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Convection-diffusion equation

Reading assignment and Matlab exercises - Read the following documents:

On second-order diffusion equation - [Read these documents and try these exercises on your own]

  1. Read the following chapters in Vreugdenhil, C.B., 1989
    • Documentation and Scripts for Vreughdenhil's Chapter 6 (CompHydExV) - Kinematic waves
    • Documentation and Scripts for Vreughdenhil's Chapter 7 (CompHydExVI) - Groundwater flow in horizontal layer
    • Ch. 8 - Numerical Accuracy for Diffusion Problems (Fourier series)
  2. Optional reading:
    • Ch. 9 - Diffusion Model for Coastline Development (optional reading)
    • Ch. 10 - Consolidation of Soil (optional reading)

On Convection-Diffusion Equation - [Read these documents and try these exercises on your own]

  1. Convection-diffusion (Finite difference approximations) - Read the following chapters in Vreugdenhil, C.B., 1989
    • Documentation and Scripts for Vreughdenhil's Chapter 11 (CompHydExVII) - Convection-Diffusion
    • Ch. 12 - Numerical Accuracy for Convection-Diffusion (Numerical diffusion)
  2. Unsteady Poiseuille Flow - pdf file with background information
  3. Optional reading
    • Ch. 13 - Salt Intrusion in Estuaries (optional reading)
    • Ch. 14 - Boundary Layers (optional reading)

Problems to solve

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