Approximate analytic solutions to the NPDD: Short exposure approximations
Close, Ciara E.; Sheridan, John T.
2014-04-01
There have been many attempts to accurately describe the photochemical processes that take places in photopolymer materials. As the models have become more accurate, solving them has become more numerically intensive and more 'opaque'. Recent models incorporate the major photochemical reactions taking place as well as the diffusion effects resulting from the photo-polymerisation process, and have accurately described these processes in a number of different materials. It is our aim to develop accessible mathematical expressions which provide physical insights and simple quantitative predictions of practical value to material designers and users. In this paper, starting with the Non-Local Photo-Polymerisation Driven Diffusion (NPDD) model coupled integro-differential equations, we first simplify these equations and validate the accuracy of the resulting approximate model. This new set of governing equations are then used to produce accurate analytic solutions (polynomials) describing the evolution of the monomer and polymer concentrations, and the grating refractive index modulation, in the case of short low intensity sinusoidal exposures. The physical significance of the results and their consequences for holographic data storage (HDS) are then discussed.
Constructing analytic approximate solutions to the Lane–Emden equation
We derive analytic approximations to the solutions of the Lane–Emden equation, a basic equation in Astrophysics that describes the Newtonian equilibrium structure of a self-gravitating polytropic fluid sphere. After recalling some basic results, we focus on the construction of rational approximations, discussing the limitations of previous attempts, and providing new accurate approximate solutions. - Highlights: • We make a critical survey of the literature concerning the Lane–Emden equation. • We discuss problems in the construction of accurate rational approximate solutions. • We derive new analytic approximations of interest for star and cluster dynamics
Approximate analytical solutions of the baby Skyrme model
Ioannidou, T. A.; Kopeliovich, V. B.; Zakrzewski, W. J.
2002-01-01
In present paper we show that many properties of the baby skyrmions, which have been determined numerically, can be understood in terms of an analytic approximation. In particular, we show that this approximation captures properties of the multiskyrmion solutions (derived numerically) such as their stability towards decay into various channels, and that it is more accurate for the "new baby Skyrme model" which describes anisotropic physical systems in terms of multiskyrmion fields with axial ...
Approximate analytical solutions of the baby Skyrme model
Ioannidou, T A; Zakrzewski, W J
2002-01-01
In present paper we show that many properties of the baby skyrmions, which have been determined numerically, can be understood in terms of an analytic approximation. In particular, we show that this approximation captures properties of the multiskyrmion solutions (derived numerically) such as their stability towards decay into various channels, and that it is more accurate for the "new baby Skyrme model" which describes anisotropic physical systems in terms of multiskyrmion fields with axial symmetry. Some universal characteristics of configurations of this kind are demonstrated, which do not depend on their topological number.
M. T. Mustafa
2014-01-01
Full Text Available A new approach for generating approximate analytic solutions of transient nonlinear heat conduction problems is presented. It is based on an effective combination of Lie symmetry method, homotopy perturbation method, finite element method, and simulation based error reduction techniques. Implementation of the proposed approach is demonstrated by applying it to determine approximate analytic solutions of real life problems consisting of transient nonlinear heat conduction in semi-infinite bars made of stainless steel AISI 304 and mild steel. The results from the approximate analytical solutions and the numerical solution are compared indicating good agreement.
Approximate analytical solutions for excitation and propagation in cardiac tissue
Greene, D'Artagnan; Shiferaw, Yohannes
2015-04-01
It is well known that a variety of cardiac arrhythmias are initiated by a focal excitation in heart tissue. At the single cell level these currents are typically induced by intracellular processes such as spontaneous calcium release (SCR). However, it is not understood how the size and morphology of these focal excitations are related to the electrophysiological properties of cardiac cells. In this paper a detailed physiologically based ionic model is analyzed by projecting the excitation dynamics to a reduced one-dimensional parameter space. Based on this analysis we show that the inward current required for an excitation to occur is largely dictated by the voltage dependence of the inward rectifier potassium current (IK 1) , and is insensitive to the detailed properties of the sodium current. We derive an analytical expression relating the size of a stimulus and the critical current required to induce a propagating action potential (AP), and argue that this relationship determines the necessary number of cells that must undergo SCR in order to induce ectopic activity in cardiac tissue. Finally, we show that, once a focal excitation begins to propagate, its propagation characteristics, such as the conduction velocity and the critical radius for propagation, are largely determined by the sodium and gap junction currents with a substantially lesser effect due to repolarizing potassium currents. These results reveal the relationship between ion channel properties and important tissue scale processes such as excitation and propagation.
Large deflection of clamped circular plate and accuracy of its approximate analytical solutions
Zhang, Yin
2016-02-01
A different set of governing equations on the large deflection of plates are derived by the principle of virtual work (PVW), which also leads to a different set of boundary conditions. Boundary conditions play an important role in determining the computation accuracy of the large deflection of plates. Our boundary conditions are shown to be more appropriate by analyzing their difference with the previous ones. The accuracy of approximate analytical solutions is important to the bulge/blister tests and the application of various sensors with the plate structure. Different approximate analytical solutions are presented and their accuracies are evaluated by comparing them with the numerical results. The error sources are also analyzed. A new approximate analytical solution is proposed and shown to have a better approximation. The approximate analytical solution offers a much simpler and more direct framework to study the plate-membrane transition behavior of deflection as compared with the previous approaches of complex numerical integration.
侯进军
2007-01-01
@@ 1 Seed Selection Genetic Programming In Genetic Programming, each tree in population shows an algebraic or surmounting expression, and each algebraic or surmounting expression shows an approximate analytic solution to differential equations.
Xiao-Ying Qin
2014-01-01
Full Text Available An Adomian decomposition method (ADM is applied to solve a two-phase Stefan problem that describes the pure metal solidification process. In contrast to traditional analytical methods, ADM avoids complex mathematical derivations and does not require coordinate transformation for elimination of the unknown moving boundary. Based on polynomial approximations for some known and unknown boundary functions, approximate analytic solutions for the model with undetermined coefficients are obtained using ADM. Substitution of these expressions into other equations and boundary conditions of the model generates some function identities with the undetermined coefficients. By determining these coefficients, approximate analytic solutions for the model are obtained. A concrete example of the solution shows that this method can easily be implemented in MATLAB and has a fast convergence rate. This is an efficient method for finding approximate analytic solutions for the Stefan and the inverse Stefan problems.
Afanas'ev, A. P.; Dzyuba, S. M.
2015-10-01
A method for constructing approximate analytic solutions of systems of ordinary differential equations with a polynomial right-hand side is proposed. The implementation of the method is based on the Picard method of successive approximations and a procedure of continuation of local solutions. As an application, the problem of constructing the minimal sets of the Lorenz system is considered.
Mustafa, M. T.; Arif, A. F. M.; Khalid Masood
2014-01-01
A new approach for generating approximate analytic solutions of transient nonlinear heat conduction problems is presented. It is based on an effective combination of Lie symmetry method, homotopy perturbation method, finite element method, and simulation based error reduction techniques. Implementation of the proposed approach is demonstrated by applying it to determine approximate analytic solutions of real life problems consisting of transient nonlinear heat conduction in semi-infinite bars...
An Approximate Analytical Solution of Sloshing Frequencies for a Liquid in Various Shape Aqueducts
Yuchun Li
2014-01-01
Full Text Available An approximate analytical solution of sloshing frequencies for a liquid in the various shape aqueducts is formulated by using the Ritz method. The present approximate method is, respectively, applied to find the sloshing frequencies of the liquid in rectangular, trapezoid, oval, circular, U-shaped tanks (aqueducts, and various shape tuned liquid dampers (TLD. The first three antisymmetric and symmetric frequencies by the present approach are within 5% accuracy compared to the other analytical, numerical, and experimental values. The approximate solutions of this paper for the various shape aqueducts are acceptable to the engineering applications.
An Approximate Analytical Solution of Sloshing Frequencies for a Liquid in Various Shape Aqueducts
Yuchun Li; Zhuang Wang
2014-01-01
An approximate analytical solution of sloshing frequencies for a liquid in the various shape aqueducts is formulated by using the Ritz method. The present approximate method is, respectively, applied to find the sloshing frequencies of the liquid in rectangular, trapezoid, oval, circular, U-shaped tanks (aqueducts), and various shape tuned liquid dampers (TLD). The first three antisymmetric and symmetric frequencies by the present approach are within 5% accuracy compared to the other analytic...
Approximate analytical solution of two-dimensional multigroup P-3 equations
Iterative solution of multigroup spherical harmonics equations reduces, in the P-3 approximation and in two-dimensional geometry, to a problem of solving an inhomogeneous system of eight ordinary first order differential equations. With appropriate boundary conditions, these equations have to be solved for each energy group and in each iteration step. The general solution of the corresponding homogeneous system of equations is known in analytical form. The present paper shows how the right-hand side of the system can be approximated in order to derive a particular solution and thus an approximate analytical expression for the general solution of the inhomogeneous system. This combined analytical-numerical approach was shown to have certain advantages compared to the finite-difference method or the Lie-series expansion method, which have been used to solve similar problems. (orig./RW)
Approximate analytical solution of two-dimensional multigroup P-3 equations
Iterative solution of multigroup spherical harmonics equations reduces, in the P-3 approximation and in two-dimensional geometry, to a problem of solving an inhomogeneous system of eight ordinary first order differential equations. With appropriate boundary conditions, these equations have to be solved for each energy group and in each iteration step. The general solution of the corresponding homogeneous system of equations is known in analytical form. The present paper shows how the right-hand side of the system can be approximated in order to derive a particular solution and thus an approximate analytical expression for the general solution of the inhomogeneous system. This combined analytical-numerical approach was shown to have certain advantages compared to the finite-difference method or the Lie-series expansion method, which have been used to solve similar problems. (author)
An approximate analytical solution for interlaminar stresses in angle-ply laminates
Rose, Cheryl A.; Herakovich, Carl T.
1991-01-01
An improved approximate analytical solution for interlaminar stresses in finite width, symmetric, angle-ply laminated coupons subjected to axial loading is presented. The solution is based upon statically admissible stress fields which take into consideration local property mismatch effects and global equilibrium requirements. Unknown constants in the admissible stress states are determined through minimization of the complementary energy. Typical results are presented for through-the-thickness and interlaminar stress distributions for angle-ply laminates. It is shown that the results represent an improved approximate analytical solution for interlaminar stresses.
Approximate Analytical Solutions for a Class of Laminar Boundary-Layer Equations
Seripah Awang Kechil; Ishak Hashim; Sim Siaw Jiet
2007-01-01
A simple and efficient approximate analytical technique is presented to obtain solutions to a class of two-point boundary value similarity problems in fluid mechanics. This technique is based on the decomposition method which yields a general analytic solution in the form of a convergent infinite series with easily computable terms. Comparative study is carried out to show the accuracy and effectiveness of the technique.
Editorial: Special Issue on Analytical and Approximate Solutions for Numerical Problems
Walailak Journal of Science and Technology
2014-08-01
Full Text Available Though methods and algorithms in numerical analysis are not new, they have become increasingly popular with the development of high speed computing capabilities. Indeed, the ready availability of high speed modern digital computers and easy-to-employ powerful software packages has had a major impact on science, engineering education and practice in the recent past. Researchers in the past had to depend on analytical skills to solve significant engineering problems but, nowadays, researchers have access to tremendous amount of computation power under their fingertips, and they mostly require understanding the physical nature of the problem and interpreting the results. For some problems, several approximate analytical solutions already exist for simple cases but finding new solution to complex problems by designing and developing novel techniques and algorithms are indeed a great challenging task to give approximate solutions and sufficient accuracy especially for engineering purposes. In particular, it is frequently assumed that deriving an analytical solution for any problem is simpler than obtaining a numerical solution for the same problem. But in most of the cases relationships between numerical and analytical solutions complexities are exactly opposite to each other. In addition, analytical solutions are limited to relatively simple problems while numerical ones can be obtained for complex realistic situations. Indeed, analytical solutions are very useful for testing (benchmarking numerical codes and for understanding principal physical controls of complex processes that are modeled numerically. During the recent past, in order to overcome some numerical difficulties a variety of numerical approaches were introduced, such as the finite difference methods (FDM, the finite element methods (FEM, and other alternative methods. Numerical methods typically include material on such topics as computer precision, root finding techniques, solving
Approximate analytic solutions to 3D unconfined groundwater flow within regional 2D models
Luther, K.; Haitjema, H. M.
2000-04-01
We present methods for finding approximate analytic solutions to three-dimensional (3D) unconfined steady state groundwater flow near partially penetrating and horizontal wells, and for combining those solutions with regional two-dimensional (2D) models. The 3D solutions use distributed singularities (analytic elements) to enforce boundary conditions on the phreatic surface and seepage faces at vertical wells, and to maintain fixed-head boundary conditions, obtained from the 2D model, at the perimeter of the 3D model. The approximate 3D solutions are analytic (continuous and differentiable) everywhere, including on the phreatic surface itself. While continuity of flow is satisfied exactly in the infinite 3D flow domain, water balance errors can occur across the phreatic surface.
Approximate analytical solution of MHD flow of an Oldroyd 8-constant fluid in a porous medium
Faisal Salah
2014-12-01
Full Text Available The steady flow in an incompressible, magnetohydrodynamic (MHD Oldroyd 8-constant fluid in a porous medium with the motion of an infinite plate is investigated. Using modified Darcy’s law of an Oldroyd 8-constant fluid, the equations governing the flow are modelled. The resulting nonlinear boundary value problem is solved using the homotopy analysis method (HAM. The obtained approximate analytical solutions clearly satisfy the governing nonlinear equations and all the imposed initial and boundary conditions. The convergence of the HAM solutions for different orders of approximation is demonstrated. For the Newtonian case, the approximate analytical solution via HAM is shown to be in close agreement with the exact solution. Finally, the variations of velocity field with respect to the magnetic field, porosity and non-Newtonian fluid parameters are graphically shown and discussed.
A New Homotopy Analysis Method for Approximating the Analytic Solution of KdV Equation
Vahid Barati
2014-01-01
Full Text Available In this study a new technique of the Homotopy Analysis Method (nHAM is applied to obtain an approximate analytic solution of the well-known Korteweg-de Vries (KdV equation. This method removes the extra terms and decreases the time taken in the original HAM by converting the KdV equation to a system of first order differential equations. The resulted nHAM solution at third order approximation is then compared with that of the exact soliton solution of the KdV equation and found to be in excellent agreement.
S. Das
2013-12-01
Full Text Available In this article, optimal homotopy-analysis method is used to obtain approximate analytic solution of the time-fractional diffusion equation with a given initial condition. The fractional derivatives are considered in the Caputo sense. Unlike usual Homotopy analysis method, this method contains at the most three convergence control parameters which describe the faster convergence of the solution. Effects of parameters on the convergence of the approximate series solution by minimizing the averaged residual error with the proper choices of parameters are calculated numerically and presented through graphs and tables for different particular cases.
Approximate Analytic and Numerical Solutions to Lane-Emden Equation via Fuzzy Modeling Method
De-Gang Wang
2012-01-01
Full Text Available A novel algorithm, called variable weight fuzzy marginal linearization (VWFML method, is proposed. This method can supply approximate analytic and numerical solutions to Lane-Emden equations. And it is easy to be implemented and extended for solving other nonlinear differential equations. Numerical examples are included to demonstrate the validity and applicability of the developed technique.
Approximate Analytical Solutions for Primary Chatter in the Non-Linear Metal Cutting Model
Warmiński, J.; Litak, G.; Cartmell, M. P.; Khanin, R.; Wiercigroch, M.
2003-01-01
This paper considers an accepted model of the metal cutting process dynamics in the context of an approximate analysis of the resulting non-linear differential equations of motion. The process model is based upon the established mechanics of orthogonal cutting and results in a pair of non-linear ordinary differential equations which are then restated in a form suitable for approximate analytical solution. The chosen solution technique is the perturbation method of multiple time scales and approximate closed-form solutions are generated for the most important non-resonant case. Numerical data are then substituted into the analytical solutions and key results are obtained and presented. Some comparisons between the exact numerical calculations for the forces involved and their reduced and simplified analytical counterparts are given. It is shown that there is almost no discernible difference between the two thus confirming the validity of the excitation functions adopted in the analysis for the data sets used, these being chosen to represent a real orthogonal cutting process. In an attempt to provide guidance for the selection of technological parameters for the avoidance of primary chatter, this paper determines for the first time the stability regions in terms of the depth of cut and the cutting speed co-ordinates.
Approximate analytical solution to the Boussinesq equation with a sloping water-land boundary
Tang, Yuehao; Jiang, Qinghui; Zhou, Chuangbing
2016-04-01
An approximate solution is presented to the 1-D Boussinesq equation (BEQ) characterizing transient groundwater flow in an unconfined aquifer subject to a constant water variation at the sloping water-land boundary. The flow equation is decomposed to a linearized BEQ and a head correction equation. The linearized BEQ is solved using a Laplace transform. By means of the frozen-coefficient technique and Gauss function method, the approximate solution for the head correction equation can be obtained, which is further simplified to a closed-form expression under the condition of local energy equilibrium. The solutions of the linearized and head correction equations are discussed from physical concepts. Especially for the head correction equation, the well posedness of the approximate solution obtained by the frozen-coefficient method is verified to demonstrate its boundedness, which can be further embodied as the upper and lower error bounds to the exact solution of the head correction by statistical analysis. The advantage of this approximate solution is in its simplicity while preserving the inherent nonlinearity of the physical phenomenon. Comparisons between the analytical and numerical solutions of the BEQ validate that the approximation method can achieve desirable precisions, even in the cases with strong nonlinearity. The proposed approximate solution is applied to various hydrological problems, in which the algebraic expressions that quantify the water flow processes are derived from its basic solutions. The results are useful for the quantification of stream-aquifer exchange flow rates, aquifer response due to the sudden reservoir release, bank storage and depletion, and front position and propagation speed.
Anastasia S. Lermontova
2015-09-01
Full Text Available The article describes a method yielding approximate analytical solutions under the theory of elasticity for a set of interacting arbitrarily spaced shear fractures. Accurate analytical solutions of this problem are now available only for the simplest individual cases, such as a single fracture or two collinear fractures. A large amount of computation is required to yield a numerical solution for a case considering arbitrary numbers and locations of fractures, while this problem has important practical applications, such as assessment of the state of stress in seismically active regions, forecasts of secondary destruction impacts near systems of large faults, studies of reservoir properties of the territories comprising oil and gas provinces.In this study, an approximate estimation is obtained with the following simplification assumptions: (1 functions showing shear of fractures’ borders are determined similar to the shear function for a single fracture, and (2 boundary conditions for the fractures are specified in the integrated form as mean values along each fracture. Upon simplification, the solution is obtained through the system of linear algebraic equations for unknown values of tangential stress drop. With this approach, the accuracy of approximate solutions is consistent with the accuracy of the available data on real fractures.The reviewed examples of estimations show that the resultant stress field is dependent on the number, size and location of fractures and the sequence of displacements of the fractures’ borders.
Approximate analytical solutions to the condensation-coagulation equation of aerosols
Smith, Naftali R.; Shaviv, Nir J.; Svensmark, Henrik
2016-01-01
We present analytical solutions to the steady state nucleation-condensation-coagulation equation of aerosols in the atmosphere. These solutions are appropriate under different limits but more general than previously derived analytical solutions. For example, we provide an analytic solution to the...
Pedersen, Thomas Quistgaard
In this paper we derive an approximate analytical solution to the optimal con- sumption and portfolio choice problem of an infinitely-lived investor with power utility defined over the difference between consumption and an external habit. The investor is assumed to have access to two tradable...... introduces an additional component that works as a hedge against changes in the investor's habit level. In an empirical application, we calibrate the model to U.S. data and show that habit formation has significant effects on both the optimal consumption and portfolio choice compared to a standard CRRA...
Approximate analytic transport problem solution of particle reflection from solid target
The first part of thesis deals with the analytic investigation of the energy and time independent particle transport in plane geometry described by a common anisotropic scattering function. Regarding particles with specific diffusion histories in infinite or semi-infinite medium, new particular solutions of the corresponding transport equations are exactly derived by means of the Fourier inversion technique. Aiming at preserving the analytic outcome, the two groups of particles scattered after each successive collision into directions μ0, were considered. Its Fourier transformed transport equations have solutions without logarithmic singular points, in the upper part or the down part of the complex k-plane. Consequently, the Fourier inversion of solutions are carried out analytically and the closing expressions in real space are acquired as a compound of the elementary exponential functions over space coordinate x. Opposite to the exact solution for the whole angular flux density - being a key result of the rigorous transport theory, these particular solutions do not comprise elements with the exponential singular integrals and could be easily applied in subsequent calculations. It has been shown that these formulae represent a valid generalization of the expressions for the flux of once scattered particles. Moreover, they incorporate a great fraction of all particles and, at least in the case of a small multiplication constant c, they closely approach the entire angular flux density. Using the particular solutions previously derived, an approximate analytic method for solving the energy and time independent transport equation in plane geometry is developed. The procedure is based on the particle flux decomposition in two components. The first component is exactly obtained and the second one is determined approximately by the ordinary DPN method of low order. The infinite medium Green's function and the half-space reflection coefficient were calculated. A careful
A nonlinear model arising in the buckling analysis and its new analytic approximate solution
Khan, Yasir [Zhejiang Univ., Hangzhou, ZJ (China). Dept. of Mathematics; Al-Hayani, Waleed [Univ. Carlos III de Madrid, Leganes (Spain). Dept. de Matematicas; Mosul Univ. (Iraq). Dept. of Mathematics
2013-05-15
An analytical nonlinear buckling model where the rod is assumed to be an inextensible column and prismatic is studied. The dimensionless parameters reduce the constitutive equation to a nonlinear ordinary differential equation which is solved using the Adomian decomposition method (ADM) through Green's function technique. The nonlinear terms can be easily handled by the use of Adomian polynomials. The ADM technique allows us to obtain an approximate solution in a series form. Results are presented graphically to study the efficiency and accuracy of the method. To the author's knowledge, the current paper represents a new approach to the solution of the buckling of the rod problem. The fact that ADM solves nonlinear problems without using perturbations and small parameters can be judged as a lucid benefit of this technique over the other methods. (orig.)
