#### Sample records for approximate analytical solutions

1. Approximate analytic solutions to the NPDD: Short exposure approximations

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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.

2. Approximated analytical solution to an Ebola optimal control problem

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Hincapié-Palacio, Doracelly; Ospina, Juan; Torres, Delfim F. M.

2016-11-01

An analytical expression for the optimal control of an Ebola problem is obtained. The analytical solution is found as a first-order approximation to the Pontryagin Maximum Principle via the Euler-Lagrange equation. An implementation of the method is given using the computer algebra system Maple. Our analytical solutions confirm the results recently reported in the literature using numerical methods.

3. The Analytical Approximate Solution of the 2D Thermal Displacement

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Chu－QuanGuan; Zeng－YuanGuo; 等

1996-01-01

The 2D plane gas flow under heating (with nonentity boundary condition)has been discussed by the analytical approach in this paper.The approximate analytical solutions have been obtained for the flow passing various kinds of heat sources.Solutions demonstrate the thermal displacement phenomena are strongly depend on the heating intensity.

4. Approximate analytical solution for the isothermal Lane Emden equation in a spherical geometry

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Soliman, Moustafa Aly; Al-Zeghayer, Yousef

2015-10-01

This paper obtains an approximate analytical solution for the isothermal Lane-Emden equation that models a self-gravitating isothermal sphere. The approximate solution is obtained by perturbation methods in terms of small and large distance parameters. The approximate solution is compared with the numerical solution. The approximate solution obtained is valid for all values of the distance parameter.

5. Approximate analytical solutions and approximate value of skin friction coefficient for boundary layer of power law fluids

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SU Xiao-hong; ZHENG Lian-cun; JIANG Feng

2008-01-01

This paper presents a theoretical analysis for laminar boundary layer flow in a power law non-Newtonian fluids.The Adomian analytical decomposition technique is presented and an approximate analytical solution is obtained.The approximate analytical solution can be expressed in terms of a rapid convergent power series with easily computable terms.Reliability and efficiency of the approximate solution are verified by comparing with numerical solutions in the literature.Moreover,the approximate solution can be successfully applied to provide values for the skin friction coefficient of the laminar boundary layer flow in power law non-Newtonian fluids.

6. Approximate analytic solutions of stagnation point flow in a porous medium

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Kumaran, V.; Tamizharasi, R.; Vajravelu, K.

2009-06-01

An efficient and new implicit perturbation technique is used to obtain approximate analytical series solution of Brinkmann equation governing the two-dimensional stagnation point flow in a porous medium. Analytical approximate solution of the classical two-dimensional stagnation point flow is obtained as a limiting case. Also, it is shown that the obtained higher order series solutions agree well with the computed numerical solutions.

7. Approximate analytical solutions for excitation and propagation in cardiac tissue

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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.

8. Approximate Analytic Solutions for the Two-Phase Stefan Problem Using the Adomian Decomposition Method

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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.

9. Finding Approximate Analytic Solutions to Differential Equations by Seed Selection Genetic Programming

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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.

10. Approximation analytical solutions for a unified plasma sheath model by double decomposition method

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FangJin－Qing

1998-01-01

A unified plasma sheath model and its potential equation are proposed.Any higher-order approximation analytical solutions for the unified plasma sheath potential equation are derived by double decomposition method.

11. Approximate Analytical Solutions for a Class of Laminar Boundary-Layer Equations

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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.

12. Analytical approximate solution of the cooling problem by Adomian decomposition method

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2009-02-01

The Adomian decomposition method (ADM) can provide analytical approximation or approximated solution to a rather wide class of nonlinear (and stochastic) equations without linearization, perturbation, closure approximation, or discretization methods. In the present work, ADM is employed to solve the momentum and energy equations for laminar boundary layer flow over flat plate at zero incidences with neglecting the frictional heating. A trial and error strategy has been used to obtain the constant coefficient in the approximated solution. ADM provides an analytical solution in the form of an infinite power series. The effect of Adomian polynomial terms is considered and shows that the accuracy of results is increased with the increasing of Adomian polynomial terms. The velocity and thermal profiles on the boundary layer are calculated. Also the effect of the Prandtl number on the thermal boundary layer is obtained. Results show ADM can solve the nonlinear differential equations with negligible error compared to the exact solution.

13. Approximate analytical solution of MHD flow of an Oldroyd 8-constant fluid in a porous medium

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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.

14. A New Homotopy Analysis Method for Approximating the Analytic Solution of KdV Equation

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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.

15. Approximate analytical solution of diffusion equation with fractional time derivative using optimal homotopy analysis method

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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.

16. Approximate Analytic and Numerical Solutions to Lane-Emden Equation via Fuzzy Modeling Method

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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.

17. Symbolic computation of analytic approximate solutions for nonlinear fractional differential equations

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Lin, Yezhi; Liu, Yinping; Li, Zhibin

2013-01-01

The Adomian decomposition method (ADM) is one of the most effective methods to construct analytic approximate solutions for nonlinear differential equations. In this paper, based on the new definition of the Adomian polynomials, Rach (2008) [22], the Adomian decomposition method and the Padé approximants technique, a new algorithm is proposed to construct analytic approximate solutions for nonlinear fractional differential equations with initial or boundary conditions. Furthermore, a MAPLE software package is developed to implement this new algorithm, which is user-friendly and efficient. One only needs to input the system equation, initial or boundary conditions and several necessary parameters, then our package will automatically deliver the analytic approximate solutions within a few seconds. Several different types of examples are given to illustrate the scope and demonstrate the validity of our package, especially for non-smooth initial value problems. Our package provides a helpful and easy-to-use tool in science and engineering simulations. Program summaryProgram title: ADMP Catalogue identifier: AENE_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AENE_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queen's University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 12011 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 575551 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: MAPLE R15. Computer: PCs. Operating system: Windows XP/7. RAM: 2 Gbytes Classification: 4.3. Nature of problem: Constructing analytic approximate solutions of nonlinear fractional differential equations with initial or boundary conditions. Non-smooth initial value problems can be solved by this program. Solution method: Based on the new definition of the Adomian polynomials [1], the Adomian decomposition method and the Pad

18. Approximate analytical solution to the Boussinesq equation with a sloping water-land boundary

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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.

19. Approximate Analytical Solutions of the Regularized Long Wave Equation Using the Optimal Homotopy Perturbation Method

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Constantin Bota

2014-01-01

Full Text Available The paper presents the optimal homotopy perturbation method, which is a new method to find approximate analytical solutions for nonlinear partial differential equations. Based on the well-known homotopy perturbation method, the optimal homotopy perturbation method presents an accelerated convergence compared to the regular homotopy perturbation method. The applications presented emphasize the high accuracy of the method by means of a comparison with previous results.

20. Interaction and charge transfer between dielectric spheres: exact and approximate analytical solutions

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Lindén, Fredrik; Zettergren, Henning

2016-01-01

We present exact analytical solutions for charge transfer reactions between two arbitrarily charged hard dielectric spheres. These solutions, and the corresponding exact ones for sphere-sphere interaction energies, include sums that describe polarization effects to infinite orders in the inverse of the distance between the sphere centers. In addition, we show that these exact solutions may be approximated by much simpler analytical expressions that are useful for many practical applications. This is exemplified through calculations of Langevin type cross sections for forming a compound system of two colliding spheres and through calculations of electron transfer cross sections. We find that it is important to account for dielectric properties and finite sphere sizes in such calculations, which for example may be useful for describing the evolution, growth, and dynamics of nanometer sized dielectric objects such as molecular clusters or dust grains in different environments including astrophysical ones.

1. Approximate semi-analytical solutions for the steady-state expansion of a contactor plasma

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Camporeale, E; MacDonald, E A

2015-01-01

We study the steady-state expansion of a collisionless, electrostatic, quasi-neutral plasma plume into vacuum, with a fluid model. We analyze approximate semi-analytical solutions, that can be used in lieu of much more expensive numerical solutions. In particular, we focus on the earlier studies presented in Parks and Katz (1979), Korsun and Tverdokhlebova (1997), and Ashkenazy and Fruchtman (2001). By calculating the error with respect to the numerical solution, we can judge the range of validity for each solution. Moreover, we introduce a generalization of earlier models that has a wider range of applicability, in terms of plasma injection profiles. We conclude by showing a straightforward way to extend the discussed solutions to the case of a plasma plume injected with non-null azimuthal velocity.

2. Approximate analytical solution of the nonlinear fractional KdV-Burgers equation: A new iterative algorithm

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El-Ajou, Ahmad; Arqub, Omar Abu; Momani, Shaher

2015-07-01

In this paper, explicit and approximate solutions of the nonlinear fractional KdV-Burgers equation with time-space-fractional derivatives are presented and discussed. The solutions of our equation are calculated in the form of rabidly convergent series with easily computable components. The utilized method is a numerical technique based on the generalized Taylor series formula which constructs an analytical solution in the form of a convergent series. Five illustrative applications are given to demonstrate the effectiveness and the leverage of the present method. Graphical results and series formulas are utilized and discussed quantitatively to illustrate the solution. The results reveal that the method is very effective and simple in determination of solution of the fractional KdV-Burgers equation.

3. Editorial: Special Issue on Analytical and Approximate Solutions for Numerical Problems

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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

4. Higher order analytical approximate solutions to the nonlinear pendulum by He's homotopy method

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Belendez, A; Pascual, C; Alvarez, M L; Mendez, D I; Yebra, M S; Hernandez, A [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain)], E-mail: a.belendez@ua.es

2009-01-15

A modified He's homotopy perturbation method is used to calculate the periodic solutions of a nonlinear pendulum. The method has been modified by truncating the infinite series corresponding to the first-order approximate solution and substituting a finite number of terms in the second-order linear differential equation. As can be seen, the modified homotopy perturbation method works very well for high values of the initial amplitude. Excellent agreement of the analytical approximate period with the exact period has been demonstrated not only for small but also for large amplitudes A (the relative error is less than 1% for A < 152 deg.). Comparison of the result obtained using this method with the exact ones reveals that this modified method is very effective and convenient.

5. A nonlinear model arising in the buckling analysis and its new analytic approximate solution

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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.)

6. Approximate analytical solutions to the condensation-coagulation equation of aerosols

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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.

7. An analytical approximation method for the stabilizing solution of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation based on stable manifold theory

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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

8. Super stellar clusters with a bimodal hydrodynamic solution: an Approximate Analytic Approach

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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...

9. Analytical Approximate Solutions for the Cubic-Quintic Duffing Oscillator in Terms of Elementary Functions

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A. Beléndez

2012-01-01

Full Text Available Accurate approximate closed-form solutions for the cubic-quintic Duffing oscillator are obtained in terms of elementary functions. To do this, we use the previous results obtained using a cubication method in which the restoring force is expanded in Chebyshev polynomials and the original nonlinear differential equation is approximated by a cubic Duffing equation. Explicit approximate solutions are then expressed as a function of the complete elliptic integral of the first kind and the Jacobi elliptic function cn. Then we obtain other approximate expressions for these solutions, which are expressed in terms of elementary functions. To do this, the relationship between the complete elliptic integral of the first kind and the arithmetic-geometric mean is used and the rational harmonic balance method is applied to obtain the periodic solution of the original nonlinear oscillator.

10. An approximate and an analytical solution to the carousel-pendulum problem

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Vial, Alexandre [Pole Physique, Mecanique, Materiaux et Nanotechnologies, Universite de technologie de Troyes, 12, rue Marie Curie BP-2060, F-10010 Troyes Cedex (France)], E-mail: alexandre.vial@utt.fr

2009-09-15

We show that an improved solution to the carousel-pendulum problem can be easily obtained through a first-order Taylor expansion, and its accuracy is determined after the obtention of an unusable analytical exact solution, advantageously replaced by a numerical one. It is shown that the accuracy is unexpectedly high, even when the ratio length of the pendulum to carousel radius approaches unity. (letters and comments)

11. Approximate Analytical Solution for Nonlinear System of Fractional Differential Equations by BPs Operational Matrices

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Mohsen Alipour

2013-01-01

Full Text Available We present two methods for solving a nonlinear system of fractional differential equations within Caputo derivative. Firstly, we derive operational matrices for Caputo fractional derivative and for Riemann-Liouville fractional integral by using the Bernstein polynomials (BPs. In the first method, we use the operational matrix of Caputo fractional derivative (OMCFD, and in the second one, we apply the operational matrix of Riemann-Liouville fractional integral (OMRLFI. The obtained results are in good agreement with each other as well as with the analytical solutions. We show that the solutions approach to classical solutions as the order of the fractional derivatives approaches 1.

12. On Approximate Analytical Solutions of Nonlinear Vibrations of Inextensible Beams using Parameter-Expansion Method

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Kimiaeifar, Amin; Lund, Erik; Thomsen, Ole Thybo;

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....

13. Analytic Approximate Solutions to the Boundary Layer Flow Equation over a Stretching Wall with Partial Slip at the Boundary.

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Ene, Remus-Daniel; Marinca, Vasile; Marinca, Bogdan

2016-01-01

Analytic approximate solutions using Optimal Homotopy Perturbation Method (OHPM) are given for steady boundary layer flow over a nonlinearly stretching wall in presence of partial slip at the boundary. The governing equations are reduced to nonlinear ordinary differential equation by means of similarity transformations. Some examples are considered and the effects of different parameters are shown. OHPM is a very efficient procedure, ensuring a very rapid convergence of the solutions after only two iterations.

14. Analytical approximate solution for nonlinear space-time fractional Klein-Gordon equation

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Khaled A.Gepreel; Mohamed S.Mohamed

2013-01-01

The fractional derivatives in the sense of Caputo and the homotopy analysis method are used to construct an approximate solution for the nonlinear space-time fractional derivatives Klein-Gordon equation.The numerical results show that the approaches are easy to implement and accurate when applied to the nonlinear space-time fractional derivatives KleinGordon equation.This method introduces a promising tool for solving many space-time fractional partial differential equations.This method is efficient and powerful in solving wide classes of nonlinear evolution fractional order equations.

15. Analytical solutions for the surface response to small amplitude perturbations in boundary data in the shallow-ice-stream approximation

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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.

16. Analytic solutions for Baxter's model of sticky hard sphere fluids within closures different from the Percus-Yevick approximation.

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Gazzillo, Domenico; Giacometti, Achille

2004-03-08

We discuss structural and thermodynamical properties of Baxter's adhesive hard sphere model within a class of closures which includes the Percus-Yevick (PY) one. The common feature of all these closures is to have a direct correlation function vanishing beyond a certain range, each closure being identified by a different approximation within the original square-well region. This allows a common analytical solution of the Ornstein-Zernike integral equation, with the cavity function playing a privileged role. A careful analytical treatment of the equation of state is reported. Numerical comparison with Monte Carlo simulations shows that the PY approximation lies between simpler closures, which may yield less accurate predictions but are easily extensible to multicomponent fluids, and more sophisticate closures which give more precise predictions but can hardly be extended to mixtures. In regimes typical for colloidal and protein solutions, however, it is found that the perturbative closures, even when limited to first order, produce satisfactory results.

17. An approximate analytical solution of free convection problem for vertical isothermal plate via transverse coordinate Taylor expansion

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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.

18. Quantum dynamics of incoherently driven V-type system: Analytic solutions beyond the secular approximation

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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...

19. Approximate Analytical Solutions for Mathematical Model of Tumour Invasion and Metastasis Using Modified Adomian Decomposition and Homotopy Perturbation Methods

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Norhasimah Mahiddin

2014-01-01

Full Text Available The modified decomposition method (MDM and homotopy perturbation method (HPM are applied to obtain the approximate solution of the nonlinear model of tumour invasion and metastasis. The study highlights the significant features of the employed methods and their ability to handle nonlinear partial differential equations. The methods do not need linearization and weak nonlinearity assumptions. Although the main difference between MDM and Adomian decomposition method (ADM is a slight variation in the definition of the initial condition, modification eliminates massive computation work. The approximate analytical solution obtained by MDM logically contains the solution obtained by HPM. It shows that HPM does not involve the Adomian polynomials when dealing with nonlinear problems.

20. Analytical approximations for spiral waves

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Löber, Jakob, E-mail: jakob@physik.tu-berlin.de; Engel, Harald [Institut für Theoretische Physik, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstrasse 36, EW 7-1, 10623 Berlin (Germany)

2013-12-15

We propose a non-perturbative attempt to solve the kinematic equations for spiral waves in excitable media. From the eikonal equation for the wave front we derive an implicit analytical relation between rotation frequency Ω and core radius R{sub 0}. For free, rigidly rotating spiral waves our analytical prediction is in good agreement with numerical solutions of the linear eikonal equation not only for very large but also for intermediate and small values of the core radius. An equivalent Ω(R{sub +}) dependence improves the result by Keener and Tyson for spiral waves pinned to a circular defect of radius R{sub +} with Neumann boundaries at the periphery. Simultaneously, analytical approximations for the shape of free and pinned spirals are given. We discuss the reasons why the ansatz fails to correctly describe the dependence of the rotation frequency on the excitability of the medium.

1. Approximate Analytical Solution to the Fractional Lane-Emden Equation of the Polytropic Gas Sphere

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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.

