A finite difference scheme for the heat conduction equation

E. Livne*, A. Glasner

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A symmetrical semi-implicit (SSI) difference scheme is formulated for the heat conduction equation. The scheme is easy to code, fast and quite accurate. The advantage of the scheme appears mainly when used for large, complicated, multidimensional grids and for nonlinear problems.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)59-66
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Computational Physics
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1985


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