Approximate analytical solutions to the condensation-coagulation equation of aerosols
Smith, Naftali; Svensmark, Henrik
2015-01-01
We present analytical solutions to the steady state injection-condensation-coagulation equation of aerosols in the atmosphere. These solutions are appropriate under different limits but more general than previously derived analytical solutions. For example, we provide an analytic solution to the coagulation limit plus a condensation correction. Our solutions are then compared with numerical results. We show that the solutions can be used to estimate the sensitivity of the cloud condensation nuclei number density to the nucleation rate of small condensation nuclei and to changes in the formation rate of sulfuric acid.
Barrett, Steven R. H.; Britter, Rex E.
Predicting long-term mean pollutant concentrations in the vicinity of airports, roads and other industrial sources are frequently of concern in regulatory and public health contexts. Many emissions are represented geometrically as ground-level line or area sources. Well developed modelling tools such as AERMOD and ADMS are able to model dispersion from finite (i.e. non-point) sources with considerable accuracy, drawing upon an up-to-date understanding of boundary layer behaviour. Due to mathematical difficulties associated with line and area sources, computationally expensive numerical integration schemes have been developed. For example, some models decompose area sources into a large number of line sources orthogonal to the mean wind direction, for which an analytical (Gaussian) solution exists. Models also employ a time-series approach, which involves computing mean pollutant concentrations for every hour over one or more years of meteorological data. This can give rise to computer runtimes of several days for assessment of a site. While this may be acceptable for assessment of a single industrial complex, airport, etc., this level of computational cost precludes national or international policy assessments at the level of detail available with dispersion modelling. In this paper, we extend previous work [S.R.H. Barrett, R.E. Britter, 2008. Development of algorithms and approximations for rapid operational air quality modelling. Atmospheric Environment 42 (2008) 8105-8111] to line and area sources. We introduce approximations which allow for the development of new analytical solutions for long-term mean dispersion from line and area sources, based on hypergeometric functions. We describe how these solutions can be parameterized from a single point source run from an existing advanced dispersion model, thereby accounting for all processes modelled in the more costly algorithms. The parameterization method combined with the analytical solutions for long-term mean
Sakamoto, Noboru; Schaft, Arjan J. van der
2007-01-01
In this paper, an analytical approximation approach for the stabilizing solution of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation using stable manifold theory is proposed. The proposed method gives approximated flows on the stable manifold of the associated Hamiltonian system and provides approximations of the stabl
Super stellar clusters with a bimodal hydrodynamic solution: an Approximate Analytic Approach
Wünsch, R; Palous, J; Tenorio-Tagle, G
2007-01-01
We look for a simple analytic model to distinguish between stellar clusters undergoing a bimodal hydrodynamic solution from those able to drive only a stationary wind. Clusters in the bimodal regime undergo strong radiative cooling within their densest inner regions, which results in the accumulation of the matter injected by supernovae and stellar winds and eventually in the formation of further stellar generations, while their outer regions sustain a stationary wind. The analytic formulae are derived from the basic hydrodynamic equations. Our main assumption, that the density at the star cluster surface scales almost linearly with that at the stagnation radius, is based on results from semi-analytic and full numerical calculations. The analytic formulation allows for the determination of the threshold mechanical luminosity that separates clusters evolving in either of the two solutions. It is possible to fix the stagnation radius by simple analytic expressions and thus to determine the fractions of the depo...
Sameer M. Ikhdair; Sever, Ramazan
2009-01-01
We study the approximate analytical solutions of the Dirac equation for the generalized Woods-Saxon potential with the pseudo-centrifugal term. In the framework of the spin and pseudospin symmetry concept, the approximately analytical bound state energy eigenvalues and the corresponding upper- and lower-spinor components of the two Dirac particles are obtained, in closed form, by means of the Nikiforov-Uvarov method which is based on solving the second-order linear differential equation by re...
A comment on the importance of numerical evaluation of analytic solutions involving approximations.
Overall, J E; Starbuck, R R; Doyle, S R
1994-07-01
An analytic solution proposed by Senn (1) for removing the effects of covariate imbalance in controlled clinical trials was subjected to Monte Carlo evaluation. For practical applications of his derivation, Senn proposed substitution of sample statistics for parameters of the bivariate normal model. Unfortunately, that substitution produces severe distortion in the size of tests of significance for treatment effects when covariate imbalance is present. Numerical verification of proposed substitutions into analytic models is recommended as a prudent approach. PMID:7951276
Kimiaeifar, Amin; Lund, Erik; Thomsen, Ole Thybo; Barari, Amin
2010-01-01
In this work, an analytical method, which is referred to as Parameter-expansion Method is used to obtain the exact solution for the problem of nonlinear vibrations of an inextensible beam. It is shown that one term in the series expansion is sufficient to obtain a highly accurate solution, which is...... valid for the whole domain of the problem. A comparison of the obtained the numerical solution demonstrates that PEM is effective and convenient for solving such problems. After validation of the obtained results, the system response and stability are also discussed....
Mohammad Mehdi Rashidi
2008-01-01
Full Text Available The flow of a viscous incompressible fluid between two parallel plates due to the normal motion of the plates is investigated. The unsteady Navier-Stokes equations are reduced to a nonlinear fourth-order differential equation by using similarity solutions. Homotopy analysis method (HAM is used to solve this nonlinear equation analytically. The convergence of the obtained series solution is carefully analyzed. The validity of our solutions is verified by the numerical results obtained by fourth-order Runge-Kutta.
Analytical Approximation Methods for the Stabilizing Solution of the Hamilton–Jacobi Equation
Sakamoto, Noboru; Schaft, Arjan J. van der
2008-01-01
In this paper, two methods for approximating the stabilizing solution of the Hamilton–Jacobi equation are proposed using symplectic geometry and a Hamiltonian perturbation technique as well as stable manifold theory. The first method uses the fact that the Hamiltonian lifted system of an integrable
Analytical Approximation Methods for the Stabilizing Solution of the Hamilton-Jacobi Equation
Sakamoto, Noboru; van der Schaft, Arjan J.
2008-01-01
In this paper, two methods for approximating the stabilizing solution of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation are proposed using symplectic geometry and a Hamiltonian perturbation technique as well as stable manifold theory. The first method uses the fact that the Hamiltonian lifted system of an integrable
Approximate solutions for the skyrmion
Ponciano, J A; Fanchiotti, H; Canal-Garcia, C A
2001-01-01
We reconsider the Euler-Lagrange equation for the Skyrme model in the hedgehog ansatz and study the analytical properties of the solitonic solution. In view of the lack of a closed form solution to the problem, we work on approximate analytical solutions. We show that Pade approximants are well suited to continue analytically the asymptotic representation obtained in terms of a power series expansion near the origin, obtaining explicit approximate solutions for the Skyrme equations. We improve the approximations by applying the 2-point Pade approximant procedure whereby the exact behaviour at spatial infinity is incorporated. An even better convergence to the exact solution is obtained by introducing a modified form for the approximants. The new representations share the same analytical properties with the exact solution at both small and large values of the radial variable r.
G. H. Gudmundsson
2008-07-01
Full Text Available New analytical solutions describing the effects of small-amplitude perturbations in boundary data on flow in the shallow-ice-stream approximation are presented. These solutions are valid for a non-linear Weertman-type sliding law and for Newtonian ice rheology. Comparison is made with corresponding solutions of the shallow-ice-sheet approximation, and with solutions of the full Stokes equations. The shallow-ice-stream approximation is commonly used to describe large-scale ice stream flow over a weak bed, while the shallow-ice-sheet approximation forms the basis of most current large-scale ice sheet models. It is found that the shallow-ice-stream approximation overestimates the effects of bed topography perturbations on surface profile for wavelengths less than about 5 to 10 ice thicknesses, the exact number depending on values of surface slope and slip ratio. For high slip ratios, the shallow-ice-stream approximation gives a very simple description of the relationship between bed and surface topography, with the corresponding transfer amplitudes being close to unity for any given wavelength. The shallow-ice-stream estimates for the timescales that govern the transient response of ice streams to external perturbations are considerably more accurate than those based on the shallow-ice-sheet approximation. In particular, in contrast to the shallow-ice-sheet approximation, the shallow-ice-stream approximation correctly reproduces the short-wavelength limit of the kinematic phase speed given by solving a linearised version of the full Stokes system. In accordance with the full Stokes solutions, the shallow-ice-sheet approximation predicts surface fields to react weakly to spatial variations in basal slipperiness with wavelengths less than about 10 to 20 ice thicknesses.
Leble, Sergey
2013-01-01
The model under consideration is based on approximate analytical solution of two dimensional stationary Navier-Stokes and Fourier-Kirchhoff equations. Approximations are based on the typical for natural convection assumptions: the fluid noncompressibility and Bousinesq approximation. We also assume that ortogonal to the plate component (x) of velocity is neglectible small. The solution of the boundary problem is represented as a Taylor Series in $x$ coordinate for velocity and temperature which introduces functions of vertical coordinate (y), as coefficients of the expansion. The correspondent boundary problem formulation depends on parameters specific for the problem: Grashoff number, the plate height (L) and gravity constant. The main result of the paper is the set of equations for the coefficient functions for example choice of expansion terms number. The nonzero velocity at the starting point of a flow appears in such approach as a development of convecntional boundary layer theory formulation.
Dodin, Amro; Brumer, Paul
2015-01-01
We present closed-form analytic solutions to non-secular Bloch-Redfield master equations for quantum dynamics of a V-type system driven by weak coupling to a thermal bath. We focus on noise-induced Fano coherences among the excited states induced by incoherent driving of the V-system initially in the ground state. For suddenly turned-on incoherent driving, the time evolution of the coherences is determined by the damping parameter $\\zeta=\\frac{1}{2}(\\gamma_1+\\gamma_2)/\\Delta_p$, where $\\gamma_i$ are the radiative decay rates of the excited levels $i=1,2$, and $\\Delta_p=\\sqrt{\\Delta^2 + (1-p^2)\\gamma_1\\gamma_2}$ depends on the excited-state level splitting $\\Delta>0$ and the angle between the transition dipole moments in the energy basis. The coherences oscillate as a function of time in the underdamped limit ($\\zeta\\gg1$), approach a long-lived quasi-steady state in the overdamped limit ($\\zeta\\ll 1$), and display an intermediate behavior at critical damping ($\\zeta= 1$). The sudden incoherent turn-on generat...
Dodin, Amro; Tscherbul, Timur V; Brumer, Paul
2016-06-28
Closed-form analytic solutions to non-secular Bloch-Redfield master equations for quantum dynamics of a V-type system driven by weak coupling to a thermal bath, relevant to light harvesting processes, are obtained and discussed. We focus on noise-induced Fano coherences among the excited states induced by incoherent driving of the V-system initially in the ground state. For suddenly turned-on incoherent driving, the time evolution of the coherences is determined by the damping parameter ζ=12(γ1+γ2)/Δp, where γi are the radiative decay rates of the excited levels i = 1, 2, and Δp=Δ(2)+(1-p(2))γ1γ2 depends on the excited-state level splitting Δ > 0 and the angle between the transition dipole moments in the energy basis. The coherences oscillate as a function of time in the underdamped limit (ζ ≫ 1), approach a long-lived quasi-steady state in the overdamped limit (ζ ≪ 1), and display an intermediate behavior at critical damping (ζ = 1). The sudden incoherent turn-on is shown to generate a mixture of excited eigenstates |e1〉 and |e2〉 and their in-phase coherent superposition |ϕ+〉=1r1+r2(r1|e1〉+r2|e2〉), which is remarkably long-lived in the overdamped limit (where r1 and r2 are the incoherent pumping rates). Formation of this coherent superposition enhances the decay rate from the excited states to the ground state. In the strongly asymmetric V-system where the coupling strengths between the ground state and the excited states differ significantly, additional asymptotic quasistationary coherences are identified, which arise due to slow equilibration of one of the excited states. Finally, we demonstrate that noise-induced Fano coherences are maximized with respect to populations when r1 = r2 and the transition dipole moments are fully aligned. PMID:27369498
Dodin, Amro; Tscherbul, Timur V.; Brumer, Paul
2016-06-01
Closed-form analytic solutions to non-secular Bloch-Redfield master equations for quantum dynamics of a V-type system driven by weak coupling to a thermal bath, relevant to light harvesting processes, are obtained and discussed. We focus on noise-induced Fano coherences among the excited states induced by incoherent driving of the V-system initially in the ground state. For suddenly turned-on incoherent driving, the time evolution of the coherences is determined by the damping parameter ζ = /1 2 ( γ 1 + γ 2) / Δ p , where γi are the radiative decay rates of the excited levels i = 1, 2, and Δ p = √{ Δ 2 + ( 1 - p 2) γ 1 γ 2 } depends on the excited-state level splitting Δ > 0 and the angle between the transition dipole moments in the energy basis. The coherences oscillate as a function of time in the underdamped limit (ζ ≫ 1), approach a long-lived quasi-steady state in the overdamped limit (ζ ≪ 1), and display an intermediate behavior at critical damping (ζ = 1). The sudden incoherent turn-on is shown to generate a mixture of excited eigenstates |e1> and |e2> and their in-phase coherent superposition | ϕ + > = /1 √{ r 1 + r 2 } ( √{ r 1 } | e 1 > + √{ r 2 } | e 2 >) , which is remarkably long-lived in the overdamped limit (where r1 and r2 are the incoherent pumping rates). Formation of this coherent superposition enhances the decay rate from the excited states to the ground state. In the strongly asymmetric V-system where the coupling strengths between the ground state and the excited states differ significantly, additional asymptotic quasistationary coherences are identified, which arise due to slow equilibration of one of the excited states. Finally, we demonstrate that noise-induced Fano coherences are maximized with respect to populations when r1 = r2 and the transition dipole moments are fully aligned.
Approximate Analytical Solutions to the Generalized P(o)schl-Teller Potential in D Dimensions
Hassanabadi Hassan; Yazarloo Bentol Hoda; LU Liang-Liang
2012-01-01
The Schr(o)dinger equation for the generalized P(o)schl-Teller potential with the centrifugal term is investigated approximately.The Nikiforov-Uvarov method is used in the calculations and the eigenfunctions as well as the energy eigenvalues obtained after a proper Pekeris-type approximation.Some useful expectation values and the oscillator strength are reported.%The Schrodinger equation for the generalized Poschl-Teller potential with the centrifugal term is investigated approximately. The Nikiforov-Uvarov method is used in the calculations and the eigenfunctions as well as the energy eigenvalues obtained after a proper Pekeris-type approximation. Some useful expectation values and the oscillator strength are reported.
Approximate Analytical Solution to the Fractional Lane-Emden Equation of the Polytropic Gas Sphere
Nouh, Mohamed I
2016-01-01
Lane-Emden equation could be used to model stellar interiors, star clusters and many configurations in astrophysics. Unfortunately, there is an exact solution only for the polytropic index n=0,1 and 5. In the present paper, a series solution for the fractional lane-Emden equation is presented. The solution is performed in the frame of modified Rienmann liouville derivatives. The results indicate that the series converges for the polytropic index range 0<=n <= 4.99 with fractional parameter \\alpha spreads over all range 0<\\alpha <= 1. Comparison with the numerical solution revealed a good agreement with a maximum relative error 0.001. The obtained results recover the well-known series solutions when \\alpha=1.
A ring-shaped-like Hulthen potential where Hulthen potential is surrounded by ring-shaped-like inversed square potential is proposed in this paper. By using the analytical method of function, the exact bound state solutions of Schrodinger equation to the ring-shaped-like Hulthen potential are presented within the framework of an exponential approximation of the centrifugal potential for arbitrary ι-states. The normalized angular and radial wave function expressed in terms of Jacobi polynomials are presented. The energy spectrum equations are obtained. The wave function and energy spectrum equations of the system are related to three quantum numbers and parameters of ring-shaped-like Hulthen potential. The energy spectrum equations of Hulthen, Hartmann and Makarov potentials are the special cases of the ring-shaped-like Hulthen potential. (authors)
Analytic Approximations for Spread Options
Carol Alexander; Aanand Venkatramanan
2007-01-01
Even in the simple case that two price processes follow correlated geometric Brownian motions with constant volatility no analytic formula for the price of a standard European spread option has been derived, except when the strike is zero in which case the option becomes an exchange option. This paper expresses the price of a spread option as the price of a compound exchange option and hence derives a new analytic approximation for its price and hedge ratios. This approximation has several ad...
Analytical Approximations to Galaxy Clustering
Mo, H. J.
1997-01-01
We discuss some recent progress in constructing analytic approximations to the galaxy clustering. We show that successful models can be constructed for the clustering of both dark matter and dark matter haloes. Our understanding of galaxy clustering and galaxy biasing can be greatly enhanced by these models.
Alsaedi Ahmed
2009-01-01
Full Text Available A generalized quasilinearization technique is developed to obtain a sequence of approximate solutions converging monotonically and quadratically to a unique solution of a boundary value problem involving Duffing type nonlinear integro-differential equation with integral boundary conditions. The convergence of order for the sequence of iterates is also established. It is found that the work presented in this paper not only produces new results but also yields several old results in certain limits.
Kristóf, T; Boda, D; Szalai, I
2012-08-22
An analytic formula is derived for the magnetization of a two-dimensional dipolar hard disk fluid using a variational functional series expansion of the free energy as a function of the orientational distribution function. The excess term expressing the effect of the intermolecular forces is calculated on the basis of the mean spherical approximation. Comparison with our own Monte Carlo simulation data shows excellent agreement for large external fields and for the zero-field susceptibility. At intermediate field strengths, the agreement is satisfactory for moderate dipole moments and densities. PMID:22810162
Salama, Amgad
2013-09-01
In this work the problem of flow in three-dimensional, axisymmetric, heterogeneous porous medium domain is investigated numerically. For this system, it is natural to use cylindrical coordinate system, which is useful in describing phenomena that have some rotational symmetry about the longitudinal axis. This can happen in porous media, for example, in the vicinity of production/injection wells. The basic feature of this system is the fact that the flux component (volume flow rate per unit area) in the radial direction is changing because of the continuous change of the area. In this case, variables change rapidly closer to the axis of symmetry and this requires the mesh to be denser. In this work, we generalize a methodology that allows coarser mesh to be used and yet yields accurate results. This method is based on constructing local analytical solution in each cell in the radial direction and moves the derivatives in the other directions to the source term. A new expression for the harmonic mean of the hydraulic conductivity in the radial direction is developed. Apparently, this approach conforms to the analytical solution for uni-directional flows in radial direction in homogeneous porous media. For the case when the porous medium is heterogeneous or the boundary conditions is more complex, comparing with the mesh-independent solution, this approach requires only coarser mesh to arrive at this solution while the traditional methods require more denser mesh. Comparisons for different hydraulic conductivity scenarios and boundary conditions have also been introduced. © 2013 Elsevier B.V.
This paper applies the variational iteration method to obtain approximate analytic solutions of a generalized Hirota–Satsuma coupled Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation and a coupled modified Korteweg-de Vries (mKdV) equation. This method provides a sequence of functions which converges to the exact solution of the problem and is based on the use of the Lagrange multiplier for the identification of optimal values of parameters in a functional. Some examples are given to demonstrate the reliability and convenience of the method and comparisons are made with the exact solutions. (general)
Micaletti, R. C.; Cakmak, A. S.; Nielsen, Søren R. K.; Köylüoglu, H. U.
Differential equations are derived which exactly govern the evolution of the second-order response moments of a single-degree-of-freedom (SDOF) bilinear hysteretic oscillator subject to stationary Gaussian white noise excitation. Then, considering cases for which response stationarity will be...... achieved, i.e., excluding the case of an elastic-perfectly-plastic oscillator, algebraic equations for the response moments are found. By the nature of the problem, these moments depend on the probability of the oscillator being in the plastic state. Upon considering oscillators with low yield levels and...... using analytically-available information, physical reasoning, and approximations supported by empirical observation, an equation for the probability of the oscillator being in the plastic state is derived. Upon numerical solution of this equation, analytical approximations to the response moments can be...
Alsing, P. M.; Fanto, M. L.
2016-01-01
We present an analytical formulation of the recent one-shot decoupling model of Bràdler and Adami (2015 arXiv:1505.0284) and compute the resulting 'Page information' curves, for the reduced density matrices for the evaporating black hole (BH) internal degrees of freedom, and emitted Hawking radiation pairs entangled across the horizon. We argue that BH evaporation/particle production has a very close analogy to the laboratory process of spontaneous parametric down conversion, when the pump is allowed to deplete.
Strongly nonlinear oscillators analytical solutions
Cveticanin, Livija
2014-01-01
This book provides the presentation of the motion of pure nonlinear oscillatory systems and various solution procedures which give the approximate solutions of the strong nonlinear oscillator equations. The book presents the original author’s method for the analytical solution procedure of the pure nonlinear oscillator system. After an introduction, the physical explanation of the pure nonlinearity and of the pure nonlinear oscillator is given. The analytical solution for free and forced vibrations of the one-degree-of-freedom strong nonlinear system with constant and time variable parameter is considered. Special attention is given to the one and two mass oscillatory systems with two-degrees-of-freedom. The criteria for the deterministic chaos in ideal and non-ideal pure nonlinear oscillators are derived analytically. The method for suppressing chaos is developed. Important problems are discussed in didactic exercises. The book is self-consistent and suitable as a textbook for students and also for profess...