2. Deriving analytic solutions for compact binary inspirals without recourse to adiabatic approximations

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2016-01-01

We utilize the dynamical renormalization group formalism to calculate the real space trajectory of a compact binary inspiral for long times via a systematic resummation of secularly growing terms. This method generates closed form solutions without orbit averaging, and the accuracy can be systematically improved. The expansion parameter is v^5 \ 3. Linear analytical solution to the phase diversity problem for extended objects based on the Born approximation NARCIS (Netherlands) Andrei, R.M.; Smith, C.S.; Fraanje, P.R.; Verhaegen, M.; Korkiakoski, V.A.; Keller, C.U.; Doelman, N.J. 2012-01-01 In this paper we give a new wavefront estimation technique that overcomes the main disadvantages of the phase diversity (PD) algorithms, namely the large computational complexity and the fact that the solutions can get stuck in a local minima. Our approach gives a good starting point for an iterativ 4. Approximation of the observed motion of bolides by the analytical solution of the equations of meteor physics Science.gov (United States) Gritsevich, M. I. 2007-12-01 A great volume of data has been accumulated thus far related to the photoregistration of the paths of meteor bodies in the terrestrial atmosphere. Most images have been obtained by four bolide networks, which operate in the USA, Canada, Europe, and Spain in different time periods. The approximation of the actual data using theoretical models makes it possible to achieve additional estimates, which do not directly follow from the observations. In the present study, we suggest an algorithm to find such parameters of the theoretical relationship between the height and the velocity of the bolide motion that help to fit observations along the luminous part of the trajectories in the best way. The main difference from previous studies is that the given observations are approximated using the analytical solution of the equations of meteor physics. The model presented in this study was applied to a number of bright meteors observed by the Canadian camera network and by the US Prairie network and to the Benésov bolide, which is one of the largest fireballs registered by the European network. The correct mathematical modeling of meteor events in the atmosphere is necessary for further estimates of the key parameters, including the extra-atmospheric mass, the ablation coefficient, and the effective enthalpy of evaporation of entering bodies. In turn, this information is needed by some applications, namely, those aimed at studying the problems of asteroid and comet security, to develop measures of planetary defense, and to determine the bodies that can reach Earth’s surface. 5. Existence and Analytic Approximation of Solutions of Duffing Type Nonlinear Integro-Differential Equation with Integral Boundary Conditions Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 6. An approximate analytical solution to the ultra-filtration profile in a hemodialysis process between parallel porous plates Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) LU JunFeng; LU WenQiang 2008-01-01 In a hemodialysis process, the blood that runs through straight channels exchanges substances with the dialysate through a semi-permeable membrane. The waste products, such as urea and creatinine, are therefore removed from the plasma by the membrane. In the analysis of this process, determination of the ultra-filtration profile along the porous membrane surface remains a difficult problem. In this work, an analytical solution to the derivation of such a profile was detailed, and the feasibility of this solution was discussed. The ultra-filtration profile was found to be in a cosine shape. 7. Approximate Analytical Solution for the 2nd Order Moments of a SDOF Hysteretic Oscillator with Low Yield Levels Excited by Stationary Gaussian White Noise DEFF Research Database (Denmark) Micaletti, R. C.; Cakmak, A. S.; Nielsen, Søren R. K.; 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...... 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... 8. Rigorous analytical approximation of tritronquée solution to Painlevé-I and the first singularity Science.gov (United States) Adali, A.; Tanveer, S. 2016-10-01 We use a recently developed method [1,2] to determine approximate expression for tritronquée solution for P-1: y″ + 6y2 - x = 0 in a domain D with rigorous bounds. In particular we rigorously confirm the location of the closest singularity from the origin to be at x = -770766/323285 = - 2.3841687675 ⋯ to within 5 ×10-6 accuracy, in agreement with previous numerical calculations [6]. 9. Finite volume approximation of the three-dimensional flow equation in axisymmetric, heterogeneous porous media based on local analytical solution KAUST Repository 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. 10. Differentially rotating force-free magnetosphere of an aligned rotator: analytical solutions in split-monopole approximation CERN Document Server Timokhin, Andrey 2007-01-01 In this paper we consider stationary force-free magnetosphere of an aligned rotator when plasma in the open field line region rotates differentially due to presence of a zone with the accelerating electric field in the polar cap of pulsar. We study the impact of differential rotation on the current density distribution in the magnetosphere. Using split-monopole approximation we obtain analytical expressions for physical parameters of differentially rotating magnetosphere. We find the range of admitted current density distributions under the requirement that the potential drop in the polar cap is less than the vacuum potential drop. We show that the current density distribution could deviate significantly from the classical'' Michel distribution and could be made almost constant over the polar cap even when the potential drop in the accelerating zone is of the order of 10 per cents of the vacuum potential drop. We argue that differential rotation of the open magnetic field lines could play an important role ... 11. Analytical Approximation to the (e)-Wave Solutions of the Hulthén Potential in Tridiagonal Representation Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) ZHANG Min-Cang; HUANG-FU Guo-Qing 2011-01-01 @@ The Schr(o)dinger equation with the Hulthén potential is studied by working in a complete square integrable basis that carries a tridiagonal matrix representation of the wave operator.The arbitrary e-wave solutions are obtained by using an approximation of the centrifugal term.The resulting three-term recursion relation for the expansion coefficients of the wavefunction is presented and the wavefunctions are expressed in terms of the Jocobi polynomial.The discrete spectrum of the bound states is obtained by the diagonalization of the recursion relation.%The Schr(o)dinger equation with the Hulthén potential is studied by working in a complete square integrable basis that carries a tridiagonal matrix representation of the wave operator. The arbitrary e-wave solutions are obtained by using an approximation of the centrifugal term. The resulting three-term recursion relation for the expansion coefficients of the wavefunction is presented and the wavefunctions are expressed in terms of the Jocobi polynomial. The discrete spectrum of the bound states is obtained by the diagonalization of the recursion relation. 12. Frankenstein's glue: transition functions for approximate solutions Science.gov (United States) Yunes, Nicolás 2007-09-01 Approximations are commonly employed to find approximate solutions to the Einstein equations. These solutions, however, are usually only valid in some specific spacetime region. A global solution can be constructed by gluing approximate solutions together, but this procedure is difficult because discontinuities can arise, leading to large violations of the Einstein equations. In this paper, we provide an attempt to formalize this gluing scheme by studying transition functions that join approximate analytic solutions together. In particular, we propose certain sufficient conditions on these functions and prove that these conditions guarantee that the joined solution still satisfies the Einstein equations analytically to the same order as the approximate ones. An example is also provided for a binary system of non-spinning black holes, where the approximate solutions are taken to be given by a post-Newtonian expansion and a perturbed Schwarzschild solution. For this specific case, we show that if the transition functions satisfy the proposed conditions, then the joined solution does not contain any violations to the Einstein equations larger than those already inherent in the approximations. We further show that if these functions violate the proposed conditions, then the matter content of the spacetime is modified by the introduction of a matter shell, whose stress energy tensor depends on derivatives of these functions. 13. Strongly nonlinear oscillators analytical solutions CERN Document Server 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... 14. An approximate analytical approach to resampling averages DEFF Research Database (Denmark) 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......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... 15. Numerical and approximate solutions for plume rise Science.gov (United States) Krishnamurthy, Ramesh; Gordon Hall, J. Numerical and approximate analytical solutions are compared for turbulent plume rise in a crosswind. The numerical solutions were calculated using the plume rise model of Hoult, Fay and Forney (1969, J. Air Pollut. Control Ass.19, 585-590), over a wide range of pertinent parameters. Some wind shear and elevated inversion effects are included. The numerical solutions are seen to agree with the approximate solutions over a fairly wide range of the parameters. For the conditions considered in the study, wind shear effects are seen to be quite small. A limited study was made of the penetration of elevated inversions by plumes. The results indicate the adequacy of a simple criterion proposed by Briggs (1969, AEC Critical Review Series, USAEC Division of Technical Information extension, Oak Ridge, Tennesse). 16. Approximate Analytical Solution for One-Dimensional Solidification Problem of a Finite Superheating Phase Change Material Including the Effects of Wall and Thermal Contact Resistances Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Hamid El Qarnia 2012-01-01 Full Text Available This work reports an analytical solution for the solidification of a superheating phase change material (PCM contained in a rectangular enclosure with a finite height. The analytical solution has been obtained by solving nondimensional energy equations by using the perturbation method for a small perturbation parameter: the Stefan number, ε. This analytical solution, which takes into account the effects of the superheating of PCM, finite height of the enclosure, thickness of the wall, and wall-solid shell interfacial thermal resistances, was expressed in terms of nondimensional temperature distributions of the bottom wall of the enclosure and both PCM phases, and the dimensionless solid-liquid interface position and its dimensionless speed. The developed solution was firstly compared with that existing in the literature for the case of nonsuperheating PCM. The predicted results agreed well with those published in the literature. Next, a parametric study was carried out in order to study the impacts of the dimensionless control parameters on the dimensionless temperature distributions of the wall, the solid shell, and liquid phase of the PCM, as well as the solid-liquid interface position and its dimensionless speed. 17. Nonlinear ordinary differential equations analytical approximation and numerical methods CERN Document Server 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... 18. Analytical Ballistic Trajectories with Approximately Linear Drag Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Giliam J. P. de Carpentier 2014-01-01 Full Text Available This paper introduces a practical analytical approximation of projectile trajectories in 2D and 3D roughly based on a linear drag model and explores a variety of different planning algorithms for these trajectories. Although the trajectories are only approximate, they still capture many of the characteristics of a real projectile in free fall under the influence of an invariant wind, gravitational pull, and terminal velocity, while the required math for these trajectories and planners is still simple enough to efficiently run on almost all modern hardware devices. Together, these properties make the proposed approach particularly useful for real-time applications where accuracy and performance need to be carefully balanced, such as in computer games. 19. Analytical Special Solutions of the Bohr Hamiltonian CERN Document Server Bonatsos, D; Petrellis, D; Terziev, P A; Yigitoglu, I 2005-01-01 The following special solutions of the Bohr Hamiltonian are briefly described: 1) Z(5) (approximately separable solution in five dimensions with gamma close to 30 degrees), 2) Z(4) (exactly separable gamma-rigid solution in four dimensions with gamma = 30 degrees), 3) X(3) (exactly separable gamma-rigid solution in three dimensions with gamma =0). The analytical solutions obtained using Davidson potentials in the E(5), X(5), Z(5), and Z(4) frameworks are also mentioned. 20. Approximate Analytic Solutions of Time-Fractional Hirota-Satsuma Coupled KdV Equation and Coupled MKdV Equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Jincun Liu 2013-01-01 Full Text Available By introducing the fractional derivative in the sense of Caputo and combining the pretreatment technique to deal with long nonlinear items, the generalized two-dimensional differential transform method is proposed for solving the time-fractional Hirota-Satsuma coupled KdV equation and coupled MKdV equation. The presented method is a numerical method based on the generalized Taylor series expansion which constructs an analytical solution in the form of a polynomial. The numerical results show that the generalized two-dimensional differential transform method is very effective for the fractional coupled equations. 1. Wave system and its approximate similarity solutions Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Liu Ping; Fu Pei-Kai 2011-01-01 Recently,a new (2+1)-dimensional shallow water wave system,the (2+1)-dimensional displacement shallow water wave system (2DDSWWS),was constructed by applying the variational principle of the analytic mechanics in the Lagrange coordinates. The disadvantage is that fluid viscidity is not considered in the 2DDSWWS,which is the same as the famous Kadomtsev-Petviashvili equation and Korteweg-de Vries equation. Applying dimensional analysis,we modify the 2DDSWWS and add the term related to the fluid viscidity to the 2DDSWWS. The approximate similarity solutions of the modified 2DDSWWS (M2DDSWWS) is studied and four similarity solutions are obtained. For the perfect fluids,the coefficient of kinematic viscosity is zero,then the M2DDSWWS will degenerate to the 2DDSWWS. 2. A Newton-Krylov method with an approximate analytical Jacobian for implicit solution of Navier-Stokes equations on staggered overset-curvilinear grids with immersed boundaries Science.gov (United States) Asgharzadeh, Hafez; Borazjani, Iman 2017-02-01 diagonal of the Jacobian further improves the performance by 42-74% compared to the full Jacobian. The NKM with an analytical Jacobian showed better performance than the fixed point Runge-Kutta because it converged with higher time steps and in approximately 30% less iterations even when the grid was stretched and the Reynold number was increased. In fact, stretching the grid decreased the performance of all methods, but the fixed-point Runge-Kutta performance decreased 4.57 and 2.26 times more than NKM with a diagonal and full Jacobian, respectivley, when the stretching factor was increased. The NKM with a diagonal analytical Jacobian and matrix-free method with an analytical preconditioner are the fastest methods and the superiority of one to another depends on the flow problem. Furthermore, the implemented methods are fully parallelized with parallel efficiency of 80-90% on the problems tested. The NKM with the analytical Jacobian can guide building preconditioners for other techniques to improve their performance in the future. 3. Comparing numerical and analytic approximate gravitational waveforms Science.gov (United States) 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. 4. Analytic Approximate Solutions for MHD Boundary-Layer Viscoelastic Fluid Flow over Continuously Moving Stretching Surface by Homotopy Analysis Method with Two Auxiliary Parameters Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) M. M. Rashidi 2012-01-01 Full Text Available In this study, a steady, incompressible, and laminar-free convective flow of a two-dimensional electrically conducting viscoelastic fluid over a moving stretching surface through a porous medium is considered. The boundary-layer equations are derived by considering Boussinesq and boundary-layer approximations. The nonlinear ordinary differential equations for the momentum and energy equations are obtained and solved analytically by using homotopy analysis method (HAM with two auxiliary parameters for two classes of visco-elastic fluid (Walters’ liquid B and second-grade fluid. It is clear that by the use of second auxiliary parameter, the straight line region in ℏ-curve increases and the convergence accelerates. This research is performed by considering two different boundary conditions: (a prescribed surface temperature (PST and (b prescribed heat flux (PHF. The effect of involved parameters on velocity and temperature is investigated. 5. Analytic approximate radiation effects due to Bremsstrahlung Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) 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. 6. Frankenstein's Glue: Transition functions for approximate solutions CERN Document Server Yunes, N 2006-01-01 Approximations are commonly employed to find approximate solutions to the Einstein equations. These solutions, however, are usually only valid in some specific spacetime region. A global solution can be constructed by gluing approximate solutions together, but this procedure is difficult because discontinuities can arise, leading to large violations of the Einstein equations. In this paper, we provide an attempt to formalize this gluing scheme by studying transition functions that join approximate solutions together. In particular, we propose certain sufficient conditions on these functions and proof that these conditions guarantee that the joined solution still satisfies the Einstein equations to the same order as the approximate ones. An example is also provided for a binary system of non-spinning black holes, where the approximate solutions are taken to be given by a post-Newtonian expansion and a perturbed Schwarzschild solution. For this specific case, we show that if the transition functions satisfy the... 7. Radiative Transfer in spheres I. Analytical Solutions CERN Document Server Aboughantous, C 2001-01-01 A nonsingular analytical solution for the transfer equation in a pure absorber is obtained in central symmetry and in a monochromatic radiation field. The native regular singularity of the equation is removed by applying a linear transformation to the frame of reference. Two different ap-proaches are used to carry out the solution. In the first approach the angular derivative is interpreted in an original way that made it possible to discard this derivative from the equation for all black body media without upsetting the conservation of energy. In this approach the analytic solution is expressible in terms of exponential integrals without approximations but for practical considerations the solution is presented in the form of Gauss-Legendre quadrature for quantitative evaluation of the solutions. In the second approach the angular derivative is approximated by a new set of discrete ordinates that guarantees the closer of the set of equations and the conservation of energy. The solutions from the two approache... 8. Exact analytical solutions for ADAFs CERN Document Server Habibi, Asiyeh; Shadmehri, Mohsen 2016-01-01 We obtain two-dimensional exact analytic solutions for the structure of the hot accretion flows without wind. We assume that the only non-zero component of the stress tensor isT_{r\\varphi}$. Furthermore we assume that the value of viscosity coefficient$\\alpha$varies with$\\theta$. We find radially self-similar solutions and compare them with the numerical and the analytical solutions already studied in the literature. The no-wind solution obtained in this paper may be applied to the nuclei of some cool-core clusters. 9. Analytic solutions of a class of nonlinearly dynamic systems Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) 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. 10. Frankenstein's glue: transition functions for approximate solutions Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Yunes, Nicolas [Center for Gravitational Wave Physics, Institute for Gravitational Physics and Geometry, Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802-6300 (United States) 2007-09-07 Approximations are commonly employed to find approximate solutions to the Einstein equations. These solutions, however, are usually only valid in some specific spacetime region. A global solution can be constructed by gluing approximate solutions together, but this procedure is difficult because discontinuities can arise, leading to large violations of the Einstein equations. In this paper, we provide an attempt to formalize this gluing scheme by studying transition functions that join approximate analytic solutions together. In particular, we propose certain sufficient conditions on these functions and prove that these conditions guarantee that the joined solution still satisfies the Einstein equations analytically to the same order as the approximate ones. An example is also provided for a binary system of non-spinning black holes, where the approximate solutions are taken to be given by a post-Newtonian expansion and a perturbed Schwarzschild solution. For this specific case, we show that if the transition functions satisfy the proposed conditions, then the joined solution does not contain any violations to the Einstein equations larger than those already inherent in the approximations. We further show that if these functions violate the proposed conditions, then the matter content of the spacetime is modified by the introduction of a matter shell, whose stress-energy tensor depends on derivatives of these functions. 11. Approximate solution of a nonlinear partial differential equation NARCIS (Netherlands) Vajta, M. 2007-01-01 Nonlinear partial differential equations (PDE) are notorious to solve. In only a limited number of cases can we find an analytic solution. In most cases, we can only apply some numerical scheme to simulate the process described by a nonlinear PDE. Therefore, approximate solutions are important for t 12. Analytical solution for the Feynman ratchet. Science.gov (United States) Pesz, Karol; Gabryś, Barbara J; Bartkiewicz, Stanisław J 2002-12-01 A search for an analytical, closed form solution of the Fokker-Planck equation with periodic, asymmetric potentials (ratchets) is presented. It is found that logarithmic-type potential functions (related to "entropic" ratchets) allow for an approximate solution within a certain range of parameters. An expression for the net current is calculated and it is shown that the efficiency of the rocked entropic ratchet is always low. 13. Approximations of solutions to retarded integrodifferential equations Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Dhirendra Bahuguna 2004-11-01 Full Text Available In this paper we consider a retarded integrodifferential equation and prove existence, uniqueness and convergence of approximate solutions. We also give some examples to illustrate the applications of the abstract results. 14. The approximate solutions of nonlinear Boussinesq equation Science.gov (United States) Lu, Dianhen; Shen, Jie; Cheng, Yueling 2016-04-01 The homotopy analysis method (HAM) is introduced to solve the generalized Boussinesq equation. In this work, we establish the new analytical solution of the exponential function form. Applying the homotopy perturbation method to solve the variable coefficient Boussinesq equation. The results indicate that this method is efficient for the nonlinear models with variable coefficients. 15. Approximate solutions for fractured wells producing layered reservoirs Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Bennett, C.O.; Camacho-V., R; Raghavan, R.; Reynolds, A.C. 1985-10-01 New analytical solutions for the response at a well intercepting a layered reservoir are derived. The well is assumed to produce at a constant rate or a constant pressure. We examine reservoir systems without interlayer communication and document the usefulness of these solutions, which enable us to obtain increased physical understanding of the performance of fractured wells in layered reservoirs. The influence of vertical variations in fracture conductivity is also considered. Example applications of the approximations derived here are also presented. 16. Analytic solution for a quartic electron mirror Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Straton, Jack C., E-mail: straton@pdx.edu 2015-01-15 A converging electron mirror can be used to compensate for spherical and chromatic aberrations in an electron microscope. This paper presents an analytical solution to a diode (two-electrode) electrostatic mirror including the next term beyond the known hyperbolic shape. The latter is a solution of the Laplace equation to second order in the variables perpendicular to and along the mirror's radius (z{sup 2}−r{sup 2}/2) to which we add a quartic term (kλz{sup 4}). The analytical solution is found in terms of Jacobi cosine-amplitude functions. We find that a mirror less concave than the hyperbolic profile is more sensitive to changes in mirror voltages and the contrary holds for the mirror more concave than the hyperbolic profile. - Highlights: • We find the analytical solution for electron mirrors whose curvature has z4 dependence added to the usual z{sup 2} – r{sup 2}/2 terms. • The resulting Jacobi cosine-amplitude function reduces to the well-known cosh solution in the limit where the new term is 0. • This quartic term gives a mirror designer additional flexibility for eliminating spherical and chromatic aberrations. • The possibility of using these analytical results to approximately model spherical tetrode mirrors close to axis is noted. 17. Approximate Series Solutions for Nonlinear Free Vibration of Suspended Cables Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Yaobing Zhao 2014-01-01 Full Text Available This paper presents approximate series solutions for nonlinear free vibration of suspended cables via the Lindstedt-Poincare method and homotopy analysis method, respectively. Firstly, taking into account the geometric nonlinearity of the suspended cable as well as the quasi-static assumption, a mathematical model is presented. Secondly, two analytical methods are introduced to obtain the approximate series solutions in the case of nonlinear free vibration. Moreover, small and large sag-to-span ratios and initial conditions are chosen to study the nonlinear dynamic responses by these two analytical methods. The numerical results indicate that frequency amplitude relationships obtained with different analytical approaches exhibit some quantitative and qualitative differences in the cases of motions, mode shapes, and particular sag-to-span ratios. Finally, a detailed comparison of the differences in the displacement fields and cable axial total tensions is made. 18. Analytical solutions of moisture flow equations and their numerical evaluation Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Gibbs, A.G. 1981-04-01 The role of analytical solutions of idealized moisture flow problems is discussed. Some different formulations of the moisture flow problem are reviewed. A number of different analytical solutions are summarized, including the case of idealized coupled moisture and heat flow. The evaluation of special functions which commonly arise in analytical solutions is discussed, including some pitfalls in the evaluation of expressions involving combinations of special functions. Finally, perturbation theory methods are summarized which can be used to obtain good approximate analytical solutions to problems which are too complicated to solve exactly, but which are close to an analytically solvable problem. 19. Approximate solutions of theWei Hua oscillator using the Pekeris approximation and Nikiforov–Uvarov method Indian Academy of Sciences (India) 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. 20. Analytical solutions of the lattice Boltzmann BGK model CERN Document Server Zou, Q; Doolen, G D; Zou, Qisu; Hou, Shuling; Doolen, Gary D. 1995-01-01 Abstract: Analytical solutions of the two dimensional triangular and square lattice Boltzmann BGK models have been obtained for the plain Poiseuille flow and the plain Couette flow. The analytical solutions are written in terms of the characteristic velocity of the flow, the single relaxation time representation of these two flows without any approximation. 1. On approximative solutions of multistopping problems CERN Document Server Faller, Andreas; 10.1214/10-AAP747 2012-01-01 In this paper, we consider multistopping problems for finite discrete time sequences$X_1,...,X_n$.$m$-stops are allowed and the aim is to maximize the expected value of the best of these$m$stops. The random variables are neither assumed to be independent not to be identically distributed. The basic assumption is convergence of a related imbedded point process to a continuous time Poisson process in the plane, which serves as a limiting model for the stopping problem. The optimal$m$-stopping curves for this limiting model are determined by differential equations of first order. A general approximation result is established which ensures convergence of the finite discrete time$m$-stopping problem to that in the limit model. This allows the construction of approximative solutions of the discrete time$m$-stopping problem. In detail, the case of i.i.d. sequences with discount and observation costs is discussed and explicit results are obtained. 2. Rough Sets in Approximate Solution Space Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 3. Analytical approximations to the spectra of quark-antiquark potentials Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Amore, Paolo [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Colima, Bernal DIaz del Castillo 340, Colima (Mexico); De Pace, Arturo [Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Torino, via Giuria 1, I-10125 Turin (Italy); Lopez, Jorge [Physics Department, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (United States) 2006-07-15 A method recently devised to obtain analytical approximations to certain classes of integrals is used in combination with the WKB expansion to derive accurate analytical expressions for the spectrum of quantum potentials. The accuracy of our results is verified by comparing them both with the literature on the subject and with the numerical results obtained with a Fortran code. As an application of the method that we propose, we consider meson spectroscopy with various phenomenological potentials. 4. Analytical approximations to the spectra of quark antiquark potentials Science.gov (United States) Amore, Paolo; DePace, Arturo; Lopez, Jorge 2006-07-01 A method recently devised to obtain analytical approximations to certain classes of integrals is used in combination with the WKB expansion to derive accurate analytical expressions for the spectrum of quantum potentials. The accuracy of our results is verified by comparing them both with the literature on the subject and with the numerical results obtained with a Fortran code. As an application of the method that we propose, we consider meson spectroscopy with various phenomenological potentials. 5. Approximate solutions of general perturbed KdV-Burgers equations Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 6. A Statistical Mechanics Approach to Approximate Analytical Bootstrap Averages DEFF Research Database (Denmark) 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 ob...... obtained by Monte-Carlo sampling.......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... 7. ANALYTIC SOLUTIONS OF MATRIX RICCATI EQUATIONS WITH ANALYTIC COEFFICIENTS NARCIS (Netherlands) Curtain, Ruth; Rodman, Leiba 2010-01-01 For matrix Riccati equations of platoon-type systems and of systems arising from PDEs, assuming the coefficients are analytic or rational functions in a suitable domain, analyticity of the stabilizing solution is proved under various hypotheses. General results on analytic behavior of stabilizing so 8. Toward making the mean spherical approximation of primitive model electrolytes analytic: an analytic approximation of the MSA screening parameter. Science.gov (United States) Gillespie, Dirk 2011-01-28 The mean spherical approximation (MSA) for the primitive model of electrolytes provides reasonable estimates of thermodynamic quantities such as the excess chemical potential and screening length. It is especially widely used because of its explicit formulas so that numerically solving equations is minimized. As originally formulated, the MSA screening parameter Γ (akin to the reciprocal of the Debye screening length) does not have an explicit analytic formula; an equation for Γ must be solved numerically. Here, an analytic approximation for Γ is presented whose relative error is generally ≲10(-5). If more accuracy is desired, one step of an iterative procedure (which also produces an explicit formula for Γ) is shown to give relative errors within machine precision in many cases. Even when ion diameter ratios are ∼10 and ion valences are ∼10, the relative error for the analytic approximation is still ≲10(-3) and for the single iterative substitution it is ≲10(-9). 9. Analytical approximations for stick-slip vibration amplitudes DEFF Research Database (Denmark) 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... 10. Analytic Approximation of Energy Resolution in Cascaded Gaseous Detectors Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Dezső Varga 2016-01-01 Full Text Available An approximate formula has been derived for gain fluctuations in cascaded gaseous detectors such as Gas Electron Multipliers (GEMs, 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 and 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. 11. Analytic approximation of energy resolution in cascaded gaseous detectors CERN Document Server 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. 12. Comprehensive Analytical Solution for Linkages Approximating A 3-Order Osculating Straight Line%实现三阶密切直线导路机构解析全解 Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 钱卫香 2013-01-01 For given frame and one of its points on the prescribed straight line and its orientation, the angle of one side link is selected as design parameter for solving the difficult optimal search problem. Based on Euler-Savary equation and curvature-stagnation point equation, all of straight line guidance mechanisms with Ball point on the coupler curve are obtained by the analytical method. The visualization of related properties of comprehensive solutions are realized to guide designers to search optimization easilly. After imposing kinematic constraints, the feasible mechanism regions can be computed. The method proposed in this paper is applied to choose the optimal design scheme for linkages approximating a 3-order osculating straight line. The results of synthesis examples verify the correctness and effectiveness of the proposed formulas and method.%对于给定机架和欲逼近直线上的点及方向角,为解决寻优难问题,选取一个连架杆方位角为设计参数,基于Euler-Savary方程和曲率-驻点曲线方程,采用解析法求解含鲍尔点直线机构全解,并实现全部机构尺寸和直线性能的图形可视化.施加运动学约束,计算可行解区间,为具有三阶密切直线导路机构的最优运动设计提供一种先进有效的设计方法,最后通过设计示例验证公式与分析方法的正确性和可行性. 13. Analytical Solution of the Time Fractional Fokker-Planck Equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 14. Analytical solution and semi-analytical solution for anisotropic functionally graded beam subject to arbitrary loading Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2009-01-01 Analytical and semi-analytical solutions are presented for anisotropic functionally graded beams subject to an arbitrary load,which can be expanded in terms of sinusoidal series.For plane stress problems,the stress function is assumed to consist of two parts,one being a product of a trigonometric function of the longitudinal coordinate(x) and an undetermined function of the thickness coordinate(y),and the other a linear polynomial of x with unknown coefficients depending on y.The governing equations satisfied by these y-dependent functions are derived.The expressions for stresses,resultant forces and displacements are then deduced,with integral constants determinable from the boundary conditions.While the analytical solution is derived for the beam with material coefficients varying exponentially or in a power law along the thickness,the semi-analytical solution is sought by making use of the sub-layer approximation for the beam with an arbitrary variation of material parameters along the thickness.The present analysis is applicable to beams with various boundary conditions at the two ends.Three numerical examples are presented for validation of the theory and illustration of the effects of certain parameters. 15. Analytical solution and semi-analytical solution for anisotropic functionally graded beam subject to arbitrary loading Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) HUANG DeJin; DING Haodiang; CHEN WeiQiu 2009-01-01 Analytical and semi-analytical solutions are presented for anisotropic functionally graded beams sub-ject to an arbitrary load, which can be expanded in terms of sinusoidal series. For plane stress prob-lems, the stress function is assumed to consist of two parts, one being a product of a trigonometric function of the longitudinal coordinate (x) and an undetermined function of the thickness coordinate (y), and the other a linear polynomial of x with unknown coefficients depending on y. The governing equa-tions satisfied by these y-dependent functions are derived. The expressions for stresses, resultant forces and displacements are then deduced, with integral constants determinable from the boundary conditions. While the analytical solution is derived for the beam with material coefficients varying exponentially or in a power law along the thickness, the semi-analytical solution is sought by making use of the sub-layer approximation for the beam with an arbitrary variation of material parameters along the thickness. The present analysis is applicable to beams with various boundary conditions at the two ends. Three numerical examples are presented for validation of the theory and illustration of the effects of certain parameters. 16. Approximate Relativistic Solutions for One-Dimensional Cylindrical Coaxial Diode Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 曾正中; 刘国治; 邵浩 2002-01-01 Two approximate analytical relativistic solutions for one-dimensional, space-chargelimited cylindrical coaxial diode are derived and utilized to compose best-fitting approximate solutions. Comparison of the best-fitting solutions with the numerical one demonstrates an error of about 11% for cathode-inside arrangement and 12% in the cathode-outside case for ratios of larger to smaller electrode radius from 1.2 to 10 and a voltage above 0.5 MV up to 5 MV. With these solutions the diode lengths for critical self-magnetic bending and for the condition under which the parapotential model validates are calculated to be longer than 1 cm up to more than 100 cm depending on voltage, radial dimensions and electrode arrangement. The influence of ion flow from the anode on the relativistic electron-only solution is numerically computed, indicating an enhancement factor of total diode current of 1.85 to 4.19 related to voltage, radial dimension and electrode arrangement. 17. Haze of surface random systems: An approximate analytic approach CERN Document Server Simonsen, Ingve; Andreassen, Erik; Ommundsen, Espen; Nord-Varhaug, Katrin 2009-01-01 Approximate analytic expressions for haze (and gloss) of Gaussian randomly rough surfaces for various types of correlation functions are derived within phase-perturbation theory. The approximations depend on the angle of incidence, polarization of the incident light, the surface roughness,$\\sigma$, and the average of the power spectrum taken over a small angular interval about the specular direction. In particular it is demonstrated that haze(gloss) increase(decrease) with$\\sigma/\\lambda$as$\\exp(-A(\\sigma/\\lambda)^2)$and decreases(increase) with$a/\\lambda$, where$a$is the correlation length of the surface roughness, in a way that depends on the specific form of the correlation function being considered. These approximations are compared to what can be obtained from a rigorous Monte Carlo simulation approach, and good agreement is found over large regions of parameter space. Some experimental results for the angular distribution of the transmitted light through polymer films, and their haze, are presen... 18. A new approximate analytical approach for dispersion relation of the nonlinear Klein-Gordon equation. Science.gov (United States) Lim, C. W.; Wu, B. S.; He, L. H. 2001-12-01 A novel approach is presented for obtaining approximate analytical expressions for the dispersion relation of periodic wavetrains in the nonlinear Klein-Gordon equation with even potential function. By coupling linearization of the governing equation with the method of harmonic balance, we establish two general analytical approximate formulas for the dispersion relation, which depends on the amplitude of the periodic wavetrain. These formulas are valid for small as well as large amplitude of the wavetrain. They are also applicable to the large amplitude regime, which the conventional perturbation method fails to provide any solution, of the nonlinear system under study. Three examples are demonstrated to illustrate the excellent approximate solutions of the proposed formulas with respect to the exact solutions of the dispersion relation. (c) 2001 American Institute of Physics. 19. ANALYTIC SOLUTION AND NUMERICAL SOLUTION TO ENDOLYMPH EQUATION USING FRACTIONAL DERIVATIVE Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2008-01-01 In this paper,we study the solution to the endolymph equation using the fractional derivative of arbitrary orderλ(0<λ<1).The exact analytic solution is given by using Laplace transform in terms of Mittag-Leffler functions.We then evaluate the approximate numerical solution using MATLAB. 20. Analytic anisotropic solution for holography CERN Document Server 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. 1. Analytical Solutions for Beams Passing Apertures with Sharp Boundaries CERN Document Server 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. 2. Construction and use of numerical-analytical approximating functions Science.gov (United States) Serazutdinov, M. N. 2016-11-01 The article goes over the methodology of constructing numerical-analytical approximating functions, satisfying the given boundary conditions for the function of its derivatives in the circuit areas of various shapes. The methodology is based on presenting the unknown function as a series in a complete set of functions that do not satisfy the given boundary conditions on the contour of the area, but additionally numerically defined near the contour to satisfy the boundary conditions. The additional definition of the functions near the area contour is performed numerically based on finite-difference relations. The main advantage of the stated method is the ability to build a relatively simple approximating functions satisfying the given boundary conditions on the boundary of complex shaped areas. The examples of applying the described method for solving the boundary value problem of a plate of different shapes. The possibility of using numerical-analytical functions for solving boundary value problems that contain higher derivatives up to fourth order is shown. 3. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION OF NONLINEAR BAROTROPIC VORTICITY EQUATION Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) WANG Yue-peng; SHI Wei-hui 2008-01-01 The stability of nonlinear barotropic vorticity equation was proved. The necessary and sufficient conditions for the initial value problem to be well-posed were presented. Under the conditions of well-posedness, the corresponding analytical solution was also gained. 4. The exact renormalization group and approximation solutions CERN Document Server 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. 5. Fast, Approximate Solutions for 1D Multicomponent Gas Injection Problems DEFF Research Database (Denmark) Jessen, Kristian; Wang, Yun; Ermakov, Pavel 2001-01-01 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... 6. Analytic solutions of nonlinear Cournot duopoly game Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Akio Matsumoto 2005-01-01 Full Text Available We construct a Cournot duopoly model with production externality in which reaction functions are unimodal. We consider the case of a Cournot model which has a stable equilibrium point. Then we show the existence of analytic solutions of the model. Moreover, we seek general solutions of the model in the form of nonlinear second-order difference equation. 7. A Simple Analytic Solution for Tachyon Condensation CERN Document Server Erler, Theodore 2009-01-01 In this paper we present a new and simple analytic solution for tachyon condensation in open bosonic string field theory. Unlike the B_0 gauge solution, which requires a carefully regulated discrete sum of wedge states subtracted against a mysterious "phantom" counter term, this new solution involves a continuous integral of wedge states, and no regularization or phantom term is necessary. Moreover, we can evaluate the action and prove Sen's conjecture in a mere few lines of calculation. 8. Helical tractor beam: analytical solution of Rayleigh particle dynamics. Science.gov (United States) Carretero, Luis; Acebal, Pablo; Garcia, Celia; Blaya, Salvador 2015-08-10 We analyze particle dynamics in an optical force field generated by helical tractor beams obtained by the interference of a cylindrical beam with a topological charge and a co-propagating temporally de-phased plane wave. We show that, for standard experimental conditions, it is possible to obtain analytical solutions for the trajectories of particles in such force field by using of some approximations. These solutions show that, in contrast to other tractor beams described before, the intensity becomes a key parameter for the control of particle trajectories. Therefore, by tuning the intensity value the particle can describe helical trajectories upstream and downstream, a circular trajectory in a fixed plane, or a linear displacement in the propagation direction. The approximated analytical solutions show good agreement to the corresponding numerical solutions of the exact dynamical differential equations. 