An Efficient Method to Solve Thermal Wave Equation

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Department of Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

Department of Engineering Mathematics and Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt.

ABSTRACT

In this paper, an efficient technique of differential quadrature method and perturbation method is employed to analyze reaction-diffusion problems. An efficient method is presented to solve thermal wave propagation model in one and two dimensions. The proposed method marches in the time direction block by block and there are several time levels in each block. The global method of differential quadrature is applied in each block to discretize both the spatial and temporal derivatives. Furthermore, the proposed method is validated by comparing the obtained results with the available analytical ones and also compared with the hybrid technique of differential quadrature method and Runge-Kutta fourth order method.

Cite this paper

M. Salah, R. Amer and M. Matbuly, "An Efficient Method to Solve Thermal Wave Equation,"*Applied Mathematics*, Vol. 5 No. 3, 2014, pp. 542-552. doi: 10.4236/am.2014.53052.

M. Salah, R. Amer and M. Matbuly, "An Efficient Method to Solve Thermal Wave Equation,"

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[4] E. S. Fahmy and H. A. Abdusalam, “Exact Solutions for Some Reaction Diffusion Systems with Nonlinear Reaction Polynomial Terms,” Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 11, 2009, pp. 533-540.

[5] M. S. H. Chowdhury and I. Hashim, “Analytical Solution for Cauchy Reaction-Diffusion Problems by Homotopy Perturbation Method,” Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2010, pp. 495-504.

[6] S. Puri and K. Wiese, “Perturbative Linearization of Reaction-Diffusion Equations,” Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, Vol. 36, 2003, pp. 2043-2054. http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0305-4470/36/8/303

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[9] B. Liu, M. B. Allen, H. Kojouharov and B. Chen, “Finite-Element Solution of Reaction-Diffusion Equations with Advection,” Computational Mechanics, 1996, pp. 3-12.

[10] X. Christos and L. Oberbroeckling, “On the Finite Element Approximation of Systems of Reaction—Diffusion Equations by p/hp Methods,” Global Science, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2010, pp. 386-400.

[11] G. Meral and M. S. Tezer, “Solution of Nonlinear Reaction-Diffusion Equation by Using Dual Reciprocity Boundary Element Method with Finite Difference or Least Squares Method,” Advances in Boundary Element Techniques, 2008, pp. 317-22.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-0407-0

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s004660050452

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0045-7825(02)00387-0

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.camwa.2009.03.032

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5923/j.ajcam.20120201.09

[20] J. P. Hambleton and S. W. Sloan, “A Perturbation Method for Optimization of Rigid Block Mechanisms in the Kinematic Method of Limit Analysis,” Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 48, 2013, pp. 260-271.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.07.012

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