Approximate Solutions in Planted 3-SAT
Hsu, Benjamin; Laumann, Christopher; Moessner, Roderich; Sondhi, Shivaji
2013-03-01
In many computational settings, there exists many instances where finding a solution requires a computing time that grows exponentially in the number of variables. Concrete examples occur in combinatorial optimization problems and cryptography in computer science or glassy systems in physics. However, while exact solutions are often known to require exponential time, a related and important question is the running time required to find approximate solutions. Treating this problem as a problem in statistical physics at finite temperature, we examine the computational running time in finding approximate solutions in 3-satisfiability for randomly generated 3-SAT instances which are guaranteed to have a solution. Analytic predictions are corroborated by numerical evidence using stochastic local search algorithms. A first order transition is found in the running time of these algorithms.
Chudnovsky, D.V.; Chudnovsky, G.V. [Columbia Univ., New York, NY (United States)
1995-12-01
High precision solution of extremal and (complex analytic) approximations problems that can be represented in terms of multiple integrals or integral equations involving hypergeornetric functions are examined. Fast algorithms of computations of (approximate) solutions are presented that are well suited for parallelization. Among problems considered are: WKB and adelic asymptotics of multidimensional hypergeometric Pade approximations to classical functions, and high accuracy computations of high order eigenvalues and eigenstates for 2D and 3D domains of complex geometry.
Heterogeneous Basket Options Pricing Using Analytical Approximations
2006-01-01
This paper proposes the use of analytical approximations to price an heterogeneous basket option combining commodity prices, foreign currencies and zero-coupon bonds. We examine the performance of three moment matching approximations: inverse gamma, Edgeworth expansion around the lognormal and Johnson family distributions. Since there is no closed-form formula for basket options, we carry out Monte Carlo simulations to generate the benchmark values. We perfom a simulation experiment on a whol...
An approximate analytical approach to resampling averages
Malzahn, Dorthe; Opper, M.
2004-01-01
Using a novel reformulation, we develop a framework to compute approximate resampling data averages analytically. The method avoids multiple retraining of statistical models on the samples. Our approach uses a combination of the replica "trick" of statistical physics and the TAP approach for appr...
An approximate analytical approach to resampling averages
Malzahn, Dorthe; Opper, M.
2004-01-01
Using a novel reformulation, we develop a framework to compute approximate resampling data averages analytically. The method avoids multiple retraining of statistical models on the samples. Our approach uses a combination of the replica "trick" of statistical physics and the TAP approach for...
Strong shock implosion, approximate solution
Fujimoto, Y.; Mishkin, E. A.; Alejaldre, C.
1983-01-01
The self-similar, center-bound motion of a strong spherical, or cylindrical, shock wave moving through an ideal gas with a constant, γ= cp/ cv, is considered and a linearized, approximate solution is derived. An X, Y phase plane of the self-similar solution is defined and the representative curved of the system behind the shock front is replaced by a straight line connecting the mappings of the shock front with that of its tail. The reduced pressure P(ξ), density R(ξ) and velocity U1(ξ) are found in closed, quite accurate, form. Comparison with numerically obtained results, for γ= {5}/{3} and γ= {7}/{5}, is shown.
Nonlinear ordinary differential equations analytical approximation and numerical methods
Hermann, Martin
2016-01-01
The book discusses the solutions to nonlinear ordinary differential equations (ODEs) using analytical and numerical approximation methods. Recently, analytical approximation methods have been largely used in solving linear and nonlinear lower-order ODEs. It also discusses using these methods to solve some strong nonlinear ODEs. There are two chapters devoted to solving nonlinear ODEs using numerical methods, as in practice high-dimensional systems of nonlinear ODEs that cannot be solved by analytical approximate methods are common. Moreover, it studies analytical and numerical techniques for the treatment of parameter-depending ODEs. The book explains various methods for solving nonlinear-oscillator and structural-system problems, including the energy balance method, harmonic balance method, amplitude frequency formulation, variational iteration method, homotopy perturbation method, iteration perturbation method, homotopy analysis method, simple and multiple shooting method, and the nonlinear stabilized march...
Okita, Taishi; Takagi, Toshiyuki
2010-01-01
We analytically derive the solutions for electromagnetic fields of electric current dipole moment, which is placed in the exterior of the spherical homogeneous conductor, and is pointed along the radial direction. The dipole moment is driven in the low frequency f = 1 kHz and high frequency f = 1 GHz regimes. The electrical properties of the conductor are appropriately chosen in each frequency. Electromagnetic fields are rigorously formulated at an arbitrary point in a spherical geometry, in which the magnetic vector potential is straightforwardly given by the Biot-Savart formula, and the scalar potential is expanded with the Legendre polynomials, taking into account the appropriate boundary conditions at the spherical surface of the conductor. The induced electric fields are numerically calculated along the several paths in the low and high frequeny excitation. The self-consistent solutions obtained in this work will be of much importance in a wide region of electromagnetic induction problems.
Comparing numerical and analytic approximate gravitational waveforms
Afshari, Nousha; Lovelace, Geoffrey; SXS Collaboration
2016-03-01
A direct observation of gravitational waves will test Einstein's theory of general relativity under the most extreme conditions. The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO, began searching for gravitational waves in September 2015 with three times the sensitivity of initial LIGO. To help Advanced LIGO detect as many gravitational waves as possible, a major research effort is underway to accurately predict the expected waves. In this poster, I will explore how the gravitational waveform produced by a long binary-black-hole inspiral, merger, and ringdown is affected by how fast the larger black hole spins. In particular, I will present results from simulations of merging black holes, completed using the Spectral Einstein Code (black-holes.org/SpEC.html), including some new, long simulations designed to mimic black hole-neutron star mergers. I will present comparisons of the numerical waveforms with analytic approximations.
Analytic approximate radiation effects due to Bremsstrahlung
Ben-Zvi I.
2012-02-01
The purpose of this note is to provide analytic approximate expressions that can provide quick estimates of the various effects of the Bremsstrahlung radiation produced relatively low energy electrons, such as the dumping of the beam into the beam stop at the ERL or field emission in superconducting cavities. The purpose of this work is not to replace a dependable calculation or, better yet, a measurement under real conditions, but to provide a quick but approximate estimate for guidance purposes only. These effects include dose to personnel, ozone generation in the air volume exposed to the radiation, hydrogen generation in the beam dump water cooling system and radiation damage to near-by magnets. These expressions can be used for other purposes, but one should note that the electron beam energy range is limited. In these calculations the good range is from about 0.5 MeV to 10 MeV. To help in the application of this note, calculations are presented as a worked out example for the beam dump of the R&D Energy Recovery Linac.
Approximate analytical methods for solving ordinary differential equations
Radhika, TSL; Rani, T Raja
2015-01-01
Approximate Analytical Methods for Solving Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) is the first book to present all of the available approximate methods for solving ODEs, eliminating the need to wade through multiple books and articles. It covers both well-established techniques and recently developed procedures, including the classical series solution method, diverse perturbation methods, pioneering asymptotic methods, and the latest homotopy methods.The book is suitable not only for mathematicians and engineers but also for biologists, physicists, and economists. It gives a complete descripti
李永强; 张晨辉; 刘玲; 段俐; 康琦
2013-01-01
应用同伦分析法研究微重力环境下圆管毛细流动解析近似解问题，给出了级数解的表达公式。不同于其他解析近似方法，该方法从根本上克服了摄动理论对小参数的过分依赖，其有效性与所研究的非线性问题是否含有小参数无关，适用范围广。同伦分析法提供了选取基函数的自由，可以选取较好的基函数，更有效地逼近问题的解，通过引入辅助参数和辅助函数来调节和控制级数解的收敛区域和收敛速度，同伦分析法为圆管毛细流动问题的解析近似求解开辟了一个全新的途径。通过具体算例，将同伦分析法与四阶龙格库塔方法数值解做了比较，结果表明，该方法具有很高的计算精度。%The capillary flow in a circular tube under microgravity environment is investigated by the homotopy analysis method (HAM), and the approximate analytical solution in the form of series solution is obtained. Different from other analytical approximate methods, the HAM is totally independent of small physical parameters, and thus it is suitable for most nonlinear problems. The HAM provides us a great freedom to choose basis functions of solution series, so that a nonlinear problem can be approximated more effectively, and it adjusts and controls the convergence region and the convergence rate of the series solution through introducing auxiliary parameter and the auxiliary function. The HAM hews out a new approach to the analytical approximate solutions of capillary flow in a circular tube. Through the specific example and comparing homotopy approximate analytical solution with the numerical solution which is obtained by the fourth-order Runge-Kutta method, the computed result indicate that this method has the good computational accuracy.
Analytical Evaluation of Beam Deformation Problem Using Approximate Methods
Barari, Amin; Kimiaeifar, A.; Domairry, G.
2010-01-01
, and this process produces noise in the obtained answers. This paper deals with the solution of second order of differential equation governing beam deformation using four analytical approximate methods, namely the Perturbation, Homotopy Perturbation Method (HPM), Homotopy Analysis Method (HAM) and......The beam deformation equation has very wide applications in structural engineering. As a differential equation, it has its own problem concerning existence, uniqueness and methods of solutions. Often, original forms of governing differential equations used in engineering problems are simplified...... Variational Iteration Method (VIM). The comparisons of the results reveal that these methods are very effective, convenient and quite accurate for systems of non-linear differential equation....
Analytic solutions of a class of nonlinearly dynamic systems
Wang, M-C [System Engineering Institute of Tianjin University, Tianjin, 300072 (China); Zhao, X-S; Liu, X [Tianjin University of Technology and Education, Tianjin, 300222 (China)], E-mail: mchwang123@163.com.cn, E-mail: xszhao@mail.nwpu.edu.cn, E-mail: liuxinhubei@163.com.cn
2008-02-15
In this paper, the homotopy perturbation method (HPM) is applied to solve a coupled system of two nonlinear differential with first-order similar model of Lotka-Volterra and a Bratus equation with a source term. The analytic approximate solutions are derived. Furthermore, the analytic approximate solutions obtained by the HPM with the exact solutions reveals that the present method works efficiently.
Precise Approximate Solution for the Bohm Sheath Potential
The Poisson equation for the plasma sheath potential near a wall, leads to a nonlinear differential equation, whose analytic solution is not known. The usual approximation taking only the first non-null term does not give good accuracy. Other approximations taken two additional terms are better, but they fail to give good accuracy in the intermediate region. Here a new analytic approximated solution is presented with much higher accuracy, and more precise results, not only near and far away of the wall, but also in the transition region. Two figures showing these new analytic solutions as a function of the relevant parameters are presented. The advantages of the present solution compared with those of pervious works are shown
Fast, Approximate Solutions for 1D Multicomponent Gas Injection Problems
Jessen, Kristian; Wang, Yun; Ermakov, Pavel;
2001-01-01
geometry of key tie lines. It has previously been proven that for systems with an arbitrary number of components, the key tie lines can be approximated quite accurately by a sequence of intersecting tie lines. As a result, analytical solutions can be constructed efficiently for problems with constant...... initial and injection compositions (Riemann problems). For fully self-sharpening systems, in which all key tie lines are connected by shocks, the analytical solutions obtained are rigorously accurate, while for systems in which some key tie lines are connected by spreading waves, the analytical solutions...
We present the bound state solution of Schrödinger equation in D dimensions for quadratic exponential-type potential for arbitrary l-state. We use generalized parametric Nikiforov–Uvarov method to obtain the energy levels and the corresponding eigenfunction in closed form. We also compute the energy eigenvalues numerically
Approximate analytical calculations of photon geodesics in the Schwarzschild metric
De Falco, Vittorio; Stella, Luigi
2016-01-01
We develop a method for deriving approximate analytical formulae to integrate photon geodesics in a Schwarzschild spacetime. Based on this, we derive the approximate equations for light bending and propagation delay that have been introduced empirically. We then derive for the first time an approximate analytical equation for the solid angle. We discuss the accuracy and range of applicability of the new equations and present a few simple applications of them to known astrophysical problems.
An Approximate Analytical Method of the Nonlinear Vibroacoustic Coupling System
Qizheng Zhou
2014-01-01
Full Text Available An approximate analytical method of the nonlinear vibroacoustic coupling system is proposed for the first time. Taking the Duffing oscillator-plate-medium system as an example, the nonlinear vibroacoustic coupling equations are developed using variational principle. The two major difficulties which lie in solving the coupling equations are the uncertain motion of the oscillator and the surface acoustic pressure on the plate, a system for which the fluid-structure coupling cannot be neglected. Based on the incremental harmonic balance (IHB method, the motion of the oscillator is expressed in the form of the Fourier series, and then the modal expression method and the incoherent assumption are employed to discretize the displacement and the surface pressure of the plate. Then the approximate analytical solution is given by the IHB method. The characteristics of acoustic radiation and surface quadratic velocity of the plate, the nonlinear characteristics of oscillator, and the influence of the excitation frequency and the nonlinear stiffness on the results are investigated by the numerical simulation. The results show that the excitation at the frequency close to the natural frequency of the oscillator can produce a significant response of the third-harmonic generation which determines the vibroacoustic characteristics of the plate.
P K Bera
2012-01-01
The approximate analytical bound-state solutions of the Schrödinger equation for the Wei Hua oscillator are carried out in N-dimensional space by taking Pekeris approximation scheme to the orbital centrifugal term. Solutions of the corresponding hyper-radial equation are obtained using the conventional Nikiforov–Uvarov (NU) method.
Analytical approximation formulae for hydrogen diffusion in a metal slab
This report treats hydrogen diffusion in the first wall of a fusion machine (INTOR, reactor, etc.), taking the thermal load into account. Analytical approximation formulae are given for the concentration and flux density of hydrogen diffusing through a plane metal slab. The re-emission flux, particularly during the dwell time(s) of machine operation, is also described with analytical formulae. The analytical formulae are compared with numerical calculations for steel as first wall material. (orig.)
A new analytical approximation to the Duffing-harmonic oscillator
Fesanghary, M. [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 (United States); Pirbodaghi, T. [School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Ave., 11365-9567 Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Asghari, M. [School of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Azadi Ave., 11365-9567 Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: asghari@sharif.edu; Sojoudi, H. [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803 (United States)
2009-10-15
In this paper, a novel analytical approximation to the nonlinear Duffing-harmonic oscillator is presented. The variational iteration method (VIM) is used to obtain some accurate analytical results for frequency. The accuracy of the results is excellent in the whole range of oscillation amplitude variations.
Analytic Approximations for the Extrapolation of Lattice Data
Masjuan, Pere
2010-01-01
We present analytic approximations of chiral SU(3) amplitudes for the extrapolation of lattice data to the physical masses and the determination of Next-to-Next-to-Leading-Order low-energy constants. Lattice data for the ratio F_K/F_pi is used to test the approximation proposed.
Approximate Solution of Forced Korteweg-de Vries Equation
Ong Chee Tiong
2002-12-01
Full Text Available Several findings on forced solitons generated by the forced Kortewegde Vries equation (fKdV are discussed in this paper. This equation has lost group symmetries due to the forcing term. The traditional group-theoretical approach can no longer generate analytic solution of solitons, because there are no infinitely many conservation laws. Approximate solution and numerical simulation seem to be the only way to solve fKdV equations. In this paper we show how approximate scheme can be used to solve the fKdV equation and generate uniform forced solitons. A detail derivation of the approximate solution was provided and various profiles of fKdV such as the depth of depression zone; hd, amplitude; as, speed; s and the period; Ts of generation of forced uniformsolitons was given.
Approximate solutions and scaling transformations for quadratic solitons
Sukhorukov, Andrey A.
1999-01-01
We study quadratic solitons supported by two- and three-wave parametric interactions in chi-2 nonlinear media. Both planar and two-dimensional cases are considered. We obtain very accurate, 'almost exact', explicit analytical solutions, matching the actual bright soliton profiles, with the help of a specially-developed approach, based on analysis of the scaling properties. Additionally, we use these approximations to describe the linear tails of solitary waves which are related to the propert...
Rough Sets in Approximate Solution Space
Hui Sun; Wei Tian; Qing Liu
2006-01-01
As a new mathematical theory, Rough sets have been applied to processing imprecise, uncertain and in complete data. It has been fruitful in finite and non-empty set. Rough sets, however, are only served as the theoretic tool to discretize the real function. As far as the real function research is concerned, the research to define rough sets in the real function is infrequent. In this paper, we exploit a new method to extend the rough set in normed linear space, in which we establish a rough set,put forward an upper and lower approximation definition, and make a preliminary research on the property of the rough set. A new tool is provided to study the approximation solutions of differential equation and functional variation in normed linear space. This research is significant in that it extends the application of rough sets to a new field.
Analytic Approximations for Transit Light Curve Observables, Uncertainties, and Covariances
Carter, Joshua A.; Yee, Jennifer C.; Eastman, Jason; Gaudi, B. Scott; Winn, Joshua N.
2008-01-01
The light curve of an exoplanetary transit can be used to estimate the planetary radius and other parameters of interest. Because accurate parameter estimation is a non-analytic and computationally intensive problem, it is often useful to have analytic approximations for the parameters as well as their uncertainties and covariances. Here we give such formulas, for the case of an exoplanet transiting a star with a uniform brightness distribution. We also assess the advantages of some relativel...
Approximate solutions of general perturbed KdV-Burgers equations
Baojian Hong
2014-09-01
Full Text Available In this article, we present some approximate analytical solutions to the general perturbed KdV-Burgers equation with nonlinear terms of any order by applying the homotopy analysis method (HAM. While compared with the Adomain decomposition method (ADM and the homotopy perturbation method (HPM, the HAM contains the auxiliary convergence-control parameter $\\hbar$ and the control function $H(x,t$, which provides a useful way to adjust and control the convergence region of solution series. The numerical results reveal that HAM is accurate and effective when it is applied to the perturbed PDEs.
Analytic bounds and approximations for annuities and Asian options
Vanduffel, S.; Shang, Z.; Henrard, L; Dhaene, J.; Valdez, E.A.
2008-01-01
Even in case of the Brownian motion as most natural rate of return model it appears too difficult to obtain analytic expressions for most risk measures of constant continuous annuities. In literature the so-called comonotonic approximations have been proposed but these still require the evaluation of integrals. In this paper we show that these integrals can sometimes be computed, and we obtain explicit approximations for some popular risk measures for annuities. Next, we show how these result...
A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Approximate Analytical Bootstrap Averages
Malzahn, Dorthe; Opper, Manfred
2003-01-01
We apply the replica method of Statistical Physics combined with a variational method to the approximate analytical computation of bootstrap averages for estimating the generalization error. We demonstrate our approach on regression with Gaussian processes and compare our results with averages...
Analytical approximations for stick-slip vibration amplitudes
Thomsen, Jon Juel; Fidlin, A.
2003-01-01
The classical "mass-on-moving-belt" model for describing friction-induced vibrations is considered, with a friction law describing friction forces that first decreases and then increases smoothly with relative interface speed. Approximate analytical expressions are derived for the conditions, the...
Approximation of Analytic Functions by Bessel's Functions of Fractional Order
Soon-Mo Jung
2011-01-01
Full Text Available We will solve the inhomogeneous Bessel's differential equation x2y″(x+xy′(x+(x2-ν2y(x=∑m=0∞amxm, where ν is a positive nonintegral number and apply this result for approximating analytic functions of a special type by the Bessel functions of fractional order.
Approximation of Analytic Functions by Bessel's Functions of Fractional Order
Soon-Mo Jung
2011-01-01
We will solve the inhomogeneous Bessel's differential equation x2y″(x)+xy′(x)+(x2-ν2)y(x)=∑m=0∞amxm, where ν is a positive nonintegral number and apply this result for approximating analytic functions of a special type by the Bessel functions of fractional order.
Analytic approximation of energy resolution in cascaded gaseous detectors
Varga, Dezső
2016-01-01
An approximate formula has been derived for gain fluctuations in cascaded gaseous detectors such as GEM-s, based on the assumption that the charge collection, avalanche formation and extraction steps are independent cascaded processes. In order to test the approximation experimentally, a setup involving a standard GEM layer has been constructed to measure the energy resolution for 5.9 keV gamma particles. The formula reasonably traces both the charge collection as well as the extraction process dependence of the energy resolution. Such analytic approximation for gain fluctuations can be applied to multi-GEM detectors where it aids the interpretation of measurements as well as simulations.
Resonance in a driven two-level system: Analytical results without the rotating wave approximation
We consider the problem of two-level system dynamics induced by the time-dependent field B={a(t)cosωt,a(t)sinωt,ω0}, with a(t)∝cn(νt,k). The problem is exactly analytically solvable and we propose the scheme for constructing the solutions. For all field configurations the resonance conditions are discussed. The explicit solutions for N=1,2 we obtained coincide at ω=0 in the proper parameter domain with predictions of the rotating wave approximation and agree nicely with numerical calculations beyond it. -- Highlights: → We consider a two-level system driven by the cnoidal time-dependent field. → Scheme for constructing the exact analytic solutions of the time-dependent Schroedinger equation. → Effective analytic approximation of the problem with linearly polarized harmonic wave. → Resonance conditions in the analytic form, including the Bloch-Siegert shift.
Resonance in a driven two-level system: Analytical results without the rotating wave approximation
Bezvershenko, Yulia V., E-mail: yulia.bezvershenko@gmail.com [National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, 2 Skovorody str., Kyiv 04070 (Ukraine); Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, 14-b Metrolohichna str., Kyiv 03680 (Ukraine); Holod, Petro I., E-mail: holod@ukma.kiev.ua [National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, 2 Skovorody str., Kyiv 04070 (Ukraine); Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, 14-b Metrolohichna str., Kyiv 03680 (Ukraine)
2011-10-31
We consider the problem of two-level system dynamics induced by the time-dependent field B={a(t)cosωt,a(t)sinωt,ω_0}, with a(t)∝cn(νt,k). The problem is exactly analytically solvable and we propose the scheme for constructing the solutions. For all field configurations the resonance conditions are discussed. The explicit solutions for N=1,2 we obtained coincide at ω=0 in the proper parameter domain with predictions of the rotating wave approximation and agree nicely with numerical calculations beyond it. -- Highlights: → We consider a two-level system driven by the cnoidal time-dependent field. → Scheme for constructing the exact analytic solutions of the time-dependent Schroedinger equation. → Effective analytic approximation of the problem with linearly polarized harmonic wave. → Resonance conditions in the analytic form, including the Bloch-Siegert shift.