9. Analytic continuation by averaging Padé approximants Science.gov (United States) 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. 10. Approximate analytical solution of the Dirac equation for pseudospin symmetry with modified Po schl-Teller potential and trigonometric Scarf II non-central potential using asymptotic iteration method Science.gov (United States) Pratiwi, B. N.; Suparmi, A.; Cari, C.; Husein, A. S.; Yunianto, M. 2016-08-01 We apllied asymptotic iteration method (AIM) to obtain the analytical solution of the Dirac equation in case exact pseudospin symmetry in the presence of modified Pcischl- Teller potential and trigonometric Scarf II non-central potential. The Dirac equation was solved by variables separation into one dimensional Dirac equation, the radial part and angular part equation. The radial and angular part equation can be reduced into hypergeometric type equation by variable substitution and wavefunction substitution and then transform it into AIM type equation to obtain relativistic energy eigenvalue and wavefunctions. Relativistic energy was calculated numerically by Matlab software. And then relativistic energy spectrum and wavefunctions were visualized by Matlab software. The results show that the increase in the radial quantum number nr causes decrease in the relativistic energy spectrum. The negative value of energy is taken due to the pseudospin symmetry limit. Several quantum wavefunctions were presented in terms of the hypergeometric functions. 11. Analytical solution methods for geodesic motion CERN Document Server 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. 12. Analytical solutions of the simplified Mathieu’s equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 13. Maximum likelihood molecular clock comb: analytic solutions. Science.gov (United States) Chor, Benny; Khetan, Amit; Snir, Sagi 2006-04-01 Maximum likelihood (ML) is increasingly used as an optimality criterion for selecting evolutionary trees, but finding the global optimum is a hard computational task. Because no general analytic solution is known, numeric techniques such as hill climbing or expectation maximization (EM), are used in order to find optimal parameters for a given tree. So far, analytic solutions were derived only for the simplest model--three taxa, two state characters, under a molecular clock. Four taxa rooted trees have two topologies--the fork (two subtrees with two leaves each) and the comb (one subtree with three leaves, the other with a single leaf). In a previous work, we devised a closed form analytic solution for the ML molecular clock fork. In this work, we extend the state of the art in the area of analytic solutions ML trees to the family of all four taxa trees under the molecular clock assumption. The change from the fork topology to the comb incurs a major increase in the complexity of the underlying algebraic system and requires novel techniques and approaches. We combine the ultrametric properties of molecular clock trees with the Hadamard conjugation to derive a number of topology dependent identities. Employing these identities, we substantially simplify the system of polynomial equations. We finally use tools from algebraic geometry (e.g., Gröbner bases, ideal saturation, resultants) and employ symbolic algebra software to obtain analytic solutions for the comb. We show that in contrast to the fork, the comb has no closed form solutions (expressed by radicals in the input data). In general, four taxa trees can have multiple ML points. In contrast, we can now prove that under the molecular clock assumption, the comb has a unique (local and global) ML point. (Such uniqueness was previously shown for the fork.). 14. Analytic vortex solutions on compact hyperbolic surfaces CERN Document Server 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. 15. Analytic vortex solutions on compact hyperbolic surfaces Science.gov (United States) 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. 16. Analytic solutions of an unclassified artifact / Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) 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. 17. Approximate Solution of Time-Fractional Advection-Dispersion Equation via Fractional Variational Iteration Method Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Birol İbiş 2014-01-01 Full Text Available This paper aims to obtain the approximate solution of time-fractional advection-dispersion equation (FADE involving Jumarie’s modification of Riemann-Liouville derivative by the fractional variational iteration method (FVIM. FVIM provides an analytical approximate solution in the form of a convergent series. Some examples are given and the results indicate that the FVIM is of high accuracy, more efficient, and more convenient for solving time FADEs. 18. Analytical And Numerical Approximation of Effective Diffusivities in The Cytoplasm of Biological Cells CERN Document Server Hanke, Michael 2010-01-01 The simulation of the metabolism in mammalian cells becomes a severe problem if spatial distributions must be taken into account. Especially the cytoplasm has a very complex geometric structure which cannot be handled by standard discretization techniques. In the present paper we propose a homogenization technique for computing effective diffusion constants. This is accomplished by using a two-step strategy. The first step consists of an analytic homogenization from the smallest to an intermediate scale. The homogenization error is estimated by comparing the analytic diffusion constant with a numerical estimate obtained by using real cell geometries. The second step consists of a random homogenization. Since no analytical solution is known to this homogenization problem, a numerical approximation algorithm is proposed. Although rather expensive this algorithm provides a reasonable estimate of the homogenized diffusion constant. 19. Approximate solutions for fractured wells producing layered reservoirs Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Bennett, C.O.; Reynolds, A.C.; Raghavan, R. 1983-01-01 New analytical solutions for the response at a well intercepting a layered reservoir are derived. The well is assumed to produce at a constant rate or at a constant pressure. Reservoir systems with and without interlayer communication were examined. The utility of these solutions is documented. An increased physical understanding of fractured wells in layered reservoirs was obtained from these solutions. The influence of vertical variations in fracture conductivity is considered also. 15 references. 20. Approximate solution for frequency synchronization in a finite-size Kuramoto model. Science.gov (United States) Wang, Chengwei; Rubido, Nicolás; Grebogi, Celso; Baptista, Murilo S 2015-12-01 Scientists have been considering the Kuramoto model to understand the mechanism behind the appearance of collective behavior, such as frequency synchronization (FS) as a paradigm, in real-world networks with a finite number of oscillators. A major current challenge is to obtain an analytical solution for the phase angles. Here, we provide an approximate analytical solution for this problem by deriving a master solution for the finite-size Kuramoto model, with arbitrary finite-variance distribution of the natural frequencies of the oscillators. The master solution embodies all particular solutions of the finite-size Kuramoto model for any frequency distribution and coupling strength larger than the critical one. Furthermore, we present a criterion to determine the stability of the FS solution. This allows one to analytically infer the relationship between the physical parameters and the stable behavior of networks. 1. N Level System with RWA and Analytical Solutions Revisited CERN Document Server Fujii, K; Kato, R; Wada, Y; Fujii, Kazuyuki; Higashida, Kyoko; Kato, Ryosuke; Wada, Yukako 2003-01-01 In this paper we consider a model of an atom with n energy levels interacting with n(n-1)/2 external (laser) fields which is a natural extension of two level system, and assume the rotating wave approximation (RWA) from the beginning. We revisit some construction of analytical solutions (which correspond to Rabi oscillations) of the model in the general case and examine it in detail in the case of three level system. 2. Hamilton's Principle and Approximate Solutions to Problems in Classical Mechanics Science.gov (United States) Schlitt, D. W. 1977-01-01 Shows how to use the Ritz method for obtaining approximate solutions to problems expressed in variational form directly from the variational equation. Application of this method to classical mechanics is given. (MLH) 3. Approximate Solutions of Klein-Gordon Equation with Kratzer Potential Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) H. Hassanabadi 2011-01-01 Full Text Available Approximate solutions of the D-dimensional Klein-Gordon equation are obtained for the scalar and vector general Kratzer potential for any l by using the ansatz method. The energy behavior is numerically discussed. 4. A New Approximate Fundamental Solution for Orthotropic Plate Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) WU Pei-liang; L(U) Yan-ping 2002-01-01 A weight double trigonometric series is presented as an approximate fundamental solution for orthotropic plate.Integral equation of orthotropic plate bending is solved by a new method, which only needs one basic boundary integral Eq., puts one fictitious boundary outside plate domain. Examples show that the approximate fundamental solution and solving method proposed in this paper are simple, reliable and quite precise. And they are applicable for various boundary conditions. 5. Analytical approximations for a conservative nonlinear singular oscillator in plasma physics Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) A. Mirzabeigy 2012-10-01 Full Text Available A modified variational approach and the coupled homotopy perturbation method with variational formulation are exerted to obtain periodic solutions of a conservative nonlinear singular oscillator in plasma physics. The frequency–amplitude relations for the oscillator which the restoring force is inversely proportional to the dependent variable are achieved analytically. The approximate frequency obtained using the coupled method is more accurate than the modified variational approach and ones obtained using other approximate methods and the discrepancy between the approximate frequency using this coupled method and the exact one is lower than 0.31% for the whole range of values of oscillation amplitude. The coupled method provides a very good accuracy and is a promising technique to a lot of practical engineering and physical problems. 6. An Approximate Solution to the Equation of Motion for Large-Angle Oscillations of the Simple Pendulum with Initial Velocity Science.gov (United States) Johannessen, Kim 2010-01-01 An analytic approximation of the solution to the differential equation describing the oscillations of a simple pendulum at large angles and with initial velocity is discussed. In the derivation, a sinusoidal approximation has been applied, and an analytic formula for the large-angle period of the simple pendulum is obtained, which also includes… 7. Approximated and User Steerable tSNE for Progressive Visual Analytics. Science.gov (United States) Pezzotti, Nicola; Lelieveldt, Boudewijn; van der Maaten, Laurens; Hollt, Thomas; Eisemann, Elmar; Vilanova, Anna 2016-05-19 Progressive Visual Analytics aims at improving the interactivity in existing analytics techniques by means of visualization as well as interaction with intermediate results. One key method for data analysis is dimensionality reduction, for example, to produce 2D embeddings that can be visualized and analyzed efficiently. t-Distributed Stochastic Neighbor Embedding (tSNE) is a well-suited technique for the visualization of high-dimensional data. tSNE can create meaningful intermediate results but suffers from a slow initialization that constrains its application in Progressive Visual Analytics. We introduce a controllable tSNE approximation (A-tSNE), which trades off speed and accuracy, to enable interactive data exploration. We offer real-time visualization techniques, including a density-based solution and a Magic Lens to inspect the degree of approximation. With this feedback, the user can decide on local refinements and steer the approximation level during the analysis. We demonstrate our technique with several datasets, in a real-world research scenario and for the real-time analysis of high-dimensional streams to illustrate its effectiveness for interactive data analysis. 8. Approximating solutions of neutral stochastic evolution equations with jumps Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 9. Exact, approximate solutions and error bounds for coupled implicit systems of partial differential equations Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Lucas Jódar 1992-01-01 Full Text Available In this paper coupled implicit initial-boundary value systems of second order partial differential equations are considered. Given a finite domain and an admissible error ϵ an analytic approximate solution whose error is upper bounded by ϵ in the given domain is constructed in terms of the data. 10. Approximate polynomial solutions for Riccati differential equations using the squared remains minimization method Science.gov (United States) Bota, C.; Cǎruntu, B.; Bundǎu, O. 2013-10-01 In this paper we applied the Squared Remainder Minimization Method (SRMM) to find analytic approximate polynomial solutions for Riccati differential equations. Two examples are included to demonstrated the validity and applicability of the method. The results are compared to those obtained by other methods. 11. Phase change material solidification in a finned cylindrical shell thermal energy storage: An approximate analytical approach Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Mosaffa Amirhossein 2013-01-01 Full Text Available Results are reported of an investigation of the solidification of a phase change material (PCM in a cylindrical shell thermal energy storage with radial internal fins. An approximate analytical solution is presented for two cases. In case 1, the inner wall is kept at a constant temperature and, in case 2, a constant heat flux is imposed on the inner wall. In both cases, the outer wall is insulated. The results are compared to those for a numerical approach based on an enthalpy method. The results show that the analytical model satisfactory estimates the solid-liquid interface. In addition, a comparative study is reported of the solidified fraction of encapsulated PCM for different geometric configurations of finned storage having the same volume and surface area of heat transfer. 12. Analytic number theory, approximation theory, and special functions in honor of Hari M. Srivastava CERN Document Server 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. 13. Analytic interatomic forces in the random phase approximation CERN Document Server Ramberger, Benjamin; Kresse, Georg 2016-01-01 We discuss that in the random phase approximation (RPA) the first derivative of the energy with respect to the Green's function is the self-energy in the GW approximation. This relationship allows to derive compact equations for the RPA interatomic forces. We also show that position dependent overlap operators are elegantly incorporated in the present framework. The RPA force equations have been implemented in the projector augmented wave formalism, and we present illustrative applications, including ab initio molecular dynamics simulations, the calculation of phonon dispersion relations for diamond and graphite, as well as structural relaxations for water on boron nitride. The present derivation establishes a concise framework for forces within perturbative approaches and is also applicable to more involved approximations for the correlation energy. 14. Analytical Evaluation of Beam Deformation Problem Using Approximate Methods DEFF Research Database (Denmark) Barari, Amin; Kimiaeifar, A.; Domairry, G. 2010-01-01 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... 15. Analytical Solution for Isentropic Flows in Solids Science.gov (United States) Heuzé, Olivier 2009-12-01 In the XIXth century, Riemann gave the equations system and the exact solution for the isentropic flows in the case of the ideal gas. But to our knowledge, nothing has been done to apply it to condensed media. Many materials of practical interest, for instance metals, obey to the linear law D = c+s u, where D is the shock velocity, u the particle velocity, and c and s properties of the material. We notice that s is strongly linked to the fundamental derivative. This means that the assumption of constant fundamental derivative is useful in this case, as it was with the isentropic gamma in the Riemann solution. Then we can apply the exact Riemann solution for these materials. Although the use of the hypergeometric function is complicated in this case, we obtain a very good approximation with the development in power series. 16. Analytic Solution to Nonlinear Dynamical System of Dragon Washbasin Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 贾启芬; 李芳; 于雯; 刘习军; 王大钧 2004-01-01 Based on phase-plane orbit analysis, the mathematical model of piecewise-smooth systems of multi-degree-of-freedom under the mode coordinate is established. Approximate analytical solution under the physical coordinate of multi-degree-of-freedom self-excited vibration induced by dry friction of piecewise-smooth nonlinear systems is derived by means of average method, the results of which agree with those of the numerical solution. An effective and reliable analytical method investigating piecewise-smooth nonlinear systems of multi-degree-of-freedom has been given. Furthermore, this paper qualitatively analyses the curves about stationary amplitude versus rubbing velocity of hands and versus natural frequency of hands, and about angular frequency versus rubbing velocity of hands. The results provide a theoretical basis for identifying parameters of the system and the analysis of steady region. 17. Analytical approximations for the amplitude and period of a relaxation oscillator Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 18. Analytic solutions for unconfined groundwater flow over a stepped base Science.gov (United States) Fitts, Charles R.; Strack, Otto D. L. 1996-03-01 Two new exact solutions are presented for uniform unconfined groundwater flow over a stepped base; one for a step down in the direction of flow, the other for a step up in the direction of flow. These are two-dimensional solutions of Laplace's equation in the vertical plane, and are derived using the hodograph method and conformal mappings on Riemann surfaces. The exact solutions are compared with approximate one-dimensional solutions which neglect the resistance to vertical flow. For small horizontal hydraulic gradients typical of regional groundwater flow, little error is introduced by neglecting the vertical resistance to flow. This conclusion may be extended to two-dimensional analytical models in the horizontal plane, which neglect the vertical resistance to flow and treat the aquifer base as a series of flat steps. 19. Generating exact solutions to Einstein's equation using linearized approximations Science.gov (United States) Harte, Abraham I.; Vines, Justin 2016-10-01 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. 20. Generating exact solutions to Einstein's equation using linearized approximations CERN Document Server 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. 1. On Analytical Solutions to Beam-Hardening Science.gov (United States) Rigaud, G. 2017-01-01 When polychromatic X-rays propagate through a material, for instance in computerized tomography (CT), low energy photons are more attenuated resulting in a "harder" beam. The beam-hardening phenomenon breaks the monochromatic radiation model based on the Radon transform giving rise to artifacts in CT reconstructions to the detriment of visual inspection and automated segmentation algorithms. We propose first a simplified analytic representation for the beam-hardening. Besides providing a general understanding of the phenomenon, this model proposes to invert the beam-hardening effect for homogeneous objects leading to classical monochromatic data. For heterogeneous objects, no analytical reconstruction of the density can be derived without more prior information. However, the beam-hardening is shown to be a smooth operation on the data and thus to preserve the encoding of the singularities of the attenuation map within the data. A microlocal analysis encourages the use of contour extraction methods to solve partially the beam-hardening effect even for heterogeneous objects. The application of both methods, exact analytical solution for homogeneous objects and feature extraction for heterogeneous ones, on real data demonstrates their relevancy and efficiency. 2. Analytic regularity and collocation approximation for elliptic PDEs with random domain deformations KAUST Repository Castrillon, Julio 2016-03-02 In this work we consider the problem of approximating the statistics of a given Quantity of Interest (QoI) that depends on the solution of a linear elliptic PDE defined over a random domain parameterized by N random variables. The elliptic problem is remapped onto a corresponding PDE with a fixed deterministic domain. We show that the solution can be analytically extended to a well defined region in CN with respect to the random variables. A sparse grid stochastic collocation method is then used to compute the mean and variance of the QoI. Finally, convergence rates for the mean and variance of the QoI are derived and compared to those obtained in numerical experiments. 3. Analytical Models of Exoplanetary Atmospheres. II. Radiative Transfer via the Two-Stream Approximation CERN Document Server 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 ... 4. Dataset concerning the analytical approximation of the Ae3 temperature Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) B.L. Ennis 2017-02-01 The dataset includes the terms of the function and the values for the polynomial coefficients for major alloying elements in steel. A short description of the approximation method used to derive and validate the coefficients has also been included. For discussion and application of this model, please refer to the full length article entitled “The role of aluminium in chemical and phase segregation in a TRIP-assisted dual phase steel” 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.05.046 (Ennis et al., 2016 [1]. 5. Approximate Solutions of Delay Parabolic Equations with the Dirichlet Condition Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Deniz Agirseven 2012-01-01 Full Text Available Finite difference and homotopy analysis methods are used for the approximate solution of the initial-boundary value problem for the delay parabolic partial differential equation with the Dirichlet condition. The convergence estimates for the solution of first and second orders of difference schemes in Hölder norms are obtained. A procedure of modified Gauss elimination method is used for the solution of these difference schemes. Homotopy analysis method is applied. Comparison of finite difference and homotopy analysis methods is given on the problem. 6. An accurate two-phase approximate solution to the acute viral infection model Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) 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. 7. Explicit solutions of the radiative transport equation in the P{sub 3} approximation Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Liemert, André, E-mail: andre.liemert@ilm.uni-ulm.de; Kienle, Alwin [Institut für Lasertechnologien in der Medizin und Meßtechnik an der Universität Ulm, Helmholtzstr.12, Ulm D-89081 (Germany) 2014-11-01 Purpose: Explicit solutions of the monoenergetic radiative transport equation in the P{sub 3} approximation have been derived which can be evaluated with nearly the same computational effort as needed for solving the standard diffusion equation (DE). In detail, the authors considered the important case of a semi-infinite medium which is illuminated by a collimated beam of light. Methods: A combination of the classic spherical harmonics method and the recently developed method of rotated reference frames is used for solving the P{sub 3} equations in closed form. Results: The derived solutions are illustrated and compared to exact solutions of the radiative transport equation obtained via the Monte Carlo (MC) method as well as with other approximated analytical solutions. It is shown that for the considered cases which are relevant for biomedical optics applications, the P{sub 3} approximation is close to the exact solution of the radiative transport equation. Conclusions: The authors derived exact analytical solutions of the P{sub 3} equations under consideration of boundary conditions for defining a semi-infinite medium. The good agreement to Monte Carlo simulations in the investigated domains, for example, in the steady-state and time domains, as well as the short evaluation time needed suggests that the derived equations can replace the often applied solutions of the diffusion equation for the homogeneous semi-infinite medium. 8. Approximate solutions of non-linear circular orbit relative motion in curvilinear coordinates Science.gov (United States) Bombardelli, Claudio; Gonzalo, Juan Luis; Roa, Javier 2017-01-01 A compact, time-explicit, approximate solution of the highly non-linear relative motion in curvilinear coordinates is provided under the assumption of circular orbit for the chief spacecraft. The rather compact, three-dimensional solution is obtained by algebraic manipulation of the individual Keplerian motions in curvilinear, rather than Cartesian coordinates, and provides analytical expressions for the secular, constant and periodic terms of each coordinate as a function of the initial relative motion conditions or relative orbital elements. Numerical test cases are conducted to show that the approximate solution can be effectively employed to extend the classical linear Clohessy-Wiltshire solution to include non-linear relative motion without significant loss of accuracy up to a limit of 0.4-0.45 in eccentricity and 40-45° in relative inclination for the follower. A very simple, quadratic extension of the classical Clohessy-Wiltshire solution in curvilinear coordinates is also presented. 9. Approximate solutions of non-linear circular orbit relative motion in curvilinear coordinates Science.gov (United States) Bombardelli, Claudio; Gonzalo, Juan Luis; Roa, Javier 2016-07-01 A compact, time-explicit, approximate solution of the highly non-linear relative motion in curvilinear coordinates is provided under the assumption of circular orbit for the chief spacecraft. The rather compact, three-dimensional solution is obtained by algebraic manipulation of the individual Keplerian motions in curvilinear, rather than Cartesian coordinates, and provides analytical expressions for the secular, constant and periodic terms of each coordinate as a function of the initial relative motion conditions or relative orbital elements. Numerical test cases are conducted to show that the approximate solution can be effectively employed to extend the classical linear Clohessy-Wiltshire solution to include non-linear relative motion without significant loss of accuracy up to a limit of 0.4-0.45 in eccentricity and 40-45° in relative inclination for the follower. A very simple, quadratic extension of the classical Clohessy-Wiltshire solution in curvilinear coordinates is also presented. 10. Analytical Solution of Multicompartment Solute Kinetics for Hemodialysis Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 11. ANALYTIC SOLUTIONS OF SYSTEMS OF FUNCTIONAL EQUATIONS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 12. Derivation of Varying Specific Heat Gasdynamic Functions,Normal Shock Analytical Solution and its Improvements Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) TsuiChih－Ya 1992-01-01 A set of new gasdynamic functions with varying specific heat are deriveo for the first time.An original analytical solution of normal shock waves is owrked out therewith.This solution is thereafter further improved by not involving total temperature,Illustrative examples of comparison are given,including also some approximate solutions to show the orders of their errors. 13. Explicit Analytical Solutions of Coupled Fluid Flow Transfer Equation in Heterogeneous Porous Media Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 张娜; 蔡睿贤 2002-01-01 Explicit analytical solutions are presented for the coupled fluid flow transfer equation in heterogeneous porous media. These analytical solutions are useful for their description of actual flow fields and as benchmark solutions to check the rapidly developing numerical calculations and to study various computational methods such as the discrete approximations of the governing equations and grid generation methods. In addition, some novel mathematical methods are used in the analyses. 14. Novel determination of differential-equation solutions: universal approximation method Science.gov (United States) Leephakpreeda, Thananchai 2002-09-01 In a conventional approach to numerical computation, finite difference and finite element methods are usually implemented to determine the solution of a set of differential equations (DEs). This paper presents a novel approach to solve DEs by applying the universal approximation method through an artificial intelligence utility in a simple way. In this proposed method, neural network model (NNM) and fuzzy linguistic model (FLM) are applied as universal approximators for any nonlinear continuous functions. With this outstanding capability, the solutions of DEs can be approximated by the appropriate NNM or FLM within an arbitrary accuracy. The adjustable parameters of such NNM and FLM are determined by implementing the optimization algorithm. This systematic search yields sub-optimal adjustable parameters of NNM and FLM with the satisfactory conditions and with the minimum residual errors of the governing equations subject to the constraints of boundary conditions of DEs. The simulation results are investigated for the viability of efficiently determining the solutions of the ordinary and partial nonlinear DEs. 15. Optimum Approximate Solution of Herschel-Bulkley Fluid Formula Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) XU Gui-yun; LIN Xue-dong; ZHANG Yong-zhong 2004-01-01 During calculating the fluid resistence with Herschel-Bulkley formula, the deviation is very large in some regions. In order to decrease the deviation, the optimized parameters of approximate solution are obtained through mathematic analysis and 3-D optimization calculation. In the close region of relative radius of the core flow, the continuity of deviation is determined with the limit methods. By analysis, the results indicate that the deviation in the area around the discontinuous nodes is very large; the deviation is the function of fluid parameters, approximate solution parameters and the relative radius of the core flow. While the fluid parameters keep certain, the 3-D figures of the deviation are drawn. The slice plane is used to seek the extremums of multi-peaks surface; The optimized parameters of approximate formula make the approximate formula in the regions of the certain deviation. The available area of relative radius of the core flow increases by 43.2%. It is more valuable for the calculation of flow resistance in pipe transportation. 16. Approximate solutions of common fixed-point problems CERN Document Server 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... 17. Analytic solution of Hubbell's model of local community dynamics CERN Document Server 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. 18. JOVIAN STRATOSPHERE AS A CHEMICAL TRANSPORT SYSTEM: BENCHMARK ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) 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. 19. Approximate analytical scattering phase function dependent on microphysical characteristics of dust particles. Science.gov (United States) Kocifaj, Miroslav 2011-06-10 The approximate bulk-scattering phase function of a polydisperse system of dust particles is derived in an analytical form. In the theoretical solution, the particle size distribution is modeled by a modified gamma function that can satisfy various media differing in modal radii. Unlike the frequently applied power law, the modified gamma distribution shows no singularity when the particle radius approaches zero. The approximate scattering phase function is related to the parameters of the size distribution function. This is an important advantage compared to the empirical Henyey-Greenstein (HG) approximation, which is a simple function of the average cosine. However, any optimized value of average cosine of the HG function cannot provide the information on particle microphysical characteristics, such as the size distribution function. In this paper, the mapping between average cosine and the parameters of size distribution function is given by a semianalytical expression that is applicable in rapid numerical simulations on various dust populations. In particular, the modal radius and half-width can be quickly estimated using the presented formulas. 20. A solution of LIDAR problem in double scattering approximation CERN Document Server 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. 1. On the equivalence of approximate stationary axially symmetric solutions of Einstein field equations CERN Document Server Boshkayev, Kuantay; Toktarbay, Saken; Zhami, Bakytzhan 2015-01-01 We study stationary axially symmetric solutions of the Einstein vacuum field equations that can be used to describe the gravitational field of astrophysical compact objects in the limiting case of slow rotation and slight deformation. We derive explicitly the exterior Sedrakyan-Chubaryan approximate solution, and express it in analytical form, which makes it practical in the context of astrophysical applications. In the limiting case of vanishing angular momentum, the solution reduces to the well-known Schwarzschild solution in vacuum. We demonstrate that the new solution is equivalent to the exterior Hartle-Thorne solution. We establish the mathematical equivalence between the Sedrakyan-Chubaryan, Fock-Abdildin and Hartle-Thorne formalisms. 2. An Approximate Solution for Flow between Two Disks Rotating about Distinct Axes at Different Speeds Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) H. Volkan Ersoy 2007-01-01 Full Text Available The flow of a linearly viscous fluid between two disks rotating about two distinct vertical axes is studied. An approximate analytical solution is obtained by taking into account the case of rotation with a small angular velocity difference. It is shown how the velocity components depend on the position, the Reynolds number, the eccentricity, the ratio of angular speeds of the disks, and the parameters satisfying the conditions u=0 and ν=0 in midplane. 3. Abrupt PN junctions: Analytical solutions under equilibrium and non-equilibrium Science.gov (United States) 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. 4. Migration of radionuclides through sorbing media analytical solutions--II Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Pigford, T.H.; Chambre, P.L.; Albert, M. 1980-10-01 This report presents analytical solutions, and the results of such solutions, for the migration of radionuclides in geologic media. Volume 1 contains analytical solutions for one-dimensional equilibrium transport in infinite media and multilayered media. One-dimensional non-equilibrium transport solutions are also included. Volume 2 contains analytical solutions for transport in a one-dimensional field flow with transverse dispersion as well as transport in multi-dimensional flow. A finite element solution of the transport of radionuclides through porous media is discussed. (DMC) 5. Approximate Solution of the Point Reactor Kinetic Equations of Average One-Group of Delayed Neutrons for Step Reactivity Insertion Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 6. Analytical solution of basic equations set of atmospheric motion Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) SHI Wei-hui; SHEN Chun; WANG Yue-peng 2007-01-01 On condition that the basic equations set of atmospheric motion possesses the best stability in the smooth function classes, the structure of solution space for local analytical solution is discussed, by which the third-class initial value problem with typicaiity and application is analyzed. The calculational method and concrete expressions of analytical solution about the well-posed initial value problem of the third kind are given in the analytic function classes. Near an appointed point, the relevant theoretical and computational problems about analytical solution of initial value problem are solved completely in the meaning of local solution. Moreover, for other type of problems for determining solution, the computational method and process of their stable analytical solution can be obtained in a similar way given in this paper. 7. On Approximate Solutions of Functional Equations in Vector Lattices Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 8. BV solutions and viscosity approximations of rate-independent systems CERN Document Server 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 ... 9. Analytical Solution for Stellar Density in Globular Clusters Indian Academy of Sciences (India) 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. 10. Fast and Analytical EAP Approximation from a 4th-Order Tensor Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 11. An analytical solution in the complex plane for the luminosity distance in flat cosmology CERN Document Server Zaninetti, L 2016-01-01 We present an analytical solution for the luminosity distance in spatially flat cosmology with pressureless matter and the cosmological constant. The complex analytical solution is made of a real part and a negligible imaginary part. The real part of the luminosity distance allows finding the two parameters$H_0$and$\\om$. A simple expression for the distance modulus for SNs of type Ia is reported in the framework of the minimax approximation. 12. Mathematical analysis of recent analytical approximations to the collapse of an empty spherical bubble. Science.gov (United States) Amore, Paolo; Fernández, Francisco M 2013-02-28 We analyze the Rayleigh equation for the collapse of an empty bubble and provide an explanation for some recent analytical approximations to the model. We derive the form of the singularity at the second boundary point and discuss the convergence of the approximants. We also give a rigorous proof of the asymptotic behavior of the coefficients of the power series that are the basis for the approximate expressions. 13. Analytical Solution of Projectile Motion with Quadratic Resistance and Generalisations CERN Document Server 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.... 14. A compact analytic solution describing optoacoustic phenomenon in absorbing fluid CERN Document Server Cundin, Luisiana; Barsalou, Norman; Voss, Shannon 2012-01-01 Derivation of an analytic, closed-form solution for Q-switched laser induced optoacoustic phenomenon in absorbing fluid media is presented. The solution assumes spherical symmetry as well for the forcing function, which represents heat deposition from Q-switched lasers. The Greens solution provided is a suitable kernel to generate more complex solutions arising in optoacoustics, optoacoustic spectroscopy, photoacoustic and photothermal problems. 15. AN ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR AN EXPONENTIAL TYPE DISPERSION PROCESS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 王子亭 2001-01-01 The dispersion process in heterogeneous porous media is distance-dependent,which results from multi-scaling property of heterogeneous structure. An analytical model describing the dispersion with an exponential dispersion function is built, which is transformed into ODE problem with variable coefficients, and obtained analytical solution for two type boundary conditions using hypergeometric function and inversion technique.According to the analytical solution and computing results the difference between the exponential dispersion and constant dispersion process is analyzed. 16. Semi-analytic solution to planar Helmholtz equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Tukač M. 2013-06-01 Full Text Available Acoustic solution of interior domains is of great interest. Solving acoustic pressure fields faster with lower computational requirements is demanded. A novel solution technique based on the analytic solution to the Helmholtz equation in rectangular domain is presented. This semi-analytic solution is compared with the finite element method, which is taken as the reference. Results show that presented method is as precise as the finite element method. As the semi-analytic method doesn’t require spatial discretization, it can be used for small and very large acoustic problems with the same computational costs. 17. Surface conductivity in electrokinetic systems with porous and charged interfaces: Analytical approximations and numerical results. Science.gov (United States) Barbati, Alexander C; Kirby, Brian J 2016-07-01 We derive an approximate analytical representation of the conductivity for a 1D system with porous and charged layers grafted onto parallel plates. Our theory improves on prior work by developing approximate analytical expressions applicable over an arbitrary range of potentials, both large and small as compared to the thermal voltage (RTF). Further, we describe these results in a framework of simplifying nondimensional parameters, indicating the relative dominance of various physicochemical processes. We demonstrate the efficacy of our approximate expression with comparisons to numerical representations of the exact analytical conductivity. Finally, we utilize this conductivity expression, in concert with other components of the electrokinetic coupling matrix, to describe the streaming potential and electroviscous effect in systems with porous and charged layers. 18. Analytical solution for the diffusion of a capacitor discharge generated magnetic field pulse in a conductor Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Ilmārs Grants 2016-06-01 Full Text Available 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. 19. Analytical solution for the diffusion of a capacitor discharge generated magnetic field pulse in a conductor Science.gov (United States) 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. 20. A Comprehensive Analytical Solution of the Nonlinear Pendulum Science.gov (United States) Ochs, Karlheinz 2011-01-01 In this paper, an analytical solution for the differential equation of the simple but nonlinear pendulum is derived. This solution is valid for any time and is not limited to any special initial instance or initial values. Moreover, this solution holds if the pendulum swings over or not. The method of approach is based on Jacobi elliptic functions… 1. Analytical solutions of coupled-mode equations for microring resonators Indian Academy of Sciences (India) 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. 2. A general solution and approximation for the diffusion of gas in a spherical coal sample Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Wang Yucang; Xue Sheng; Xie Jun 2014-01-01 The square root relationship of gas release in the early stage of desorption is widely used to provide a simple and fast estimation of the lost gas in coal mines. However, questions arise as to how the relation-ship was theoretically derived, what are the assumptions and applicable conditions and how large the error will be. In this paper, the analytical solutions of gas concentration and fractional gas loss for the dif-fusion of gas in a spherical coal sample were given with detailed mathematical derivations based on the diffusion equation. The analytical solutions were approximated in case of small values of time and the error analyses associated with the approximation were also undertaken. The results indicate that the square root relationship of gas release is the first term of the approximation, and care must be taken in using the square root relationship as a significant error might be introduced with increase in the lost time and decrease in effective diameter of a spherical coal sample. 3. Analytic solutions of topologically disjoint systems DEFF Research Database (Denmark) 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 ... 4. The comparative study on analytical solutions and numerical solutions of displacement in transversely isotropic rock mass Science.gov (United States) Zhang, Zhizeng; Zhao, Zhao; Li, Yongtao 2016-06-01 This paper attempts to verify the correctness of the analytical displacement solution in transversely isotropic rock mass, and to determine the scope of its application. The analytical displacement solution of a circular tunnel in transversely isotropic rock mass was derived firstly. The analytical solution was compared with the numerical solution, which was carried out by FLAC3D software. The results show that the expression of the analytical displacement solution is correct, and the allowable engineering range is that the dip angle is less than 15 degrees. 5. Reactive silica transport in fractured porous media: Analytical solutions for a system of parallel fractures Science.gov (United States) Yang, Jianwen 2012-04-01 A general analytical solution is derived by using the Laplace transformation to describe transient reactive silica transport in a conceptualized 2-D system involving a set of parallel fractures embedded in an impermeable host rock matrix, taking into account of hydrodynamic dispersion and advection of silica transport along the fractures, molecular diffusion from each fracture to the intervening rock matrix, and dissolution of quartz. A special analytical solution is also developed by ignoring the longitudinal hydrodynamic dispersion term but remaining other conditions the same. The general and special solutions are in the form of a double infinite integral and a single infinite integral, respectively, and can be evaluated using Gauss-Legendre quadrature technique. A simple criterion is developed to determine under what conditions the general analytical solution can be approximated by the special analytical solution. It is proved analytically that the general solution always lags behind the special solution, unless a dimensionless parameter is less than a critical value. Several illustrative calculations are undertaken to demonstrate the effect of fracture spacing, fracture aperture and fluid flow rate on silica transport. The analytical solutions developed here can serve as a benchmark to validate numerical models that simulate reactive mass transport in fractured porous media. 