Chapter 2. The Finite Element Method

  1. Jean-Michel Bergheau and
  2. Roland Fortunier

Published Online: 26 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470611418.ch2

Finite Element Simulation of Heat Transfer

Finite Element Simulation of Heat Transfer

How to Cite

Bergheau, J.-M. and Fortunier, R. (2010) The Finite Element Method, in Finite Element Simulation of Heat Transfer, ISTE, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470611418.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781848210530

Online ISBN: 9780470611418

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Keywords:

  • element domains;
  • certain specific points;
  • geometric form;
  • finite elements;
  • weighting function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Finite element approximation

  • Discrete problem formulation

  • Solution

  • Workingexample