Proposing a Numerical Solution for the 3D Heat Conduction Equation

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Abstract

The current paper presents a numerical technique in solving the 3D heat conduction equation. The Finite Volume method is used in the discretisation scheme. Gauss's theorem has also been employed for solving the integral parts of the general heat conduction equation in solving problems of steady and unsteady states. The proposed technique is applicable to unstructured (tetrahedral) elements for dealing with domains of complex geometries. The validation cases of the developed, FORTRAN based, heat conduction code in 1D, 2D and 3D representations have been reviewed with a grid independence check. Comparisons to the available exact solution and a commercial software solver are attached to the manuscript.
Original languageEnglish
Pages144-149
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventSixth Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 29 May 201231 May 2012

Conference

ConferenceSixth Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation
CountryIndonesia
Period29/05/1231/05/12

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Keywords

  • 3D heat conduction equation

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    Al Qubeissi, M. (2012). Proposing a Numerical Solution for the 3D Heat Conduction Equation. 144-149. Paper presented at Sixth Asia International Conference on Mathematical Modelling and Computer Simulation, Indonesia. https://doi.org/10.1109/AMS.2012.10