6. Analytic Solution of Strongly Coupling Schroedinger Equation CERN Document Server Liao, J Y; Liao, Jinfeng; Zhuang, Pengfei 2002-01-01 The recently developed expansion method for ground states of strongly coupling Schr\\"odinger equations by Friedberg, Lee and Zhao is extended to excited states. The coupling constant dependence of bound states for power-law central forces$V(r) \\propto g^k r^nis particularly studied. With the extended method all the excited states of the Hydrogen atom problem are resolved and the low-lying states for Yukawa potential are approximately obtained. 7. Generalized Analytical Solutions for Nonlinear Positive-Negative Index Couplers Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Zh. Kudyshev 2012-01-01 Full Text Available We find and analyze a generalized analytical solution for nonlinear wave propagation in waveguide couplers with opposite signs of the linear refractive index, nonzero phase mismatch between the channels, and arbitrary nonlinear coefficients. 8. ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS FOR SOME NONLINEAR EVOLUTION EQUATIONS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 胡建兰; 张汉林 2003-01-01 The following partial differential equations are studied: generaliz ed fifth-orderKdV equation, water wave equation, Kupershmidt equation, couples KdV equation. Theanalytical solutions to these problems via using various ansaiz es by introducing a second-order ordinary differential equation are found out. 9. Analytic solutions for marginal deformations in open superstring field theory Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Okawa, Y. 2007-04-15 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.) 10. New software solutions for analytical spectroscopists Science.gov (United States) 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 11. Zero Viscosity Limit for Analytic Solutions of the Primitive Equations Science.gov (United States) Kukavica, Igor; Lombardo, Maria Carmela; Sammartino, Marco 2016-10-01 The aim of this paper is to prove that the solutions of the primitive equations converge, in the zero viscosity limit, to the solutions of the hydrostatic Euler equations. We construct the solution of the primitive equations through a matched asymptotic expansion involving the solution of the hydrostatic Euler equation and boundary layer correctors as the first order term, and an error that we show to be {O(√{ν})}. The main assumption is spatial analyticity of the initial datum. 12. Analytical solutions for the Rabi model CERN Document Server 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... 13. Approximate Solution of D-Dimensional Klein-Gordon Equation with Hulthen-Type Potential via SUSYQM Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) H. Hassanabadi; S. Zarrinkamar; H. Rahimov 2011-01-01 Approximate analytical solutions of the D-dimensional Klein-Gordon equation are obtained for the scalar and vector general Hulthen-type potential and position-dependent mass with any l by using the concept of supersymmetric quantum mechanics （SUSYQM）. The problem is numerically discussed for some cases of parameters. 14. Analytical solutions for the fractional Fisher's equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) H. Kheiri 2015-06-01 Full Text Available In this paper, we consider the inhomogeneous time-fractional nonlinear Fisher equation with three known boundary conditions. We first apply a modified Homotopy perturbation method for translating the proposed problem to a set of linear problems. Then we use the separation variables method to solve obtained problems. In examples, we illustrate that by right choice of source term in the modified Homotopy perturbation method, it is possible to get an exact solution. 15. Analytical Solution for the Current Distribution in Multistrand Superconducting Cables CERN Document Server 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 ... 16. Big Data Security Analytic Solution using Splunk Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) P.Charishma, 2015-04-01 Full Text Available Over the past decade, usage of online applications is experiencing remarkable growth. One of the main reasons for the success of web application is its “Ease of Access” and availability on internet. The simplicity of the HTTP protocol makes it easy to steal and spoof identity. The business liability associated with protecting online information has increased significantly and this is an issue that must be addressed. According to SANSTop20, 2013 list the number one targeted server side vulnerability are Web Applications. So, this has made detecting and preventing attacks on web applications a top priority for IT companies. In this paper, a rational solution is brought to detect events on web application and provides Security intelligence, log management and extensible reporting by analyzing web server logs. 17. Analytic solution of simplified Cardan's shaft model Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) 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. 18. AN ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR CALCULATING THE INITIATION OF SEDIMENT MOTION Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 19. Homotopic Approximate Solutions for the Perturbed CKdV Equation with Variable Coefficients Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Dianchen Lu 2014-01-01 Full Text Available This work concerns how to find the double periodic form of approximate solutions of the perturbed combined KdV (CKdV equation with variable coefficients by using the homotopic mapping method. The obtained solutions may degenerate into the approximate solutions of hyperbolic function form and the approximate solutions of trigonometric function form in the limit cases. Moreover, the first order approximate solutions and the second order approximate solutions of the variable coefficients CKdV equation in perturbation εun are also induced. 20. Stability of small-amplitude torus knot solutions of the localized induction approximation Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Calini, Annalisa; Ivey, Thomas, E-mail: calinia@cofc.edu [Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC 29424 (United States) 2011-08-19 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, while we provide examples of neutrally stable (p, q) torus knots with 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. 1. Stability of small-amplitude torus knot solutions of the localized induction approximation Science.gov (United States) Calini, Annalisa; Ivey, Thomas 2011-08-01 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 Schrödinger 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. 2. Analytic solution of an oscillatory migratory alpha^2 stellar dynamo CERN Document Server Brandenburg, Axel 2016-01-01 Analytic solutions of the mean-field induction equation predict a nonoscillatory dynamo for uniform helical turbulence or constant alpha effect in unbounded or periodic domains. Oscillatory dynamos are generally thought impossible for constant alpha. We present an analytic solution for a one-dimensional bounded domain resulting in oscillatory solutions for constant alpha, but different (Dirichlet and von Neumann or perfect conductor and vacuum) boundary conditions on the two ends. We solve a second order complex equation and superimpose two independent solutions to obey both boundary conditions. The solution has time-independent energy density. On one end where the function value vanishes, the second derivative is finite, which would not be correctly reproduced with sine-like expansion functions where a node coincides with an inflection point. The obtained solution may serve as a benchmark for numerical dynamo experiments and as a pedagogical illustration that oscillatory dynamos are possible for dynamos with... 3. Transmission Line Adapted Analytical Power Charts Solution Science.gov (United States) Sakala, Japhet D.; Daka, James S. J.; Setlhaolo, Ditiro; Malichi, Alec Pulu 2016-08-01 The performance of a transmission line has been assessed over the years using power charts. These are graphical representations, drawn to scale, of the equations that describe the performance of transmission lines. Various quantities that describe the performance, such as sending end voltage, sending end power and compensation to give zero voltage regulation, may be deduced from the power charts. Usually required values are read off and then converted using the appropriate scales and known relationships. In this paper, the authors revisit this area of circle diagrams for transmission line performance. The work presented here formulates the mathematical model that analyses the transmission line performance from the power charts relationships and then uses them to calculate the transmission line performance. In this proposed approach, it is not necessary to draw the power charts for the solution. However the power charts may be drawn for the visual presentation. The method is based on applying derived equations and is simple to use since it does not require rigorous derivations. 4. Analytical modeling of bargaining solutions for multicast cellular services Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Giuseppe Araniti 2013-07-01 Full Text Available Nowadays, the growing demand for group-oriented services over mobile devices has lead to the definition of new communication standards and multimedia applications in cellular systems. In this article we study the use of game theoretic solutions for these services to model and perform a trade-off analysis between fairness and efficiency in the resources allocation. More precisely, we model bargaining solutions for the multicast data services provisioning and introduce the analytical resolution for the proposed solutions. 5. Analytical First-Order Molecular Properties and Forces within the Adiabatic Connection Random Phase Approximation. Science.gov (United States) Burow, Asbjörn M; Bates, Jefferson E; Furche, Filipp; Eshuis, Henk 2014-01-14 The random phase approximation (RPA) is an increasingly popular method for computing molecular ground-state correlation energies within the adiabatic connection fluctuation-dissipation theorem framework of density functional theory. We present an efficient analytical implementation of first-order RPA molecular properties and nuclear forces using the resolution-of-the-identity (RI) approximation and imaginary frequency integration. The centerpiece of our approach is a variational RPA energy Lagrangian invariant under unitary transformations of occupied and virtual reference orbitals, respectively. Its construction requires the solution of a single coupled-perturbed Kohn-Sham equation independent of the number of perturbations. Energy gradients with respect to nuclear displacements and other first-order properties such as one-particle densities or dipole moments are obtained from partial derivatives of the Lagrangian. Our RPA energy gradient implementation exhibits the same [Formula: see text] scaling with system size N as a single-point RPA energy calculation. In typical applications, the cost for computing the entire gradient vector with respect to nuclear displacements is ∼5 times that of a single-point RPA energy calculation. Derivatives of the quadrature nodes and weights used for frequency integration are essential for RPA gradients with an accuracy consistent with RPA energies and can be included in our approach. The quality of RPA equilibrium structures is assessed by comparison to accurate theoretical and experimental data for covalent main group compounds, weakly bonded dimers, and transition metal complexes. RPA outperforms semilocal functionals as well as second-order Møller-Plesset (MP2) theory, which fails badly for the transition metal compounds. Dipole moments of polarizable molecules and weakly bound dimers show a similar trend. RPA harmonic vibrational frequencies are nearly of coupled cluster singles, doubles, and perturbative triples quality 6. RESTRICTED NONLINEAR APPROXIMATION AND SINGULAR SOLUTIONS OF BOUNDARY INTEGRAL EQUATIONS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 7. An analytical dynamo solution for large-scale magnetic fields of galaxies CERN Document Server 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... 8. Corrected Analytical Solution of the Generalized Woods-Saxon Potential for Arbitrary$\\ell$States CERN Document Server 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$\\ell=0$. 9. A hybrid ICT-solution for smart meter data analytics DEFF Research Database (Denmark) Liu, Xiufeng; Nielsen, Per Sieverts 2016-01-01 Smart meters are increasingly used worldwide. Smart meters are the advanced meters capable of measuring energy consumption at a fine-grained time interval, e.g., every 15 min. Smart meter data are typically bundled with social economic data in analytics, such as meter geographic locations, weather...... conditions and user information, which makes the data sets very sizable and the analytics complex. Data mining and emerging cloud computing technologies make collecting, processing, and analyzing the so-called big data possible. This paper proposes an innovative ICT-solution to streamline smart meter data...... 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... 10. Exact analytical solutions for the Poiseuille and Couette-Poiseuille flow of third grade fluid between parallel plates Science.gov (United States) Danish, Mohammad; Kumar, Shashi; Kumar, Surendra 2012-03-01 Exact analytical solutions for the velocity profiles and flow rates have been obtained in explicit forms for the Poiseuille and Couette-Poiseuille flow of a third grade fluid between two parallel plates. These exact solutions match well with their numerical counter parts and are better than the recently developed approximate analytical solutions. Besides, effects of various parameters on the velocity profile and flow rate have been studied. 11. On the General Analytical Solution of the Kinematic Cosserat Equations KAUST Repository Michels, Dominik L. 2016-09-01 Based on a Lie symmetry analysis, we construct a closed form solution to the kinematic part of the (partial differential) Cosserat equations describing the mechanical behavior of elastic rods. The solution depends on two arbitrary analytical vector functions and is analytical everywhere except a certain domain of the independent variables in which one of the arbitrary vector functions satisfies a simple explicitly given algebraic relation. As our main theoretical result, in addition to the construction of the solution, we proof its generality. Based on this observation, a hybrid semi-analytical solver for highly viscous two-way coupled fluid-rod problems is developed which allows for the interactive high-fidelity simulations of flagellated microswimmers as a result of a substantial reduction of the numerical stiffness. 12. An analytical solution to the equation of motion for the damped nonlinear pendulum DEFF Research Database (Denmark) Johannessen, Kim 2014-01-01 An analytical approximation of the solution to the differential equation describing the oscillations of the damped nonlinear pendulum at large angles is presented. The solution is expressed in terms of the Jacobi elliptic functions by including a parameter-dependent elliptic modulus. The analytical...... of the damped nonlinear pendulum is presented, and it is shown that the period of oscillation is dependent on time. It is established that, in general, the period is longer than that of a linearized model, asymptotically approaching the period of oscillation of a damped linear pendulum.... 13. AN EXACT ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR THE INTERSTELLAR MAGNETIC FIELD IN THE VICINITY OF THE HELIOSPHERE Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Röken, Christian [Universität Regensburg, Fakultät für Mathematik, Regensburg (Germany); Kleimann, Jens; Fichtner, Horst, E-mail: christian.roeken@mathematik.uni-regensburg.de, E-mail: jk@tp4.rub.de, E-mail: hf@tp4.rub.de [Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie, Institut für Theoretische Physik IV, Bochum (Germany) 2015-06-01 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. 14. An analytical approximation of the growth function in Friedmann-Lema\\^itre universes CERN Document Server Kasai, Masumi 2010-01-01 We present an analytical approximation formula for the growth function in a spatially flat cosmology with dust and a cosmological constant. Our approximate formula is written simply in terms of a rational function. We also show the approximate formula in a dust cosmology without a cosmological constant, directly as a function of the scale factor in terms of a rational function. The single rational function applies for all, open, closed and flat universes. Our results involve no elliptic functions, and have very small relative error of less than 0.2 per cent over the range of the scale factor$1/1000 \\la a \\lid 1$and the density parameter$0.2 \\la \\Omega_{\\rmn{m}} \\lid 1$for a flat cosmology, and less than$0.4$per cent over the range$0.2 \\la \\Omega_{\\rmn{m}} \\la 4for a cosmology without a cosmological constant. 15. Approximation solutions for indifference pricing under general utility functions NARCIS (Netherlands) Chen, An; Pelsser, Antoon; Vellekoop, Michel 2008-01-01 With the aid of Taylor-based approximations, this paper presents results for pricing insurance contracts by using indifference pricing under general utility functions. We discuss the connection between the resulting "theoretical" indifference prices and the pricing rule-of-thumb that practitioners u 16. Approximation solution of Schrodinger equation for Q-deformed Rosen-Morse using supersymmetry quantum mechanics (SUSY QM) Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Alemgadmi, Khaled I. K., E-mail: azozkied@yahoo.com; Suparmi; Cari [Department of Physics, the State University of Surabaya (Unesa), Jl. Ketintang, Surabaya 60231 (Indonesia); Deta, U. A., E-mail: utamaalan@yahoo.co.id [Departmet of Physics, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A Kentingan, Surakarta 57126 (Indonesia) 2015-09-30 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. 17. Approximate Solutions of Interactive Dynamic Influence Diagrams Using Model Clustering DEFF Research Database (Denmark) 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... 18. Classification and Approximate Functional Separable Solutions to the Generalized Diffusion Equations with Perturbation Science.gov (United States) Ji, Fei-Yu; Zhang, Shun-Li 2013-11-01 In this paper, the generalized diffusion equation with perturbation ut = A(u;ux)uII+eB(u;ux) is studied in terms of the approximate functional variable separation approach. A complete classification of these perturbed equations which admit approximate functional separable solutions is presented. Some approximate solutions to the resulting perturbed equations are obtained by examples. 19. Analytical approximation of the neutrino oscillation matter effects at large θ{sub 13} Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Agarwalla, Sanjib Kumar [Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg, Sainik School Post,Bhubaneswar 751005, Orissa (India); Kao, Yee [Department of Chemistry and Physics, Western Carolina University,Cullowhee, NC 28723 (United States); Takeuchi, Tatsu [Center for Neutrino Physics, Physics Department, Virginia Tech,Blacksburg, VA 24061 (United States); Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (WPI), The University of Tokyo,Kashiwa-shi, Chiba-ken 277-8583 (Japan) 2014-04-07 We argue that the neutrino oscillation probabilities in matter are best understood by allowing the mixing angles and mass-squared differences in the standard parametrization to ‘run’ with the matter effect parameter a=2√2G{sub F}N{sub e}E, where N{sub e} is the electron density in matter and E is the neutrino energy. We present simple analytical approximations to these ‘running’ parameters. We show that for the moderately large value of θ{sub 13}, as discovered by the reactor experiments, the running of the mixing angle θ{sub 23} and the CP violating phase δ can be neglected. It simplifies the analysis of the resulting expressions for the oscillation probabilities considerably. Approaches which attempt to directly provide approximate analytical expressions for the oscillation probabilities in matter suffer in accuracy due to their reliance on expansion in θ{sub 13}, or in simplicity when higher order terms in θ{sub 13} are included. We demonstrate the accuracy of our method by comparing it to the exact numerical result, as well as the direct approximations of Cervera et al., Akhmedov et al., Asano and Minakata, and Freund. 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. 20. An Approximate Solution for Spherical and Cylindrical Piston Problem Indian Academy of Sciences (India) 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. 1. Foam for Enhanced Oil Recovery: Modeling and Analytical Solutions NARCIS (Netherlands) Ashoori, E. 2012-01-01 Foam increases sweep in miscible- and immiscible-gas enhanced oil recovery by decreasing the mobility of gas enormously. This thesis is concerned with the simulations and analytical solutions for foam flow for the purpose of modeling foam EOR in a reservoir. For the ultimate goal of upscaling our mo 2. Analytical solutions for geodesics in black hole spacetimes CERN Document Server Hackmann, Eva 2015-01-01 We review the analytical solution methods for the geodesic equations in Kerr-Newman-Taub-NUT-de Sitter spacetimes and its subclasses in terms of elliptic and hyperelliptic functions. A short guide to corresponding literature for general timelike and lightlike motion is also presented. 3. Analytical solution for the convectively-mixed atmospheric boundary layer NARCIS (Netherlands) Ouwersloot, H.G.; Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, J. 2013-01-01 Based on the prognostic equations of mixed-layer theory assuming a zeroth order jump at the entrainment zone, analytical solutions for the boundary-layer height evolution are derived with different degrees of accuracy. First, an exact implicit expression for the boundary-layer height for a situation 4. Decision Exploration Lab : A Visual Analytics Solution for Decision Management NARCIS (Netherlands) Broeksema, Bertjan; Baudel, Thomas; Telea, Alex; Crisafulli, Paolo 2013-01-01 We present a visual analytics solution designed to address prevalent issues in the area of Operational Decision Management (ODM). In ODM, which has its roots in Artificial Intelligence (Expert Systems) and Management Science, it is increasingly important to align business decisions with business goa 5. Linear power spectra in cold+hot dark matter models analytical approximations and applications CERN Document Server Ma Chung Pei 1996-01-01 This paper presents simple analytic approximations to the linear power spectra, linear growth rates, and rms mass fluctuations for both components in a family of cold+hot dark matter (CDM+HDM) models that are of current cosmological interest. The formulas are valid for a wide range of wavenumber, neutrino fraction, redshift, and Hubble constant: k\\lo 10\\,h Mpc^{-1}, 0.05\\lo \\onu\\lo 0.3, 0\\le z\\lo 15, and 0.5\\lo h \\lo 0.8. A new, redshift-dependent shape parameter \\Gamma_\ 6. Calculation of photon attenuation coefficients of elements and compounds from approximate semi-analytical formulae Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Roteta, M.; Baro, J.; Fernandez-Varea, J. M.; Salvat, F. 1994-07-01 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. 7. Some analytical approximations to radiative transfer theory and their application for the analysis of reflectance data Science.gov (United States) Kokhanovsky, Alexander; Hopkinson, Ian 2008-03-01 We derive an analytical approximation in the framework of the radiative transfer theory for use in the analysis of diffuse reflectance measurements. This model uses two parameters to describe a material, the transport free path length, l, and the similarity parameter, s. Using a simple algebraic expression, s and l can be applied for the determination of the absorption coefficient Kabs, which can be easily compared to absorption coefficients measured using transmission spectroscopy. l and Kabs can be seen as equivalent to the S and K parameters, respectively, in the Kubelka-Munk formulation. The advantage of our approximation is a clear basis in the complete radiative transfer theory. We demonstrate the application of our model to a range of different paper types and to fabrics treated with known levels of a dye. 8. Analytical solutions for Tokamak equilibria with reversed toroidal current Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Martins, Caroline G. L.; Roberto, M.; Braga, F. L. [Departamento de Fisica, Instituto Tecnologico de Aeronautica, Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo 12228-900 (Brazil); Caldas, I. L. [Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, 05315-970 Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil) 2011-08-15 In tokamaks, an advanced plasma confinement regime has been investigated with a central hollow electric current with negative density which gives rise to non-nested magnetic surfaces. We present analytical solutions for the magnetohydrodynamic equilibria of this regime in terms of non-orthogonal toroidal polar coordinates. These solutions are obtained for large aspect ratio tokamaks and they are valid for any kind of reversed hollow current density profiles. The zero order solution of the poloidal magnetic flux function describes nested toroidal magnetic surfaces with a magnetic axis displaced due to the toroidal geometry. The first order correction introduces a poloidal field asymmetry and, consequently, magnetic islands arise around the zero order surface with null poloidal magnetic flux gradient. An analytic expression for the magnetic island width is deduced in terms of the equilibrium parameters. We give examples of the equilibrium plasma profiles and islands obtained for a class of current density profile. 9. Nonlinear inertial oscillations of a multilayer eddy: An analytical solution Science.gov (United States) Dotsenko, S. F.; Rubino, A. 2008-06-01 Nonlinear axisymmetric oscillations of a warm baroclinic eddy are considered within the framework of an reduced-gravity model of the dynamics of a multilayer ocean. A class of exact analytical solutions describing pure inertial oscillations of an eddy formation is found. The thicknesses of layers in the eddy vary according to a quadratic law, and the horizontal projections of the velocity in the layers depend linearly on the radial coordinate. Owing to a complicated structure of the eddy, weak limitations on the vertical distribution of density, and an explicit form of the solution, the latter can be treated as a generalization of the exact analytical solutions of this form that were previously obtained for homogeneous and baroclinic eddies in the ocean. 10. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION OF FILLING AND EXHAUSTING PROCESS IN PNEUMATIC SYSTEM Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2006-01-01 The filling and exhausting processes in a pneumatic system are involved with many factors,and numerical solutions of many partial differential equations are always adapted in the study of those processes, which have been proved to be troublesome and less intuitive. Analytical solutions based on loss-less tube model and average friction tube model are found respectively by using fluid net theory,and they fit the experimental results well. The research work shows that: Fluid net theory can be used to solve the analytical solution of filling and exhausting processes of pneumatic system, and the result of loss-less tube model is close to that of average friction model, so loss-less tube model is recommended since it is simpler, and the difference between filling time and exhausting time is determined by initial and final pressures, the volume of container and the section area of tube, and has nothing to do with the length of the tube. 11. Dual coupled radiative transfer equation and diffusion approximation for the solution of the forward problem in fluorescence molecular imaging Science.gov (United States) Gorpas, Dimitris; Andersson-Engels, Stefan 2012-03-01 The solution of the forward problem in fluorescence molecular imaging is among the most important premises for the successful confrontation of the inverse reconstruction problem. To date, the most typical approach has been the application of the diffusion approximation as the forward model. This model is basically a first order angular approximation for the radiative transfer equation, and thus it presents certain limitations. The scope of this manuscript is to present the dual coupled radiative transfer equation and diffusion approximation model for the solution of the forward problem in fluorescence molecular imaging. The integro-differential equations of its weak formalism were solved via the finite elements method. Algorithmic blocks with cubature rules and analytical solutions of the multiple integrals have been constructed for the solution. Furthermore, specialized mapping matrices have been developed to assembly the finite elements matrix. As a radiative transfer equation based model, the integration over the angular discretization was implemented analytically, while quadrature rules were applied whenever required. Finally, this model was evaluated on numerous virtual phantoms and its relative accuracy, with respect to the radiative transfer equation, was over 95%, when the widely applied diffusion approximation presented almost 85% corresponding relative accuracy for the fluorescence emission. 12. Approximate solutions to infinite dimensional LQ problems over infinite time horizon Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) PAN; Liping; ZHANG; Xu; CHEN; Qihong 2006-01-01 This paper is addressed to develop an approximate method to solve a class of infinite dimensional LQ optimal regulator problems over infinite time horizon. Our algorithm is based on a construction of approximate solutions which solve some finite dimensional LQ optimal regulator problems over finite time horizon, and it is shown that these approximate solutions converge strongly to the desired solution in the double limit sense. 13. THE ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR SEDIMENT REACTION AND DIFFUSION EQUATION WITH GENERALIZED INITIAL-BOUNDARY CONDITIONS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 14. Toward Analytic Solution of Nonlinear Differential Difference Equations via Extended Sensitivity Approach Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) G. Darmani; S. Setayeshi; H. Ramezanpour 2012-01-01 In this paper an efficient computational method based on extending the sensitivity approach （SA） is proposed to find an analytic exact solution of nonlinear differential difference equations. In this manner we avoid solving the nonlinear problem directly. By extension of sensitivity approach for differential difference equations （DDEs）, the nonlinear original problem is transformed into infinite linear differential difference equations, which should be solved in a recursive manner. Then the exact solution is determined in the form of infinite terms series and by intercepting series an approximate solution is obtained. Numerical examples are employed to show the effectiveness of the proposed approach. 15. Nonlinear Whitham-Broer-Kaup Wave Equation in an Analytical Solution Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) S. A. Zahedi 2008-01-01 Full Text Available This study presented a new approach for the analysis of a nonlinear Whitham-Broer-Kaup equation dealing with propagation of shallow water waves with different dispersion relations. The analysis was based on a kind of analytical method, called Variational Iteration Method (VIM. To illustrate the capability of the approach, some numerical examples were given and the propagation and the error of solutions were shown in comparison to those of exact solution. In clear conclusion, the approach was efficient and capable to obtain the analytical approximate solution of this set of wave equations while these solutions could straightforwardly show some facts of the described process deeply such as the propagation. This method can be easily extended to other nonlinear wave equations and so can be found widely applicable in this field of science. 16. A composite analytical solution for large break LOCA Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Purdy, P. [Bruce Power, Tiverton, Ontario (Canada); Girard, R. [Hydro-Quebec, Quebec (Canada); Marczak, J. [Ontario Power Generation, Ontario (Canada); Taylor, D. [New Brunswick Power, Fredericton, New Brunswick (Canada); Zemdegs, R. [Candu Energy Inc., Mississauga, Ontario (Canada); Kapaklili, T. [CANDU Owner' s Group, Toronto, Ontario (Canada); Balog, G. [AMEC NSS, Ontario (Canada); Kozluk, M. [Independent Consultant (Canada); Oliva, A. [Candesco, Ontario (Canada) 2011-07-01 The Canadian CANDU Industry is implementing a composite analytical solution to demonstrate, with high confidence, adequate safety margins for Large Break Loss of Coolant Accidents (LBLOCA) in existing CANDU reactors. The approach involves consolidating a number of individual approaches in a manner that alleviates reliance on any single analytical method or activity. Using a multi-layered approach, the objective of this composite solution is to use a variety of reinforcing analytical approaches such that they complement one another to collectively form a robust solution. The composite approach involves: i) systematic reclassification of LBLOCA to beyond design basis events based on the frequency of the limiting initiating events; ii) more realistic modeling of break opening characteristics; iii) application of Best Estimate and Uncertainty (BEAU) analysis methodology to provide a more realistic representation of the margins; iv) continued application of Limit of Operating Envelope (LOE) methodology to demonstrate the adequacy of margins at the extremes of the operating envelope; v) characterizing the coolant void reactivity, with associated uncertainties; and vi) defining suitable acceptance criteria, accounting for the available experimental database and uncertainties. The approach is expected to confirm the adequacy of existing design provisions and, as such, better characterize the overall safety significance of LBLOCA in CANDU reactors. This paper describes the composite analytical approach and its development, implementation and current status. (author) 17. Analytic Solution of Strongly Coupling Schr(o)dinger Equations Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 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. 18. Simple and Accurate Analytical Solutions of the Electrostatically Actuated Curled Beam Problem KAUST Repository 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. 19. Capacity of the circular plate condenser: analytical solutions for large gaps between the plates Science.gov (United States) Rao, T. V. 2005-11-01 A solution of Love's integral equation (Love E R 1949 Q. J. Mech. Appl. Math. 2 428), which forms the basis for the analysis of the electrostatic field due to two equal circular co-axial parallel conducting plates, is considered for the case when the ratio, τ, of distance of separation to radius of the plates is greater than 2. The kernel of the integral equation is expanded into an infinite series in odd powers of 1/τ and an approximate kernel accurate to {\\cal O}(\\tau^{-(2N+1)}) is deduced therefrom by terminating the series after an arbitrary but finite number of terms, N. The approximate kernel is rearranged into a degenerate form and the integral equation with this kernel is reduced to a system of N linear equations. An explicit analytical solution is obtained for N = 4 and the resulting analytical expression for the capacity of the circular plate condenser is shown to be accurate to {\\cal O}(\\tau^{-9}) . Analytical expressions of lower orders of accuracy with respect to 1/τ are deduced from the four-term (i.e., N = 4) solution and predictions (of capacity) from the expressions of different orders of accuracy (with respect to 1/τ) are compared with very accurate numerical solutions obtained by solving the linear system for large enough N. It is shown that the {\\cal O}(\\tau^{-9}) approximation predicts the capacity extremely well for any τ >= 2 and an {\\cal O}(\\tau^{-3}) approximation gives, for all practical purposes, results of adequate accuracy for τ >= 4. It is further shown that an approximate solution, applicable for the case of large distances of separation between the plates, due to Sneddon (Sneddon I N 1966 Mixed Boundary Value Problems in Potential Theory (Amsterdam: North-Holland) pp 230-46) is accurate to {\\cal O}(\\tau^{-6}) for τ >= 2. 20. Error Estimates for Approximate Solutions of the Riccati Equation with Real or Complex Potentials CERN Document Server Finster, Felix 2008-01-01 A method is presented for obtaining rigorous error estimates for approximate solutions of the Riccati equation, with real or complex potentials. Our main tool is to derive invariant region estimates for complex solutions of the Riccati equation. We explain the general strategy for applying these estimates and illustrate the method in typical examples, where the approximate solutions are obtained by glueing together WKB and Airy solutions of corresponding one-dimensional Schr"odinger equations. 1. On the Partial Analytical Solution of the Kirchhoff Equation KAUST Repository Michels, Dominik L. 2015-09-01 We derive a combined analytical and numerical scheme to solve the (1+1)-dimensional differential Kirchhoff system. Here the object is to obtain an accurate as well as an efficient solution process. Purely numerical algorithms typically have the disadvantage that the quality of solutions decreases enormously with increasing temporal step sizes, which results from the numerical stiffness of the underlying partial differential equations. To prevent that, we apply a differential Thomas decomposition and a Lie symmetry analysis to derive explicit analytical solutions to specific parts of the Kirchhoff system. These solutions are general and depend on arbitrary functions, which we set up according to the numerical solution of the remaining parts. In contrast to a purely numerical handling, this reduces the numerical solution space and prevents the system from becoming unstable. The differential Kirchhoff equation describes the dynamic equilibrium of one-dimensional continua, i.e. slender structures like fibers. We evaluate the advantage of our method by simulating a cilia carpet. 2. Analytic solution of an oscillatory migratory α2 stellar dynamo Science.gov (United States) Brandenburg, A. 2017-02-01 Context. Analytic solutions of the mean-field induction equation predict a nonoscillatory dynamo for homogeneous helical turbulence or constant α effect in unbounded or periodic domains. Oscillatory dynamos are generally thought impossible for constant α. Aims: We present an analytic solution for a one-dimensional bounded domain resulting in oscillatory solutions for constant α, but different (Dirichlet and von Neumann or perfect conductor and vacuum) boundary conditions on the two boundaries. Methods: We solve a second order complex equation and superimpose two independent solutions to obey both boundary conditions. Results: The solution has time-independent energy density. On one end where the function value vanishes, the second derivative is finite, which would not be correctly reproduced with sine-like expansion functions where a node coincides with an inflection point. The field always migrates away from the perfect conductor boundary toward the vacuum boundary, independently of the sign of α. Conclusions: The obtained solution may serve as a benchmark for numerical dynamo experiments and as a pedagogical illustration that oscillatory migratory dynamos are possible with constant α. 3. Analytical exact solution of the non-linear Schroedinger equation Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Martins, Alisson Xavier; Rocha Filho, Tarcisio Marciano da [Universidade de Brasilia (UnB), DF (Brazil). Inst. de Fisica. Grupo de Fisica e Matematica 2011-07-01 Full text: In this work we present how to classify and obtain analytical solutions of the Schroedinger equation with a generic non-linearity in 1+1 dimensions. Our approach is based on the determination of Lie symmetry transformation mapping solutions into solutions, and non-classical symmetry transformations, mapping a given solution into itself. From these symmetries it is then possible to reduce the equation to a system of ordinary differential equations which can then be solved using standard methods. The generic non-linearity is handled by considering it as an additional unknown in the determining equations for the symmetry transformations. This results in an over-determined system of non-linear partial differential equations. Its solution can then be determined in some cases by reducing it to the so called involutive (triangular) form, and then solved. This reduction is very tedious and can only performed using a computer algebra system. Once the determining system is solved, we obtain the explicit form for the non-linearity admitting a Lie or non-classical symmetry. The analytical solutions are then derived by solving the reduced ordinary differential equations. The non-linear determining system for the non-classical symmetry transformations and Lie symmetry generators are obtaining using the computer algebra package SADE (symmetry analysis of differential equations), developed at our group. (author) 4. Error analysis of analytic solutions for self-excited near-symmetric rigid bodies - A numerical study Science.gov (United States) Kia, T.; Longuski, J. M. 1984-01-01 Analytic error bounds are presented for the solutions of approximate models for self-excited near-symmetric rigid bodies. The error bounds are developed for analytic solutions to Euler's equations of motion. The results are applied to obtain a simplified analytic solution for Eulerian rates and angles. The results of a sample application of the range and error bound expressions for the case of the Galileo spacecraft experiencing transverse torques demonstrate the use of the bounds in analyses of rigid body spin change maneuvers. 5. Dynamic characteristics of resonant gyroscopes study based on the Mathieu equation approximate solution Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Fan Shang-Chun; Li Yan; Guo Zhan-She; Li Jing; Zhuang Hai-Han 2012-01-01 Dynamic characteristics of the resonant gyroscope are studied based on the Mathieu equation approximate solution in this paper.The Mathieu equation is used to analyze the parametric resonant characteristics and the approximate output of the resonant gyroscope.The method of small parameter perturbation is used to analyze the approximate solution of the Mathieu equation.The theoretical analysis and the numerical simulations show that the approximate solution of the Mathieu equation is close to the dynamic output characteristics of the resonant gyroscope.The experimental analysis shows that the theoretical curve and the experimental data processing results coincide perfectly,which means that the approximate solution of the Mathieu equation can present the dynamic output characteristic of the resonant gyroscope.The theoretical approach and the experimental results of the Mathieu equation approximate solution are obtained,which provides a reference for the robust design of the resonant gyroscope. 6. ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS TO STRESS CONCENTRATION PROBLEM IN PLATES CONTAINING RECTANGULAR HOLE UNDER BIAXIAL TENSIONS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Yi Yang; Jike Liu; Chengwu Cai 2008-01-01 The stress concentration problem in structures with a circular or elliptic hole can be investigated by analytical methods.For the problem with a rectangular hole,only approximate results are derived.This paper deduces the analytical solutions to the stress concentration problem in plates with a rectangular hole under biaxial tensions.By using the U-transformation technique and the finite element method,the analytical displacement solutions of the finite element equations are derived in the series form.Therefore,the stress concentration can then be discussed easily and conveniently.For plate problem the bilinear rectangular element with four nodes is taken as an example to demonstrate the applicability of the proposed method.The stress concentration factors for various ratios of height to width of the hole are obtained. 7. Analytical correction of an extension of the "MU Fraction Approximation" for Varian enhanced dynamic wedges. Science.gov (United States) Gossman, Michael S; Sharma, Subhash C 2010-04-01 The most common method to determine enhanced dynamic wedge factors begins with the use of segmented treatment tables. These segmental dose delivery values set as a function of upper jaw position are the backbone of a calculation process coined the "MU Fraction Approximation." Analytical and theoretical attempts have been made to extend and alter the mathematics for this approximation for greater accuracy. A set of linear equations in the form of a matrix are introduced here which correct one published extension of the MU Fraction Approximation as it applies to both symmetric and asymmetric photon fields. The matrix results are compared to data collected from a commissioned Varian Eclipse Treatment Planning System and previously published research for Varian linear accelerators. A total enhanced dynamic wedge factor with excellent accuracy was achieved in comparison to the most accurate previous research found. The deviation seen here is only 0.4% and 1.0% for symmetric and asymmetric fields respectively, for both 6MV and 18MV photon beams. 8. Analytical solution of the simplified spherical harmonics equations in spherical turbid media Science.gov (United States) Edjlali, Ehsan; Bérubé-Lauzière, Yves 2016-10-01 We present for the first time an analytical solution for the simplified spherical harmonics equations (so-called SPN equations) in the case of a steady-state isotropic point source inside a spherical homogeneous absorbing and scattering medium. The SPN equations provide a reliable approximation to the radiative transfer equation for describing light transport inside turbid media. The SPN equations consist of a set of coupled partial differential equations and the eigen method is used to obtain a set of decoupled equations, each resembling the heat equation in the Laplace domain. The equations are solved for the realistic partial reflection boundary conditions accounting for the difference in refractive indices between the turbid medium and its environment (air) as occurs in practical cases of interest in biomedical optics. Specifically, we provide the complete solution methodology for the SP3, which is readily applicable to higher orders as well, and also give results for the SP5. This computationally easy to obtain solution is investigated for different optical properties of the turbid medium. For validation, the solution is also compared to the analytical solution of the diffusion equation and to gold standard Monte Carlo simulation results. The SP3 and SP5 analytical solutions prove to be in good agreement with the Monte Carlo results. This work provides an additional tool for validating numerical solutions of the SPN equations for curved geometries. 