Linear Laplace/Poisson Equation

  • Akpofure E. Taigbenu
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Abstract

A good starting point to derive and apply the Green element method is to use a simple second-order ordinary differential equation, and the Laplace/Poisson equation, which is encountered in many engineering applications, serves that purpose.

Keywords

Boundary Element Boundary Element Method Dirac Delta Function Green Element Boundary Element Formulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akpofure E. Taigbenu
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  1. 1.Department of Civil and Water EngineeringNational University of Science and TechnologyBulawayoZimbabwe

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