Analytical solutions for problems of bubble dynamics
Recently, an asymptotic solution of the Rayleigh equation for an empty bubble in N dimensions has been obtained. Here we give the closed-form general analytical solution of this equation. We also find the general solution of the Rayleigh equation in N dimensions for the case of a gas-filled hyperspherical bubble. In addition, we include a surface tension into consideration. - Highlights: • The Rayleigh equation for bubble's dynamics is considered. • General analytical solutions of the Rayleigh equation are obtained. • Various types of analytical solutions of the Rayleigh equation are studied
Analytical Solution of the Time Fractional Fokker-Planck Equation
Sutradhar T.
2014-05-01
Full Text Available A nonperturbative approximate analytic solution is derived for the time fractional Fokker-Planck (F-P equation by using Adomian’s Decomposition Method (ADM. The solution is expressed in terms of Mittag- Leffler function. The present method performs extremely well in terms of accuracy, efficiency and simplicity.
An analytic distorted wave approximation for kaon induced nuclear reactions
With simple forms for the kaon continuum wave functions, microscopic structure and a separable form for the kaon-nucleon t-matrix, distorted wave approximation studies of both elastic and inelastic kaon scattering from 12C at 800 MeV/c momenta are presented. The convenient form of this analytic distorted wave approximation facilitates the use of large basis nuclear structure models in analyses of inelastic scattering leading to the 2+ (4.44 MeV) and 3- (9.64 MeV) states in 12C specifically
Bees, Martin Alan; Hill, N.A.; Pedley, T.J.
1998-01-01
Analytical approximations are obtained to solutions of the steady Fokker-Planck equation describing the probability density function for the orientation of dipolar particles in a steady, low-Reynolds-number shear flow and a uniform external field. Exact computer algebra is used to solve the equat...
Analytic anisotropic solution for holography
Ren, Jie
2016-01-01
An exact solution to Einstein's equations for holographic models is presented and studied. The IR geometry has a timelike cousin of the Kasner singularity, which is the less generic case of the BKL (Belinski-Khalatnikov-Lifshitz) singularity, and the UV is asymptotically AdS. This solution describes a holographic RG flow between them. The solution's appearance is an interpolation between the planar AdS black hole and the AdS soliton. The causality constraint is always satisfied. The boundary condition for the current-current correlation function and the Laplacian in the IR is examined in detail. There is no infalling wave in the IR, but instead, there is a normalizable solution in the IR. In a special case, a hyperscaling-violating geometry is obtained after a dimension reduction.
Analytical solutions for problems of bubble dynamics
Kudryashov, Nikolai A
2016-01-01
Recently, an asymptotic solution of the Rayleigh equation for an empty bubble in $N$ dimensions has been obtained. Here we give the closed--from general analytical solution of this equation. We also find the general solution of the Rayleigh equation in $N$ dimensions for the case of a gas--filled hyperspherical bubble. In addition, we include a surface tension into consideration.
Analytical Solutions for Beams Passing Apertures with Sharp Boundaries
Luz, Eitam; Malomed, Boris A
2016-01-01
An approximation is elaborated for the paraxial propagation of diffracted beams, with both one- and two-dimensional cross sections, which are released from apertures with sharp boundaries. The approximation applies to any beam under the condition that the thickness of its edges is much smaller than any other length scale in the beam's initial profile. The approximation can be easily generalized for any beam whose initial profile has several sharp features. Therefore, this method can be used as a tool to investigate the diffraction of beams on complex obstacles. The analytical results are compared to numerical solutions and experimental findings, which demonstrates high accuracy of the approximation. For an initially uniform field confined by sharp boundaries, this solution becomes exact for any propagation distance and any sharpness of the edges. Thus, it can be used as an efficient tool to represent the beams, produced by series of slits with a complex structure, by a simple but exact analytical solution.
Applying generalized Pad\\'e approximants in analytic QCD models
Cvetič, Gorazd
2011-01-01
A method of resummation of truncated perturbation series, related to diagonal Pad\\'e approximants but giving results exactly independent of the renormalization scale, was developed more than ten years ago by us with a view of applying it in perturbative QCD. We now apply this method in analytic QCD models, i.e., models where the running coupling has no unphysical singularities, and we show that the method has attractive features such as a rapid convergence. The method can be regarded as a generalization of the scale-setting methods of Stevenson, Grunberg, and Brodsky-Lepage-Mackenzie. The method involves the fixing of various scales and weight coefficients via an auxiliary construction of diagonal Pad\\'e approximant. In low-energy QCD observables, some of these scales become sometimes low at high order, which prevents the method from being effective in perturbative QCD where the coupling has unphysical singularities at low spacelike momenta. There are no such problems in analytic QCD.
The exact renormalization group and approximation solutions
Morris, T R
1994-01-01
We investigate the structure of Polchinski's formulation of the flow equations for the continuum Wilson effective action. Reinterpretations in terms of I.R. cutoff greens functions are given. A promising non-perturbative approximation scheme is derived by carefully taking the sharp cutoff limit and expanding in `irrelevancy' of operators. We illustrate with two simple models of four dimensional $\\lambda \\varphi^4$ theory: the cactus approximation, and a model incorporating the first irrelevant correction to the renormalized coupling. The qualitative and quantitative behaviour give confidence in a fuller use of this method for obtaining accurate results.
Analytical solution methods for geodesic motion
Hackmann, Eva
2015-01-01
The observation of the motion of particles and light near a gravitating object is until now the only way to explore and to measure the gravitational field. In the case of exact black hole solutions of the Einstein equations the gravitational field is characterized by a small number of parameters which can be read off from the observables related to the orbits of test particles and light rays. Here we review the state of the art of analytical solutions of geodesic equations in various space--times. In particular we consider the four dimensional black hole space--times of Pleba\\'nski--Demia\\'nski type as far as the geodesic equation separates, as well as solutions in higher dimensions, and also solutions with cosmic strings. The mathematical tools used are elliptic and hyperelliptic functions. We present a list of analytic solutions which can be found in the literature.
Analytic continuation by averaging Padé approximants
Schött, Johan; Locht, Inka L. M.; Lundin, Elin; Grânäs, Oscar; Eriksson, Olle; Di Marco, Igor
2016-02-01
The ill-posed analytic continuation problem for Green's functions and self-energies is investigated by revisiting the Padé approximants technique. We propose to remedy the well-known problems of the Padé approximants by performing an average of several continuations, obtained by varying the number of fitted input points and Padé coefficients independently. The suggested approach is then applied to several test cases, including Sm and Pr atomic self-energies, the Green's functions of the Hubbard model for a Bethe lattice and of the Haldane model for a nanoribbon, as well as two special test functions. The sensitivity to numerical noise and the dependence on the precision of the numerical libraries are analyzed in detail. The present approach is compared to a number of other techniques, i.e., the nonnegative least-squares method, the nonnegative Tikhonov method, and the maximum entropy method, and is shown to perform well for the chosen test cases. This conclusion holds even when the noise on the input data is increased to reach values typical for quantum Monte Carlo simulations. The ability of the algorithm to resolve fine structures is finally illustrated for two relevant test functions.
On the use and error of approximation in the Domenico (1987) solution.
West, Michael R; Kueper, Bernard H; Ungs, Michael J
2007-01-01
A mathematical solution for solute transport in a three-dimensional porous medium with a patch source under steady-state, uniform ground water flow conditions was developed by Domenico (1987). The solution derivation strategy used an approximate approach to solve the boundary value problem, resulting in a nonexact solution. Variations of the Domenico (1987) solution are incorporated into the software programs BIOSCREEN and BIOCHLOR, which are frequently used to evaluate subsurface contaminant transport problems. This article mathematically elucidates the error in the approximation and presents simulations that compare different versions of the Domenico (1987) solution to an exact analytical solution to demonstrate the potential error inherent in the approximate expressions. Results suggest that the accuracy of the approximate solutions is highly variable and dependent on the selection of input parameters. For solute transport in a medium-grained sand aquifer, the Domenico (1987) solution underpredicts solute concentrations along the centerline of the plume by as much as 80% depending on the case of interest. Increasing the dispersivity, time, or dimensionality of the system leads to increased error. Because more accurate exact analytical solutions exist, we suggest that the Domenico (1987) solution, and its predecessor and successor approximate solutions, need not be employed as the basis for screening tools at contaminated sites. PMID:17335477
Analytical solution for a coaxial plasma gun: Weak coupling limit
The analytical solution of the system of coupled ODE's which describes the time evolution of an ideal (i.e., zero resistance) coaxial plasma gun operating in the snowplow mode is obtained in the weak coupling limit, i.e, when the gun is fully influenced by the driving (RLC) circuit in which it resides but the circuit is negligibly influenced by the gun. Criteria for the validity of this limit are derived and numerical examples are presented. Although others have obtained approximate, asymptotic and numerical solutions of the equations, the present analytical results seem not to have appeared previously in the literature
On Approximate Asymptotic Solution of Integral Equations
Jikia, Vagner
2013-01-01
It is well known that multi-particle integral equations of collision theory, in general, are not compact. At the same time it has been shown that the motion of three and four particles is described with consistent integral equations. In particular, by using identical transformations of the kernel of the Lipman-Schwinger equation for certain classes of potentials Faddeev obtained Fredholm type integral equations for three-particle problems $[1]$. The motion of for bodies is described by equations of Yakubovsky and Alt-Grassberger-Sandhas-Khelashvili $[2.3]$, which are obtained as a result of two subsequent transpormations of the kernel of Lipman-Schwinger equation. in the case of $N>4$ the compactness of multi-particle equations has not been proven yet. In turn out that for sufficiently high energies the $N$-particle $\\left( {N \\ge 3} \\right)$ dynamic equations have correct asymptotic solutions satisfying unitary condition $[4]$. In present paper by using the Heitler formalism we obtain the results briefly sum...
Analytical solutions of the simplified Mathieu’s equation
Nicolae MARCOV
2016-03-01
Full Text Available Consider a second order differential linear periodic equation. The periodic coefficient is an approximation of the Mathieu’s coefficient. This equation is recast as a first-order homogeneous system. For this system we obtain analytical solutions in an explicit form. The first solution is a periodic function. The second solution is a sum of two functions, the first is a continuous periodic function, but the second is an oscillating function with monotone linear increasing amplitude. We give a formula to directly compute the slope of this increase, without knowing the second numeric solution. The periodic term of the second solution may be computed directly. The coefficients of fundamental matrix of the system are analytical functions.
Exact Analytical Solution of Alfven Waves in Nonuniform Plasmas
Full text: The propagation of Alfven waves in non-uniform plasmas is described through linear second-order differential equations, governing the total pressure and radial plasma velocity. In general, these two differential equations only admit numerical solutions, whose behavior is very much complicated especially near resonance surfaces which encompass essential degeneracies. It is well-known that most existing analytical methods, including the famous Wentzel-Karmers-Brillouin (WKB) approximation fail near such singularities. In this paper, a power analytical method, which is recently developed and named the Differential Transfer Matrix Method (DTMM), is applied to find a rigorously exact solution to the problem of interest. We also present an approximate solution based on the Airy functions. (author)
The big bang and inflation united by an analytic solution
Exact analytic solutions for a class of scalar-tensor gravity theories with a hyperbolic scalar potential are presented. Using an exact solution we have successfully constructed a model of inflation that produces the spectral index, the running of the spectral index, and the amplitude of scalar perturbations within the constraints given by the WMAP 7 years data. The model simultaneously describes the big bang and inflation connected by a specific time delay between them so that these two events are regarded as dependent on each other. In solving the Friedmann equations, we have utilized an essential Weyl symmetry of our theory in 3+1 dimensions which is a predicted remaining symmetry of 2T-physics field theory in 4+2 dimensions. This led to a new method of obtaining analytic solutions in the 1T field theory which could in principle be used to solve more complicated theories with more scalar fields. Some additional distinguishing properties of the solution includes the fact that there are early periods of time when the slow-roll approximation is not valid. Furthermore, the inflaton does not decrease monotonically with time; rather, it oscillates around the potential minimum while settling down, unlike the slow-roll approximation. While the model we used for illustration purposes is realistic in most respects, it lacks a mechanism for stopping inflation. The technique of obtaining analytic solutions opens a new window for studying inflation, and other applications, more precisely than using approximations.
Analytic vortex solutions on compact hyperbolic surfaces
Maldonado, Rafael; Manton, Nicholas S.
2015-06-01
We construct, for the first time, abelian Higgs vortices on certain compact surfaces of constant negative curvature. Such surfaces are represented by a tessellation of the hyperbolic plane by regular polygons. The Higgs field is given implicitly in terms of Schwarz triangle functions and analytic solutions are available for certain highly symmetric configurations.
Analytic vortex solutions on compact hyperbolic surfaces
We construct, for the first time, abelian Higgs vortices on certain compact surfaces of constant negative curvature. Such surfaces are represented by a tessellation of the hyperbolic plane by regular polygons. The Higgs field is given implicitly in terms of Schwarz triangle functions and analytic solutions are available for certain highly symmetric configurations. (paper)
Analytic vortex solutions on compact hyperbolic surfaces
Maldonado, R
2015-01-01
We construct, for the first time, Abelian-Higgs vortices on certain compact surfaces of constant negative curvature. Such surfaces are represented by a tessellation of the hyperbolic plane by regular polygons. The Higgs field is given implicitly in terms of Schwarz triangle functions and analytic solutions are available for certain highly symmetric configurations.
Analytic Solutions of Elastic Tunneling Problems
Strack, O.E.
2002-01-01
The complex variable method for solving two dimensional linearly elastic problems is used to obtain several fundamental analytical solutions of tunneling problems. The method is used to derive the general mathematical representation of problems involving resultant forces on holes in a half-plane
Analytic solutions of an unclassified artifact /
Trent, Bruce C.
2012-03-01
This report provides the technical detail for analytic solutions for the inner and outer profiles of the unclassified CMM Test Artifact (LANL Part Number 157Y-700373, 5/03/2001) in terms of radius and polar angle. Furthermore, analytic solutions are derived for the legacy Sheffield measurement hardware, also in terms of radius and polar angle, using part coordinates, i.e., relative to the analytic profile solutions obtained. The purpose of this work is to determine the exact solution for the “cosine correction” term inherent to measurement with the Sheffield hardware. The cosine correction is required in order to interpret the actual measurements taken by the hardware in terms of an actual part definition, or “knot-point spline definition,” that typically accompanies a component drawing. Specifically, there are two portions of the problem: first an analytic solution must be obtained for any point on the part, e.g., given the radii and the straight lines that define the part, it is required to find an exact solution for the inner and outer profile for any arbitrary polar angle. Next, the problem of the inspection of this part must be solved, i.e., given an arbitrary sphere (representing the inspection hardware) that comes in contact with the part (inner and outer profiles) at any arbitrary polar angle, it is required to determine the exact location of that intersection. This is trivial for the case of concentric circles. In the present case, however, the spherical portion of the profiles is offset from the defined center of the part, making the analysis nontrivial. Here, a simultaneous solution of the part profiles and the sphere was obtained.
Aymard, François; Gulminelli, Francesca; Margueron, Jérôme
2016-08-01
We have recently addressed the problem of the determination of the nuclear surface energy for symmetric nuclei in the framework of the extended Thomas-Fermi (ETF) approximation using Skyrme functionals. We presently extend this formalism to the case of asymmetric nuclei and the question of the surface symmetry energy. We propose an approximate expression for the diffuseness and the surface energy. These quantities are analytically related to the parameters of the energy functional. In particular, the influence of the different equation of state parameters can be explicitly quantified. Detailed analyses of the different energy components (local/non-local, isoscalar/isovector, surface/curvature and higher order) are also performed. Our analytical solution of the ETF integral improves previous models and leads to a precision of better than 200 keV per nucleon in the determination of the nuclear binding energy for dripline nuclei.
In this paper we describe two analytical numerical methods applied to one-speed slab-geometry deep penetration transport problems. The linear discontinuous (LDN) equations are used to approximate the monoenergetic Boltzmann equation in slab geometry; they are obtained by considering a linear expansion of the angular flux inside each of the N elements of a uniform angular grid. The two analytical numerical methods are referred to as the spectral Green's function (SGF) nodal method and the Laplace transform (LTLDN) method. The SGF nodal method and the LTLDN method generate numerical solutions to the LDN equations that are completely free of spatial approximations, apart from finite arithmetic considerations. Numerical results to typical model problems and suggestions for future work are also presented. (orig.)
Phononic heat transport in the transient regime: An analytic solution
Tuovinen, Riku; Säkkinen, Niko; Karlsson, Daniel; Stefanucci, Gianluca; van Leeuwen, Robert
2016-06-01
We investigate the time-resolved quantum transport properties of phonons in arbitrary harmonic systems connected to phonon baths at different temperatures. We obtain a closed analytic expression of the time-dependent one-particle reduced density matrix by explicitly solving the equations of motion for the nonequilibrium Green's function. This is achieved through a well-controlled approximation of the frequency-dependent bath self-energy. Our result allows for exploring transient oscillations and relaxation times of local heat currents, and correctly reduces to an earlier known result in the steady-state limit. We apply the formalism to atomic chains, and benchmark the validity of the approximation against full numerical solutions of the bosonic Kadanoff-Baym equations for the Green's function. We find good agreement between the analytic and numerical solutions for weak contacts and baths with a wide energy dispersion. We further analyze relaxation times from low to high temperature gradients.
Analytic Solutions of Elastic Tunneling Problems
Strack, O.E.
2002-01-01
The complex variable method for solving two dimensional linearly elastic problems is used to obtain several fundamental analytical solutions of tunneling problems. The method is used to derive the general mathematical representation of problems involving resultant forces on holes in a half-plane. Such problems are encountered in geomechanics during the excavation of tunnels. When tunnels are excavated the removal of the weighted material inside the tunnel causes the ground under the tunnel to...
Techniques for correcting approximate finite difference solutions. [considering transonic flow
Nixon, D.
1978-01-01
A method of correcting finite-difference solutions for the effect of truncation error or the use of an approximate basic equation is presented. Applications to transonic flow problems are described and examples are given.
A MARKOVIAN APPROXIMATED SOLUTION TO A PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT PROBLEM
Krawczyk, Jacek B.
2000-01-01
A portfolio management problem is approximated through a Markov decision chain. The weak Euler scheme is applied to discretise the time evolution of a portfolio and an inverse distance method is used to describe the transition probabilities. The approximating Markov decision problem is solved by value iteration. Numerical solutions of varying degrees of accuracy to a few specific portfolio problems are obtained.
Approximating solutions of neutral stochastic evolution equations with jumps
2009-01-01
In this paper, we establish existence and uniqueness of the mild solutions to a class of neutral stochastic evolution equations driven by Poisson random measures in some Hilbert space. Moreover, we adopt the Faedo-Galerkin scheme to approximate the solutions.
Approximate solutions to neutral type finite difference equations
Pachpatte, Deepak B.
2012-01-01
In this article, we study the approximate solutions and the dependency of solutions on parameters to a neutral type finite difference equation, under a given initial condition. A fundamental finite difference inequality, with explicit estimate, is used to establish the results.
Approximate solution of the pairing Hamiltonian in the Berggren basis
Mercenne, A; Ploszajczak, M
2015-01-01
We derive the approximate solution for the pairing Hamiltonian in the Berggren ensemble of single particle states including bound, resonance and non-resonant scattering states. We show that this solution is reliable in the limit of a weak pairing interaction.
Analytical solutions for anomalous dispersion transport
O'Malley, D.; Vesselinov, V. V.
2014-06-01
Groundwater flow and transport often occur in a highly heterogeneous environment (potentially heterogeneous at multiple spatial scales) and is impacted by geochemical reactions, advection, diffusion, and other pore scale processes. All these factors can give rise to large-scale anomalous dispersive behavior that can make complex model representation and prediction of plume concentrations challenging due to difficulties unraveling all the complexities associated with the governing processes, flow medium, and their parameters. An alternative is to use upscaled stochastic models of anomalous dispersion, and this is the approach used here. Within a probabilistic framework, we derive a number of analytical solutions for several anomalous dispersion models. The anomalous dispersion models are allowed to be either non-Gaussian (α-stable Lévy), correlated, or nonstationary from the Lagrangian perspective. A global sensitivity analysis is performed to gain a greater understanding of the extent to which uncertainty in the parameters associated with the anomalous behavior can be narrowed by examining concentration measurements from a network of monitoring wells and to demonstrate the computational speed of the solutions. The developed analytical solutions are encoded and available for use in the open source computational framework MADS (http://mads.lanl.gov).
An approximate solution for interlaminar stresses in composite laminates
Rose, Cheryl A.; Herakovich, Carl T.
1993-01-01
An efficient approximate solution for interlaminar stresses in finite width, symmetric and unsymmetric laminated composites subjected to axial and/or bending loads is presented. The solution is based upon statically admissible stress fields which take into consideration local property mismatch effects and global equilibrium requirements. Unknown constants in the assumed stress states are determined through minimization of the laminate complementary energy. Typical results are presented for through-thickness and interlaminar stress distributions for angle-ply and cross-ply laminates subjected to axial loading. It is shown that the present formulation represents an improved, efficient approximate solution for interlaminar stresses.