9. An analytic cosmology solution of Poincaré gauge gravity Science.gov (United States) Lu, Jianbo; Chee, Guoying 2016-06-01 A cosmology of Poincaré gauge theory is developed. An analytic solution is obtained. The calculation results agree with observation data and can be compared with the ΛCDM model. The cosmological constant puzzle is the coincidence and fine tuning problem are solved naturally at the same time. The cosmological constant turns out to be the intrinsic torsion and curvature of the vacuum universe, and is derived from the theory naturally rather than added artificially. The dark energy originates from geometry, includes the cosmological constant but differs from it. The analytic expression of the state equations of the dark energy and the density parameters of the matter and the geometric dark energy are derived. The full equations of linear cosmological perturbations and the solutions are obtained. 10. Analytic solutions for seismic travel time and ray path geometry through simple velocity models. Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Ballard, Sanford 2007-12-01 The geometry of ray paths through realistic Earth models can be extremely complex due to the vertical and lateral heterogeneity of the velocity distribution within the models. Calculation of high fidelity ray paths and travel times through these models generally involves sophisticated algorithms that require significant assumptions and approximations. To test such algorithms it is desirable to have available analytic solutions for the geometry and travel time of rays through simpler velocity distributions against which the more complex algorithms can be compared. Also, in situations where computational performance requirements prohibit implementation of full 3D algorithms, it may be necessary to accept the accuracy limitations of analytic solutions in order to compute solutions that satisfy those requirements. Analytic solutions are described for the geometry and travel time of infinite frequency rays through radially symmetric 1D Earth models characterized by an inner sphere where the velocity distribution is given by the function V (r) = A-Br{sup 2}, optionally surrounded by some number of spherical shells of constant velocity. The mathematical basis of the calculations is described, sample calculations are presented, and results are compared to the Taup Toolkit of Crotwell et al. (1999). These solutions are useful for evaluating the fidelity of sophisticated 3D travel time calculators and in situations where performance requirements preclude the use of more computationally intensive calculators. It should be noted that most of the solutions presented are only quasi-analytic. Exact, closed form equations are derived but computation of solutions to specific problems generally require application of numerical integration or root finding techniques, which, while approximations, can be calculated to very high accuracy. Tolerances are set in the numerical algorithms such that computed travel time accuracies are better than 1 microsecond. 11. Analytical solution for inviscid flow inside an evaporating sessile drop OpenAIRE Masoud, Hassan; Felske, James D. 2008-01-01 Inviscid flow within an evaporating sessile drop is analyzed. The field equation, E^2(Psi)=0, is solved for the stream function. The exact analytical solution is obtained for arbitrary contact angle and distribution of evaporative flux along the free boundary. Specific results and computations are presented for evaporation corresponding to both uniform flux and purely diffusive gas phase transport into an infinite ambient. Wetting and non-wetting contact angles are considered with flow patter... 12. Analytical Analysis and Numerical Solution of Two Flavours Skyrmion CERN Document Server Hadi, Miftachul; Hermawanto, Denny 2010-01-01 Two flavours Skyrmion will be analyzed analytically, in case of static and rotational Skyrme equations. Numerical solution of a nonlinear scalar field equation, i.e. the Skyrme equation, will be worked with finite difference method. This article is a more comprehensive version of \\textit{SU(2) Skyrme Model for Hadron} which have been published at Journal of Theoretical and Computational Studies, Volume \\textbf{3} (2004) 0407. 13. Molecular clock fork phylogenies: closed form analytic maximum likelihood solutions. Science.gov (United States) Chor, Benny; Snir, Sagi 2004-12-01 Maximum likelihood (ML) is increasingly used as an optimality criterion for selecting evolutionary trees, but finding the global optimum is a hard computational task. Because no general analytic solution is known, numeric techniques such as hill climbing or expectation maximization (EM) are used in order to find optimal parameters for a given tree. So far, analytic solutions were derived only for the simplest model-three-taxa, two-state characters, under a molecular clock. Quoting Ziheng Yang, who initiated the analytic approach,"this seems to be the simplest case, but has many of the conceptual and statistical complexities involved in phylogenetic estimation."In this work, we give general analytic solutions for a family of trees with four-taxa, two-state characters, under a molecular clock. The change from three to four taxa incurs a major increase in the complexity of the underlying algebraic system, and requires novel techniques and approaches. We start by presenting the general maximum likelihood problem on phylogenetic trees as a constrained optimization problem, and the resulting system of polynomial equations. In full generality, it is infeasible to solve this system, therefore specialized tools for the molecular clock case are developed. Four-taxa rooted trees have two topologies-the fork (two subtrees with two leaves each) and the comb (one subtree with three leaves, the other with a single leaf). We combine the ultrametric properties of molecular clock fork trees with the Hadamard conjugation to derive a number of topology dependent identities. Employing these identities, we substantially simplify the system of polynomial equations for the fork. We finally employ symbolic algebra software to obtain closed formanalytic solutions (expressed parametrically in the input data). In general, four-taxa trees can have multiple ML points. In contrast, we can now prove that each fork topology has a unique(local and global) ML point. 14. An analytical dynamo solution for large-scale magnetic fields of galaxies Science.gov (United States) Chamandy, Luke 2016-11-01 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, parametrized 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 α-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 on to galaxies in cosmological simulations to enable the construction of synthetic polarized synchrotron and Faraday rotation measure data sets. Further, we explore the properties of our numerical solutions, and their dependence on certain parameter values. We illustrate and assess the degree to which numerical solutions based on various levels of approximation, common in the dynamo literature, agree with one another. 15. Propagation of quasiplane nonlinear waves in tubes and the approximate solutions of the generalized Burgers equation. Science.gov (United States) Bednarik, Michal; Konicek, Petr 2002-07-01 This paper deals with using the generalized Burgers equation for description of nonlinear waves in circular ducts. Two new approximate solutions of the generalized Burgers equation (GBE) are presented. These solutions take into account the boundary layer effects. The first solution is valid for the preshock region and gives more precise results than the Fubini solution, whereas the second one is valid for the postshock (sawtooth) region and provides better results than the Fay solution. The approximate solutions are compared with numerical results of the GBE. Furthermore, the limits of validity of the used model equation are discussed with respect to boundary conditions and radius of a circular duct. 16. Biorthogonal Systems Approximating the Solution of the Nonlinear Volterra Integro-Differential Equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Berenguer MI 2010-01-01 Full Text Available This paper deals with obtaining a numerical method in order to approximate the solution of the nonlinear Volterra integro-differential equation. We define, following a fixed-point approach, a sequence of functions which approximate the solution of this type of equation, due to some properties of certain biorthogonal systems for the Banach spaces and . 17. Identification of standing fronts in steady state fluid flows: exact and approximate solutions for propagating MHD modes Science.gov (United States) Pantellini, Filippo; Griton, Léa 2016-10-01 The spatial structure of a steady state plasma flow is shaped by the standing modes with local phase velocity exactly opposite to the flow velocity. The general procedure of finding the wave vectors of all possible standing MHD modes in any given point of a stationary flow requires numerically solving an algebraic equation. We present the graphical procedure (already mentioned by some authors in the 1960's) along with the exact solution for the Alfvén mode and approximate analytic solutions for both fast and slow modes. The technique can be used to identify MHD modes in space and laboratory plasmas as well as in numerical simulations. 18. Communication: An efficient analytic gradient theory for approximate spin projection methods Science.gov (United States) Hratchian, Hrant P. 2013-03-01 Spin polarized and broken symmetry density functional theory are popular approaches for treating the electronic structure of open shell systems. However, spin contamination can significantly affect the quality of predicted geometries and properties. One scheme for addressing this concern in studies involving broken-symmetry states is the approximate projection method developed by Yamaguchi and co-workers. Critical to the exploration of potential energy surfaces and the study of properties using this method will be an efficient analytic gradient theory. This communication introduces such a theory formulated, for the first time, within the framework of general post-self consistent field (SCF) derivative theory. Importantly, the approach taken here avoids the need to explicitly solve for molecular orbital derivatives of each nuclear displacement perturbation, as has been used in a recent implementation. Instead, the well-known z-vector scheme is employed and only one SCF response equation is required. 19. Analytical solutions of a fractional diffusion-advection equation for solar cosmic-ray transport Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Litvinenko, Yuri E.; Effenberger, Frederic, E-mail: yuril@waikato.ac.nz [Department of Mathematics, University of Waikato, P.B. 3105 Hamilton (New Zealand) 2014-12-01 Motivated by recent applications of superdiffusive transport models to shock-accelerated particle distributions in the heliosphere, we analytically solve a one-dimensional fractional diffusion-advection equation for the particle density. We derive an exact Fourier transform solution, simplify it in a weak diffusion approximation, and compare the new solution with previously available analytical results and with a semi-numerical solution based on a Fourier series expansion. We apply the results to the problem of describing the transport of energetic particles, accelerated at a traveling heliospheric shock. Our analysis shows that significant errors may result from assuming an infinite initial distance between the shock and the observer. We argue that the shock travel time should be a parameter of a realistic superdiffusive transport model. 20. A transversely localized light in a waveguide: the analytical solution and its potential application Science.gov (United States) Arslanov, Narkis M.; Moiseev, Sergey A.; Kamli, Ali A. 2017-02-01 Investigation of light in waveguide structures is a topical modern problem that has long-standing historical roots. A parallel-plate waveguide is a basic model in these studies and is intensively used in numerous investigations of nano-optics, integrated circuits and nanoplasmonics. In this letter we have first found an approximate analytical solution which describes the light modes with high accuracy in the subwavelength waveguides. The solution provides a way of obtaining a clear understanding of the light properties within the broadband spectral range in the waveguide with various physical parameters. The potential of the analytical solution for studies of light fields in the waveguides of nano-optics and nanoplasmonics has also been discussed. 1. Iterative Algorithm for Finding Approximate Solutions of a Class of Mixed Variational-like Inequalities Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Liu-chuan Zeng 2004-01-01 The purpose of this paper is to investigate the iterative algorithm for finding approximate solutions of a class of mixed variational-like inequalities in a real Hilbert space,where the iterative algorithm is presented by virtue of the auxiliary principle technique.On one hand,the existence of approximate solutions of this class of mixed variational-like inequalities is proven.On the other hand,it is shown that the approximate solutions converge strongly to the exact solution of this class of mixed variational-like inequalities. 2. Approximation of the solution of certain nonlinear ODEs with linear complexity Science.gov (United States) Dratman, Ezequiel 2010-03-01 We study the positive stationary solutions of a standard finite-difference discretization of the semilinear heat equation with nonlinear Neumann boundary conditions. We prove that there exists a unique solution of such a discretization, which approximates the unique positive stationary solution of the "continuous" equation. Furthermore, we exhibit an algorithm computing an [epsilon]-approximation of such a solution by means of a homotopy continuation method. The cost of our algorithm is linear in the number of nodes involved in the discretization and the logarithm of the number of digits of approximation required. 3. Analytical solutions of the electrostatically actuated curled beam problem KAUST Repository Younis, Mohammad I. 2014-07-24 This works presents analytical expressions of the electrostatically actuated initially deformed cantilever beam problem. The formulation is based on the 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 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 approximation. In such cases, multi-mode reduced order models are shown to yield accurate results. © 2014 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 4. Approximate analytic method for high-apogee twelve-hour orbits of artificial Earth's satellites Science.gov (United States) Vashkovyaka, M. A.; Zaslavskii, G. S. 2016-09-01 We propose an approach to the study of the evolution of high-apogee twelve-hour orbits of artificial Earth's satellites. We describe parameters of the motion model used for the artificial Earth's satellite such that the principal gravitational perturbations of the Moon and Sun, nonsphericity of the Earth, and perturbations from the light pressure force are approximately taken into account. To solve the system of averaged equations describing the evolution of the orbit parameters of an artificial satellite, we use both numeric and analytic methods. To select initial parameters of the twelve-hour orbit, we assume that the path of the satellite along the surface of the Earth is stable. Results obtained by the analytic method and by the numerical integration of the evolving system are compared. For intervals of several years, we obtain estimates of oscillation periods and amplitudes for orbital elements. To verify the results and estimate the precision of the method, we use the numerical integration of rigorous (not averaged) equations of motion of the artificial satellite: they take into account forces acting on the satellite substantially more completely and precisely. The described method can be applied not only to the investigation of orbit evolutions of artificial satellites of the Earth; it can be applied to the investigation of the orbit evolution for other planets of the Solar system provided that the corresponding research problem will arise in the future and the considered special class of resonance orbits of satellites will be used for that purpose. 5. On the analytical solution of Fornberg–Whitham equation with the new fractional derivative Indian Academy of Sciences (India) Olaniyi Samuel Iyiola; Gbenga Olayinka Ojo 2015-10-01 Motivated by the simplicity, natural and efficient nature of the new fractional derivative introduced by R Khalil et al in J. Comput. Appl. Math. 264, 65 (2014), analytical solution of space-time fractional Fornberg–Whitham equation is obtained in series form using the relatively new method called q-homotopy analysis method (q-HAM). The new fractional derivative makes it possible to introduce fractional order in space to the Fornberg–Whitham equation and be able to obtain its solution. This work displays the elegant nature of the application of q-HAM to solve strongly nonlinear fractional differential equations. The presence of the auxiliary parameter h helps in an effective way to obtain better approximation comparable to exact solutions. The fraction-factor in this method gives it an edge over other existing analytical methods for nonlinear differential equations. Comparisons are made on the existence of exact solutions to these models. The analysis shows that our analytical solutions converge very rapidly to the exact solutions. 6. Seismic responses of a hemispherical alluvial valley to SV Waves: a three-dimensional analytical approximation Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Chenggang Zhao; Jun Dong; Fuping Gao; D.-S.Jeng 2006-01-01 An analytical solution to the three-dimensional scattering and diffraction of plane SV-waves by a saturated hemispherical alluvial valley in elastic halfspace is obtained by using Fourier-Bessel series expansion technique.The hemispherical alluvial valley with saturated soil deposits is simulated with Biot's dynamic theory for saturated porous media.The following conclusions based on numerical results can be drawn:(1) there are a significant differences in the seismic response simulation between the previous single-phase models and the present two-phase model;(2)the normalized displacements on the free surface of the alluvial valley depend mainly on the incident wave angles,the dimensionless frequency of the incident SV waves and the porosity of sediments;(3)with the increase of the incident angle,the displacement distributions become more complicated,and the displacements on the free surface of the alluvial valley increase as the porosity of sediments increases. 7. Effects of dynamic contact angle on liquid infiltration into horizontal capillary tubes: (semi)-analytical solutions. Science.gov (United States) Hilpert, Markus 2009-09-01 We generalize Washburn's analytical solution for capillary flow in a horizontally oriented tube by accounting for a dynamic contact angle. We consider two general models for dynamic contact angle: the uncompensated Young force on the contact line depends on the capillary number in the form of either (1) a power law with exponent beta or (2) a power series. By considering the ordinary differential equation (ODE) for the velocity of the gas-liquid interface instead of the ODE for the interface position, we are able to derive new analytical solutions. For both dynamic contact angle models, we derive analytical solutions for the travel time of the gas-liquid interface as a function of interface velocity. The interface position as a function of time can be obtained through numerical integration. For the power law and beta=1 (an approximation of Cox's model for dynamic contact angle), we obtain an analytical solution for both interface position and velocity as a function of time. For the power law and beta=3, we can express the interface velocity as a function of time. 8. A new analytic solution for 2nd-order Fermi acceleration CERN Document Server Mertsch, Philipp 2011-01-01 A new analytic solution for 2nd-order Fermi acceleration is presented. In particular, we consider time-dependent rates for stochastic acceleration, diffusive and convective escape as well as adiabatic losses. The power law index q of the turbulence spectrum is unconstrained and can therefore account for Kolmogorov (q = 5/3) and Kraichnan (q = 3/2) turbulence, Bohm diffusion (q = 1) as well as the hard-sphere approximation (q = 2). This considerably improves beyond solutions known to date and will prove a useful tool for more realistic modelling of 2nd-order Fermi acceleration in a variety of astrophysical environments. 9. Functions of diffraction correction and analytical solutions in nonlinear acoustic measurement CERN Document Server Alliès, Laurent; Nadi, M 2008-01-01 This paper presents an analytical formulation for correcting the diffraction associated to the second harmonic of an acoustic wave, more compact than that usually used. This new formulation, resulting from an approximation of the correction applied to fundamental, makes it possible to obtain simple solutions for the second harmonic of the average acoustic pressure, but sufficiently precise for measuring the parameter of nonlinearity B/A in a finite amplitude method. Comparison with other expressions requiring numerical integration, show the solutions are precise in the nearfield. 10. Mathematic Model and Analytic Solution for a Cylinder Subject to Exponential Function Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) LIU Wen; SHAN Rui 2009-01-01 Hollow cylinders are widely used in spacecraft, rockets, weapons, metallurgy, materials, and mechanical manufacturing industries, and so on, hydraulic bulging roll cylinder and hydraulic press work all belong to hollow cylinders. However, up till now, the solution of the cylinder subjected to the pressures in the three-dimensional space is still at the stage of the analytical solution to the normal pressure or the approximate solution to the variable pressure by numerical method. The analytical solution to the variable pressure of the cylinder has not yet made any breakthrough in theory and can not meet accurate theoretical analysis and calculation requirements of the cylindrical in Engineering. In view of their importance, the precision calculation and theoretical analysis are required to investigate on engineering. A stress function which meets both the biharmonic equations and boundary conditions is constructed in the three-dimensional space. Furthermore, the analytic solution of a hollow cylinder subjected to exponential function distributed variable pressure on its inner and outer surfaces is deduced. By controlling the pressure subject to exponential function distributed variable pressure in the hydraulic bulging roller without any rolling load, using a static tester to record the strain supported hydraulic bulging roll, and comparing with the theoretical calculation, the experimental test result has a higher degree of agreement with the theoretical calculation. Simultaneously, the famous Lamè solution can be deduced when given the unlimited length of cylinder along the axis. The analytic solution paves the way for the mathematic building and solution of hollow cylinder with randomly uneven pressure. 11. Analytic energy gradients for the coupled-cluster singles and doubles method with the density-fitting approximation. Science.gov (United States) Bozkaya, Uğur; Sherrill, C David 2016-05-07 An efficient implementation is presented for analytic gradients of the coupled-cluster singles and doubles (CCSD) method with the density-fitting approximation, denoted DF-CCSD. Frozen core terms are also included. When applied to a set of alkanes, the DF-CCSD analytic gradients are significantly accelerated compared to conventional CCSD for larger molecules. The efficiency of our DF-CCSD algorithm arises from the acceleration of several different terms, which are designated as the "gradient terms": computation of particle density matrices (PDMs), generalized Fock-matrix (GFM), solution of the Z-vector equation, formation of the relaxed PDMs and GFM, back-transformation of PDMs and GFM to the atomic orbital (AO) basis, and evaluation of gradients in the AO basis. For the largest member of the alkane set (C10H22), the computational times for the gradient terms (with the cc-pVTZ basis set) are 2582.6 (CCSD) and 310.7 (DF-CCSD) min, respectively, a speed up of more than 8-folds. For gradient related terms, the DF approach avoids the usage of four-index electron repulsion integrals. Based on our previous study [U. Bozkaya, J. Chem. Phys. 141, 124108 (2014)], our formalism completely avoids construction or storage of the 4-index two-particle density matrix (TPDM), using instead 2- and 3-index TPDMs. The DF approach introduces negligible errors for equilibrium bond lengths and harmonic vibrational frequencies. 12. Residence time distributions for hydrologic systems: Mechanistic foundations and steady-state analytical solutions Science.gov (United States) Leray, Sarah; Engdahl, Nicholas B.; Massoudieh, Arash; Bresciani, Etienne; McCallum, James 2016-12-01 This review presents the physical mechanisms generating residence time distributions (RTDs) in hydrologic systems with a focus on steady-state analytical solutions. Steady-state approximations of the RTD in hydrologic systems have seen widespread use over the last half-century because they provide a convenient, simplified modeling framework for a wide range of problems. The concept of an RTD is useful anytime that characterization of the timescales of flow and transport in hydrologic systems is important, which includes topics like water quality, water resource management, contaminant transport, and ecosystem preservation. Analytical solutions are often adopted as a model of the RTD and a broad spectrum of models from many disciplines has been applied. Although these solutions are typically reduced in dimensionality and limited in complexity, their ease of use makes them preferred tools, specifically for the interpretation of tracer data. Our review begins with the mechanistic basis for the governing equations, highlighting the physics for generating a RTD, and a catalog of analytical solutions follows. This catalog explains the geometry, boundary conditions and physical aspects of the hydrologic systems, as well as the sampling conditions, that altogether give rise to specific RTDs. The similarities between models are noted, as are the appropriate conditions for their applicability. The presentation of simple solutions is followed by a presentation of more complicated analytical models for RTDs, including serial and parallel combinations, lagged systems, and non-Fickian models. The conditions for the appropriate use of analytical solutions are discussed, and we close with some thoughts on potential applications, alternative approaches, and future directions for modeling hydrologic residence time. 13. Analytical solutions of seawater intrusion in sloping confined and unconfined coastal aquifers Science.gov (United States) Lu, Chunhui; Xin, Pei; Kong, Jun; Li, Ling; Luo, Jian 2016-09-01 Sloping coastal aquifers in reality are ubiquitous and well documented. Steady state sharp-interface analytical solutions for describing seawater intrusion in sloping confined and unconfined coastal aquifers are developed based on the Dupuit-Forchheimer approximation. Specifically, analytical solutions based on the constant-flux inland boundary condition are derived by solving the discharge equation for the interface zone with the continuity conditions of the head and flux applied at the interface between the freshwater zone and the interface zone. Analytical solutions for the constant-head inland boundary are then obtained by developing the relationship between the inland freshwater flux and hydraulic head and combining this relationship with the solutions of the constant-flux inland boundary. It is found that for the constant-flux inland boundary, the shape of the saltwater interface is independent of the geometry of the bottom confining layer for both aquifer types, despite that the geometry of the bottom confining layer determines the location of the interface tip. This is attributed to that the hydraulic head at the interface is identical to that of the coastal boundary, so the shape of the bed below the interface is irrelevant to the interface position. Moreover, developed analytical solutions with an empirical factor on the density factor are in good agreement with the results of variable-density flow numerical modeling. Analytical solutions developed in this study provide a powerful tool for assessment of seawater intrusion in sloping coastal aquifers as well as in coastal aquifers with a known freshwater flux but an arbitrary geometry of the bottom confining layer. 14. An Approximate Solution for the Circumsolar Flow Field of a Sun Moving Through the Local Interstellar Medium (LISM) Science.gov (United States) Ratkiewicz, Romana E.; Scherer, Klaus; Fahr, Hans J.; Cuzzi, Jeffrey N. (Technical Monitor) 1994-01-01 The solar system is in relative motion with respect to the ambient interstellar medium. The supersonic solar wind is expected to pass through the termination shock, thus the solar wind plasma eventually has to enter into an asymptotic outflow geometry appropriately adopted to this counterflow situation. Many attempts have been done to simulate the interaction between the solar wind and the LISM numerically. In this paper we generalize a Parker type analytical solution of the counterflow. The idea is to introduce a special kind of compressibility of the solar wind flow. With the assumption that only a transversal component of the density gradient normal to the flow lines exists we are able to calculate a full set of hydrodynamical quantities describing the circumsolar flow field of a Sun moving through the LISM. The equations governing the velocity and density fields lead to analytical solutions which can be taken as good approximations to the more general case of compressible plasma flows. 15. Approximate solution for nonlinear model of the second and half order reactions in porous catalyst by decomposition method Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2003-01-01 The problem of the process of coupled diffusion and reaction in catalyst pellets is considered for the case of second and half order reactions. The Adomian decomposition method is used to solve the non-linear model. For the second, half and first order reactions, analytical approximate solutions are obtained. The variation of reactant concentration in the catalyst pellet and the effectiveness factors at φ＜10 are determined and compared with those by the BAND's finite difference numerical method developed by Newman. At lower values of φ, the decomposition solution with 3 terms gives satisfactory agreement with the numerical solution; at higher values of φ, as the term number in the decomposition method is increased, an acceptable agreement between the two methods is achieved. In general, the solution with 6 terms gives a satisfactory agreement. 16. On the evolution of the snow line in protoplanetary discs II: Analytic approximations CERN Document Server Martin, Rebecca G 2013-01-01 We examine the evolution of the snow line in a protoplanetary disc that contains a dead zone (a region of zero or low turbulence). The snow line is within a self-gravitating part of the dead zone, and we obtain a fully analytic solution for its radius. Our formula could prove useful for future observational attempts to characterise the demographics of planets outside the snow line. External sources such as comic rays or X-rays from the central star can ionise the disc surface layers and allow the magneto-rotational instability to drive turbulence there. We show that provided that the surface density in this layer is less than about 50 g/cm^2, the dead zone solution exists, after an initial outbursting phase, until the disc is dispersed by photoevaporation. We demonstrate that the snow line radius is significantly larger than that predicted by a fully turbulent disc model, and that in our own solar system it remains outside of the orbital radius of the Earth. Thus, the inclusion of a dead zone into a protoplan... 17. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION OF GROUNDWATER FLUCTUATIONS IN ESTUARINE AQUIFER Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) CHEN Jing; ZHOU Zhi-fang; JIA Suo-bao 2005-01-01 As a basic factor in the environment of estuary, tidal effects in the coastal aquifer have recently attracted much attention because tidal dynamic also greatly influences the solute transport in the coastal aquifer. Previous studies on tidal dynamic of coastal aquifers have focused on the inland propagation of oceanic tides in the cross-shore direction, a configuration that is essentially one-dimensional. Two-dimensional analytical solutions for groundwater level fluctuation in recent papers are localized in presenting the effect of both oceanic tides and estuarine tides in quadrantal aquifer. A two-dimensional model of groundwater fluctuations in estuarine zone in proposed in this paper. Using complex transform, the two-dimensional flow equation subject to periodic boundary condition is changed into time-independent elliptic problem. Based on Green function method, an analytical solution for groundwater fluctuations in fan-shaped aquifer is derived. The response to of groundwater tidal loading in an estuary and ocean is discussed. The result show that its more extensive application than recent studies. 18. Comparison between analytical and numerical solution of mathematical drying model Science.gov (United States) Shahari, N.; Rasmani, K.; Jamil, N. 2016-02-01 Drying is often related to the food industry as a process of shifting heat and mass inside food, which helps in preserving food. Previous research using a mass transfer equation showed that the results were mostly concerned with the comparison between the simulation model and the experimental data. In this paper, the finite difference method was used to solve a mass equation during drying using different kinds of boundary condition, which are equilibrium and convective boundary conditions. The results of these two models provide a comparison between the analytical and the numerical solution. The result shows a close match between the two solution curves. It is concluded that the two proposed models produce an accurate solution to describe the moisture distribution content during the drying process. This analysis indicates that we have confidence in the behaviour of moisture in the numerical simulation. This result demonstrated that a combined analytical and numerical approach prove that the system is behaving physically. Based on this assumption, the model of mass transfer was extended to include the temperature transfer, and the result shows a similar trend to those presented in the simpler case. 19. Approximate Damped Oscillatory Solutions for Compound KdV-Burgers Equation and Their Error Estimates Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Wei-guo ZHANG; Yan ZHAO; Xiao-yan TENG 2012-01-01 In this paper,we focus on studying approximate solutions of damped oscillatory solutions of the compound KdV-Burgers equation and their error estimates.We employ the theory of planar dynamical systems to study traveling wave solutions of the compound KdV-Burgers equation.We obtain some global phase portraits under different parameter conditions as well as the existence of bounded traveling wave solutions.Furthermore,we investigate the relations between the behavior of bounded traveling wave solutions and the dissipation coefficient r of the equation.We obtain two critical values of r,and find that a bounded traveling wave appears as a kink profile solitary wave if |r| is greater than or equal to some critical value,while it appears as a damped oscillatory wave if |r| is less than some critical value.By means of analysis and the undetermined coefficients method,we find that the compound KdV-Burgers equation only has three kinds of bell profile solitary wave solutions without dissipation.Based on the above discussions and according to the evolution relations of orbits in the global phase portraits,we obtain all approximate damped oscillatory solutions by using the undetermined coefficients method.Finally,using the homogenization principle,we establish the integral equations reflecting the relations between exact solutions and approximate solutions of damped oscillatory solutions.Moreover,we also give the error estimates for these approximate solutions. 20. Cubic autocatalysis in a reaction-diffusion annulus: semi-analytical solutions Science.gov (United States) Alharthi, M. R.; Marchant, T. R.; Nelson, M. I. 2016-06-01 Semi-analytical solutions for cubic autocatalytic reactions are considered in a circularly symmetric reaction-diffusion annulus. The Galerkin method is used to approximate the spatial structure of the reactant and autocatalyst concentrations. Ordinary differential equations are then obtained as an approximation to the governing partial differential equations and analyzed to obtain semi-analytical results for this novel geometry. Singularity theory is used to determine the regions of parameter space in which the different types of steady-state diagram occur. The region of parameter space, in which Hopf bifurcations can occur, is found using a degenerate Hopf bifurcation analysis. A novel feature of this geometry is the effect, of varying the width of the annulus, on the static and dynamic multiplicity. The results show that for a thicker annulus, Hopf bifurcations and multiple steady-state solutions occur in a larger portion of parameter space. The usefulness and accuracy of the semi-analytical results are confirmed by comparison with numerical solutions of the governing partial differential equations. 1. The passage of an infinite swept airfoil through an oblique gust. [approximate solution for aerodynamic response Science.gov (United States) Adamczyk, J. L. 1974-01-01 An approximate solution is reported for the unsteady aerodynamic response of an infinite swept wing encountering a vertical oblique gust in a compressible stream. The approximate expressions are of closed form and do not require excessive computer storage or computation time, and further, they are in good agreement with the results of exact theory. This analysis is used to predict the unsteady aerodynamic response of a helicopter rotor blade encountering the trailing vortex from a previous blade. Significant effects of three dimensionality and compressibility are evident in the results obtained. In addition, an approximate solution for the unsteady aerodynamic forces associated with the pitching or plunging motion of a two dimensional airfoil in a subsonic stream is presented. The mathematical form of this solution approaches the incompressible solution as the Mach number vanishes, the linear transonic solution as the Mach number approaches one, and the solution predicted by piston theory as the reduced frequency becomes large. 2. Analytic solution to a class of integro-differential equations Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Xuming Xie 2003-03-01 Full Text Available In this paper, we consider the integro-differential equation $$epsilon^2 y''(x+L(xmathcal{H}(y=N(epsilon,x,y,mathcal{H}(y,$$ wheremathcal{H}(y[x]=frac{1}{pi}(Pint_{-infty}^{infty} frac{y(t}{t-x}dt$is the Hilbert transform. The existence and uniqueness of analytic solution in appropriately chosen space is proved. Our method consists of extending the equation to an appropriately chosen region in the complex plane, then use the Contraction Mapping Theorem. 3. Error Estimates for Approximate Solutions of the Riccati Equation with Real or Complex Potentials Science.gov (United States) Finster, Felix; Smoller, Joel 2010-09-01 A method is presented for obtaining rigorous error estimates for approximate solutions of the Riccati equation, with real or complex potentials. Our main tool is to derive invariant region estimates for complex solutions of the Riccati equation. We explain the general strategy for applying these estimates and illustrate the method in typical examples, where the approximate solutions are obtained by gluing together WKB and Airy solutions of corresponding one-dimensional Schrödinger equations. Our method is motivated by, and has applications to, the analysis of linear wave equations in the geometry of a rotating black hole. 4. Analytic solution of differential equation for gyroscope's motions Science.gov (United States) Tyurekhodjaev, Abibulla N.; Mamatova, Gulnar U. 2016-08-01 Problems of motion of a rigid body with a fixed point are one of the urgent problems in classical mechanics. A feature of this problem is that, despite the important results achieved by outstanding mathematicians in the last two centuries, there is still no complete solution. This paper obtains an analytical solution of the problem of motion of an axisymmetric rigid body with variable inertia moments in resistant environment described by the system of nonlinear differential equations of L. Euler, involving the partial discretization method for nonlinear differential equations, which was built by A. N. Tyurekhodjaev based on the theory of generalized functions. To such problems belong gyroscopic instruments, in particular, and especially gyroscopes. 5. An Analytical Solution for Lateral Buckling Critical Load Calculation of Leaning-Type Arch Bridge Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Ai-rong Liu 2014-01-01 Full Text Available An analytical solution for lateral buckling critical load of leaning-type arch bridge was presented in this paper. New tangential and radial buckling models of the transverse brace between the main and stable arch ribs are established. Based on the Ritz method, the analytical solution for lateral buckling critical load of the leaning-type arch bridge with different central angles of main arch ribs and leaning arch ribs under different boundary conditions is derived for the first time. Comparison between the analytical results and the FEM calculated results shows that the analytical solution presented in this paper is sufficiently accurate. The parametric analysis results show that the lateral buckling critical load of the arch bridge with fixed boundary conditions is about 1.14 to 1.16 times as large as that of the arch bridge with hinged boundary condition. The lateral buckling critical load increases by approximately 31.5% to 41.2% when stable arch ribs are added, and the critical load increases as the inclined angle of stable arch rib increases. The differences in the center angles of the main arch rib and the stable arch rib have little effect on the lateral buckling critical load. 6. Comparison of input parameters regarding rock mass in analytical solution and numerical modelling Science.gov (United States) Yasitli, N. E. 2016-12-01 Characteristics of stress redistribution around a tunnel excavated in rock are of prime importance for an efficient tunnelling operation and maintaining stability. As it is a well known fact that rock mass properties are the most important factors affecting stability together with in-situ stress field and tunnel geometry. Induced stresses and resultant deformation around a tunnel can be approximated by means of analytical solutions and application of numerical modelling. However, success of these methods depends on assumptions and input parameters which must be representative for the rock mass. However, mechanical properties of intact rock can be found by laboratory testing. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the importance of proper representation of rock mass properties as input data for analytical solution and numerical modelling. For this purpose, intact rock data were converted into rock mass data by using the Hoek-Brown failure criterion and empirical relations. Stress-deformation analyses together with yield zone thickness determination have been carried out by using analytical solutions and numerical analyses by using FLAC3D programme. Analyses results have indicated that incomplete and incorrect design causes stability and economic problems in the tunnel. For this reason during the tunnel design analytical data and rock mass data should be used together. In addition, this study was carried out to prove theoretically that numerical modelling results should be applied to the tunnel design for the stability and for the economy of the support. 7. Analytical Solution for the Size of the Minimum Dominating Set in Complex Networks CERN Document Server Nacher, Jose C 2016-01-01 Domination is the fastest-growing field within graph theory with a profound diversity and impact in real-world applications, such as the recent breakthrough approach that identifies optimized subsets of proteins enriched with cancer-related genes. Despite its conceptual simplicity, domination is a classical NP-complete decision problem which makes analytical solutions elusive and poses difficulties to design optimization algorithms for finding a dominating set of minimum cardinality in a large network. Here we derive for the first time an approximate analytical solution for the density of the minimum dominating set (MDS) by using a combination of cavity method and Ultra-Discretization (UD) procedure. The derived equation allows us to compute the size of MDS by only using as an input the information of the degree distribution of a given network. 8. The Analytic Solution of the s-Process for Heavy Element Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2002-01-01 In this paper, we investigate the net-work equation of s-process. After divide the s-process into twostandard forms, we get the analytic solution of the net-work equation. With our analytic solution, we 9. An approximate global solution of Einstein's equations for a finite body CERN Document Server Cabezas, J A; Molina, A; Ruiz, E 2006-01-01 We obtain an approximate global stationary and axisymmetric solution of Einstein's equations which can be considered as a simple star model: a self-gravitating perfect fluid ball with constant mass density rotating in rigid motion. Using the post-Minkowskian formalism (weak-field approximation) and considering rotation as a perturbation (slow-rotation approximation), we find approximate interior and exterior (asymptotically flat) solutions to this problem in harmonic and quo-harmonic coordinates. In both cases, interior and exterior solutions are matched, in the sense of Lichnerowicz, on the surface of zero pressure to obtain a global solution. The resulting metric depends on three arbitrary constants: mass density, rotational velocity and the star radius at the non-rotation limit. The mass, angular momentum, quadrupole moment and other constants of the exterior metric are determined by these three parameters. It is easy to show that this type of fluid cannot be a source of the Kerr metric 10. Approximation of solutions to retarded differential equations with applications to population dynamics Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) D. Bahuguna 2005-01-01 Full Text Available We consider a retarded differential equation with applications to population dynamics. We establish the convergence of a finite-dimensional approximations of a unique solution, the existence and uniqueness of which are also proved in the process. 