Contour-Integral Representation of Single and Double Layer Potentials for Axisymmetric Problems

  • Emilia G. Bazhlekova
  • Ivan B. Bazhlekov
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2542)


Based on recently proposed non-singular contour-integral representations of single and double layer potentials for 3D surfaces, formulas in the axisymmetric case are derived. They express explicitly the singular layer potentials in terms of elliptic integrals. The presented expressions are non-singular, satisfy exactly very important conservation principles and directly take into account the multivaluedness of the double layer potential. The results are compared with another method for calculating the single and double layer potentials. The comparison demonstrates higher accuracy and better performance of the presented formulas.


Contour Integration Elliptic Integral Layer Potential Line Integration Axisymmetric Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilia G. Bazhlekova
    • 1
  • Ivan B. Bazhlekov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics, BASSofiaBulgaria

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