Introduction to Finite Volume and Difference Methods

Assignment :  Start HW3 , also read the TRACE Theory Manual description of the finite volume mass equation on pages 21-24 (available on ANGEL).

We are going to start the process of generating a useful numerical model for the differential equations studied in the last lecture. You will get a general background in the various finite volume methods used for power plant simulation. I will point out several limitations inherent in averaging required for numerical solutions. The material below is just an outline of the lecture.  For a more detailed discussion read the Field Equations chapter in the TRACE theory manual available on ANGEL or here.

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