11. A transformed analytical model for thermal noise of FinFET based on fringing field approximation Science.gov (United States) Madhulika Sharma, Savitesh; Dasgupta, S.; Kartikeyant, M. V. 2016-09-01 This paper delineates the effect of nonplanar structure of FinFETs on noise performance. We demonstrate the thermal noise analytical model that has been inferred by taking into account the presence of an additional inverted region in the extended (underlap) S/D region due to finite gate electrode thickness. Noise investigation includes the effects of source drain resistances which become significant as channel length becomes shorter. In this paper, we evaluate the additional noise caused by three dimensional (3-D) structure of the single fin device and then extended analysis of the multi-fin and multi-fingers structure. The addition of fringe field increases its minimum noise figure and noise resistance of approximately 1 dB and 100 Ω respectively and optimum admittance increases to 5.45 mƱ at 20 GHz for a device operating under saturation region. Hence, our transformed model plays a significant function in evaluation of accurate noise performance at circuit level. Project supported in part by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). 12. Looking into Analytical Approximations for Three-flavor Neutrino Oscillation Probabilities in Matter CERN Document Server Li, Yu-Feng; Zhou, Shun; Zhu, Jing-yu 2016-01-01 Motivated by tremendous progress in neutrino oscillation experiments, we derive a new set of simple and compact formulas for three-flavor neutrino oscillation probabilities in matter of a constant density. A useful definition of the$\\eta$-gauge neutrino mass-squared difference$\\Delta^{}_* \\equiv \\eta \\Delta^{}_{31} + (1-\\eta) \\Delta^{}_{32}$is introduced, where$\\Delta^{}_{ji} \\equiv m^2_j - m^2_i$for$ji = 21, 31, 32$are the ordinary neutrino mass-squared differences and$0 \\leq \\eta \\leq 1$is a real and positive parameter. Expanding neutrino oscillation probabilities in terms of$\\alpha \\equiv \\Delta^{}_{21}/\\Delta^{}_*$, we demonstrate that the analytical formulas can be remarkably simplified for$\\eta = \\cos^2 \\theta^{}_{12}$, with$\\theta_{12}^{}$being the solar mixing angle. As a by-product, the mapping from neutrino oscillation parameters in vacuum to their counterparts in matter is obtained at the order of${\\cal O}(\\alpha^2)$. Finally, we show that our approximate formulas are not only valid f... 13. Looking into analytical approximations for three-flavor neutrino oscillation probabilities in matter Science.gov (United States) Li, Yu-Feng; Zhang, Jue; Zhou, Shun; Zhu, Jing-yu 2016-12-01 Motivated by tremendous progress in neutrino oscillation experiments, we derive a new set of simple and compact formulas for three-flavor neutrino oscillation probabilities in matter of a constant density. A useful definition of the η-gauge neutrino mass-squared difference Δ∗ ≡ ηΔ31 + (1 - η)Δ32 is introduced, where Δ ji ≡ m j 2 - m i 2 for ji = 21 , 31 , 32 are the ordinary neutrino mass-squared differences and 0 ≤ η ≤ 1 is a real and positive parameter. Expanding neutrino oscillation probabilities in terms of α ≡ Δ21 /Δ∗, we demonstrate that the analytical formulas can be remarkably simplified for η = cos2 θ 12, with θ 12 being the solar mixing angle. As a by-product, the mapping from neutrino oscillation parameters in vacuum to their counterparts in matter is obtained at the order of O({α}^2) . Finally, we show that our approximate formulas are not only valid for an arbitrary neutrino energy and any baseline length, but also still maintaining a high level of accuracy. 14. All-coupling polaron optical response: Analytic approaches beyond the adiabatic approximation Science.gov (United States) Klimin, S. N.; Tempere, J.; Devreese, J. T. 2016-09-01 In the present work, the problem of an all-coupling analytic description for the optical conductivity of the Fröhlich polaron is treated, with the goal being to bridge the gap in the validity range that exists between two complementary methods: on the one hand, the memory-function formalism and, on the other hand, the strong-coupling expansion based on the Franck-Condon picture for the polaron response. At intermediate coupling, both methods were found to fail as they do not reproduce diagrammatic quantum Monte Carlo results. To resolve this, we modify the memory-function formalism with respect to the Feynman-Hellwarth-Iddings-Platzman approach in order to take into account a nonquadratic interaction in a model system for the polaron. The strong-coupling expansion is extended beyond the adiabatic approximation by including in the treatment nonadiabatic transitions between excited polaron states. The polaron optical conductivity that we obtain at T =0 by combining the two extended methods agrees well, both qualitatively and quantitatively, with the diagrammatic quantum Monte Carlo results in the whole available range of the electron-phonon coupling strength. 15. New chemical evolution analytical solutions including environment effects CERN Document Server Spitoni, E 2015-01-01 In the last years, more and more interest has been devoted to analytical solutions, including inflow and outflow, to study the metallicity enrichment in galaxies. In this framework, we assume a star formation rate which follows a linear Schmidt law, and we present new analytical solutions for the evolution of the metallicity (Z) in galaxies. In particular, we take into account environmental effects including primordial and enriched gas infall, outflow, different star formation efficiencies, and galactic fountains. The enriched infall is included to take into account galaxy-galaxy interactions. Our main results can be summarized as: i) when a linear Schmidt law of star formation is assumed, the resulting time evolution of the metallicity Z is the same either for a closed-box model or for an outflow model. ii) The mass-metallicity relation for galaxies which suffer a chemically enriched infall, originating from another evolved galaxy with no pre-enriched gas, is shifted down in parallel at lower Z values, if co... 16. Analytic solutions of tunneling time through smooth barriers Science.gov (United States) Xiao, Zhi; Huang, Hai 2016-03-01 In the discussion of temporary behaviors of quantum tunneling, people usually like to focus their attention on rectangular barrier with steep edges, or to deal with smooth barrier with semi-classical or even numerical calculations. Very few discussions on analytic solutions of tunneling through smooth barrier appear in the literature. In this paper, we provide two such examples, a semi-infinite long barrier V ( x ) = /A 2 [ 1 + tanh ( x / a ) ] and a finite barrier V(x) = A sech2(x/a). To each barrier, we calculate the associated phase time and dwell time after obtaining the analytic solution. The results show that, different from rectangular barrier, phase time or dwell time does increase with the length parameter a controlling the effective extension of the barrier. More interestingly, for the finite barrier, phase time or dwell time exhibits a peak in k-space. A detailed analysis shows that this interesting behavior can be attributed to the strange tunneling probability Ts(k), i.e., Ts(k) displays a unit step function-like profile Θ(k - k0), especially when a is large, say, a ≫ 1/κ, 1/k. And k 0 ≡ √{ m A } / ħ is exactly where the peak appears in phase or dwell time k-spectrum. Thus only those particles with k in a very narrow interval around k0 are capable to dwell in the central region of the barrier sufficiently long. 17. Logical gaps in the approximate solutions of the social learning game and an exact solution. Science.gov (United States) Dai, Wenjie; Wang, Xin; Di, Zengru; Wu, Jinshan 2014-01-01 After the social learning models were proposed, finding solutions to the games becomes a well-defined mathematical question. However, almost all papers on the games and their applications are based on solutions built either upon an ad-hoc argument or a twisted Bayesian analysis of the games. Here, we present logical gaps in those solutions and offer an exact solution of our own. We also introduce a minor extension to the original game so that not only logical differences but also differences in action outcomes among those solutions become visible. 18. Approximate homotopy symmetry method:Homotopy series solutions to the sixth-order Boussinesq equation Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2009-01-01 An approximate homotopy symmetry method for nonlinear problems is proposed and applied to the sixth-order Boussinesq equation,which arises from fluid dynamics.We summarize the general formulas for similarity reduction solutions and similarity reduction equations of different orders,educing the related homotopy series solutions.Zero-order similarity reduction equations are equivalent to the Painlevé IV type equation or Weierstrass elliptic equation.Higher order similarity solutions can be obtained by solving linear variable coefficients ordinary differential equations.The auxiliary parameter has an effect on the convergence of homotopy series solutions.Series solutions and similarity reduction equations from the approximate symmetry method can be retrieved from the approximate homotopy symmetry method. 19. A new reliable analytical solution for strongly nonlinear oscillator with cubic and harmonic restoring force Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Md. Alal Hosen 2015-01-01 Full Text Available In the present paper, a complicated strongly nonlinear oscillator with cubic and harmonic restoring force, has been analysed and solved completely by harmonic balance method (HBM. Investigating analytically such kinds of oscillator is very difficult task and cumbersome. In this study, the offered technique gives desired results and to avoid numerical complexity. An excellent agreement was found between approximate and numerical solutions, which prove that HBM is very efficient and produces high accuracy results. It is remarkably important that, second-order approximate results are almost same with exact solutions. The advantage of this method is its simple procedure and applicable for many other oscillatory problems arising in science and engineering. 20. Analytic Solutions of Three-Level Dressed-Atom Model Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) WANG Zheng-Ling; YIN Jian-Ping 2004-01-01 On the basis of the dressed-atom model, the general analytic expressions for the eigenenergies, eigenstates and their optical potentials of the A-configuration three-level atom system are derived and analysed. From the calculation of dipole matrix element of different dressed states, we obtain the spontaneous-emission rates in the dressed-atom picture. We find that our general expressions of optical potentials for the three-level dressed atom can be reduced to the same as ones in previous references under the approximation of a small saturation parameter. We also analyse the dependences of the optical potentials of a three-level 85Rb atom on the laser detuning and the dependences of spontaneous-emission rates on the radial position in the dark hollow beam, and discuss the probability (population) evolutions of dressed-atomic eigenstates in three levels in the hollow beam. 1. Refinement of approximated solution of nonlinear differential equation of second order Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Zhidkov, E.P.; Sidorova, O.V. 1982-01-01 The boundary problem for nonlinear differential equation of the second order is considered. The problem is assumed to have a unique solution, stable over the right part. It was proved that if the step of the net is small, then the corresponding difference value problem has a unique solution, stable over the right part. Expansion over degrees of discrediting step for approximate solutions is established. The expansion allows one to apply the Richardson type extrapolation. Efficiency of extrapolation is illustrated by numerical example. 2. Enhanced Multistage Homotopy Perturbation Method: Approximate Solutions of Nonlinear Dynamic Systems Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Daniel Olvera 2014-01-01 Full Text Available We introduce a new approach called the enhanced multistage homotopy perturbation method (EMHPM that is based on the homotopy perturbation method (HPM and the usage of time subintervals to find the approximate solution of differential equations with strong nonlinearities. We also study the convergence of our proposed EMHPM approach based on the value of the control parameter h by following the homotopy analysis method (HAM. At the end of the paper, we compare the derived EMHPM approximate solutions of some nonlinear physical systems with their corresponding numerical integration solutions obtained by using the classical fourth order Runge-Kutta method via the amplitude-time response curves. 3. Comment on 'Application of the homotopy method for analytical solution of non-Newtonian channel flows' Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Lipscombe, T C [Johns Hopkins University, 2715 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States)], E-mail: tcl@press.jhu.edu 2010-03-15 We solve exactly the Poiseuille and Couette flows of a non-Newtonian fluid discussed by Roohi et al (2009 Phys. Scr. 79 065009) and thereby show that the approximate analytical solutions provided by the homotopy method must be used with caution. 4. Analytical solutions for the distribution of pressure in permeable formations with ellipsoidal inclusions Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Sharif, Ahmed 1997-12-31 The reservoir up-scaling problem has been receiving increased attention in recent years. Over the past decade or so, there has been increasing interest in development of computationally efficient methods to determine effective properties or permeability. Those properties were traditionally computed from detailed numerical solutions of the actual reservoir realization. This is an indirect approach requiring substantial computer resources particularly in 3D problems in which the number of grid-blocks often become impractically large. A contrasting strategy is the direct approach in which the effective properties are computed directly from the statistical description of the medium without the aid of an actual reservoir realization. This method will be particularly important for multiphase problems. Among the direct methods, a particularly promising one which motivated this study, is the self-consistent approximation for determining the electric conductivity of heterogeneous media and multiphase materials. In reservoir engineering context, the self-consistent approximation has been recently applied to determine effective permeabilities. This approximation needs analytical solutions for the fluctuation of pressure created in an otherwise homogeneous matrix of infinite dimensions by the submersion of inclusions. The existing solutions are based on models which have limitations on the orientation of permeability tensors and perhaps largely in the geometry of the inclusions. Mathematical models have been developed which strongly generalize the existing inclusion models serving as a basis for the self-consistent approximation. 21 refs., 9 figs., 2 tabs. 5. FORECAST OF WATER TEMPERATURE IN RESERVOIR BASED ON ANALYTICAL SOLUTION Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) JI Shun-wen; ZHU Yue-ming; QIANG Sheng; ZENG Deng-feng 2008-01-01 The water temperature in reservoirs is difficult to be predicted by numerical simulations. In this article, a statistical model of forecasting the water temperature was proposed. In this model, the 3-D thermal conduction-diffusion equations were converted into a system consisting of 2-D equations with the Fourier expansion and some hypotheses. Then the statistical model of forecasting the water temperature was developed based on the analytical solution to the 2-D thermal equations. The simplified statistical model can elucidate the main physical mechanism of the temperature variation much more clearly than the numerical simulation with the Navier-Stokes equations. Finally, with the presented statistical model, the distribution of water temperature in the Shangyoujiang reservoir was determined. 6. Pseudo analytical solution to time periodic stiffness systems Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Wang Yan-Zhong; Zhou Yuan-Zi 2011-01-01 An analytical form of state transition matrix for a system of equations with time periodic stiffness is derived in order to solve the free response and also allow for the determination of system stability and bifurcation. A pseudoclosed form complete solution for parametrically excited systems subjected to inhomogeneous generalized forcing is developed, based on the Fourier expansion of periodic matrices and the substitution of matrix exponential terms via Lagrange-Sylvester theorem. A Mathieu type of equation with large amplitude is presented to demonstrate the method of formulating state transition matrix and Floquet multipliers. A two-degree-of-freedom system with irregular time periodic stiffness characterized by spiral bevel gear mesh vibration is presented to find forced response in stability and instability. The obtained results are presented and discussed. 7. Analytical solution for inviscid flow inside an evaporating sessile drop. Science.gov (United States) Masoud, Hassan; Felske, James D 2009-01-01 Inviscid flow within an evaporating sessile drop is analyzed. The field equation E;{2}psi=0 is solved for the stream function. The exact analytical solution is obtained for arbitrary contact angle and distribution of evaporative flux along the free boundary. Specific results and computations are presented for evaporation corresponding to both uniform flux and purely diffusive gas phase transport into an infinite ambient. Wetting and nonwetting contact angles are considered, with flow patterns in each case being illustrated. The limiting behaviors of small contact angle and droplets of hemispherical shape are treated. All of the above categories are considered for the cases of droplets whose contact lines are either pinned or free to move during evaporation. 8. An analytic solution to asymmetrical bending problem of diaphragm coupling Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 2008-01-01 Because rigidity of either hub or rim of diaphragm coupling is much greater than that of the disk, and asymmetrical bending is under the condition of high speed revolution, an assumption is made that each circle in the middle plane before deforma-tion keeps its radius unchanged after deformation, but the plane on which the circle lies has a varying deflecting angle. Based on this assumption, and according to the principle of energy variation, the corresponding Euler's equation can be obtained, which has the primary integral. By neglecting some subsidiary factors, an analytic solution is obtained. Applying these formulas to a hyperbolic model of diaphragm, the results show that the octahedral shear stress varies less along either radial or thickness direction, but fluctu-ates greatly and periodically along circumferential direction. Thus asymmetrical bending significantly affects the material's fatigue. 9. An analytical solution for determination of small contact angles from sessile drops of arbitrary size. Science.gov (United States) Allen, Jeffrey S 2003-05-15 An analytical solution to the capillary equation of Young and Laplace is derived that allows determination of the static contact angle based on the volume of a sessile drop and the wetted area of the substrate. This solution does not require numerical integration to determine the drop profile and accounts for surface deformation due to gravitational effects. Calculation of the static contact angle by this method is remarkably simple and accurate when the contact angle is less than 30 degrees. A natural scaling arises in the solution, which provides indication of when a drop is small enough so as to neglect gravitational influences on the surface shape which, for small contact angles, is generally less than 1 microl. The technique described has the simplicity of the spherical cap approximation but remains accurate for any size of sessile drop. 10. Measurement of Actinides in Molybdenum-99 Solution Analytical Procedure Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Soderquist, Chuck Z. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); Weaver, Jamie L. [Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States) 2015-11-01 This document is a companion report to a previous report, PNNL 24519, Measurement of Actinides in Molybdenum-99 Solution, A Brief Review of the Literature, August 2015. In this companion report, we report a fast, accurate, newly developed analytical method for measurement of trace alpha-emitting actinide elements in commercial high-activity molybdenum-99 solution. Molybdenum-99 is widely used to produce 99mTc for medical imaging. Because it is used as a radiopharmaceutical, its purity must be proven to be extremely high, particularly for the alpha emitting actinides. The sample of 99Mo solution is measured into a vessel (such as a polyethylene centrifuge tube) and acidified with dilute nitric acid. A gadolinium carrier is added (50 µg). Tracers and spikes are added as necessary. Then the solution is made strongly basic with ammonium hydroxide, which causes the gadolinium carrier to precipitate as hydrous Gd(OH)3. The precipitate of Gd(OH)3 carries all of the actinide elements. The suspension of gadolinium hydroxide is then passed through a membrane filter to make a counting mount suitable for direct alpha spectrometry. The high-activity 99Mo and 99mTc pass through the membrane filter and are separated from the alpha emitters. The gadolinium hydroxide, carrying any trace actinide elements that might be present in the sample, forms a thin, uniform cake on the surface of the membrane filter. The filter cake is first washed with dilute ammonium hydroxide to push the last traces of molybdate through, then with water. The filter is then mounted on a stainless steel counting disk. Finally, the alpha emitting actinide elements are measured by alpha spectrometry. 11. Analytical solution of the Klein Gordon equation for a quadratic exponential-type potential Science.gov (United States) Ezzatpour, Somayyeh; Akbarieh, Amin Rezaei 2016-07-01 In this research study, analytical solutions of the Klein Gordon equation by considering the potential as a quadratic exponential will be presented. However, the potential is assumed to be within the framework of an approximation for the centrifugal potential in any state. The Nikiforov-Uvarov method is used to calculate the wave function, as well as corresponding exact energy equation, in bound states. We finally concluded that the quadratic exponential-type potential under which the results were deduced, led to outcomes that were comparable to the results obtained from the well-known potentials in some special cases. 12. Analytical Solutions of Time Periodic Electroosmotic Flow in a Semicircular Microchannel Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Shaowei Wang 2015-01-01 Full Text Available The time periodic electroosmotic flow of Newtonian fluids through a semicircular microchannel is studied under the Debye–Hückel approximation. Analytical series of solutions are found, and they consist of a time-dependent oscillating part and a time-dependent generating or transient part. Some new physical phenomena are found. The electroosmotic flow driven by an alternating electric field is not periodic in time, but quasi-periodic. There is a phase shift between voltage and flow, which is only dependent on the frequency of external electric field. 13. The Analytical Solution of the Schr\\"odinger Particle in Multiparameter Potential CERN Document Server Taş, Ahmet 2016-01-01 In this study, we present analytical solutions of the Schr\\"odinger equation with the Multiparameter potential containing the different types of physical potential via the asymptotic iteration method (AIM) by applying a Pekeris-type approximation to the centrifugal potential. For any n and l (states) quantum numbers, we get the bound state energy eigenvalues numerically and the corresponding eigenfunctions.Furthermore, we compare our results with the ones obtained in previous works and it is seen that our numerical results are in good agreement with the literature. 14. Variability of the vertical profile of wind speed: characterization at various time scales and analytical approximation Science.gov (United States) Jourdier, Bénédicte; Plougonven, Riwal; Drobinski, Philippe; Dupont, Jean-Charles 2014-05-01 Wind measurements are key for the wind resource assessment. But as wind turbines get higher, wind measurement masts are often lower than the future wind turbine hub height. Therefore one of the first steps in the energy yield assessment is the vertical extrapolation of wind measurements. Such extrapolation is often done by approximating the vertical profile of wind speed with an analytical expression: either a logarithmic law which has a theoretical basis in Monin-Obukhov similarity theory; or a power law which is empirical. The present study analyzes the variability of the wind profile and how this variability affects the results of the vertical extrapolation methods. The study is conducted with data from the SIRTA observatory, 20km south of Paris (France). A large set of instrumentation is available, including sonic anemometers at 10 and 30 meters, a LIDAR measuring wind speeds from 40 to 200 meters and a SODAR measuring wind speeds starting from 100m up to 1km. The comparison between the instruments enables to characterize the measurements uncertainties. The observations show that close to the ground the wind is stronger during daytime and weaker at night while higher, around 150 m, the wind is weaker during daytime and stronger at night. Indeed the wind shear has a pronounced diurnal cycle. The vertical extrapolation methods currently used in the industry do not usually take into account the strong variability of the wind profile. The often fit the parameters of the extrapolation law, not on each time step, but on time-averaged profiles. The averaging period may be the whole measurement period or some part of it: there may be one constant parameter computed on the wind profile that was averaged on the whole year of measures, or the year of measures may be divided into a small number of cases (for example into night or daytime data, or into 4 seasons) and the parameter is adjusted for each case. The study analyzes thoroughly the errors generated by both 15. A Method for Generating Approximate Similarity Solutions of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Mazhar Iqbal 2014-01-01 Full Text Available Standard application of similarity method to find solutions of PDEs mostly results in reduction to ODEs which are not easily integrable in terms of elementary or tabulated functions. Such situations usually demand solving reduced ODEs numerically. However, there are no systematic procedures available to utilize these numerical solutions of reduced ODE to obtain the solution of original PDE. A practical and tractable approach is proposed to deal with such situations and is applied to obtain approximate similarity solutions to different cases of an initial-boundary value problem of unsteady gas flow through a semi-infinite porous medium. 16. Approximate Solutions of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations by Modified q-Homotopy Analysis Method Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Shaheed N. Huseen 2013-01-01 Full Text Available A modified q-homotopy analysis method (mq-HAM was proposed for solving nth-order nonlinear differential equations. This method improves the convergence of the series solution in the nHAM which was proposed in (see Hassan and El-Tawil 2011, 2012. The proposed method provides an approximate solution by rewriting the nth-order nonlinear differential equation in the form of n first-order differential equations. The solution of these n differential equations is obtained as a power series solution. This scheme is tested on two nonlinear exactly solvable differential equations. The results demonstrate the reliability and efficiency of the algorithm developed. 17. Analytical solutions for elastic binary nanotubes of arbitrary chirality Science.gov (United States) Jiang, Lai; Guo, Wanlin 2016-09-01 Analytical solutions for the elastic properties of a variety of binary nanotubes with arbitrary chirality are obtained through the study of systematic molecular mechanics. This molecular mechanics model is first extended to chiral binary nanotubes by introducing an additional out-of-plane inversion term into the so-called stick-spiral model, which results from the polar bonds and the buckling of binary graphitic crystals. The closed-form expressions for the longitudinal and circumferential Young's modulus and Poisson's ratio of chiral binary nanotubes are derived as functions of the tube diameter. The obtained inversion force constants are negative for all types of binary nanotubes, and the predicted tube stiffness is lower than that by the former stick-spiral model without consideration of the inversion term, reflecting the softening effect of the buckling on the elastic properties of binary nanotubes. The obtained properties are shown to be comparable to available density functional theory calculated results and to be chirality and size sensitive. The developed model and explicit solutions provide a systematic understanding of the mechanical performance of binary nanotubes consisting of III-V and II-VI group elements. 18. Analytical solutions for elastic binary nanotubes of arbitrary chirality Science.gov (United States) Jiang, Lai; Guo, Wanlin 2016-12-01 Analytical solutions for the elastic properties of a variety of binary nanotubes with arbitrary chirality are obtained through the study of systematic molecular mechanics. This molecular mechanics model is first extended to chiral binary nanotubes by introducing an additional out-of-plane inversion term into the so-called stick-spiral model, which results from the polar bonds and the buckling of binary graphitic crystals. The closed-form expressions for the longitudinal and circumferential Young's modulus and Poisson's ratio of chiral binary nanotubes are derived as functions of the tube diameter. The obtained inversion force constants are negative for all types of binary nanotubes, and the predicted tube stiffness is lower than that by the former stick-spiral model without consideration of the inversion term, reflecting the softening effect of the buckling on the elastic properties of binary nanotubes. The obtained properties are shown to be comparable to available density functional theory calculated results and to be chirality and size sensitive. The developed model and explicit solutions provide a systematic understanding of the mechanical performance of binary nanotubes consisting of III-V and II-VI group elements. 19. General analytical solutions for DC/AC circuit network analysis CERN Document Server Rubido, Nicolás; Baptista, Murilo S 2014-01-01 In this work, we present novel general analytical solutions for the currents that are developed in the edges of network-like circuits when some nodes of the network act as sources/sinks of DC or AC current. We assume that Ohm's law is valid at every edge and that charge at every node is conserved (with the exception of the source/sink nodes). The resistive, capacitive, and/or inductive properties of the lines in the circuit define a complex network structure with given impedances for each edge. Our solution for the currents at each edge is derived in terms of the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of the Laplacian matrix of the network defined from the impedances. This derivation also allows us to compute the equivalent impedance between any two nodes of the circuit and relate it to currents in a closed circuit which has a single voltage generator instead of many input/output source/sink nodes. Contrary to solving Kirchhoff's equations, our derivation allows to easily calculate the redistribution of currents that o... 20. POLYNOMIAL SOLUTIONS TO PIEZOELECTRIC BEAMS(Ⅱ)--ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS TO TYPICAL PROBLEMS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) DING Hao-jiang; JIANG Ai-min 2005-01-01 For the orthotropic piezoelectric plane problem, a series of piezoelectric beams is solved and the corresponding analytical solutions are obtained with the trialand-error method on the basis of the general solution in the case of three distinct eigenvalues, in which all displacements, electrical potential, stresses and electrical displacements are expressed by three displacement functions in terms of harmonic polynomials. These problems are cantilever beam with cross force and point charge at free end, cantilever beam and simply-supported beam subjected to uniform loads on the upper and lower surfaces, and cantilever beam subjected to linear electrical potential. 1. Finite-element solution of the coupled-channel Schrödinger equation using high-order accuracy approximations Science.gov (United States) Abrashkevich, A. G.; Abrashkevich, D. G.; Kaschiev, M. S.; Puzynin, I. V. 1995-01-01 The finite element method (FEM) is applied to solve the bound state (Sturm-Liouville) problem for systems of ordinary linear second-order differential equations. The convergence, accuracy and the range of applicability of the high-order FEM approximations (up to tenth order) are studied systematically on the basis of numerical experiments for a wide set of quantum-mechanical problems. The analytical and tabular forms of giving the coefficients of differential equations are considered. The Dirichlet and Neumann boundary conditions are discussed. It is shown that the use of the FEM high-order accuracy approximations considerably increases the accuracy of the FE solutions with substantial reduction of the requirements on the computational resources. The results of the FEM calculations for various quantum-mechanical problems dealing with different types of potentials used in atomic and molecular calculations (including the hydrogen atom in a homogeneous magnetic field) are shown to be well converged and highly accurate. 2. Unsteady fluid flow in a slightly curved pipe: A comparative study of a matched asymptotic expansions solution with a single analytical solution Science.gov (United States) Messaris, Gerasimos A. T.; Hadjinicolaou, Maria; Karahalios, George T. 2016-08-01 The present work is motivated by the fact that blood flow in the aorta and the main arteries is governed by large finite values of the Womersley number α and for such values of α there is not any analytical solution in the literature. The existing numerical solutions, although accurate, give limited information about the factors that affect the flow, whereas an analytical approach has an advantage in that it can provide physical insight to the flow mechanism. Having this in mind, we seek analytical solution to the equations of the fluid flow driven by a sinusoidal pressure gradient in a slightly curved pipe of circular cross section when the Womersley number varies from small finite to infinite values. Initially the equations of motion are expanded in terms of the curvature ratio δ and the resulting linearized equations are solved analytically in two ways. In the first, we match the solution for the main core to that for the Stokes boundary layer. This solution is valid for very large values of α. In the second, we derive a straightforward single solution valid to the entire flow region and for 8 ≤ α stresses and is compared to the analogous forms presented in other studies. The two solutions give identical results to each other regarding the axial flow but differ in the secondary flow and the circumferential wall stress, due to the approximations employed in the matched asymptotic expansion process. The results on the stream function from the second solution are in agreement with analogous results from other numerical solutions. The second solution predicts that the atherosclerotic plaques may develop in any location around the cross section of the aortic wall unlike to the prescribed locations predicted by the first solution. In addition, it gives circumferential wall stresses augmented by approximately 100% with respect to the matched asymptotic expansions, a factor that may contribute jointly with other pathological factors to the faster aging of the 3. On the gravitational signature of zonal flows in Jupiter-like planets: An analytical solution and its numerical validation Science.gov (United States) Kong, Dali; Zhang, Keke; Schubert, Gerald 2017-02-01 It is expected that the Juno spacecraft will provide an accurate spectrum of the Jovian zonal gravitational coefficients that would be affected by both the deep zonal flow, if it exists, and the basic rotational distortion. We derive the first analytical solution, under the spheroidal-shape approximation, for the density anomaly induced by an internal zonal flow in rapidly rotating Jupiter-like planets. We compare the density anomaly of the analytical solution to that obtained from a fully numerical solution based on a three-dimensional finite element method; the two show excellent agreement. We apply the analytical solution to a rapidly rotating Jupiter-like planet and show that there exists a close relationship between the spatial structure of the zonal flow and the spectrum of zonal gravitational coefficients. We check the accuracy of the spheroidal-shape approximation by computing both the spheroidal and non-spheroidal solutions with exactly the same physical parameters. We also discuss implications of the new analytical solution for interpreting the future high-precision gravitational measurements of the Juno spacecraft. 4. Higher accurate approximate solutions for the simple pendulum in terms of elementary functions Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Belendez, Augusto; Frances, Jorge; Ortuno, Manuel; Gallego, Sergi; Guillermo Bernabeu, Jose, E-mail: a.belendez@ua.e [Departamento de Fisica, IngenierIa de Sistemas y TeorIa de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain) 2010-05-15 A closed-form approximate expression for the solution of a simple pendulum in terms of elementary functions is obtained. To do this, the exact expression for the maximum tension of the string of the pendulum is first considered and a trial approximate solution depending on some parameters is used, which is substituted in the tension equation. We obtain the parameters for the approximate by means of a term-by-term comparison of the power series expansion for the approximate maximum tension with the corresponding series for the exact one. We believe that this letter may be a suitable and fruitful exercise for teaching and better understanding nonlinear oscillations of a simple pendulum in undergraduate courses on classical mechanics. (letters and comments) 5. Concerning an analytical solution of some families of Kepler’s transcendental equation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Slavica M. Perovich 2016-03-01 Full Text Available The problem of finding an analytical solution of some families of Kepler transcendental equation is studied in some detail, by the Special Trans Functions Theory – STFT. Thus, the STFT mathematical approach in the form of STFT iterative methods with a novel analytical solutions are presented. Structure of the STFT solutions, numerical results and graphical simulations confirm the validity of the basic principle of the STFT. In addition, the obtained analytical results are compared with the calculated values of other analytical methods for alternative proving its significance. Undoubtedly, the proposed novel analytical approach implies qualitative improvement in comparison with conventional numerical and analytical methods. 6. Analytic self-similar solutions of the Oberbeck-Boussinesq equations Science.gov (United States) Barna, I. F.; Mátyás, L. 2015-09-01 In this article we will present pure two-dimensional analytic solutions for the coupled non-compressible Newtoniain Navier-Stokes --- with Boussinesq approximation --- and the heat conduction equation. The system was investigated from E.N. Lorenz half a century ago with Fourier series and pioneered the way to the paradigm of chaos. We present a novel analysis of the same system where the key idea is the two-dimensional generalization of the well-known self-similar Ansatz of Barenblatt which will be interpreted in a geometrical way. The results, the pressure, temperature and velocity fields are all analytic and can be expressed with the help of the error functions. The temperature field has a strongly damped oscillating behavior which is an interesting feature. 7. Analytic self-similar solutions of the Oberbeck-Boussinesq equations CERN Document Server Barna, I F 2015-01-01 In this article we will present pure two-dimensional analytic solutions for the coupled non-compressible Newtoniain Navier-Stokes --- with Boussinesq approximation --- and the heat conduction equation. The system was investigated from E.N. Lorenz half a century ago with Fourier series and pioneered the way to the paradigm of chaos. We present a novel analysis of the same system where the key idea is the two-dimensional generalization of the well-known self-similar Ansatz of Barenblatt which will be interpreted in a geometrical way. The results, the pressure, temperature and velocity fields are all analytic and can be expressed with the help of the error functions. The temperature field has a strongly damped oscillating behavior which is an interesting feature. 8. AN EFFECTIVE CONTINUOUS ALGORITHM FOR APPROXIMATE SOLUTIONS OF LARGE SCALE MAX-CUT PROBLEMS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Cheng-xian Xu; Xiao-liang He; Feng-min Xu 2006-01-01 An effective continuous algorithm is proposed to find approximate solutions of NP-hard max-cut problems. The algorithm relaxes the max-cut problem into a continuous nonlinear programming problem by replacing n discrete constraints in the original problem with one single continuous constraint. A feasible direction method is designed to solve the resulting nonlinear programming problem. The method employs only the gradient evaluations of the objective function, and no any matrix calculations and no line searches are required.This greatly reduces the calculation cost of the method, and is suitable for the solution of large size max-cut problems. The convergence properties of the proposed method to KKT points of the nonlinear programming are analyzed. If the solution obtained by the proposed method is a global solution of the nonlinear programming problem, the solution will provide an upper bound on the max-cut value. Then an approximate solution to the max-cut problem is generated from the solution of the nonlinear programming and provides a lower bound on the max-cut value. Numerical experiments and comparisons on some max-cut test problems (small and large size) show that the proposed algorithm is efficient to get the exact solutions for all small test problems and well satisfied solutions for most of the large size test problems with less calculation costs. 9. Homogenous Balance Method and Exact Analytical Solutions for Whitham-Broer-Kaup Equations in Shallow Water Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) XIAZhi 2004-01-01 Based on the homogenous balance method and with the help of mathematica, the Backlund transformation and the transfer heat equation are derived. Analyzing the heat-transfer equation, the multiple soliton solutions and other exact analytical solution for Whitham-Broer-Kaup equations(WBK) are derived. These solutions contain Fan's, Xie's and Yan's results and other new types of analytical solutions, such as rational function solutions and periodic solutions. The method can also be applied to solve more nonlinear differential equations. 10. Approximate solution of a model of biological immune responses incorporating delay. Science.gov (United States) Fowler, A C 1981-01-01 A model of the humoral immune response, proposed by Dibrov, Livshits and Volkenstein (1977b), in which the antibody production by a constant target cell population depends on the antigenic stimulation at earlier times, is considered from an analytic standpoint. A method of approximation based on a consideration of the asymptotic limit of "large" delay in the antibody response is shown to be applicable, and to give results similar to those obtained numerically by the above authors. The relevance of this type of approximation to other systems exhibiting "outbreak" phenomena is discussed. 11. On the bound-state solutions of the Manning-Rosen potential including improved approximation to the orbital centrifugal term CERN Document Server Ikhdair, Sameer M 2011-01-01 The approximate analytical bound state solution of the Schr\\"odinger equation for the Manning-Rosen potential is carried out by taking a new approximation scheme to the orbital centrifugal term. The Nikiforov-Uvarov method is used in the calculations. We obtain analytic forms for the energy eigenvalues and the corresponding normalized wave functions in terms of the Jacobi polynomials or hypergeometric functions for different screening parameters 1/b. The rotational-vibrational energy states for a few diatomic molecules are calculated for arbitrary quantum numbers n and l with different values of the potential parameter {\\alpha}. The present numerical results agree within five decimal digits with the previously reported results for different 1/b values. A few special cases of the s-wave (l=0) Manning-Rosen potential and the Hulth\\'en potential are also studied. Keywords: Energy eigenvalues; Manning-Rosen potential; Nikiforov-Uvarov method, Approximation schemes. 03.65.-w; 02.30.Gp; 03.65.Ge; 34.20.Cf 12. An explicit approximate solution to the Duffing-harmonic oscillator by a cubication method Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Belendez, A., E-mail: a.belendez@ua.e [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Mendez, D.I. [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Fernandez, E. [Departamento de Optica, Farmacologia y Anatomia, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Marini, S. [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Pascual, I. [Departamento de Optica, Farmacologia y Anatomia, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain) 2009-08-03 The nonlinear oscillations of a Duffing-harmonic oscillator are investigated by an approximated method based on the 'cubication' of the initial nonlinear differential equation. In this cubication method the restoring force is expanded in Chebyshev polynomials and the original nonlinear differential equation is approximated by a Duffing equation in which the coefficients for the linear and cubic terms depend on the initial amplitude, A. The replacement of the original nonlinear equation by an approximate Duffing equation allows us to obtain explicit approximate formulas for the frequency and the solution as a function of the complete elliptic integral of the first kind and the Jacobi elliptic function, respectively. These explicit formulas are valid for all values of the initial amplitude and we conclude this cubication method works very well for the whole range of initial amplitudes. Excellent agreement of the approximate frequencies and periodic solutions with the exact ones is demonstrated and discussed and the relative error for the approximate frequency is as low as 0.071%. Unlike other approximate methods applied to this oscillator, which are not capable to reproduce exactly the behaviour of the approximate frequency when A tends to zero, the cubication method used in this Letter predicts exactly the behaviour of the approximate frequency not only when A tends to infinity, but also when A tends to zero. Finally, a closed-form expression for the approximate frequency is obtained in terms of elementary functions. To do this, the relationship between the complete elliptic integral of the first kind and the arithmetic-geometric mean as well as Legendre's formula to approximately obtain this mean are used. 13. New approximate solutions per unit of time for periodically checked systems with different lifetime distributions Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) J. Rodrigues Dias 2006-11-01 Full Text Available Systems with different lifetime distributions, associated with increasing, decreasing, constant, and bathtub-shaped hazard rates, are examined in this paper. It is assumed that a failure is only detected if systems are inspected. New approximate solutions for the inspection period and for the expected duration of hidden faults are presented, on the basis of the assumption that only periodic and perfect inspections are carried out. By minimizing total expected cost per unit of time, on the basis of numerical results and a range of comparisons, the conclusion is drawn that these new approximate solutions are extremely useful and simple to put into practice. 