Application of the Finite Element Method to Some Simple Systems in One and Two Dimensions. Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Application of the Finite Element Method to Some Simple Systems in One and Two Dimensions.

Creator

  • Author: Hunnell, Jason C.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Chair: Quintanilla, Sandra J.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Major Professor
  • Committee Member: Deering, William D.
    Contributor Type: Personal
  • Committee Member: Ordonez, Carlos A.
    Contributor Type: Personal

Publisher

  • Name: University of North Texas
    Place of Publication: Denton, Texas

Date

  • Creation: 2002-05
  • Digitized: 2007-07-27

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The finite element method (FEM) is reviewed and applied to the one-dimensional eigensystems of the isotropic harmonic oscillator, finite well, infinite well and radial hydrogen atom, and the two-dimensional eigensystems of the isotropic harmonic oscillator and the propagational modes of sound in a rectangular cavity. Computer codes that I developed were introduced and utilized to find accurate results for the FEM eigensolutions. One of the computer codes was modified and applied to the one-dimensional unbound quantum mechanical system of a square barrier potential and also provided accurate results.

Subject

  • Keyword: finite element
  • Keyword: eigenproblem
  • Keyword: object-oriented
  • Keyword: quantum mechanical
  • Keyword: harmonic oscillator

Collection

  • Name: UNT Student Graduate Works
    Code: UNTGW

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries
    Code: UNT

Rights

  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Hunnell, Jason C.
  • Rights Statement: Copyright is held by the author, unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.

Resource Type

  • Thesis or Dissertation

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc3087

Degree

  • Degree Name: Master of Science
  • Degree Level: Master's
  • Degree Discipline: Physics
  • Academic Department: Department of Physics
  • Degree Grantor: University of North Texas

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  • Display Note: Problem in Lieu of Thesis