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 JAMP  Vol.3 No.10 , October 2015
A Direct Implementation of a Modified Boundary Integral Formulation for the Extended Fisher-Kolmogorov Equation
Abstract: This study is concerned with the numerical approximation of the extended Fisher-Kolmogorov equation with a modified boundary integral method. A key aspect of this formulation is that it relaxes the domain-driven approach of a typical boundary element (BEM) technique. While its discretization keeps faith with the second order accurate BEM formulation, its implementation is element-based. This leads to a local solution of all integral equation and their final assembly into a slender and banded coefficient matrix which is far easier to manipulate numerically. This outcome is much better than working with BEM’s fully populated coefficient matrices resulting from a numerical encounter with the problem domain especially for nonlinear, transient, and heterogeneous problems. Faithful results of high accuracy are achieved when the results obtained herein are compared with those available in literature.
Cite this paper: Onyejekwe, O. (2015) A Direct Implementation of a Modified Boundary Integral Formulation for the Extended Fisher-Kolmogorov Equation. Journal of Applied Mathematics and Physics, 3, 1262-1269. doi: 10.4236/jamp.2015.310155.
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