14. An Approximate Analytical Method for the Evaluation of the Concentrations and Current for Hybrid Enzyme Biosensor OpenAIRE 2013-01-01 Mathematical modeling of amperometric biosensor with cyclic reaction is discussed. Analytical expressions pertaining to the concentration of substrate, cosubstrate, reducing agent and medial product and current for hybrid enzyme biosensor are obtained in terms of Thiele module and saturation parameters. In this paper, a powerful analytical method, called homotopy analysis method (HAM) is used to solve the system of nonlinear differential equations. Furthermore, in this work the numerical simu... 15. Higher accuracy analytical approximations to a nonlinear oscillator with discontinuity by He's homotopy perturbation method Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Belendez, A. [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain)], E-mail: a.belendez@ua.es; Hernandez, A.; Belendez, T.; Neipp, C.; Marquez, A. [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain) 2008-03-17 He's homotopy perturbation method is used to calculate higher-order approximate periodic solutions of a nonlinear oscillator with discontinuity for which the elastic force term is proportional to sgn(x). We find He's homotopy perturbation method works very well for the whole range of initial amplitudes, and the excellent agreement of the approximate frequencies and periodic solutions with the exact ones has been demonstrated and discussed. Only one iteration leads to high accuracy of the solutions with a maximal relative error for the approximate period of less than 1.56% for all values of oscillation amplitude, while this relative error is 0.30% for the second iteration and as low as 0.057% when the third-order approximation is considered. Comparison of the result obtained using this method with those obtained by different harmonic balance methods reveals that He's homotopy perturbation method is very effective and convenient. 16. Ermod: fast and versatile computation software for solvation free energy with approximate theory of solutions. Science.gov (United States) Sakuraba, Shun; Matubayasi, Nobuyuki 2014-08-05 ERmod is a software package to efficiently and approximately compute the solvation free energy using the method of energy representation. Molecular simulation is to be conducted at two condensed-phase systems of the solution of interest and the reference solvent with test-particle insertion of the solute. The subprogram ermod in ERmod then provides a set of energy distribution functions from the simulation trajectories, and another subprogram slvfe determines the solvation free energy from the distribution functions through an approximate functional. This article describes the design and implementation of ERmod, and illustrates its performance in solvent water for two organic solutes and two protein solutes. Actually, the free-energy computation with ERmod is not restricted to the solvation in homogeneous medium such as fluid and polymer and can treat the binding into weakly ordered system with nano-inhomogeneity such as micelle and lipid membrane. ERmod is available on web at http://sourceforge.net/projects/ermod. 17. Higher-order approximate solutions to the relativistic and Duffing-harmonic oscillators by modified He's homotopy methods Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Belendez, A [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Pascual, C [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Fernandez, E [Departamento de Optica, FarmacologIa y AnatomIa, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Neipp, C [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain); Belendez, T [Departamento de Fisica, Ingenieria de Sistemas y Teoria de la Senal, Universidad de Alicante, Apartado 99, E-03080 Alicante (Spain) 2008-02-15 A modified He's homotopy perturbation method is used to calculate higher-order analytical approximate solutions to the relativistic and Duffing-harmonic oscillators. The He's homotopy perturbation method is modified by truncating the infinite series corresponding to the first-order approximate solution before introducing this solution in the second-order linear differential equation, and so on. We find this modified homotopy perturbation method works very well for the whole range of initial amplitudes, and the excellent agreement of the approximate frequencies and periodic solutions with the exact ones has been demonstrated and discussed. The approximate formulae obtained show excellent agreement with the exact solutions, and are valid for small as well as large amplitudes of oscillation, including the limiting cases of amplitude approaching zero and infinity. For the relativistic oscillator, only one iteration leads to high accuracy of the solutions with a maximal relative error for the approximate frequency of less than 1.6% for small and large values of oscillation amplitude, while this relative error is 0.65% for two iterations with two harmonics and as low as 0.18% when three harmonics are considered in the second approximation. For the Duffing-harmonic oscillator the relative error is as low as 0.078% when the second approximation is considered. Comparison of the result obtained using this method with those obtained by the harmonic balance methods reveals that the former is very effective and convenient. 18. Food Adulteration: From Vulnerability Assessment to New Analytical Solutions. Science.gov (United States) Cavin, Christophe; Cottenet, Geoffrey; Blancpain, Carine; Bessaire, Thomas; Frank, Nancy; Zbinden, Pascal 2016-01-01 Crises related to the presence of melamine in milk or horse meat in beef have been a wake-up call to the whole food industry showing that adulteration of food raw materials is a complex issue. By analysing the situation, it became clear that the risk-based approach applied to ensure the safety related to chemical contaminants in food is not adequate for food fraud. Therefore, a specific approach has been developed to evaluate adulteration vulnerabilities within the food chain. Vulnerabilities will require the development of new analytical solutions. Fingerprinting methodologies can be very powerful in determining the status of a raw material without knowing the identity of each constituent. Milk adulterated by addition of adulterants with very different chemical properties could be detected rapidly by Fourier-transformed mid-infrared spectroscopy (FT-mid-IR) fingerprinting technology. In parallel, a fast and simple multi-analytes liquid-chromatography tandem mass-spectrometry (LC/MS-MS) method has been developed to detect either high levels of nitrogen-rich compounds resulting from adulteration or low levels due to accidental contamination either in milk or in other sensitive food matrices. To verify meat species authenticity, DNA-based methods are preferred for both raw ingredients and processed food. DNA macro-array, and more specifically the Meat LCD Array have showed efficient and reliable meat identification, allowing the simultaneous detection of 32 meat species. While the Meat LCD Array is still a targeted approach, DNA sequencing is a significant step towards an untargeted one. 19. OPTIMAL APPROXIMATE SOLUTION OF THE MATRIX EQUATION AXB=C OVER SYMMETRIC MATRICES Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) Anping Liao; Yuan Lei 2007-01-01 Let SE denote the least-squares symmetric solution set of the matrix equation AXB=C,where A,B and C are given matrices of suitable size.To find the optimal approximate solution in the set SE to a given matrix,we give a new feasible method based on the projection theorem,the generalized SVD and the canonical correction decomposition. 20. SERIES PERTURBATIONS APPROXIMATE SOLUTIONS TO N-S EQUATIONS AND MODIFICATION TO ASYMPTOTIC EXPANSION MATCHED METHOD Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 李大鸣; 张红萍; 高永祥 2002-01-01 A method that series perturbations approximate solutions to N-S equations with boundary conditions was discussed and adopted. Then the method was proved in which the asymptotic solutions of viscous fluid flow past a sphere were deducted. By the ameliorative asymptotic expansion matched method, the matched functions are determined easily and the ameliorative curve of drag coefficient is coincident well with measured data in the case that Reynolds number is less than or equal to 40 000. 1. Solutions of random-phase approximation equation for positive-semidefinite stability matrix CERN Document Server Nakada, H 2016-01-01 It is mathematically proven that, if the stability matrix$\\mathsf{S}$is positive-semidefinite, solutions of the random-phase approximation (RPA) equation are all physical or belong to Nambu-Goldstone (NG) modes, and the NG-mode solutions may form Jordan blocks of$\\mathsf{N\\,S}$($\\mathsf{N}$is the norm matrix) but their dimension is not more than two. This guarantees that the NG modes in the RPA can be separated out via canonically conjugate variables. 2. Analysing an Analytical Solution Model for Simultaneous Mobility Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Md. Ibrahim Chowdhury 2013-12-01 Full Text Available Current mobility models for simultaneous mobility h ave their convolution in designing simultaneous movement where mobile nodes (MNs travel randomly f rom the two adjacent cells at the same time and also have their complexity in the measurement of th e occurrences of simultaneous handover. Simultaneou s mobility problem incurs when two of the MNs start h andover approximately at the same time. As Simultaneous mobility is different for the other mo bility pattern, generally occurs less number of tim es in real time; we analyze that a simplified simultaneou s mobility model can be considered by taking only symmetric positions of MNs with random steps. In ad dition to that, we simulated the model using mSCTP and compare the simulation results in different sce narios with customized cell ranges. The analytical results shows that with the bigger the cell sizes, simultaneous handover with random steps occurrences become lees and for the sequential mobility (where initial positions of MNs is predetermined with ran dom steps, simultaneous handover is more frequent. 3. On the Rational Approximation of Analytic Functions Having Generalized Types of Rate of Growth Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Devendra Kumar 2012-01-01 Full Text Available The present paper is concerned with the rational approximation of functions holomorphic on a domain G⊂C, having generalized types of rates of growth. Moreover, we obtain the characterization of the rate of decay of product of the best approximation errors for functions f having fast and slow rates of growth of the maximum modulus. 4. Analytical solution of Boussinesq equations as a model of wave generation Science.gov (United States) Wiryanto, L. H.; Mungkasi, S. 2016-02-01 When a uniform stream on an open channel is disturbed by existing of a bump at the bottom of the channel, the surface boundary forms waves growing splitting and propagating. The model of the wave generation can be a forced Korteweg de Vries (fKdV) equation or Boussinesq-type equations. In case the governing equations are approximated from steady problem, the fKdV equation is obtained. The model gives two solutions representing solitary-like wave, with different amplitude. However, phyically there is only one profile generated from that process. Which solution is occured, we confirm from unsteady model. The Boussinesq equations are proposed to determine the stabil solution of the fKdV equation. From the linear and steady model, its solution is developed to determine the analytical solution of the unsteady equations, so that it can explain the physical phenomena, i.e. the process of the wave generation, wave splitting and wave propagation. The solution can also determine the amplitude and wave speed of the waves. 5. An analytical solution to patient prioritisation in radiotherapy based on utilitarian optimisation. Science.gov (United States) Ebert, M A; Li, W; Jennings, L 2014-03-01 The detrimental impact of a radiotherapy waiting list can in part be compensated by patient prioritisation. Such prioritisation is phrased as an optimisation problem where the probability of local control for the overall population is the objective to be maximised and a simple analytical solution derived. This solution is compared with a simulation of a waiting list for the same population of patients. It is found that the analytical solution can provide an optimal ordering of patients though cannot explicitly constrain optimal waiting times. The simulation-based solution was undertaken using both the analytical solution and a numerical optimisation routine for daily patient ordering. Both solutions provided very similar results with the analytical approach reducing the calculation time of the numerical solution by several orders of magnitude. It is suggested that treatment delays due to resource limitations and resulting waiting lists be incorporated into treatment optimisation and that the derived analytical solution provides a mechanism for this to occur. 6. The adiabatic approximation solutions of cylindrical and spherical dust ion-acoustic solitary waves Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 吕克璞; 豆福全; 孙建安; 段文山; 石玉仁 2005-01-01 By using the equivalent particle theory, the adiabatic approximation solutions of the Korteweg-de Vries type equation (including KdV equation, cylindrical KdV equation and spherical KdV equation) in dust ion-acoustic solitary waves were obtained. The method can be extended to other nonlinear evolution equations. 7. An approximate global solution to the gravitational field of a perfect fluid in slow rotation CERN Document Server Cabezas, J A 2006-01-01 Using the Post-Minkowskian formalism and considering rotation as a perturbation, we compute an approximate interior solution for a stationary perfect fluid with constant density and axial symmetry. A suitable change of coordinates allows this metric to be matched to the exterior metric to a particle with a pole-dipole-quadrupole structure, relating the parameters of both. 8. Solution of Equations of Internal Ballistics for the Composite Charge Using Lagrange Density Approximation Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) D. K. Narvilkar 1979-07-01 Full Text Available In the present paper, the equations of internal ballistics of composite charge consisting of N component charge with quadratic form are solved. Largange density approximation and hydrodynamic flow behaviour, have been assumed and the solutions are obtained for the composite charge for these assumptions. 9. Average optimization of the approximate solution of operator equations and its application Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) WANG; xinghua(王兴华); MA; Wan(马万) 2002-01-01 In this paper, a definition of the optimization of operator equations in the average case setting is given. And the general result (Theorem 1) about the relevant optimization problem is obtained. This result is applied to the optimization of approximate solution of some classes of integral equations. 10. Electromechanics: An analytic solution for graded biological cell. Science.gov (United States) Chan, Kin Lok; Yu, K. W. 2007-03-01 Electromechanics of graded material has been established recently to study the effective response of inhomogeneous graded spherical particles under an external ac electric field.[1, 2]Such particles having a complex dielectric profile varies along the radius of the particles. The gradation in the colloidal particles is modeled by assuming both the dielectric and conductivity vary along the radius. More precisely, both the dielectric and conductivity function are assumed to be a isotopic linear function dependence on the radius variable r, namely, ɛ(r)=ɛ(0)+A1r, σ(r)=σ(0)+A2r.In this talk, we will present the exact analytical solutions of the dipole moment of such particle in terms of the hypergeometric functions, and the effective electric response in dilute limit. Moreover, we applied the dielectric dispersion spectral representation (DDSR) to study the Debye Behavior of the cell. Our exact results may be applied to graded biological cell suspensions, as their interior must be inhomogeneous in nature. [1] En-Bo Wei, L. Dong, K. W. Yu, Journal of Applied Physics 99, 054101(2006) [2] L. Dong, Mikko Karttunen, K. W. Yu, Phys. Rev. E, Vol. 72, art. no. 016613 (2005) 11. New analytic solutions for modeling vertical gravity gradient anomalies Science.gov (United States) Kim, Seung-Sep; Wessel, Paul 2016-05-01 Modern processing of satellite altimetry for use in marine gravimetry involves computing the along-track slopes of observed sea-surface heights, projecting them into east-west and north-south deflection of the vertical grids, and using Laplace's equation to algebraically obtain a grid of the vertical gravity gradient (VGG). The VGG grid is then integrated via overlapping, flat Earth Fourier transforms to yield a free-air anomaly grid. Because of this integration and associated edge effects, the VGG grid retains more short-wavelength information (e.g., fracture zone and seamount signatures) that is of particular importance for plate tectonic investigations. While modeling of gravity anomalies over arbitrary bodies has long been a standard undertaking, similar modeling of VGG anomalies over oceanic features is not commonplace yet. Here we derive analytic solutions for VGG anomalies over simple bodies and arbitrary 2-D and 3-D sources. We demonstrate their usability in determining mass excess and deficiency across the Mendocino fracture zone (a 2-D feature) and find the best bulk density estimate for Jasper seamount (a 3-D feature). The methodologies used herein are implemented in the Generic Mapping Tools, available from gmt.soest.hawaii.edu. 12. Electronic states of graphene nanoribbons and analytical solutions Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Katsunori Wakabayashi, Ken-ichi Sasaki, Takeshi Nakanishi and Toshiaki Enoki 2010-01-01 Full Text Available Graphene is a one-atom-thick layer of graphite, where low-energy electronic states are described by the massless Dirac fermion. The orientation of the graphene edge determines the energy spectrum of π-electrons. For example, zigzag edges possess localized edge states with energies close to the Fermi level. In this review, we investigate nanoscale effects on the physical properties of graphene nanoribbons and clarify the role of edge boundaries. We also provide analytical solutions for electronic dispersion and the corresponding wavefunction in graphene nanoribbons with their detailed derivation using wave mechanics based on the tight-binding model. The energy band structures of armchair nanoribbons can be obtained by making the transverse wavenumber discrete, in accordance with the edge boundary condition, as in the case of carbon nanotubes. However, zigzag nanoribbons are not analogous to carbon nanotubes, because in zigzag nanoribbons the transverse wavenumber depends not only on the ribbon width but also on the longitudinal wavenumber. The quantization rule of electronic conductance as well as the magnetic instability of edge states due to the electron–electron interaction are briefly discussed. 13. Deriving Coarse-Grained Charges from All-Atom Systems: An Analytic Solution. Science.gov (United States) McCullagh, Peter; Lake, Peter T; McCullagh, Martin 2016-09-13 An analytic method to assign optimal coarse-grained charges based on electrostatic potential matching is presented. This solution is the infinite size and density limit of grid-integration charge-fitting and is computationally more efficient by several orders of magnitude. The solution is also minimized with respect to coarse-grained positions which proves to be an extremely important step in reproducing the all-atom electrostatic potential. The joint optimal-charge optimal-position coarse-graining procedure is applied to a number of aggregating proteins using single-site per amino acid resolution. These models provide a good estimate of both the vacuum and Debye-Hückel screened all-atom electrostatic potentials in the vicinity and in the far-field of the protein. Additionally, these coarse-grained models are shown to approximate the all-atom dimerization electrostatic potential energy of 10 aggregating proteins with good accuracy. 14. SDP-based approximation of stabilising solutions for periodic matrix Riccati differential equations Science.gov (United States) Gusev, Sergei V.; Shiriaev, Anton S.; Freidovich, Leonid B. 2016-07-01 Numerically finding stabilising feedback control laws for linear systems of periodic differential equations is a nontrivial task with no known reliable solutions. The most successful method requires solving matrix differential Riccati equations with periodic coefficients. All previously proposed techniques for solving such equations involve numerical integration of unstable differential equations and consequently fail whenever the period is too large or the coefficients vary too much. Here, a new method for numerical computation of stabilising solutions for matrix differential Riccati equations with periodic coefficients is proposed. Our approach does not involve numerical solution of any differential equations. The approximation for a stabilising solution is found in the form of a trigonometric polynomial, matrix coefficients of which are found solving a specially constructed finite-dimensional semidefinite programming (SDP) problem. This problem is obtained using maximality property of the stabilising solution of the Riccati equation for the associated Riccati inequality and sampling technique. Our previously published numerical comparisons with other methods shows that for a class of problems only this technique provides a working solution. Asymptotic convergence of the computed approximations to the stabilising solution is proved below under the assumption that certain combinations of the key parameters are sufficiently large. Although the rate of convergence is not analysed, it appeared to be exponential in our numerical studies. 15. STUDY ON EXACT ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS FOR TWO SYSTEMS OF NONLINEAR EVOLUTION EQUATIONS Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) 闫振亚; 张鸿庆 2001-01-01 The homogeneous balance method was improved and applied to two systems of nonlinear evolution equations. As a result, several families of exact analytic solutions are derived by some new ansatzs. These solutions contain Wang's and Zhang's results and other new types of analytical solutions, such as rational fraction solutions and periodic solutions. The way can also be applied to solve more nonlinear partial differential equations. 16. Analytic Solutions of Some Self-Adjoint Equations by Using Variable Change Method and Its Applications OpenAIRE Mehdi Delkhosh; Mohammad Delkhosh 2012-01-01 Many applications of various self-adjoint differential equations, whose solutions are complex, are produced (Arfken, 1985; Gandarias, 2011; and Delkhosh, 2011). In this work we propose a method for the solving some self-adjoint equations with variable change in problem, and then we obtain a analytical solutions. Because this solution, an exact analytical solution can be provided to us, we benefited from the solution of numerical Self-adjoint equations (Mohynl-Din, 2009; Allame and Azal, 2011;... 17. A model for reactive nonadiabatic transitions: Comparison between exact numerical and approximate analytical results Science.gov (United States) Child, M. S.; Baer, M. 1981-03-01 Exact diabatic/adiabatic branching ratios and final state distributions are presented for a reactive model for nonadiabatic transitions, applicable to situations where the coupling term is approximately constant over the region where the interpotential seam crosses the two valleys. Comparison is made with the Bauer-Fischer-Gilmore (BFG) and Franck-Condon (FC) models for a variety of situations. A new index γ=(vRΔGR/vrΔGR), where subscripts R and r denote translational and vibrational variables, respectively, is introduced as a measure of the validity of the two approximations. The FC approximation is shown to become exact for γ≳≳1, while the BFG approximation is preferred for γ<<1. 18. Polynomial-based approximate solutions to the Boussinesq equation near a well Science.gov (United States) Telyakovskiy, Aleksey S.; Kurita, Satoko; Allen, Myron B. 2016-10-01 This paper presents a method for constructing polynomial-based approximate solutions to the Boussinesq equation with cylindrical symmetry. This equation models water injection at a single well in an unconfined aquifer; as a sample problem we examine recharge of an initially empty aquifer. For certain injection regimes it is possible to introduce similarity variables, reducing the original problem to a boundary-value problem for an ordinary differential equation. The approximate solutions introduced here incorporate both a singular part to model the behavior near the well and a polynomial part to model the behavior in the far field. Although the nonlinearity of the problem prevents decoupling of the singular and polynomial parts, the paper presents an approach for calculating the solution based on its spatial moments. This approach yields closed-form expressions for the position of the wetting front and for the form of the phreatic surface. Comparison with a highly accurate numerical solution verifies the accuracy of the newly derived approximate solutions. 19. Analytical approximations of diving-wave imaging in constant-gradient medium KAUST Repository Stovas, Alexey 2014-06-24 Full-waveform inversion (FWI) in practical applications is currently used to invert the direct arrivals (diving waves, no reflections) using relatively long offsets. This is driven mainly by the high nonlinearity introduced to the inversion problem when reflection data are included, which in some cases require extremely low frequency for convergence. However, analytical insights into diving waves have lagged behind this sudden interest. We use analytical formulas that describe the diving wave’s behavior and traveltime in a constant-gradient medium to develop insights into the traveltime moveout of diving waves and the image (model) point dispersal (residual) when the wrong velocity is used. The explicit formulations that describe these phenomena reveal the high dependence of diving-wave imaging on the gradient and the initial velocity. The analytical image point residual equation can be further used to scan for the best-fit linear velocity model, which is now becoming a common sight as an initial velocity model for FWI. We determined the accuracy and versatility of these analytical formulas through numerical tests. 20. Communication: Analytic continuation of the virial series through the critical point using parametric approximants. Science.gov (United States) Barlow, Nathaniel S; Schultz, Andrew J; Weinstein, Steven J; Kofke, David A 2015-08-21 The mathematical structure imposed by the thermodynamic critical point motivates an approximant that synthesizes two theoretically sound equations of state: the parametric and the virial. The former is constructed to describe the critical region, incorporating all scaling laws; the latter is an expansion about zero density, developed from molecular considerations. The approximant is shown to yield an equation of state capable of accurately describing properties over a large portion of the thermodynamic parameter space, far greater than that covered by each treatment alone. 1. Effects of dynamic contact angle on liquid infiltration into inclined capillary tubes: (semi)-analytical solutions. Science.gov (United States) Hilpert, Markus 2009-09-01 In a recent paper, we generalized Washburn's analytical solution for capillary flow in a horizontally oriented tube by accounting for a dynamic contact angle. In this paper, we derive solutions for flow in inclined tubes that account for gravity. We again consider two general models for dynamic contact angle: the uncompensated Young force on the contact line depends on the capillary number in the form of (1) a power law with exponent beta, or (2) a polynomial. A dimensional analysis shows that, aside from the parameters for the model for the uncompensated Young force, the problem is defined through four nondimensional parameters: (1) the advancing equilibrium contact angle, (2) the initial contact angle, (3) a Bond number, and (4) nondimensional liquid pressure at the tube inlet relative to the constant gas pressure. For both contact angle models, we derive analytical solutions for the travel time of the gas-liquid interface as a function of interface velocity. The interface position as a function of travel time can be obtained through numerical integration. For the power law and beta=1 (an approximation of Cox's model for dynamic contact angle), we obtain an analytical solution for travel time as a function of interface position, as Washburn did for constant contact angle. Four different flow scenarios may occur: the interface moves (1) upward and approaches the height of capillary rise, (2) downward with the steady-state velocity, (3) downward while approaching the steady-state velocity from an initially higher velocity, or (4) downward while approaching the steady-state velocity from an initially smaller velocity. 2. An analytical solution for light field modes in waveguides with nonideal cladding CERN Document Server Arslanov, N M; Moiseev, S A 2015-01-01 We have obtained an analytical solution for the dispersion relation of the light field modes in the nanowaveguide structure. The solution has been analyzed for the planar waveguide with metamaterial claddings and dielectric core. The analytical solution is valid within the broadband spectral range and is confirmed by existing numerical calculations. The developed theoretical approach opens vast possibilities for the analytical investigations of the light fields in the various waveguides. 3. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR FIXED-FIXED ANISOTROPIC BEAM SUBJECTED TO UNIFORM LOAD Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) DING Hao-jiang; HUANG De-jin; WANG Hui-ming 2006-01-01 The analytical solutions of the stresses and displacements were obtained for fixed-fixed anisotropic beams subjected to uniform load. A stress function involving unknown coefficients was constructed, and the general expressions of stress and displacement were obtained by means of Airy stress function method. Two types of the description for the fixed end boundary condition were considered. The introduced unknown coefficients in stress function were determined by using the boundary conditions. The analytical solutions for stresses and displacements were finally obtained. Numerical tests show that the analytical solutions agree with the FEM results. The analytical solution supplies a classical example for the elasticity theory. 4. Approximate analytical descriptions of the stationary single-vortex Marangoni convection inside an evaporating sessile droplet of capillary size CERN Document Server Barash, L Yu 2013-01-01 Three versions of an approximate analytical description of the stationary single vortex Marangoni convection in an axially symmetrical sessile drop of capillary size are studied for arbitrary contact angle and compared with the results of numerical simulations. The first approach is heuristic extension of the well-known lubrication approximation. Two other descriptions are developed here and named n\\tau- and rz-description. They are free from most of restrictive assumptions of the lubrication approach. For droplets with large contact angles they result in better accuracy compared to the heuristic extension of the lubrication approach, which still gives reasonable results within the accuracy 10-30 per cent. For droplets with small contact angles all three analytical descriptions well agree with the numerical data. 5. Distribution of Steps with Finite-Range Interactions: Analytic Approximations and Numerical Results Science.gov (United States) GonzáLez, Diego Luis; Jaramillo, Diego Felipe; TéLlez, Gabriel; Einstein, T. L. 2013-03-01 While most Monte Carlo simulations assume only nearest-neighbor steps interact elastically, most analytic frameworks (especially the generalized Wigner distribution) posit that each step elastically repels all others. In addition to the elastic repulsions, we allow for possible surface-state-mediated interactions. We investigate analytically and numerically how next-nearest neighbor (NNN) interactions and, more generally, interactions out to q'th nearest neighbor alter the form of the terrace-width distribution and of pair correlation functions (i.e. the sum over n'th neighbor distribution functions, which we investigated recently.[2] For physically plausible interactions, we find modest changes when NNN interactions are included and generally negligible changes when more distant interactions are allowed. We discuss methods for extracting from simulated experimental data the characteristic scale-setting terms in assumed potential forms. 6. Analytical approximation of the InGaZnO thin-film transistors surface potential Science.gov (United States) Colalongo, Luigi 2016-10-01 Surface-potential-based mathematical models are among the most accurate and physically based compact models of thin-film transistors, and in turn of indium gallium zinc oxide TFTs, available today. However, the need of iterative computations of the surface potential limits their computational efficiency and diffusion in CAD applications. The existing closed-form approximations of the surface potential are based on regional approximations and empirical smoothing functions that could result not accurate enough in particular to model transconductances and transcapacitances. In this work we present an extremely accurate (in the range of nV) and computationally efficient non-iterative approximation of the surface potential that can serve as a basis for advanced surface-potential-based indium gallium zinc oxide TFTs models. 7. Approximate solutions for Forchheimer flow during water injection and water production in an unconfined aquifer Science.gov (United States) Mathias, Simon A.; Moutsopoulos, Konstantinos N. 2016-07-01 Understanding the hydraulics around injection and production wells in unconfined aquifers associated with rainwater and reclaimed water aquifer storage schemes is an issue of increasing importance. Much work has been done previously to understand the mathematics associated with Darcy's law in this context. However, groundwater flow velocities around injection and production wells are likely to be sufficiently large such as to induce significant non-Darcy effects. This article presents a mathematical analysis to look at Forchheimer's equation in the context of water injection and water production in unconfined aquifers. Three different approximate solutions are derived using quasi-steady-state assumptions and the method of matched asymptotic expansion. The resulting approximate solutions are shown to be accurate for a wide range of practical scenarios by comparison with a finite difference solution to the full problem of concern. The approximate solutions have led to an improved understanding of the flow dynamics. They can also be used as verification tools for future numerical models in this context. 8. Approximate solutions to the quantum problem of two opposite charges in a constant magnetic field Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Ardenghi, J.S., E-mail: jsardenghi@gmail.com [IFISUR, Departamento de Física (UNS-CONICET), Avenida Alem 1253, Bahía Blanca, Buenos Aires (Argentina); Gadella, M., E-mail: manuelgadella1@gmail.com [Department of Theoretical, Atomic Physics and Optics and IMUVA, University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid (Spain); Grinnell College, Department of Physics, Grinnell, 50112 IA (United States); Negro, J., E-mail: jnegro@fta.uva.es [Department of Theoretical, Atomic Physics and Optics and IMUVA, University of Valladolid, 47011 Valladolid (Spain) 2016-05-06 We consider two particles of equal mass and opposite charge in a plane subject to a perpendicular constant magnetic field. This system is integrable but not superintegrable. From the quantum point of view, the solution is given by two fourth degree Hill differential equations which involve the energy as well as a second constant of motion. There are two solvable approximations in relation to the value of a parameter. Starting from each of these approximations, a consistent perturbation theory can be applied to get approximate values of the energy levels and of the second constant of motion. - Highlights: • We have studied the quantum model of two charged particles on a plane with opposite charges and a perpendicular constant magnetic field. • This model is integrable, although not superintegrable. • The model under study is described by two fourth degree Hill equations, one trigonometric and the other hyperbolic. • We have considered two distinct approximations that have exact solution. • We have applied a perturbative method to improve the approximation. 9. A simple analytic approximation to the Rayleigh-Bénard stability threshold NARCIS (Netherlands) Prosperetti, Andrea 2011-01-01 The Rayleigh-Bénard linear stability problem is solved by means of a Fourier series expansion. It is found that truncating the series to just the first term gives an excellent explicit approximation to the marginal stability relation between the Rayleigh number and the wave number of the perturbatio 10. Lanthanide salts solutions: representation of osmotic coefficients within the binding mean spherical approximation. Science.gov (United States) Ruas, Alexandre; Moisy, Philippe; Simonin, Jean-Pierre; Bernard, Olivier; Dufrêche, Jean-François; Turq, Pierre 2005-03-24 Osmotic coefficients of aqueous solutions of lanthanide salts are described using the binding mean spherical approximation (BIMSA) model based on the Wertheim formalism for association. The lanthanide(III) cation and the co-ion are allowed to form a 1-1 ion pair. Hydration is taken into account by introducing concentration-dependent cation size and solution permittivity. An expression for the osmotic coefficient, derived within the BIMSA, is used to fit data for a wide variety of lanthanide pure salt aqueous solutions at 25 degrees C. A total of 38 lanthanide salts have been treated, including perchlorates, nitrates, and chlorides. For most solutions, good fits could be obtained up to high ionic strengths. The relevance of the fitted parameters has been discussed, and a comparison with literature values has been made (especially the association constants) when available. 11. Approximate solutions to the deep bed filtration problem; Solucoes aproximadas para o problema de deposicao profunda Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Silva, Julio M.; Marchesin, Dan [Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA), Rio de Janeiro, RJ (Brazil) 2008-07-01 The deep bed filtration problem is closely related to secondary oil recovery. In this work we derive explicit solutions to two filtration problems. The filtration function varies non-linearly with the Darcy speed and linearly with the deposition, but very little. The first solution is built by the method of perturbations and although it is only an approximation it is available in multiple symmetries, including the radial geometry used in the field. The main motivation is the validation of numerical methods. The second solution is exact but it is only available in the linear symmetry, i.e., laboratory geometry. We use it to verify the accuracy of the first solution, but it can also be used to simulate the deposition in experiments. (author) 12. Analytic Solution for Magnetohydrodynamic Stagnation Point Flow towards a Stretching Sheet Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (English) DING Qi; ZHANG Hong-Qing 2009-01-01 A steady two-dimensional magnetohydrodynamic stagnation point flow towards a stretching sheet with variable surface temperature is investigated. The analytic solution is obtained by homotopy analysis method. Theconvergence region is computed and the feature of the solution is discussed. 13. Analytical solutions for reactive transport under an infiltration-redistribution cycle. Science.gov (United States) Severino, Gerardo; Indelman, Peter 2004-05-01 Transport of reactive solute in unsaturated soils under an infiltration-redistribution cycle is investigated. The study is based on the model of vertical flow and transport in the unsaturated zone proposed by Indelman et al. [J. Contam. Hydrol. 32 (1998) 77], and generalizes it by accounting for linear nonequilibrium kinetics. An exact analytical solution is derived for an irreversible desorption reaction. The transport of solute obeying linear kinetics is modeled by assuming equilibrium during the redistribution stage. The model which accounts for nonequilibrium during the infiltration and assumes equilibrium at the redistribution stage is termed partial equilibrium infiltration-redistribution model (PEIRM). It allows to derive approximate closed form solutions for transport in one-dimensional homogeneous soils. These solutions are further applied to computing the field-scale concentration by adopting the Dagan and Bresler [Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 43 (1979) 461] column model. The effect of soil heterogeneity on the solute spread is investigated by modeling the hydraulic saturated conductivity as a random function of horizontal coordinates. The quality of the PEIRM is illustrated by calculating the critical values of the Damköhler number which provide the achievable accuracy in estimating the solute mass in the mobile phase. The distinguishing feature of transport during the infiltration-redistribution cycle as compared to that of infiltration only is the finite depth of solute penetration. For irreversible desorption, the maximum solute penetration W/theta(r) is determined by the amount of applied water W and the residual water content theta(r). For sorption-desorption kinetics, the maximum depth of penetration z(r)(e, infinity ) also depends on the ratio between the rate of application and the column-saturated conductivity. It is shown that z(r)(e, infinity ) is bounded between the depths W/(theta(r)+K(d)) and W/theta(r) corresponding to the maximum solute 14. Analytical approximation for AC losses in thin power-law superconductors Energy Technology Data Exchange (ETDEWEB) Sokolovsky, V; Meerovich, V [Physics Department, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, PO Box 653, Beer-Sheva, 84105 (Israel) 2007-08-15 AC losses in the superconducting parts of tapes and multifilamentary coated conductors that are subjected to AC magnetic fields are an important component of the total losses in such composites. The analytical expression for AC losses in a thin superconducting strip with a power-law voltage-current characteristic and critical current depending on a magnetic field is obtained for the case of asymptotically high perpendicular magnetic fields. The losses caused by closure currents are estimated. The results show that the Bean model gives significantly understated values for coated conductors. The applicability of the obtained expressions is analyzed. 15. Analytical solutions for benchmarking cold regions subsurface water flow and energy transport models: one-dimensional soil thaw with conduction and advection Science.gov (United States) Kurylyk, Barret L.; McKenzie, Jeffrey M; MacQuarrie, Kerry T. B.; Voss, Clifford I. 2014-01-01 Numerous cold regions water flow and energy transport models have emerged in recent years. Dissimilarities often exist in their mathematical formulations and/or numerical solution techniques, but few analytical solutions exist for benchmarking flow and energy transport models that include pore water phase change. This paper presents a detailed derivation of the Lunardini solution, an approximate analytical solution for predicting soil thawing subject to conduction, advection, and phase change. Fifteen thawing scenarios are examined by considering differences in porosity, surface temperature, Darcy velocity, and initial temperature. The accuracy of the Lunardini solution is shown to be proportional to the Stefan number. The analytical solution results obtained for soil thawing scenarios with water flow and advection are compared to those obtained from the finite element model SUTRA. Three problems, two involving the Lunardini solution and one involving the classic Neumann solution, are recommended as standard benchmarks for future model development and testing. 16. Compressible flow in front of an axisymmetric blunt object: analytic approximation and astrophysical implications CERN Document Server Keshet, Uri 2016-01-01 Compressible flows around blunt objects have diverse applications, but current analytic treatments are inaccurate and limited to narrow parameter regimes. We show that the gas-dynamic flow in front of an axisymmetric blunt body is accurately derived analytically using a low order expansion of the perpendicular gradients in terms of the parallel velocity. This reproduces both subsonic and supersonic flows measured and simulated for a sphere, including the transonic regime and the bow shock properties. Some astrophysical implications are outlined, in particular for planets in the solar wind and for clumps and bubbles in the intergalactic medium. The bow shock standoff distance normalized by the obstacle curvature is$\\sim 2/(3g)$in the strong shock limit, where$g$is the compression ratio. For a subsonic Mach number$M$approaching unity, the thickness$\\delta$of an initially weak, draped magnetic layer is a few times larger than in the incompressible limit, with amplification$\\sim ({1+1.3M^{2.6}})/({3\\delt...