Analytic number theory, approximation theory, and special functions in honor of Hari M. Srivastava
Rassias, Michael
2014-01-01
This book, in honor of Hari M. Srivastava, discusses essential developments in mathematical research in a variety of problems. It contains thirty-five articles, written by eminent scientists from the international mathematical community, including both research and survey works. Subjects covered include analytic number theory, combinatorics, special sequences of numbers and polynomials, analytic inequalities and applications, approximation of functions and quadratures, orthogonality, and special and complex functions. The mathematical results and open problems discussed in this book are presented in a simple and self-contained manner. The book contains an overview of old and new results, methods, and theories toward the solution of longstanding problems in a wide scientific field, as well as new results in rapidly progressing areas of research. The book will be useful for researchers and graduate students in the fields of mathematics, physics, and other computational and applied sciences.
Analytical approximations for the amplitude and period of a relaxation oscillator
Golkhou Vahid
2009-01-01
Full Text Available Abstract Background Analysis and design of complex systems benefit from mathematically tractable models, which are often derived by approximating a nonlinear system with an effective equivalent linear system. Biological oscillators with coupled positive and negative feedback loops, termed hysteresis or relaxation oscillators, are an important class of nonlinear systems and have been the subject of comprehensive computational studies. Analytical approximations have identified criteria for sustained oscillations, but have not linked the observed period and phase to compact formulas involving underlying molecular parameters. Results We present, to our knowledge, the first analytical expressions for the period and amplitude of a classic model for the animal circadian clock oscillator. These compact expressions are in good agreement with numerical solutions of corresponding continuous ODEs and for stochastic simulations executed at literature parameter values. The formulas are shown to be useful by permitting quick comparisons relative to a negative-feedback represillator oscillator for noise (10× less sensitive to protein decay rates, efficiency (2× more efficient, and dynamic range (30 to 60 decibel increase. The dynamic range is enhanced at its lower end by a new concentration scale defined by the crossing point of the activator and repressor, rather than from a steady-state expression level. Conclusion Analytical expressions for oscillator dynamics provide a physical understanding for the observations from numerical simulations and suggest additional properties not readily apparent or as yet unexplored. The methods described here may be applied to other nonlinear oscillator designs and biological circuits.
Approximate Solution of nth-Order Fuzzy Linear Differential Equations
Xiaobin Guo
2013-01-01
Full Text Available The approximate solution of nth-order fuzzy linear differential equations in which coefficient functions maintain the sign is investigated by the undetermined fuzzy coefficients method. The differential equations is converted to a crisp function system of linear equations according to the operations of fuzzy numbers. The fuzzy approximate solution of the fuzzy linear differential equation is obtained by solving the crisp linear equations. Some numerical examples are given to illustrate the proposed method. It is an extension of Allahviranloo's results.
Generating exact solutions to Einstein's equation using linearized approximations
Harte, Abraham I
2016-01-01
We show that certain solutions to the linearized Einstein equation can---by the application of a particular type of linearized gauge transformation---be straightforwardly transformed into solutions of the exact Einstein equation. In cases with nontrivial matter content, the exact stress-energy tensor of the transformed metric has the same eigenvalues and eigenvectors as the linearized stress-energy tensor of the initial approximation. When our gauge exists, the tensorial structure of transformed metric perturbations identically eliminates all nonlinearities in Einstein's equation. As examples, we derive the exact Kerr and gravitational plane wave metrics from standard harmonic-gauge approximations.
Ohshima, Hiroyuki
2015-12-29
An approximate analytic expression for the electrophoretic mobility of an infinitely long cylindrical colloidal particle in a symmetrical electrolyte solution in a transverse electric field is obtained. This mobility expression, which is correct to the order of the third power of the zeta potential ζ of the particle, considerably improves Henry's mobility formula correct to the order of the first power of ζ (Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. A 1931, 133, 106). Comparison with the numerical calculations by Stigter (J. Phys. Chem. 1978, 82, 1417) shows that the obtained mobility formula is an excellent approximation for low-to-moderate zeta potential values at all values of κa (κ = Debye-Hückel parameter and a = cylinder radius). PMID:26639309
Complex method for approximated solutions to Born-Infeld equation
Ferraro, Rafael
2015-01-01
We display the method to solve the Born-Infeld equation in the complex plane. As the exact solution is obtained in an implicit form, we turn it into an explicit form by means of a perturbative procedure which takes care of secular behaviors common to this kind of approximations. We apply the method to build solutions to Born-Infeld electrodynamics. In particular, we study BI electromagnetic waves at interfaces, with the aim of searching for effects susceptible of experimental detection.
A Modified Random Phase Approximation of Polyelectrolyte Solutions
Ermoshkin, A. V.; de la Cruz, M. Olvera
2002-01-01
We compute the phase diagram of salt-free polyelectrolyte solutions using a modified Debye-Huckel Approach. We introduce the chain connectivity via the Random Phase Approximation with two important modifications. We modify the electrostatic potential at short distances to include a bound on the electrostatic attractions at the distance of closest approach between charges. This modification is shown to act as a hard core in the phase diagram of electrolyte solutions. We also introduce a cut-of...
Analytical solutions for ozone generation by point to plane corona discharge
A recent mathematical model developed for ozone production is tackled analytically by asymptotic approximation. The results obtained are compared with existing numerical solutions. The comparison shows good agreement. (author). 3 refs, 1 fig
Heng, Kevin; Lee, Jaemin
2014-01-01
We present a comprehensive analytical study of radiative transfer using the method of moments and include the effects of non-isotropic scattering in the coherent limit. Within this unified formalism, we derive the governing equations and solutions describing two-stream radiative transfer (which approximates the passage of radiation as a pair of outgoing and incoming fluxes), flux-limited diffusion (which describes radiative transfer in the deep interior) and solutions for the temperature-pressure profiles. Generally, the problem is mathematically under-determined unless a set of closures (Eddington coefficients) is specified. We demonstrate that the hemispheric (or hemi-isotropic) closure naturally derives from the radiative transfer equation if energy conservation is obeyed, while the Eddington closure produces spurious enhancements of both reflected light and thermal emission. We further demonstrate that traditional non-isothermal treatments of each atmospheric layer lead to unphysical contributions to the ...
Analytical Solutions for Sequentially Reactive Transport with Different Retardation Factors
Sun, Y; Buscheck, T A; Mansoor, K; Lu, X
2001-08-01
Integral transforms have been widely used for deriving analytical solutions for solute transport systems. Often, analytical solutions can only be written in closed form in frequency domains and numerical inverse-transforms have to be involved to obtain semi-analytical solutions in the time domain. For this reason, previously published closed form solutions are restricted either to a small number of species or to the same retardation assumption. In this paper, we applied the solution scheme proposed by Bauer et al. in the time domain. Using available analytical solutions of a single species transport with first-order decay without coupling with its parent species concentration as fundamental solutions, a daughter species concentration can be expressed as a linear function of those fundamental solutions. The implementation of the solution scheme is straight forward and exact analytical solutions are derived for one- and three-dimensional transport systems.
An accurate two-phase approximate solution to the acute viral infection model
Perelson, Alan S [Los Alamos National Laboratory
2009-01-01
During an acute viral infection, virus levels rise, reach a peak and then decline. Data and numerical solutions suggest the growth and decay phases are linear on a log scale. While viral dynamic models are typically nonlinear with analytical solutions difficult to obtain, the exponential nature of the solutions suggests approximations can be found. We derive a two-phase approximate solution to the target cell limited influenza model and illustrate the accuracy using data and previously established parameter values of six patients infected with influenza A. For one patient, the subsequent fall in virus concentration was not consistent with our predictions during the decay phase and an alternate approximation is derived. We find expressions for the rate and length of initial viral growth in terms of the parameters, the extent each parameter is involved in viral peaks, and the single parameter responsible for virus decay. We discuss applications of this analysis in antiviral treatments and investigating host and virus heterogeneities.
Cooling and warming laws: an exact analytical solution
This paper deals with temperature variations over time of objects placed in a constant-temperature environment in the presence of thermal radiation. After a historical introduction, the paper discusses cooling and warming laws, by taking into account first solely object-environment energy exchange by thermal radiation, and then adding object-environment heat exchange by convection. These processes are usually evaluated by approximating the law of exchange of thermal radiation by a linear relationship between power exchange and temperature difference. In contrast, in this paper an exact analytical solution considering Stefan's fourth power law is provided, under some general hypotheses, for both cases. A comparison with exponential approximations and with a historical law proposed by Dulong and Petit in 1817 is presented. Data of an experiment are used to test the analytical solution: the test has allowed evaluating the heat transfer coefficient h of the experiment and has shown that our solution provides a better fit with the measured values than any exponential function. The topic is developed in a way which can be suitable both for undergraduate students and for general physicists.
Analytical Solution of Multicompartment Solute Kinetics for Hemodialysis
Przemysław Korohoda
2013-01-01
Full Text Available Objective. To provide an exact solution for variable-volume multicompartment kinetic models with linear volume change, and to apply this solution to a 4-compartment diffusion-adjusted regional blood flow model for both urea and creatinine kinetics in hemodialysis. Methods. A matrix-based approach applicable to linear models encompassing any number of compartments is presented. The procedure requires the inversion of a square matrix and the computation of its eigenvalues λ, assuming they are all distinct. This novel approach bypasses the evaluation of the definite integral to solve the inhomogeneous ordinary differential equation. Results. For urea two out of four eigenvalues describing the changes of concentrations in time are about 105 times larger than the other eigenvalues indicating that the 4-compartment model essentially reduces to the 2-compartment regional blood flow model. In case of creatinine, however, the distribution of eigenvalues is more balanced (a factor of 102 between the largest and the smallest eigenvalue indicating that all four compartments contribute to creatinine kinetics in hemodialysis. Interpretation. Apart from providing an exact analytic solution for practical applications such as the identification of relevant model and treatment parameters, the matrix-based approach reveals characteristic details on model symmetry and complexity for different solutes.
ANALYTIC SOLUTIONS OF SYSTEMS OF FUNCTIONAL EQUATIONS
LiuXinhe
2003-01-01
Let r be a given positive number.Denote by D=D the closed disc in the complex plane C whose center is the origin and radius is r.For any subset K of C and any integer m ≥1,write A(Dm,K)={f|f:Dm→Kis a continuous map,and f|(Dm)*is analytic).For H∈A(Dm,C)(m≥2),f∈A(D,D)and z∈D,write ψH(f)(z)=H(z,f(z)……fm=1(x)).Suppose F,G∈A(D2n+1,C),and Hk,Kk∈A(Dk,C),k=2,……,n.In this paper,the system of functional equations {F(z,f(z),f2(ψHz(f)(z))…,fn(ψk2(g)(x))… gn(ψKn(g)(z)))=0 G(z,f(z),f2(ψH2(f)(z))…fn(ψHn(f)(z)),g(z),g2(ψk2(g)(x))…,gn(ψkn(g)(z)))=0(z∈D)is studied and some conditions for the system of equations to have a solution or a unique solution in A(D,D)×A（D，D）are given.
Analytical solutions of transport problems in anisotropic media
Recently, the problem of neutron transport in anisotropic media has received new attention in connection with safety studies of water reactors and design of gas-cooled systems. In situations presenting large voided regions, as the axial streaming is dominating with respect to the transverse one, the average properties of the homogenized material should physically account for such macroscopic anisotropy. Hence, it is suggested that cell calculations produce anisotropic average cross sections, e.g., axial (σA) and transverse (σT) values. Since material anisotropy is due to leakage, as a first-step approximation, the medium can be considered isotropic with respect to scattering phenomena. Transport codes are currently being adapted to include anisotropic cross sections. An important aspect of code development is the validation of algorithms by analytical benchmarks. For that purpose, the present work is devoted to the fully analytical solution of transport problems in slab geometry
Numerical solution of the optimized random phase approximation
An accurate, efficient and robust numerical method for the solution of the Optimized Random Phase Approximation (ORPA) of classical liquids is presented. The uniqueness of the solution of the ORPA is rigorously proved. The method, hinging on the characterization of the generating functions, significantly improves on previous algorithms. Higher accuracy is obtained by using the values of the unknown functions on the grid points as independent variables instead of the usual coefficients of an expansion in orthogonal polynomials. It is shown that minimizing a suitably modified functional with a conjugate-gradient algorithm results in a very efficient and robust algorithm. (author). 23 refs, 1 fig., 1 tab
Fall with linear drag and Wien's displacement law: approximate solution and Lambert function
We present an approximate solution for the downward time of travel in the case of a mass falling with a linear drag force. We show how a quasi-analytical solution implying the Lambert function can be found. We also show that solving the previous problem is equivalent to the search for Wien's displacement law. These results can be of interest for undergraduate students, as they show that some transcendental equations found in physics may be solved without purely numerical methods. Moreover, as will be seen in the case of Wien's displacement law, solutions based on series expansion can be very accurate even with few terms. (paper)
Analytic solution of Hubbell's model of local community dynamics
McKane, A; Sole, R; Kane, Alan Mc; Alonso, David; Sole, Ricard
2003-01-01
Recent theoretical approaches to community structure and dynamics reveal that many large-scale features of community structure (such as species-rank distributions and species-area relations) can be explained by a so-called neutral model. Using this approach, species are taken to be equivalent and trophic relations are not taken into account explicitly. Here we provide a general analytic solution to the local community model of Hubbell's neutral theory of biodiversity by recasting it as an urn model i.e.a Markovian description of states and their transitions. Both stationary and time-dependent distributions are analysed. The stationary distribution -- also called the zero-sum multinomial -- is given in closed form. An approximate form for the time-dependence is obtained by using an expansion of the master equation. The temporal evolution of the approximate distribution is shown to be a good representation for the true temporal evolution for a large range of parameter values.
Approximate solution to neutron transport equation with linear anisotropic scattering
A method to obtain an approximate solution to the transport equation, when both sources and collisions show a linearly anisotropic behavior, is outlined and the possible implications for numerical calculations in applied neutronics as well as shielding evaluations are investigated. The form of the differential system of equations taken by the method is quite handy and looks simpler and more manageable than any other today available technique. To go deeper into the efficiency of the method, some typical calculations concerning critical dimension of multiplying systems are then performed and the results are compared with the ones coming from the classical Ssub(N) approximations. The outcome of such calculations leads us to think of interesting developments of the method which could be quite useful in alternative to other today widespread approximate procedures, for any geometry, but especially for curved ones. (author)
JOVIAN STRATOSPHERE AS A CHEMICAL TRANSPORT SYSTEM: BENCHMARK ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS
We systematically investigated the solvable analytical benchmark cases in both one- and two-dimensional (1D and 2D) chemical-advective-diffusive systems. We use the stratosphere of Jupiter as an example but the results can be applied to other planetary atmospheres and exoplanetary atmospheres. In the 1D system, we show that CH4 and C2H6 are mainly in diffusive equilibrium, and the C2H2 profile can be approximated by modified Bessel functions. In the 2D system in the meridional plane, analytical solutions for two typical circulation patterns are derived. Simple tracer transport modeling demonstrates that the distribution of a short-lived species (such as C2H2) is dominated by the local chemical sources and sinks, while that of a long-lived species (such as C2H6) is significantly influenced by the circulation pattern. We find that an equator-to-pole circulation could qualitatively explain the Cassini observations, but a pure diffusive transport process could not. For slowly rotating planets like the close-in extrasolar planets, the interaction between the advection by the zonal wind and chemistry might cause a phase lag between the final tracer distribution and the original source distribution. The numerical simulation results from the 2D Caltech/JPL chemistry-transport model agree well with the analytical solutions for various cases.
JOVIAN STRATOSPHERE AS A CHEMICAL TRANSPORT SYSTEM: BENCHMARK ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS
Zhang Xi; Shia Runlie; Yung, Yuk L., E-mail: xiz@gps.caltech.edu [Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States)
2013-04-20
We systematically investigated the solvable analytical benchmark cases in both one- and two-dimensional (1D and 2D) chemical-advective-diffusive systems. We use the stratosphere of Jupiter as an example but the results can be applied to other planetary atmospheres and exoplanetary atmospheres. In the 1D system, we show that CH{sub 4} and C{sub 2}H{sub 6} are mainly in diffusive equilibrium, and the C{sub 2}H{sub 2} profile can be approximated by modified Bessel functions. In the 2D system in the meridional plane, analytical solutions for two typical circulation patterns are derived. Simple tracer transport modeling demonstrates that the distribution of a short-lived species (such as C{sub 2}H{sub 2}) is dominated by the local chemical sources and sinks, while that of a long-lived species (such as C{sub 2}H{sub 6}) is significantly influenced by the circulation pattern. We find that an equator-to-pole circulation could qualitatively explain the Cassini observations, but a pure diffusive transport process could not. For slowly rotating planets like the close-in extrasolar planets, the interaction between the advection by the zonal wind and chemistry might cause a phase lag between the final tracer distribution and the original source distribution. The numerical simulation results from the 2D Caltech/JPL chemistry-transport model agree well with the analytical solutions for various cases.
Tolias, P. [Space and Plasma Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm SE-100 44 (Sweden); Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Sezione di Napoli, Naples 80126 (Italy); Ratynskaia, S. [Space and Plasma Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm SE-100 44 (Sweden); Angelis, U. de [Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Sezione di Napoli, Naples 80126 (Italy)
2015-08-15
The soft mean spherical approximation is employed for the study of the thermodynamics of dusty plasma liquids, the latter treated as Yukawa one-component plasmas. Within this integral theory method, the only input necessary for the calculation of the reduced excess energy stems from the solution of a single non-linear algebraic equation. Consequently, thermodynamic quantities can be routinely computed without the need to determine the pair correlation function or the structure factor. The level of accuracy of the approach is quantified after an extensive comparison with numerical simulation results. The approach is solved over a million times with input spanning the whole parameter space and reliable analytic expressions are obtained for the basic thermodynamic quantities.
The soft mean spherical approximation is employed for the study of the thermodynamics of dusty plasma liquids, the latter treated as Yukawa one-component plasmas. Within this integral theory method, the only input necessary for the calculation of the reduced excess energy stems from the solution of a single non-linear algebraic equation. Consequently, thermodynamic quantities can be routinely computed without the need to determine the pair correlation function or the structure factor. The level of accuracy of the approach is quantified after an extensive comparison with numerical simulation results. The approach is solved over a million times with input spanning the whole parameter space and reliable analytic expressions are obtained for the basic thermodynamic quantities
Approximate solutions of common fixed-point problems
Zaslavski, Alexander J
2016-01-01
This book presents results on the convergence behavior of algorithms which are known as vital tools for solving convex feasibility problems and common fixed point problems. The main goal for us in dealing with a known computational error is to find what approximate solution can be obtained and how many iterates one needs to find it. According to know results, these algorithms should converge to a solution. In this exposition, these algorithms are studied, taking into account computational errors which remain consistent in practice. In this case the convergence to a solution does not take place. We show that our algorithms generate a good approximate solution if computational errors are bounded from above by a small positive constant. Beginning with an introduction, this monograph moves on to study: · dynamic string-averaging methods for common fixed point problems in a Hilbert space · dynamic string methods for common fixed point problems in a metric space · dynamic string-averaging version of the proximal...
Abrupt PN junctions: Analytical solutions under equilibrium and non-equilibrium
Khorasani, Sina
2016-08-01
We present an explicit solution of carrier and field distributions in abrupt PN junctions under equilibrium. An accurate logarithmic numerical method is implemented and results are compared to the analytical solutions. Analysis of results shows reasonable agreement with numerical solution as well as the depletion layer approximation. We discuss extensions to the asymmetric junctions. Approximate relations for differential capacitance C-V and current-voltage I-V characteristics are also found under non-zero external bias.
Hill, M.C.
1989-01-01
Inaccuracies in parameter values, parameterization, stresses, and boundary conditions of analytical solutions and numerical models of groundwater flow produce errors in simulated hydraulic heads. These errors can be quantified in terms of approximate, simultaneous, nonlinear confidence intervals presented in the literature. Approximate confidence intervals can be applied in both error and sensitivity analysis and can be used prior to calibration or when calibration was accomplished by trial and error. The method is expanded for use in numerical problems, and the accuracy of the approximate intervals is evaluated using Monte Carlo runs. Four test cases are reported. -from Author
A solution of LIDAR problem in double scattering approximation
Leble, Sergey
2011-01-01
A problem of monoenergetic particles pulse reflection from half-infinite stratified medium is considered in conditions of elastic scattering with absorbtion account. The theory is based on multiple scattering series solution of Kolmogorov equation for one-particle distribution function. The analytical representation for first two terms are given in compact form for a point impulse source and cylindric symmetrical detector. Reading recent articles on the LIDAR sounding of environment (e.g. Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics (2010) 23: 389-395, Kaul, B. V.; Samokhvalov, I. V. http://www.springerlink.com/content/k3p2p3582674xt21/) one recovers standing interest to the related direct and inverse problems. A development of the result fo the case of n-fold scattering and polarization account as well as correspondent convergence series problem solution of the Kolmogorov equation will be published in nearest future.
Numerical Approximations to the Solution of Ray Tracing through the Crystalline Lens
An approximate analytical solution in the form of a rapidly convergent series for tracing light rays through an inhomogeneous graded index medium is developed, using the multi-step differential transform method based on the classical differential transformation method. Numerical results are compared to those obtained by the fourth-order Runge—Kutta method to illustrate the precision and effectiveness of the proposed method. Results are given in explicit and graphical forms. (fundamental areas of phenomenology(including applications))
Hassan Kamil Jassim
2016-02-01
Full Text Available In this paper, we apply the local fractional Adomian decomposition and variational iteration methods to obtain the analytic approximate solutions of Fredholm integral equations of the second kind within local fractional derivative operators. The iteration procedure is based on local fractional derivative. The obtained results reveal that the proposed methods are very efficient and simple tools for solving local fractional integral equations.
Analytic calculation of hadron spectrum by random walk approximation in lattice QCD
The authors explain the detail of how to calculate the meson and baryon spectrum by random walk approximation analytically. The results are compared with experimental values and Monte-Carlo results. (Auth.)
Note on the Calculation of Analytical Hessians in the Zeroth-Order Regular Approximation (ZORA)
van Lenthe, J.H.; van Lingen, J.N.J.
2006-01-01
The previously proposed atomic zeroth-order regular approximation (ZORA) approch, which was shown to eliminate the gauge dependent effect on gradients and to be remarkably accurate for geometry optimization, is tested for the calculation of analytical second derivatives. It is shown that the resulting analytic second derivatives are indeed exact within this approximation. The method proves to yield frequencies that are remarkably close to the experimental frequency for uranium hexafluoride bu...
On Approximate Solutions of Functional Equations in Vector Lattices
Bogdan Batko
2014-01-01
Full Text Available We provide a method of approximation of approximate solutions of functional equations in the class of functions acting into a Riesz space (algebra. The main aim of the paper is to provide a general theorem that can act as a tool applicable to a possibly wide class of functional equations. The idea is based on the use of the Spectral Representation Theory for Riesz spaces. The main result will be applied to prove the stability of an alternative Cauchy functional equation F(x+y+F(x+F(y≠0⇒F(x+y=F(x+F(y in Riesz spaces, the Cauchy equation with squares F(x+y2=(F(x+F(y2 in f-algebras, and the quadratic functional equation F(x+y+F(x-y=2F(x+2F(y in Riesz spaces.
Analytical Solution for Stellar Density in Globular Clusters
M. A. Sharaf; A. M. Sendi
2011-09-01
In this paper, four parameters analytical solution will be established for the stellar density function in globular clusters. The solution could be used for any arbitrary order of outward decrease of the cluster’s density.
S. Yamoah
2012-04-01
Full Text Available The understanding of the time-dependent behaviour of the neutron population in a nuclear reactor in response to either a planned or unplanned change in the reactor conditions is of great importance to the safe and reliable operation of the reactor. In this study two analytical methods have been presented to solve the point kinetic equations of average one-group of delayed neutrons. These methods which are both approximate solution of the point reactor kinetic equations are compared with a numerical solution using the Euler’s first order method. To obtain accurate solution for the Euler method, a relatively small time step was chosen for the numerical solution. These methods are applied to different types of reactivity to check the validity of the analytical method by comparing the analytical results with the numerical results. From the results, it is observed that the analytical solution agrees well with the numerical solution.
A numeric-analytic method for approximating quadratic Riccati differential equation
Belal Batiha
2012-03-01
Full Text Available In this paper, the multistage variational iteration method (MVIM isapplied to the solution of quadratic Riccati differential equations. The solution of quadratic Riccati differential equation obtained using the classical variational iteration method (VIM give good approximationsonly in the neighborhood of the initial position. The solution obtained by MVIM give good approximations for a larger interval. Comparison MVIM solution with classical VIM and exact solution show that the MVIM is a powerful method for the solution of nonlinear equations.
On an approximative solution to the marginal problem
Janžura, Martin
Praha : University of Economics Prague, 2009 - (Kroupa, T.; Vejnarová, J.), s. 1-8 ISBN 978-80-245-1543-4. [WUPES 2009. Liblice (CZ), 19.09.2009-23.09.2009] R&D Projects: GA MŠk 1M0572; GA ČR GA201/09/1931 Institutional research plan: CEZ:AV0Z10750506 Keywords : marginal problem * maximal entropy * Gibbs distribution Subject RIV: BA - General Mathematics http://library.utia.cas.cz/separaty/2009/SI/janzura-on an approximative solution to the marginal problem.pdf
Analytical descriptions of cross-polarisation dynamics: relaxing the secular approximations
Hirschinger, J.; Raya, J.
2015-11-01
In this work, analytical expressions of the cross-polarisation (CP) dynamics under both static and magic-angle spinning (MAS) conditions are obtained by solving the generalised Liouville-von Neumann quantum mechanical equation beyond the standard approximations, i.e., reintroducing neglected non-secular terms in the system superoperator. Although the simple model of a two-spin system interacting with a spin bath gives a rather crude description of CP dynamics, it accounts well for the orientation dependence of CP in a static sample of ferrocene powder and permits to detect slight departures from the Hartmann-Hahn matching condition. This approach also has the advantage of yielding manageable analytical expressions that can be used even by less inclined or experienced workers to obtain results that are good enough in an operational sense. Moreover, the resulting spin diffusion rate constants containing different sources of anisotropy of the system-environment interaction as well as their dependence on the MAS frequency are related semi-quantitatively to the local network of dipolar interactions. Finally, it is shown that non-secular solutions improve significantly the analysis of CPMAS-based separated-local-field spectroscopy experimental data in the absence of homonuclear decoupling.
Approximation of a solution to the Euler equation by solutions of the Navier–Stokes equation
Neustupa, J.; Penel, P.
2013-01-01
We show that a smooth solution u 0 of the Euler boundary value problem on a time interval (0, T 0) can be approximated by a family of solutions of the Navier–Stokes problem in a topology of weak or strong solutions on the same time interval (0, T 0). The solutions of the Navier–Stokes problem satisfy Navier’s boundary condition, which must be “naturally inhomogeneous” if we deal with the strong solutions. We provide information on the rate of convergence of the solutions of the Navier–Stokes ...
BV solutions and viscosity approximations of rate-independent systems
Mielke, Alexander; Savare', Giuseppe
2009-01-01
In the nonconvex case solutions of rate-independent systems may develop jumps as a function of time. To model such jumps, we adopt the philosophy that rate independence should be considered as limit of systems with smaller and smaller viscosity. For the finite-dimensional case we study the vanishing-viscosity limit of doubly nonlinear equations given in terms of a differentiable energy functional and a dissipation potential which is a viscous regularization of a given rate-independent dissipation potential. The resulting definition of 'BV solutions' involves, in a nontrivial way, both the rate-independent and the viscous dissipation potential, which play a crucial role in the description of the associated jump trajectories. We shall prove a general convergence result for the time-continuous and for the time-discretized viscous approximations and establish various properties of the limiting BV solutions. In particular, we shall provide a careful description of the jumps and compare the new notion of solutions ...
Analytical chemistry: Sweet solution to sensing
Sia, Samuel K.; Chin, Curtis D.
2011-09-01
Glucose meters allow rapid and quantitative measurement of blood sugar levels for diabetes sufferers worldwide. Now a new method allows this proven technology to be used to quantify a much wider range of analytes.
Kan, Nahomi
2016-01-01
In this paper, we study rotating boson stars in the large coupling limit as well as in the Newtonian limit. We investigate the equilibrium solutions in four and five dimensions by adopting some analytical approximations. We show that the relations among the radius, the angular momentum, the Newtonian energy and the quadrupole moment (for the four-dimensional one) of the boson star can be qualitatively realized for the minimal number of boson star parameters.
Duris, Karol; Tan, Shih-Hau; Lai, Choi-Hong; Sevcovic, Daniel
2015-01-01
Market illiquidity, feedback effects, presence of transaction costs, risk from unprotected portfolio and other nonlinear effects in PDE based option pricing models can be described by solutions to the generalized Black-Scholes parabolic equation with a diffusion term nonlinearly depending on the option price itself. Different linearization techniques such as Newton's method and analytic asymptotic approximation formula are adopted and compared for a wide class of nonlinear Black-Scholes equat...
Hollingshead, Kyle B.; Jain, Avni; Truskett, Thomas M.
2013-01-01
We study whether fine discretization (i.e., terracing) of continuous pair interactions, when used in combination with first-order mean-spherical approximation theory, can lead to a simple and general analytical strategy for predicting the equilibrium structure and thermodynamics of complex fluids. Specifically, we implement a version of this approach to predict how screened electrostatic repulsions, solute-mediated depletion attractions, or ramp-shaped repulsions modify the radial distributio...
Analytical Solution of Projectile Motion with Quadratic Resistance and Generalisations
Ray, Shouryya
2013-01-01
The paper considers the motion of a body under the influence of gravity and drag of the surrounding fluid. Depending on the fluid mechanical regime, the drag force can exhibit a linear, quadratic or even more general dependence on the velocity of the body relative to the fluid. The case of quadratic drag is substantially more complex than the linear case, as it nonlinearly couples both components of the momentum equation, and no explicit analytic solution is known for a general trajectory. After a detailed account of the literature, the paper provides such a solution in form of a series expansion. This result is discussed in detail and related to other approaches previously proposed. In particular, it is shown to yield certain approximate solutions proposed in the literature as limiting cases. The solution technique employs a strategy to reduce systems of ordinary differential equations with a triangular dependence of the right-hand side on the vector of unknowns to a single equation in an auxiliary variable....
Fast and Analytical EAP Approximation from a 4th-Order Tensor
Aurobrata Ghosh
2012-01-01
Full Text Available Generalized diffusion tensor imaging (GDTI was developed to model complex apparent diffusivity coefficient (ADC using higher-order tensors (HOTs and to overcome the inherent single-peak shortcoming of DTI. However, the geometry of a complex ADC profile does not correspond to the underlying structure of fibers. This tissue geometry can be inferred from the shape of the ensemble average propagator (EAP. Though interesting methods for estimating a positive ADC using 4th-order diffusion tensors were developed, GDTI in general was overtaken by other approaches, for example, the orientation distribution function (ODF, since it is considerably difficult to recuperate the EAP from a HOT model of the ADC in GDTI. In this paper, we present a novel closed-form approximation of the EAP using Hermite polynomials from a modified HOT model of the original GDTI-ADC. Since the solution is analytical, it is fast, differentiable, and the approximation converges well to the true EAP. This method also makes the effort of computing a positive ADC worthwhile, since now both the ADC and the EAP can be used and have closed forms. We demonstrate our approach with 4th-order tensors on synthetic data and in vivo human data.
An analytical approach to fast neutron spectra by the modified Wigner approximation
For these several years there has been considerable interest in the application of continuous slowing down (CSD) theory to problems in Fast Reactor Analysis. In such applications it is very important how to redefine the moderating parameters and how to treat inelastic scatterings in a resolved region and in an unresolved region. Treating inelastic and elastic scattering separately Stacey expanded the total collision density in a two-term Taylor series and gave an accurate neutron spectrum for a representative fast reactor composition, while Dunn and Becker incorporated inelastic scatterings into their moderating parameters by using the multigroup inelastic scattering matrix. In this paper we extend the CSD theory to the space-dependent problem by assuming the factorized neutron flux so as to derive the modified diffusion equation. In order to treat analytically the neutron flux in a finite bulk medium it is desired that the overall moderating process is described by as few moderating parameters as possible which can be defined for any energy region and any composition of materials by the unified formalism. To satisfy this requirement we propose the modified Wigner approximation (MWA) which is the CSD theory of the Wigner-type and its moderating parameter xi(u)-circumflex is given iteratively by the simple definition. For rapid computations of our parameter xi(u) we use the separate-type synthetic kernels for elastic scattering and inelastic scatterings. For the space-dependent problem in a finite bulk medium an simple analytical formula is derived by solving the modified diffusion equation and is used to study the space-dependence of fast neutron fluxes and the leakage effects on fast neutron fluxes at various points. This analytical solution brings out the fine structure of the fast neutron spectrum in greater detail than comparable multigroup treatments and allows simple analyses of fast neutron time-of-flight spectra
Petrenko, Taras; Kossmann, Simone; Neese, Frank
2011-02-01
In this paper, we present the implementation of efficient approximations to time-dependent density functional theory (TDDFT) within the Tamm-Dancoff approximation (TDA) for hybrid density functionals. For the calculation of the TDDFT/TDA excitation energies and analytical gradients, we combine the resolution of identity (RI-J) algorithm for the computation of the Coulomb terms and the recently introduced "chain of spheres exchange" (COSX) algorithm for the calculation of the exchange terms. It is shown that for extended basis sets, the RIJCOSX approximation leads to speedups of up to 2 orders of magnitude compared to traditional methods, as demonstrated for hydrocarbon chains. The accuracy of the adiabatic transition energies, excited state structures, and vibrational frequencies is assessed on a set of 27 excited states for 25 molecules with the configuration interaction singles and hybrid TDDFT/TDA methods using various basis sets. Compared to the canonical values, the typical error in transition energies is of the order of 0.01 eV. Similar to the ground-state results, excited state equilibrium geometries differ by less than 0.3 pm in the bond distances and 0.5° in the bond angles from the canonical values. The typical error in the calculated excited state normal coordinate displacements is of the order of 0.01, and relative error in the calculated excited state vibrational frequencies is less than 1%. The errors introduced by the RIJCOSX approximation are, thus, insignificant compared to the errors related to the approximate nature of the TDDFT methods and basis set truncation. For TDDFT/TDA energy and gradient calculations on Ag-TB2-helicate (156 atoms, 2732 basis functions), it is demonstrated that the COSX algorithm parallelizes almost perfectly (speedup ˜26-29 for 30 processors). The exchange-correlation terms also parallelize well (speedup ˜27-29 for 30 processors). The solution of the Z-vector equations shows a speedup of ˜24 on 30 processors. The
A non-grey analytical model for irradiated atmospheres. II: Analytical vs. numerical solutions
Parmentier, Vivien; Fortney, Jonathan J; Marley, Mark S
2013-01-01
The recent discovery and characterization of the diversity of the atmospheres of exoplanets and brown dwarfs calls for the development of fast and accurate analytical models. In this paper we first quantify the accuracy of the analytical solution derived in paper I for an irradiated, non-grey atmosphere by comparing it to a state-of-the-art radiative transfer model. Then, using a grid of numerical models, we calibrate the different coefficients of our analytical model for irradiated solar-composition atmospheres of giant exoplanets and brown dwarfs. We show that the so-called Eddington approximation used to solve the angular dependency of the radiation field leads to relative errors of up to 5% on the temperature profile. For grey or semi-grey atmospheres we show that the presence of a convective zone has a limited effect on the radiative atmosphere above it and leads to modifications of the radiative temperature profile of order 2%. However, for realistic non-grey planetary atmospheres, the presence of a con...
Analytical Approximation of the Neutrino Oscillation Probabilities at large \\theta_{13}
Agarwalla, Sanjib Kumar; Takeuchi, Tatsu
2014-01-01
We present a simple analytical approximation to the neutrino oscillation probabilities in matter. The moderately large value of \\theta_{13}, recently discovered by the reactor experiments Daya Bay and RENO, limits the ranges of applicability of previous analytical approximations which relied on expanding in \\sin\\theta_{13}. In contrast, our approximation, which is applicable to all oscillations channels at all energies and baselines, works well for large \\theta_{13}. We demonstrate the accuracy of our approximation by comparing it to the exact numerical result, as well as the approximations of Cervera et al. and Asano and Minakata. We also discuss the utility of our approach in figuring out the required baseline lengths and neutrino energies for the oscillation probabilities to exhibit certain desirable features.
The quasi-diffusive approximation in transport theory: Local solutions
The one velocity, plane geometry integral neutron transport equation is transformed into a system of two equations, one of them being the equation of continuity and the other a generalized Fick's law, in which the usual diffusion coefficient is replaced by a self-adjoint integral operator. As the kernel of this operator is very close to the Green function of a diffusion equation, an approximate inversion by means of a second order differential operator allows to transform these equations into a purely differential system which is shown to be equivalent, in the simplest case, to a diffusion-like equation. The method, the principles of which have been exposed in a previous paper, is here extended and applied to a variety of problems. If the inversion is properly performed, the quasi-diffusive solutions turn out to be quite accurate, even in the vicinity of the interface between different material regions, where elementary diffusion theory usually fails. 16 refs., 3 tabs
On analytical solutions for the nonlinear diffusion equation
Ulrich Olivier Dangui-Mbani
2014-09-01
Full Text Available The nonlinear diffusion equation arises in many important areas of nonlinear problems of heat and mass transfer, biological systems and processes involving fluid flow and most of the known exact solutions turn out to be approximate solutions in the form of a series which is the exact solution in the closed form. The approximate results obtained by using Homotopy perturbation transform method (HPTM and have been compared with the exact solutions by using software “mathematica” to show the stability of the solutions of nonlinear equation. The comparisons indicate that there is a very good agreement between the HPTM solutions and exact solutions in terms of accuracy
Verschl, M
2005-01-01
An analytical approach to quantum mechanical wave packet dynamics of laser-driven particles is presented. The time-dependent Schroedinger equation is solved for an electron exposed to a linearly polarized plane wave of arbitrary shape. The calculation goes beyond the dipole approximation, such that magnetic field effects like wave packet shearing are included. Analytical expressions for the time-dependent widths of the wave packet and its orientation are established. These allow for a simple understanding of the wave packet dynamics.
Analytical solutions of coupled-mode equations for microring resonators
ZHAO C Y
2016-06-01
We present a study on analytical solutions of coupled-mode equations for microring resonators with an emphasis on occurrence of all-optical EIT phenomenon, obtained by using a cofactor. As concrete examples, analytical solutions for a $3 \\times 3$ linearly distributed coupler and a circularly distributed coupler are obtained. The former corresponds to a non-degenerate eigenvalue problem and the latter corresponds to a degenerate eigenvalue problem. For comparison and without loss of generality, analytical solution for a $4 \\times 4$ linearly distributed coupler is also obtained. This paper may be of interest to optical physics and integrated photonics communities.
Grants, Ilmārs; Bojarevičs, Andris; Gerbeth, Gunter
2016-06-01
Powerful forces arise when a pulse of a magnetic field in the order of a few tesla diffuses into a conductor. Such pulses are used in electromagnetic forming, impact welding of dissimilar materials and grain refinement of solidifying alloys. Strong magnetic field pulses are generated by the discharge current of a capacitor bank. We consider analytically the penetration of such pulse into a conducting half-space. Besides the exact solution we obtain two simple self-similar approximate solutions for two sequential stages of the initial transient. Furthermore, a general solution is provided for the external field given as a power series of time. Each term of this solution represents a self-similar function for which we obtain an explicit expression. The validity range of various approximate analytical solutions is evaluated by comparison to the exact solution.
Analytic solutions of topologically disjoint systems
Armstrong, J. R.; Volosniev, A. G.; Fedorov, D. V.;
2015-01-01
We describe a procedure to solve an up to $2N$ problem where the particles are separated topologically in $N$ groups with at most two particles in each. Arbitrary interactions are allowed between the (two) particles within one group. All other interactions are approximated by harmonic oscillator ...
THE HYDRODYNAMIC EVOLUTION OF IMPULSIVELY HEATED CORONAL LOOPS: EXPLICIT ANALYTICAL APPROXIMATIONS
We derive simple analytical approximations (in explicit form) for the hydrodynamic evolution of the electron temperature T(s, t) and electron density n(s, t), for one-dimensional coronal loops that are subject to impulsive heating with subsequent cooling. Our analytical approximations are derived from first principles, using (1) the hydrodynamic energy balance equation, (2) the loop scaling laws of Rosner-Tucker-Vaiana and Serio, (3) the Neupert effect, and (4) the Jakimiec relationship. We compare our analytical approximations with 56 numerical cases of time-dependent hydrodynamic simulations from a parametric study of Tsiklauri et al., covering a large parameter space of heating rates, heating timescales, heating scale heights, loop lengths, for both footpoint and apex heating, mostly applicable to flare conditions. The average deviations from the average temperature and density values are typically ∼20% for our analytical expressions. The analytical approximations in explicit form provide an efficient tool to mimic time-dependent hydrodynamic simulations, to model observed soft X-rays and extreme-ultraviolet light curves of heated and cooling loops in the solar corona and in flares by forward fitting, to model microflares, to infer the coronal heating function from light curves of multi-wavelength observations, and to provide physical models of differential emission measure distributions for solar and stellar flares, coronae, and irradiance.
Varosi, F; Varosi, Frank; Dwek, Eli
1999-01-01
We present analytical approximations for the scattering, absorption and escape of non-ionizing photons from spherically symmetric two-phase clumpy media, with either a central point source of isotropic radiation, a uniform distribution of isotropic emitters, or uniformly illuminated by external sources. The analytical approximations are based on the mega-grains model of two-phase clumpy media, as proposed by Hobson & Padman, combined with escape and absorption probability formulae for homogeneous media. The accuracy of the approximations is examined by comparison with 3D Monte Carlo simulations of radiative transfer, including multiple scattering. Our studies show that the combined mega-grains and escape/absorption probability formulae provide a good approximation of the escaping and absorbed radiation fractions for a wide range of parameters characterizing the medium. A realistic test is performed by modeling the absorption of a stellar-like source of radiation by interstellar dust in a clumpy medium, an...
Delay in a tandem queueing model with mobile queues : an analytical approximation
Al Hanbali, A Ahmad; Haan; Boucherie, RJ Richard; Ommeren, van, J.C.
2009-01-01
In this paper, we analyze the end-to-end delay performance of a tandem queueing system with mobile queues. Due to state-space explosion there is no hope for a numerical exact analysis for the joint-queue length distribution. For this reason, we present an analytical approximation that is based on queue length analysis. Through extensive numerical validation, we nd that the queue length approximation exhibits excellent performance for light tra c load.
Analytical solutions of the extended Boussinesq equation
The extended Boussinesq equation for the description of the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem has been studied and analyzed with the Painleve test. It has been shown that the equation does not pass the Painleve test, but the necessary condition for the existence of meromorphic solutions is satisfied
Analyticity of solutions of the Korteweg-de Vries equation
Tarama, Shigeo
2004-01-01
We consider the analytic smoothing effect for the KdV equation. That is to say, if the initial data given at $t = 0$ decays very rapidly, the solution to the Cauchy problem becomes analytic with respect to the space variable for $t > 0$. In this paper we show this effect by using the inverse scattering method which transforms the KdV equation to a linear dispersive equation whose analytic smoothing effect is shown through the properties of the Airy function.
Analytical r-mode solution with gravitational radiation reaction force
Dias, O J C; S\\'a, Paulo M.
2005-01-01
We present and discuss the analytical r-mode solution to the linearized hydrodynamic equations of a slowly rotating, Newtonian, barotropic, non-magnetized, perfect-fluid star in which the gravitational radiation reaction force is present.
False Vacuum Transitions - Analytical Solutions and Decay Rate Values
Correa, R A C; da Rocha, Roldao
2015-01-01
In this work we show a class of oscillating configurations for the evolution of the domain walls in Euclidean space. The solutions are obtained analytically. We also find the decay rate of the false vacuum.
New software solutions for analytical spectroscopists
Davies, Antony N.
1999-05-01
Analytical spectroscopists must be computer literate to effectively carry out the tasks assigned to them. This has often been resisted within organizations with insufficient funds to equip their staff properly, a lack of desire to deliver the essential training and a basic resistance amongst staff to learn the new techniques required for computer assisted analysis. In the past these problems were compounded by seriously flawed software which was being sold for spectroscopic applications. Owing to the limited market for such complex products the analytical spectroscopist often was faced with buying incomplete and unstable tools if the price was to remain reasonable. Long product lead times meant spectrometer manufacturers often ended up offering systems running under outdated and sometimes obscure operating systems. Not only did this mean special staff training for each instrument where the knowledge gained on one system could not be transferred to the neighbouring system but these spectrometers were often only capable of running in a stand-alone mode, cut-off from the rest of the laboratory environment. Fortunately a number of developments in recent years have substantially changed this depressing picture. A true multi-tasking operating system with a simple graphical user interface, Microsoft Windows NT4, has now been widely introduced into the spectroscopic computing environment which has provided a desktop operating system which has proved to be more stable and robust as well as requiring better programming techniques of software vendors. The opening up of the Internet has provided an easy way to access new tools for data handling and has forced a substantial re-think about results delivery (for example Chemical MIME types, IUPAC spectroscopic data exchange standards). Improved computing power and cheaper hardware now allows large spectroscopic data sets to be handled without too many problems. This includes the ability to carry out chemometric operations in
Analytic solutions for marginal deformations in open superstring field theory
We extend the calculable analytic approach to marginal deformations recently developed in open bosonic string field theory to open superstring field theory formulated by Berkovits. We construct analytic solutions to all orders in the deformation parameter when operator products made of the marginal operator and the associated superconformal primary field are regular. (orig.)
A hybrid ICT-solution for smart meter data analytics
Liu, Xiufeng; Nielsen, Per Sieverts
2016-01-01
analytics. The proposed solution offers an information integration pipeline for ingesting data from smart meters, a scalable platform for processing and mining big data sets, and a web portal for visualizing analytics results. The implemented system has a hybrid architecture of using Spark or Hive for big...
Analytical solutions for the Rabi model
Yu, Lixian; Liang, Qifeng; Chen, Gang; Jia, Suotang
2012-01-01
The Rabi model that describes the fundamental interaction between a two-level system with a quantized harmonic oscillator is one of the simplest and most ubiquitous models in modern physics. However, this model has not been solved exactly because it is hard to find a second conserved quantity besides the energy. Here we present a unitary transformation to map this unsolvable Rabi model into a solvable Jaynes-Cummings-like model by choosing a proper variation parameter. As a result, the analytical energy spectrums and wavefunctions including both the ground and the excited states can be obtained easily. Moreover, these explicit results agree well with the direct numerical simulations in a wide range of the experimental parameters. In addition, based on our obtained energy spectrums, the recent experimental observation of Bloch-Siegert in the circuit quantum electrodynamics with the ultrastrong coupling can be explained perfectly. Our results have the potential application in the solid-state quantum information...
Non-Markovian dynamics in a spin star system: Exact solution and approximation techniques
Breuer, Heinz-Peter; Burgarth, Daniel; Petruccione, Francesco
2004-01-01
The reduced dynamics of a central spin coupled to a bath of N spin-1/2 particles arranged in a spin star configuration is investigated. The exact time evolution of the reduced density operator is derived, and an analytical solution is obtained in the limit of an infinite number of bath spins, where the model shows complete relaxation and partial decoherence. It is demonstrated that the dynamics of the central spin cannot be treated within the Born-Markov approximation. The Nakajima-Zwanzig an...
Simple analytical expression for work function in the 'nearest neighbour' approximation
Chrzanowski, J. [Institute of Physics, Maritime University of Szczecin, 1-2 Waly Chrobrego, Szczecin 70-500 (Poland); Kravtsov, Yu.A., E-mail: y.kravtsov@am.szczecin.p [Institute of Physics, Maritime University of Szczecin, 1-2 Waly Chrobrego, Szczecin 70-500 (Poland); Space Research Institute, Profsoyuznaya St. 82/34, Moscow 117997 (Russian Federation)
2011-01-17
Nonlocal operator of potential is suggested, based on the 'nearest neighbour' approximation (NNA) for single electron wave function in metals. It is shown that Schroedinger equation with nonlocal potential leads to quite simple analytical expression for work function, which surprisingly well fits to experimental data.
Simple analytical expression for work function in the “nearest neighbour” approximation
Chrzanowski, J.; Kravtsov, Yu. A.
2011-01-01
Nonlocal operator of potential is suggested, based on the “nearest neighbour” approximation (NNA) for single electron wave function in metals. It is shown that Schrödinger equation with nonlocal potential leads to quite simple analytical expression for work function, which surprisingly well fits to experimental data.
Note on the Calculation of Analytical Hessians in the Zeroth-Order Regular Approximation (ZORA)
van Lenthe, J.H.; van Lingen, J.N.J.
2006-01-01
The previously proposed atomic zeroth-order regular approximation (ZORA) approch, which was shown to eliminate the gauge dependent effect on gradients and to be remarkably accurate for geometry optimization, is tested for the calculation of analytical second derivatives. It is shown that the resulti
Analytical Solution for the Current Distribution in Multistrand Superconducting Cables
Bottura, L; Fabbri, M G
2002-01-01
Current distribution in multistrand superconducting cables can be a major concern for stability in superconducting magnets and for field quality in particle accelerator magnets. In this paper we describe multistrand superconducting cables by means of a distributed parameters circuit model. We derive a system of partial differential equations governing current distribution in the cable and we give the analytical solution of the general system. We then specialize the general solution to the particular case of uniform cable properties. In the particular case of a two-strand cable, we show that the analytical solution presented here is identical to the one already available in the literature. For a cable made of N equal strands we give a closed form solution that to our knowledge was never presented before. We finally validate the analytical solution by comparison to numerical results in the case of a step-like spatial distribution of the magnetic field over a short Rutherford cable, both in transient and steady ...
Analytical solutions to SSC coil end design
As part of the SCC magnet effort, Fermilab will build and test a series of one meter model SSC magnets. The coils in these magnets will be constructed with several different end configurations. These end designs must satisfy both mechanical and magnetic criteria. Only the mechanical problem will be addressed. Solutions will attempt to minimize stresses and provide internal support for the cable. Different end designs will be compared in an attempt to determine which is most appropriate for the SSC dipole. The mathematics required to create each end configuration will be described. The computer aided design, programming and machine technology needed to make the parts will be reviewed. 2 refs., 10 figs
Shape-preserving solutions for quantum vortex motion under localized induction approximation
The motion of a quantum vortex in superfluid helium is considered in the localized induction approximation. In this approximation the instantaneous velocity of quantum vortex is proportional to the local curvature and is parallel to the vector, which is a linear combination of the local binormal and the principal normal to the vortex line. The motion in the direction of the principal normal is specific for a quantum vortex and implies that the vortex shrinks, in contrast to the classical vortex in an ideal fluid. In the present work we deal with two four-parameter classes of shape-preserving solutions (one with increasing and one with decreasing spatial scale) resulting from equations governing the curvature and the torsion. The solutions describe vortex lines whose motion is equivalent to a transformation being a superposition of a homothety and a rotation. In a particular case when the transformation is a pure homothety, we find analytic solutions for the curvature and the torsion. In the general case, when the transformation is a superposition of a nontrivial rotation and a homothety, the asymptotics of the solutions of the first class are given explicitly and are related to the parameters characterizing the transformation. It is found that the solutions of the second class (with decreasing scale) either have asymptotes or are periodic (when the transformation is a pure homothety) or else exhibit chaotic behavior
Speciation—targets, analytical solutions and markets
Łobiński, Ryszard
1998-02-01
An analysis of speciation-relevant issues leads to the conclusion that, despite the rapidly increasing number of reports, the field has reached a level of virtual stagnation in terms of research originality and market perspectives. A breakthrough is in sight but requires an advanced interdisciplinary collaboration of chemists-analysts with clinicians, ecotoxicologists and nutricionists aimed at the definition of metal (metalloid)-dependent problems relevant to human health. The feedback from analytical chemists will be stimulated by a wider availability of efficient HPLC (CZE)-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP MS) interfaces, chromatographic software for ICP AES and MS and sensitive on-line methods for compound identification (electrospray MS/MS). The maturity of purge and trap thermal desorption techniques and capillary GC chromatography is likely to be reflected by an increasing number of commercial dedicated systems for small molecules containing Hg, Pb, Sn and metalloids. The pre-requisite of success for such systems is the integration of a sample preparation step (based on focused low-power microwave technology) into the marketed set-up.
Properties of the exact analytic solution of the growth factor and its applications
There have been the approximate analytic solution [V. Silveira and I. Waga, Phys. Rev. D 50, 4890 (1994).] and several approximate analytic forms [W. J. Percival, Astron. Astrophys. 443, 819 (2005).][S. M. Carroll, W. H. Press, and E. L. Turner, Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 30, 499 (1992).][S. Basilakos, Astrophys. J. 590, 636 (2003).] of the growth factor Dg for the general dark energy models with the constant values of its equation of state ωde after Heath found the exact integral form of the solution of Dg for the Universe including the cosmological constant or the curvature term. Recently, we obtained the exact analytic solutions of the growth factor for both ωde=-1 or -(1/3)[S. Lee and K.-W. Ng, arXiv:0905.1522.] and the general dark energy models with the constant equation of state ωde[S. Lee and K.-W. Ng, Phys. Lett. B 688, 1 (2010).] independently. We compare the exact analytic solution of Dg with the other well known approximate solutions. We also prove that the analytic solutions for ωde=-1 or -(1/3) in [S. Lee and K.-W. Ng, arXiv:0905.1522.] are the specific solutions of the exact solutions of the growth factor for general ωde models in [S. Lee and K.-W. Ng, Phys. Lett. B 688, 1 (2010).] even though they look quite different. Comparison with the numerical solution obtained from the public code is done. We also investigate the possible extensions of the exact solution of Dg to the time-varying ωde for the comparison with observations.
An Analytical Solution for Transient Thermal Response of an Insulated Structure
Blosser, Max L.
2012-01-01
An analytical solution was derived for the transient response of an insulated aerospace vehicle structure subjected to a simplified heat pulse. This simplified problem approximates the thermal response of a thermal protection system of an atmospheric entry vehicle. The exact analytical solution is solely a function of two non-dimensional parameters. A simpler function of these two parameters was developed to approximate the maximum structural temperature over a wide range of parameter values. Techniques were developed to choose constant, effective properties to represent the relevant temperature and pressure-dependent properties for the insulator and structure. A technique was also developed to map a time-varying surface temperature history to an equivalent square heat pulse. Using these techniques, the maximum structural temperature rise was calculated using the analytical solutions and shown to typically agree with finite element simulations within 10 to 20 percent over the relevant range of parameters studied.
Analytic solution of simplified Cardan's shaft model
Zajíček M.
2014-12-01
Full Text Available Torsional oscillations and stability assessment of the homokinetic Cardan shaft with a small misalignment angle is described in this paper. The simplified mathematical model of this system leads to the linearized equation of the Mathieu's type. This equation with and without a stationary damping parameter is considered. The solution of the original differential equation is identical with those one of the Fredholm’s integral equation with degenerated kernel assembled by means of a periodic Green's function. The conditions of solvability of such problem enable the identification of the borders between stability and instability regions. These results are presented in the form of stability charts and they are verified using the Floquet theory. The correctness of oscillation results for the system with periodic stiffness is then validated by means of the Runge-Kutta integration method.
Analytical solution to one-dimensional consolidation in unsaturated soils
QIN Ai-fang; CHEN Guang-jing; TAN Yong-wei; SUN Dean
2008-01-01
This paper presents an analytical solution of the one-dimensional consolidation in unsaturated soil with a finite thickness under vertical loading and confinements in the lateral directions. The boundary contains the top surface permeable to water and air and the bottom impermeable to water and air. The analytical solution is for Fredlund's one-dimensionai consolidation equation in unsaturated soils. The transfer relationship between the state vectors at top surface and any depth is obtained by using the Laplace transform and Cayley-Hamilton mathematical methods to the governing equations of water and air, Darcy's law and Fick's law. Excess pore-air pressure, excess pore-water pressure and settlement in the Laplace-transformed domain are obtained by using the Laplace transform with the initial conditions and boundary conditions. By performing inverse Laplace transforms, the analytical solutions are obtained in the time domain. A typical example illustrates the consolidation characteristics of unsaturated soft from analytical results. Finally, comparisons between the analytical solutions and results of the finite difference method indicate that the analytical solution is correct.
AN ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR CALCULATING THE INITIATION OF SEDIMENT MOTION
Thomas LUCKNER; Ulrich ZANKE
2007-01-01
This paper presents an analytical solution for calculating the initiation of sediment motion and the risk of river bed movement. It thus deals with a fundamental problem in sediment transport, for which no complete analytical solution has yet been found. The analytical solution presented here is based on forces acting on a single grain in state of initiation of sediment motion. The previous procedures for calculating the initiation of sediment motion are complemented by an innovative combination of optical surface measurement technology for determining geometrical parameters and their statistical derivation as well as a novel approach for determining the turbulence effects of velocity fluctuations. This two aspects and the comparison of the solution functions presented here with the well known data and functions of different authors mainly differ the presented solution model for calculating the initiation of sediment motion from previous approaches. The defined values of required geometrical parameters are based on hydraulically laboratory tests with spheres. With this limitations the derivated solution functions permit the calculation of the effective critical transport parameters of a single grain, the calculation of averaged critical parameters for describing the state of initiation of sediment motion on the river bed, the calculation of the probability density of the effective critical velocity as well as the calculation of the risk of river bed movement. The main advantage of the presented model is the closed analytical solution from the equilibrium of forces on a single grain to the solution functions describing the initiation of sediment motion.
An approximate analytical solution of the Dirac equation is obtained for the ring-shaped Woods-Saxon potential within the framework of an exponential approximation to the centrifugal term. The radial and angular parts of the equation are solved by the Nikiforov-Uvarov method. The general results obtained in this work can be reduced to the standard forms already present in the literature. (authors)
Construction of a statically admissible stress field from an approximated analytical field
In the mechanical analysis of nuclear power plant components it can happen that, after some preliminary parametric studies of the manufacturing processes, an approximate but simple analytic form of the residual stress field is postulated. One wishes then to use these fields to study the further evolution of the component when submitted to in-service loadings or the emergence of a crack. Two major problems are then encountered : - how to deal with this kind of fields with a standard finite element computer code like Code-Aster; - how can the static admissibility of the field be improved (usually the initial analytical simple form of the residual stress fields does fulfill the whole equilibrium conditions). The approach proposed here leads directly to a method applicable in a FEM code without specific developments. Although the final procedure can be considered as ''intuitive'', a theoretical basis is given here which allows to delineate its domain of validity. The first part of the paper is devoted to the construction of a fully statically admissible field which approximate the given initial field. The computations needed in this construction are the interpreted as standard elastic or elastoplastic computations with initial stress (or strain). Some properties of the method are established (superposition, heterogeneous material...). Next an analytical illustration is given with some details. Finally, the problem of relaxation of residual stress by the emergence of a crack is studied. The basic result is that the relaxed field can be computed in a single step from the analytical initial approximation. (author). 5 refs
In this work, the analytical solution of the radial Schroedinger equation for the Woods–Saxon potential is presented. In our calculations, we have applied the Nikiforov–Uvarov method by using the Pekeris approximation to the centrifugal potential for arbitrary l states. The bound state energy eigenvalues and corresponding eigenfunctions are obtained for various values of n and l quantum numbers. (author)
Analytical solution of the linear transport equation AN approach with plane symmetry
This work presents a new derivation of the AN approximation of the one-dimensional linear transport equation. The Kuznetsov transformation and Gaussian Quadrature scheme are employed. An analytical solution of the AN equations are also obtained using the Laplace transform. Numerical simulations are presented. (author). 8 refs, 3 tabs
The Fokker-Planck equation in the second-order pitch angle approximation and its exact solution
The diffusive particle propagation and its pitch angle scattering is studied using kinetic equation of the Fokker-Planck form. The case is considered when charged particles preferable propagate along the strong mean magnetic field direction and undergo the pitch angle scattering with respect to it. The paper deals with solution of the equation for particle distribution function in the second-order approximation in the pitch angle. The exact analytical solution is obtained in an integral form. The well-known solution in the first-order pitch angle approximation can be restored performing the small time limit in the result. Unlike the first-order solution the obtained solution in the second approximation rightly shows that the pitch angle diffusion is closely connected with the particle transport along the mean magnetic field. The expression for particle density for the point instantaneous unidirectional source also has been obtained
Aymard, François; Gulminelli, Francesca; Margueron, Jérôme
2016-08-01
The problem of determination of nuclear surface energy is addressed within the framework of the extended Thomas Fermi (ETF) approximation using Skyrme functionals. We propose an analytical model for the density profiles with variationally determined diffuseness parameters. In this first paper, we consider the case of symmetric nuclei. In this situation, the ETF functional can be exactly integrated, leading to an analytical formula expressing the surface energy as a function of the couplings of the energy functional. The importance of non-local terms is stressed and it is shown that they cannot be deduced simply from the local part of the functional, as it was suggested in previous works.
Hollingshead, Kyle B; Jain, Avni; Truskett, Thomas M
2013-10-28
We study whether fine discretization (i.e., terracing) of continuous pair interactions, when used in combination with first-order mean-spherical approximation theory, can lead to a simple and general analytical strategy for predicting the equilibrium structure and thermodynamics of complex fluids. Specifically, we implement a version of this approach to predict how screened electrostatic repulsions, solute-mediated depletion attractions, or ramp-shaped repulsions modify the radial distribution function and the potential energy of reference hard-sphere fluids, and we compare the predictions to exact results from molecular simulations. PMID:24181996
An analytical solution for improved HIFU SAR estimation
Accurate determination of the specific absorption rates (SARs) present during high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) experiments and treatments provides a solid physical basis for scientific comparison of results among HIFU studies and is necessary to validate and improve SAR predictive software, which will improve patient treatment planning, control and evaluation. This study develops and tests an analytical solution that significantly improves the accuracy of SAR values obtained from HIFU temperature data. SAR estimates are obtained by fitting the analytical temperature solution for a one-dimensional radial Gaussian heating pattern to the temperature versus time data following a step in applied power and evaluating the initial slope of the analytical solution. The analytical method is evaluated in multiple parametric simulations for which it consistently (except at high perfusions) yields maximum errors of less than 10% at the center of the focal zone compared with errors up to 90% and 55% for the commonly used linear method and an exponential method, respectively. For high perfusion, an extension of the analytical method estimates SAR with less than 10% error. The analytical method is validated experimentally by showing that the temperature elevations predicted using the analytical method's SAR values determined for the entire 3D focal region agree well with the experimental temperature elevations in a HIFU-heated tissue-mimicking phantom. (paper)
Stability of small-amplitude torus knot solutions of the localized induction approximation
We study the linear stability of small-amplitude torus knot solutions of the localized induction approximation equation for the motion of a thin vortex filament in an ideal fluid. Such solutions can be constructed analytically through the connection with the focusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation using the method of isoperiodic deformations. We show that these (p, q) torus knots are generically linearly unstable for p q, in contrast with an earlier linear stability study by Ricca (1993 Chaos 3 83-95; 1995 Chaos 5 346; 1995 Small-scale Structures in Three-dimensional Hydro and Magneto-dynamics Turbulence (Lecture Notes in Physics vol 462) (Berlin: Springer)). We also provide an interpretation of the original perturbative calculation in Ricca (1995), and an explanation of the numerical experiments performed by Ricca et al (1999 J. Fluid Mech. 391 29-44), in light of our results.
Analytical solutions and genuine multipartite entanglement of the three-qubit Dicke model
Zhang, Yu-Yu; Chen, Xiang-You; He, Shu; Chen, Qing-Hu
2016-07-01
We present analytical solutions to three qubits and a single-mode cavity coupling system beyond the rotating-wave approximation (RWA). The zeroth-order approximation, equivalent to the adiabatic approximation, works well for arbitrary coupling strength for small qubit frequency. The first-order approximation, called the generalized rotating-wave approximation (GRWA), produces an effective solvable Hamiltonian with the same form as the ordinary RWA one and exhibits substantial improvements of energy levels over the RWA even on resonance. Based on these analytical eigensolutions, we study both the bipartite entanglement and genuine multipartite entanglement (GME). The dynamics of these two kinds of entanglements using the GRWA are consistent with the numerical exact ones. Interestingly, the well-known sudden death of entanglement occurs in the bipartite entanglement dynamics but not in the GME dynamics.
Analytical approximation to characterize the performance of in situ aquifer bioremediation
Keijzer, H.; van Dijke, M. I. J.; van der Zee, S. E. A. T. M.
The performance of in situ bioremediation to remove organic contaminants from contaminated aquifers depends on the physical and biochemical parameters. We characterize the performance by the contaminant removal rate and the region where biodegradation occurs, the biologically active zone (BAZ). The numerical fronts obtained by one-dimensional in situ bioremediation modeling reveal a traveling wave behavior: fronts of microbial mass, organic contaminant and electron acceptor move with a constant velocity and constant front shape through the domain. Hence, only one front shape and a linear relation between the front position and time is found for each of the three compounds. We derive analytical approximations for the traveling wave front shape and front position that agree perfectly with the traveling wave behavior resulting from the bioremediation model. Using these analytical approximations, we determine the contaminant removal rate and the BAZ. Furthermore, we assess the influence of the physical and biochemical parameters on the performance of the in situ bioremediation technique.
Mussard, Bastien; Ángyán, János G
2015-01-01
Analytical forces have been derived in the Lagrangian framework for several random phase approximation (RPA) correlated total energy methods based on the range separated hybrid (RSH) approach, which combines a short-range density functional approximation for the short-range exchange-correlation energy with a Hartree-Fock-type long-range exchange and RPA long-range correlation. The RPA correlation energy has been expressed as a ring coupled cluster doubles (rCCD) theory. The resulting analytical gradients have been implemented and tested for geometry optimization of simple molecules and intermolecular charge transfer complexes, where intermolecular interactions are expected to have a non-negligible effect even on geometrical parameters of the monomers.
Analytical Solution of Smoluchowski Equation in Harmonic Oscillator Potential
SUN Xiao-Jun; LU Xiao-Xia; YAN Yu-Liang; DUAN Jun-Feng; ZHANG Jing-Shang
2005-01-01
Non-equilibrium fission has been described by diffusion model. In order to describe the diffusion process analytically, the analytical solution of Smoluchowski equation in harmonic oscillator potential is obtained. This analytical solution is able to describe the probability distribution and the diffusive current with the variable x and t. The results indicate that the probability distribution and the diffusive current are relevant to the initial distribution shape, initial position, and the nuclear temperature T; the time to reach the quasi-stationary state is proportional to friction coefficient β, but is independent of the initial distribution status and the nuclear temperature T. The prerequisites of negative diffusive current are justified. This method provides an approach to describe the diffusion process for fissile process in complicated potentials analytically.
An analytical dynamo solution for large-scale magnetic fields of galaxies
Chamandy, Luke
2016-01-01
We present an effectively global analytical asymptotic galactic dynamo solution for the regular magnetic field of an axisymmetric thin disc in the saturated state. This solution is constructed by combining two well-known types of local galactic dynamo solution, parameterized by the disc radius. Namely, the critical (zero growth) solution obtained by treating the dynamo equation as a perturbed diffusion equation is normalized using a non-linear solution that makes use of the `no-$z$' approximation and the dynamical $\\alpha$-quenching non-linearity. This overall solution is found to be reasonably accurate when compared with detailed numerical solutions. It is thus potentially useful as a tool for predicting observational signatures of magnetic fields of galaxies. In particular, such solutions could be painted onto galaxies in cosmological simulations to enable the construction of synthetic polarized synchrotron and Faraday rotation measure (RM) datasets. Further, we explore the properties of our numerical solut...
Approximate analytical expressions of apertured broadband beams in the far field
Lu Shi-Zhuan; You Kai-Ming; Chen Lie-Zun; Wang You-Wen
2011-01-01
The approximate analytical expressions of the apertured broadband beams in the far field with Gaussian and Laguerre-Gaussian spatial modes are presented. For the radially polarized Laguerre-Gaussian beam, the result reveals that the electromagnetic field in the far field is transverse magnetic. The influences of bandwidth (Γ) and truncation parameter (C0) on the transverse intensity distribution of the Gaussian beam and on the energy flux distribution of radially polarized Laguerre-Gaussian beam are analysed.
Roberts, Lewis G W; Champneys, Alan R; di Bernardo, Mario; De'Bell, Keith
2015-01-01
An analytic approximation for the critical clearing time (CCT) metric is derived from direct methods for power system stability. The formula has been designed to incorporate as many features of transient stability analysis as possible such as different fault locations and different post-fault network states. The purpose of this metric is to analyze trends in stability (in terms of CCT) of power systems under the variation of a system parameter. The performance of this metric to measure stabil...
Corrected Analytical Solution of the Generalized Woods-Saxon Potential for Arbitrary $\\ell$ States
Bayrak, O
2015-01-01
The bound state solution of the radial Schr\\"{o}dinger equation with the generalized Woods-Saxon potential is carefully examined by using the Pekeris approximation for arbitrary $\\ell$ states. The energy eigenvalues and the corresponding eigenfunctions are analytically obtained for different $n$ and $\\ell$ quantum numbers. The obtained closed forms are applied to calculate the single particle energy levels of neutron orbiting around $^{56}$Fe nucleus in order to check consistency between the analytical and Gamow code results. The analytical results are in good agreement with the results obtained by Gamow code for $\\ell=0$.
Corrected analytical solution of the generalized Woods–Saxon potential for arbitrary ℓ states
The bound state solution of the radial Schrödinger equation with the generalized Woods–Saxon potential is carefully examined using the Pekeris approximation for arbitrary ℓ states. The energy eigenvalues and the corresponding eigenfunctions are analytically obtained for different n and ℓ quantum numbers. The closed forms obtained are applied to calculate the single particle energy levels of a neutron orbiting around 56Fe nucleus in order to check the consistency between the analytical and the Gamow code results. The analytical results are in good agreement with the results obtained using Gamow code for ℓ=0. (paper)
RESTRICTED NONLINEAR APPROXIMATION AND SINGULAR SOLUTIONS OF BOUNDARY INTEGRAL EQUATIONS
Reinhard Hochmuth
2002-01-01
This paper studies several problems, which are potentially relevant for the construction of adaptive numerical schemes. First, biorthogonal spline wavelets on [0,1 ] are chosen as a starting point for characterizations of functions in Besov spaces B , (0,1) with 0＜σ＜∞ and (1+σ)-1＜τ＜∞. Such function spaces are known to be related to nonlinear approximation. Then so called restricted nonlinear approximation procedures with respect to Sobolev space norms are considered. Besides characterization results Jackson type estimates for various tree-type and tresholding algorithms are investigated. Finally known approximation results for geometry induced singularity functions of boundary integeral equations are combined with the characterization results for restricted nonlinear approximation to show Besov space regularity results.
Analytic solution and pulse area theorem for three-level atoms
Shchedrin, Gavriil; O'Brien, Chris; Rostovtsev, Yuri; Scully, Marlan O.
2015-12-01
We report an analytic solution for a three-level atom driven by arbitrary time-dependent electromagnetic pulses. In particular, we consider far-detuned driving pulses and show an excellent match between our analytic result and the numerical simulations. We use our solution to derive a pulse area theorem for three-level V and Λ systems without making the rotating wave approximation. Formulated as an energy conservation law, this pulse area theorem can be used to understand pulse propagation through three-level media.
An exact analytical solution for the interstellar magnetic field in the vicinity of the heliosphere
Röken, Christian; Fichtner, Horst
2014-01-01
An analytical representation of the interstellar magnetic field in the vicinity of the heliosphere is derived. The three-dimensional field structure close to the heliopause is calculated as a solution of the induction equation under the assumption that it is frozen into a prescribed plasma flow resembling the characteristic interaction of the solar wind with the local interstellar medium. The usefulness of this analytical solution as an approximation to self-consistent magnetic field configurations obtained numerically from the full MHD equations is illustrated by quantitative comparisons.
Bruce, S D; Higinbotham, J; Marshall, I; Beswick, P H
2000-01-01
The approximation of the Voigt line shape by the linear summation of Lorentzian and Gaussian line shapes of equal width is well documented and has proved to be a useful function for modeling in vivo (1)H NMR spectra. We show that the error in determining peak areas is less than 0.72% over a range of simulated Voigt line shapes. Previous work has concentrated on empirical analysis of the Voigt function, yielding accurate expressions for recovering the intrinsic Lorentzian component of simulated line shapes. In this work, an analytical approach to the approximation is presented which is valid for the range of Voigt line shapes in which either the Lorentzian or Gaussian component is dominant. With an empirical analysis of the approximation, the direct recovery of T(2) values from simulated line shapes is also discussed. PMID:10617435
Comparison of Web Analytics : Hosted Solutions vs Server-side Analytics
Mutai, Dominic
2015-01-01
The ratability of websites allows the aggregation of detailed data about the behavior and characteristics of website visitors. This thesis examines the value of different web metrics based on the analytics tools used and the behavior of website visitors. The objective is to test and identify key metrics and discuss how they compare between hosted solutions and server-side analytics. The value of the web metrics is evaluated by examining the relationships of the metrics to website conversions....
Approximate solution of bound state problems through continued fractions
A method to solve ordinary linear differential equations through continued fractions is applied to several physical systems. In particular, results for the Schroedinger equation give a good accuracy for the eigenvalues of bound states in the S-wave Yukawa potential, and the lowest order approximations provide exact values for the harmonic oscillator and Coulomb potential eigenvalues and eigenfuctions. (orig.)
Analytic solution for the propagation velocity in superconducting composities
The propagation velocity of normal zones in composite superconductors has been calculated analytically for the case of constant thermophysical properties, including the effects of current sharing. The solution is compared with that of a more elementary theory in which current sharing is neglected, i.e., in which there is a sharp transition from the superconducting to the normal state. The solution is also compared with experiment. This comparison demonstrates the important influence of transient heat transfer on the propagation velocity
Efficient analytical solutions for heated, pressurized multi-layered cylinders
2013-01-01
Two independent sets of analytical solutions, one based on matrix inversion and one based on iteration, are derived for the displacement field and corresponding stress state in multi-layer cylinders subjected to pressure and thermal loading. Solutions are developed for cylinders that are axially free with no friction between layers (plane stress), for cylinders that are fully restrained axially (plane strain) and for axially loaded and spring-mounted cylinders, assuming that the combined two-...
The approximate analytical solution of Schrodinger equation for Q-Deformed Rosen-Morse potential was investigated using Supersymmetry Quantum Mechanics (SUSY QM) method. The approximate bound state energy is given in the closed form and the corresponding approximate wave function for arbitrary l-state given for ground state wave function. The first excited state obtained using upper operator and ground state wave function. The special case is given for the ground state in various number of q. The existence of Rosen-Morse potential reduce energy spectra of system. The larger value of q, the smaller energy spectra of system
Different current and planned experiments are designed to study the zero power neutron physical behavior of accelerator driven systems (ADS). However, the analysis of these experiments is mostly based on point kinetics. To improve this situation and to overcome the limitations resulting from the separation of space and time, the paper presents a fully analytical approximation solution for a space-time dependent neutron transport problem in a one dimensional system consisting of a homogenized medium with a central neutron source. The basic solution without delayed neutrons is derived with Green's functions without separation of space and time. The delayed neutron production is later on implemented by means of the multiple scale expansion method. This way of separating the different time scales avoids the stiff problem arising in a closed form solution. Finally, a fully analytic approximation solution is generated for the switch on of a localized external neutron source in the center of the homogenized subcritical system. Space time dependent results based on a cross section set for a light water reactor configuration are presented to demonstrate the potential of the developed analytical approximation solution. The development is the first step towards improving the methods for the analysis of kinetic ADS experiments. It is the final goal to provide an improved tool for on site analysis of kinetics ADS experiments. (authors)
General analytical shakedown solution for structures with kinematic hardening materials
Guo, Baofeng; Zou, Zongyuan; Jin, Miao
2016-04-01
The effect of kinematic hardening behavior on the shakedown behaviors of structure has been investigated by performing shakedown analysis for some specific problems. The results obtained only show that the shakedown limit loads of structures with kinematic hardening model are larger than or equal to those with perfectly plastic model of the same initial yield stress. To further investigate the rules governing the different shakedown behaviors of kinematic hardening structures, the extended shakedown theorem for limited kinematic hardening is applied, the shakedown condition is then proposed, and a general analytical solution for the structural shakedown limit load is thus derived. The analytical shakedown limit loads for fully reversed cyclic loading and non-fully reversed cyclic loading are then given based on the general solution. The resulting analytical solution is applied to some specific problems: a hollow specimen subjected to tension and torsion, a flanged pipe subjected to pressure and axial force and a square plate with small central hole subjected to biaxial tension. The results obtained are compared with those in literatures, they are consistent with each other. Based on the resulting general analytical solution, rules governing the general effects of kinematic hardening behavior on the shakedown behavior of structure are clearly.
Analytic Solutions for Tachyon Condensation with General Projectors
Okawa, Y; Zwiebach, B; Okawa, Yuji; Rastelli, Leonardo; Zwiebach, Barton
2006-01-01
The tachyon vacuum solution of Schnabl is based on the wedge states, which close under the star product and interpolate between the identity state and the sliver projector. We use reparameterizations to solve the long-standing problem of finding an analogous family of states for arbitrary projectors and to construct analytic solutions based on them. The solutions simplify for special projectors and allow explicit calculations in the level expansion. We test the solutions in detail for a one-parameter family of special projectors that includes the sliver and the butterfly. Reparameterizations further allow a one-parameter deformation of the solution for a given projector, and in a certain limit the solution takes the form of an operator insertion on the projector. We discuss implications of our work for vacuum string field theory.
Analytic solutions for tachyon condensation with general projectors
Okawa, Y. [Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg (Germany); Rastelli, L. [C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook, NY (United States); Zwiebach, B. [Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, MA (United States). Center for Theoretical Physics
2006-11-15
The tachyon vacuum solution of Schnabl is based on the wedge states, which close under the star product and interpolate between the identity state and the sliver projector. We use reparameterizations to solve the long-standing problem of finding an analogous family of states for arbitrary projectors and to construct analytic solutions based on them. The solutions simplify for special projectors and allow explicit calculations in the level expansion. We test the solutions in detail for a one-parameter family of special projectors that includes the sliver and the butterfly. Reparameterizations further allow a one-parameter deformation of the solution for a given projector, and in a certain limit the solution takes the form of an operator insertion on the projector. We discuss implications of our work for vacuum string field theory. (orig.)
Approximate Solutions of Interactive Dynamic Influence Diagrams Using Model Clustering
Zeng, Yifeng; Doshi, Prashant; Qiongyu, Cheng
2007-01-01
Interactive dynamic influence diagrams (I-DIDs) offer a transparent and semantically clear representation for the sequential decision-making problem over multiple time steps in the presence of other interacting agents. Solving I-DIDs exactly involves knowing the solutions of possible models of the...
Complexes of block copolymers in solution: tree approximation
Geurts, Bernard J.; Damme, van Ruud
1989-01-01
We determine the statistical properties of block copolymer complexes in solution. These complexes are assumed to have the topological structure of (i) a tree or of (ii) a line-dressed tree. In case the structure is that of a tree, the system is shown to undergo a gelation transition at sufficiently
The FORTRAN 77 code PHOTAC to compute photon attenuation coefficients of elements and compounds is described. The code is based on the semi-analytical approximate atomic cross sections proposed by Baro et al. (1994). Photoelectric cross sections are calculated directly from a simple analytical expression. Atomic cross sections for coherent and incoherent scattering and for pair production are obtained as integrals of the corresponding differential cross sections. These integrals are evaluated, to a pre-selected accuracy, by using a 20-point Gauss adaptive integration algorithm. Calculated attenuation coefficients agree with recently compiled databases to within equal 1%, in the energy range from 1 KeV to 1 GeV. The complete source listing of the program PHOTAC is included
Mathematical Model of Suspension Filtering and Its Analytical Solution
Normahmad Ravshanov
2013-01-01
Full Text Available The work develops mathematical model and computing algorithm to analyze, project and identify the basic parameters of filter units operation and their variation range. On their basis, numerical analytic solution of the problem of ionized liquid solutions filtering was obtained. Computing experiments, resulting in graphic format were presented. Analysis of calculation results enables to determine the optimum modes of filter units operation, used in liquid ionized solutions filtration technology, in food preparation, in drug production and for drinking water purification. Selection of the most suitable parameters contributes to the improvement of economic and technologic efficiency of production and filter units operability.
An Approximate Solution for Spherical and Cylindrical Piston Problem
S K Singh; V P Singh
2000-02-01
A new theory of shock dynamics (NTSD) has been derived in the form of a finite number of compatibility conditions along shock rays. It has been used to study the growth and decay of shock strengths for spherical and cylindrical pistons starting from a non-zero velocity. Further a weak shock theory has been derived using a simple perturbation method which admits an exact solution and also agrees with the classical decay laws for weak spherical and cylindrical shocks.
The FORTRAN 77 code PHOTAC to compute photon attenuation coefficients of elements and compounds is described. The code is based on the semi analytical approximate atomic cross sections proposed by Baro et al. (1994). Photoelectric cross sections for coherent and incoherent scattering and for pair production are obtained as integrals of the corresponding differential cross sections. These integrals are evaluated, to a pre-selected accuracy, by using a 20-point Gauss adaptive integration algorithm. Calculated attenuation coefficients agree with recently compiled databases to within - 1%, in the energy range from 1 keV to 1 GeV. The complete source listing of the program PHOTAC is included. (Author) 14 refs
Quasinormal modes for the SdS black hole an analytical approximation scheme
Suneeta, V
2003-01-01
Quasinormal modes for scalar field perturbations of a Schwarzschild-de Sitter (SdS) black hole are investigated. An analytical approximation is proposed for the problem. The quasinormal modes are evaluated for this approximate model in the limit when black hole mass is much smaller than the radius of curvature of the spacetime. The model mirrors some striking features observed in numerical studies of time behaviour of scalar perturbations of the SdS black hole. In particular, it shows the presence of two sets of modes, proportional to the surface gravities of the black hole and cosmological horizons respectively. These quasinormal modes are not complete - another feature observed in numerical studies. Refinements of this model to yield more accurate quantitative agreement with numerical studies are discussed. Further investigations of this model are outlined, which would provide a valuable insight into time behaviour of perturbations in the SdS spacetime.
Analytical solutions to flexural vibration of slender piezoelectric multilayer cantilevers
The modeling of vibration of piezoelectric cantilevers has often been based on passive cantilevers of a homogeneous material. Although piezoelectric cantilevers and passive cantilevers share certain characteristics, this method has caused confusion in incorporating the piezoelectric moment into the differential equation of motion. The extended Hamilton’s principle is a fundamental approach to modeling flexural vibration of multilayer piezoelectric cantilevers. Previous works demonstrated derivation of the differential equation of motion using this approach; however, proper analytical solutions were not reported. This was partly due to the fact that the differential equation derived by the extended Hamilton’s principle is a boundary-value problem with nonhomogeneous boundary conditions which cannot be solved by modal analysis. In the present study, an analytical solution to the boundary-value problem was obtained by transforming it into a new problem with homogeneous boundary conditions. After the transformation, modal analysis was used to solve the new boundary-value problem. The analytical solutions for unimorphs and bimorphs were verified with three-dimensional finite element analysis (FEA). Deflection profiles and frequency response functions under voltage, uniform pressure and tip force were compared. Discrepancies between the analytical results and FEA results were within 3.5%. Following model validation, parametric studies were conducted to investigate the effects of thickness of electrodes and piezoelectric layers, and the piezoelectric coupling coefficient d 31 on the performance of piezoelectric cantilever actuators. (paper)
熊岳山; 韦永康
2001-01-01
The sediment reaction and diffusion equation with generalized initial and boundary condition is studied. By using Laplace transform and Jordan lemma , an analytical solution is got, which is an extension of analytical solution provided by Cheng Kwokming James ( only diffusion was considered in analytical solution of Cheng ). Some problems arisen in the computation of analytical solution formula are also analysed.
Approximating a solution to the two-part tariff problem
Ilko Vrankić
2015-03-01
Full Text Available The problem of setting the reservation price in terms of a two-part tariff requires, subject to new prices, reducing the difference between minimum expenditure for the starting level of utility and nominal consumer income. This difference in expenditure can be translated into the area below a compensated demand curve. The compensated demand curve is not directly observable, so the reservation price in this paper is approximated by a change in the consumer surplus. For the case of heterogeneous consumers, a number of reservation prices exist. This paper will address error estimation in setting prices of a capital good and a service. The results obtained are demonstrated using a numerical example.
Analytic Solution of Strongly Coupling Schr(o)dinger Equations
LIAO Jin-Feng; ZHUANG Peng-Fei
2004-01-01
A recently developed expansion method for analytically solving the ground states of strongly coupling Schrodinger equations by Friedberg,Lee,and Zhao is extended to excited states and applied to power-law central forces for which scaling properties are proposed.As examples for application of the extended method,the Hydrogen atom problem is resolved and the low-lying states of Yukawa potential are approximately obtained.
Simple and Accurate Analytical Solutions of the Electrostatically Actuated Curled Beam Problem
Younis, Mohammad I.
2014-08-17
We present analytical solutions of the electrostatically actuated initially deformed cantilever beam problem. We use a continuous Euler-Bernoulli beam model combined with a single-mode Galerkin approximation. We derive simple analytical expressions for two commonly observed deformed beams configurations: the curled and tilted configurations. The derived analytical formulas are validated by comparing their results to experimental data in the literature and numerical results of a multi-mode reduced order model. The derived expressions do not involve any complicated integrals or complex terms and can be conveniently used by designers for quick, yet accurate, estimations. The formulas are found to yield accurate results for most commonly encountered microbeams of initial tip deflections of few microns. For largely deformed beams, we found that these formulas yield less accurate results due to the limitations of the single-mode approximations they are based on. In such cases, multi-mode reduced order models need to be utilized.
In this paper, we obtain the approximate analytical bound-state solutions of the Dirac particle with the generalized Yukawa potential within the framework of spin and pseudospin symmetries for the arbitrary κ state with a generalized tensor interaction. The generalized parametric Nikiforov-Uvarov method is used to obtain the energy eigenvalues and the corresponding wave functions in closed form. We also report some numerical results and present figures to show the effect of the tensor interaction.