By W. A. Tiller (auth.), Farid F. Abraham, William A. Tiller (eds.)

This set of lectures is the outgrowth of a brand new path within the division of fabrics technology at Stanford college. It was once taught jointly by way of the authors of some of the sections and represents an try and raise the notice of scholars within the fabrics zone of desktop simulation suggestions and prospects. the subjects frequently ranged some distance afield from the fabrics region; besides the fact that, the entire package deal served the meant function of being an initiation into the realm of machine simulation and, as such, made an invaluable first generation to the meant objective. the second one new release, that's in method, bargains completely with the fabrics sector. The direction was once designed to educate scholars a brand new method to combat with "systems" difficulties within the fabrics technological know-how paintings quarter that require the synthesis and interactions of numerous disciplines of information. This path used to be a reaction to the belief that powerful dealing with of actual difficulties, that are primarily platforms difficulties, is without doubt one of the most crucial at­ tributes of a graduate fabrics scientist. a couple of 3rd of the path was once dedicated to the student's chosen challenge, within the fabrics zone, which he simulated utilizing the electronic computer.

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P. Crowley, J. Camp. Pllys. 1, 471 (1967). 3. J. E. Fromm, J. Camp. Phys. 3, 176 (1968). 40 Chapter 2 III. APPLICATIONS OF THE NUMERICAL PROGRAM FOR INCOMPRESSIBLE FLOW A. Introduction In this chapter a finite difference method for calculating time-dependent incompressible fluid flows is described and results of the technique are illustrated for several applications. The objective is to show the diversity of problems that become tractable through the numerical method rather than to develop a complete treatment in any specific area.

17) so that if xp = jLlx, wp = Wj, and if xp = (j - I) Llx, then wp = Wj_l. If we now make the estimate uj_! LIt = jLlx - x P ' we can say wj+! = wp and write n+! 17) we see the simple interpolative character of the difference approximation. Clearly we can apply the same approach to any number of space points of our mesh to obtain higher order approximations. 5), assuming u to be constant. Then r = I + -uLlt - (e-'Ok Llx r = I + -~t - (cos kLlx Llx Lfx - 1) or ~t 1) - i - Llx . 6) with the exception that we now have an imaginary part.

It is not the technique generally used to develop the schemes, but perhaps it should be. We can roughly judge the accuracy of the method by the order of our interpolation formula. We can use any interpolation method, but problems of numerical stability must be taken into account. One does not usually discuss an interpolation scheme in terms of numerical stability, but this is a valid and meaningful point of view to take. E. The Dynamic Equations and Scaling We will conclude this section by summarizing and then scaling our equations.

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