Accession Number : ADA305701

Title :   Finite Element, Finite Difference, and Finite Volume Methods: Examples and their Comparisons.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan-Jul 95,

Corporate Author : ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Soln, Josip Z.

PDF Url : ADA305701

Report Date : MAR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 62

Abstract : Elementary descriptions of finite element and finite difference methods are given while the finite volume method is briefly overviewed. Examples illustrating finite element and finite difference methods are worked out. Finally, comparisons of these methods between themselves and with some examples from literature are given. (AN)

Descriptors :   *MATHEMATICAL MODELS, *FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS, *FINITE DIFFERENCE THEORY, ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS, PARAMETERS, PROBABILITY DISTRIBUTION FUNCTIONS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), COMPARISON, ACCURACY, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), POLYNOMIALS, INTERPOLATION, OPERATORS(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, APPLIED MATHEMATICS, MAXWELLS EQUATIONS, INTEGRAL EQUATIONS, POISSON EQUATION, LINEAR DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS.

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics
      Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE