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Using the Finite Element and Finite difference Methods to Solve an Electrical Current Diffusiion Problem, (c) 1987 McGill University.

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. A Formulation of the Problem.
  3. The Analytic Method for a Circular Cylinder.
  4. The Finite Difference Method for a Circular Cylinder.
  5. Finite Element Method of the General Problem.
  6. Discussion and Results.
  7. Appendix A: The finite difference programs FD and FDT.
    Appendix B: Calculation of the conductivity and heat capacity as a function of the temperature.
    Appendix C: Symbol Table.

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