, *Convection(Heat transfer), *Finite element analysis, Laminar boundary layer, Gravitational fields, Partial differential equations, Approximation, Italy

Subject Categories : Fluid Mechanics
      Thermodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE