Abstract

Chapter presents the principles of finite elements method as well as limitation of this method from the point of view of modelling the thin layers. Methods of meshing, solving the differential equations and visualization of results are discussed. Possibility of the use of open source software for these processes is discussed. Finally, the advantages of the method of moments are presented in the case of modelling the thin layers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Metrology and Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of MechatronicsWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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