Formulation of the Boundary Element Method

  • Ghodratollah Karami
Part of the Lecture Notes in Engineering book series (LNENG, volume 51)


Although the BEM as a numerical tool in engineering analysis is relatively new, the mathematical basis is quite classical and goes back to the work of the mathematician George Green in the 9th century. In fact, the well known Green’s theorem and Green’s function are both fundamental to the BEM.


Boundary Element Method Boundary Integral Equation Integral Equation Method Order Tensor Elastostatics Problem 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ghodratollah Karami
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  1. 1.Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, School of EngineeringShiraz UniversityShirazIran

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