17. Analytical approximation to the dynamics of a binary stars system with time depending mass variation

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López, Gustavo V

2016-01-01

We study the classical dynamics of a binary stars when there is an interchange of mass between them. Assuming that one of the star is more massive than the other, the dynamics of the lighter one is analyzed as a function of its time depending mass variation. Within our approximations and models for mass transference, we obtain a general result which establishes that if the lightest star looses mass, its period increases. If the lightest star win mass, its period decreases.

18. Analytical Approximation Method for the Center Manifold in the Nonlinear Output Regulation Problem

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Suzuki, Hidetoshi; Sakamoto, Noboru; Celikovský, Sergej

In nonlinear output regulation problems, it is necessary to solve the so-called regulator equations consisting of a partial differential equation and an algebraic equation. It is known that, for the hyperbolic zero dynamics case, solving the regulator equations is equivalent to calculating a center manifold for zero dynamics of the system. The present paper proposes a successive approximation method for obtaining center manifolds and shows its effectiveness by applying it for an inverted pendulum example.

19. Approximate Ad Hoc Parametric Solutions for Nonlinear First-Order PDEs Governing Two-Dimensional Steady Vector Fields

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Full Text Available Through a suitable ad hoc assumption, a nonlinear PDE governing a three-dimensional weak, irrotational, steady vector field is reduced to a system of two nonlinear ODEs: the first of which corresponds to the two-dimensional case, while the second involves also the third field component. By using several analytical tools as well as linear approximations based on the weakness of the field, the first equation is transformed to an Abel differential equation which is solved parametrically. Thus, we obtain the two components of the field as explicit functions of a parameter. The derived solution is applied to the two-dimensional small perturbation frictionless flow past solid surfaces with either sinusoidal or parabolic geometry, where the plane velocities are evaluated over the body's surface in the case of a subsonic flow.

20. Comparison of exact solution with Eikonal approximation for elastic heavy ion scattering

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Dubey, Rajendra R.; Khandelwal, Govind S.; Cucinotta, Francis A.; Maung, Khin Maung

1995-01-01

A first-order optical potential is used to calculate the total and absorption cross sections for nucleus-nucleus scattering. The differential cross section is calculated by using a partial-wave expansion of the Lippmann-Schwinger equation in momentum space. The results are compared with solutions in the Eikonal approximation for the equivalent potential and with experimental data in the energy range from 25A to 1000A MeV.

1. MHD FLOW OF A NEWTONIAN FLUID OVER A STRETCHING SHEET: AN APPROXIMATE SOLUTION

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Chakraborty, B.K; Mazumdar, H.P.

2000-01-01

An approximate solution to the problem of steady laminar flow of a viscous incompressible electrically con ducting fluid over a stretching sheet is presented. The approach is based on the idea of stretching the variables of the flow problem and then using least squares method to minimize the residual of a differential equation. The effects of the magnetic field on the flow characteristics are demonstrated through numerical computations with di f ferent values of the Hartman monber.

2. Solución aproximada de sistemas diferenciales mixtos Approximated solution of differentials mixed systems

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Jorge I. Castaño–Bedoya

2009-12-01

Full Text Available En este artículo se propone encontrar una solución aproximada para problemas de valor en la frontera y problemas de valor inicial de un sistema diferencial utilizando el método de los desarrollos de Fer.In this paper we propose to find an approximate solution to boundary value problems and initial value differential system problems using the method of Fer developments.

3. Computing a Finite Size Representation of the Set of Approximate Solutions of an MOP

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Schuetze, Oliver; Tantar, Emilia; Talbi, El-Ghazali

2008-01-01

Recently, a framework for the approximation of the entire set of $\\epsilon$-efficient solutions (denote by $E_\\epsilon$) of a multi-objective optimization problem with stochastic search algorithms has been proposed. It was proven that such an algorithm produces -- under mild assumptions on the process to generate new candidate solutions --a sequence of archives which converges to $E_{\\epsilon}$ in the limit and in the probabilistic sense. The result, though satisfactory for most discrete MOPs, is at least from the practical viewpoint not sufficient for continuous models: in this case, the set of approximate solutions typically forms an $n$-dimensional object, where $n$ denotes the dimension of the parameter space, and thus, it may come to perfomance problems since in practise one has to cope with a finite archive. Here we focus on obtaining finite and tight approximations of $E_\\epsilon$, the latter measured by the Hausdorff distance. We propose and investigate a novel archiving strategy theoretically and emp...

4. Exact Analytical Solutions to the Two-Mode Mean-Field Model Describing Dynamics of a Split Bose-Einstein Condensate

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WU Ying; YANG Xiao-Xue

2002-01-01

We present the analytical solutions to the two-mode mean-field model for a split Bose Einstein condensate.These explicit solutions completely determine the system's dynamics under the two-mode mean-field approximation for all possible initial conditions.

5. Exact and approximate Fourier rebinning algorithms for the solution of the data truncation problem in 3-D PET.

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Bouallègue, Fayçal Ben; Crouzet, Jean-François; Comtat, Claude; Fourcade, Marjolaine; Mohammadi, Bijan; Mariano-Goulart, Denis

2007-07-01

This paper presents an extended 3-D exact rebinning formula in the Fourier space that leads to an iterative reprojection algorithm (iterative FOREPROJ), which enables the estimation of unmeasured oblique projection data on the basis of the whole set of measured data. In first approximation, this analytical formula also leads to an extended Fourier rebinning equation that is the basis for an approximate reprojection algorithm (extended FORE). These algorithms were evaluated on numerically simulated 3-D positron emission tomography (PET) data for the solution of the truncation problem, i.e., the estimation of the missing portions in the oblique projection data, before the application of algorithms that require complete projection data such as some rebinning methods (FOREX) or 3-D reconstruction algorithms (3DRP or direct Fourier methods). By taking advantage of all the 3-D data statistics, the iterative FOREPROJ reprojection provides a reliable alternative to the classical FOREPROJ method, which only exploits the low-statistics nonoblique data. It significantly improves the quality of the external reconstructed slices without loss of spatial resolution. As for the approximate extended FORE algorithm, it clearly exhibits limitations due to axial interpolations, but will require clinical studies with more realistic measured data in order to decide on its pertinence.

6. Interacting steps with finite-range interactions: Analytical approximation and numerical results

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Jaramillo, Diego Felipe; Téllez, Gabriel; González, Diego Luis; Einstein, T. L.

2013-05-01

We calculate an analytical expression for the terrace-width distribution P(s) for an interacting step system with nearest- and next-nearest-neighbor interactions. Our model is derived by mapping the step system onto a statistically equivalent one-dimensional system of classical particles. The validity of the model is tested with several numerical simulations and experimental results. We explore the effect of the range of interactions q on the functional form of the terrace-width distribution and pair correlation functions. For physically plausible interactions, we find modest changes when next-nearest neighbor interactions are included and generally negligible changes when more distant interactions are allowed. We discuss methods for extracting from simulated experimental data the characteristic scale-setting terms in assumed potential forms.

7. Exact analytical solution of shear-induced flexural vibration of functionally graded piezoelectric beam

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Sharma, Pankaj; Parashar, Sandeep Kumar

2016-05-01

The priority of this paper is to obtain the exact analytical solution for free flexural vibration of FGPM beam actuated using the d15 effect. In piezoelectric actuators, the potential use of d15 effect has been of particular interest for engineering applications since shear piezoelectric coefficient d15 is much higher than the other piezoelectric coupling constants d31 and d33. The applications of shear actuators are to induce and control the flexural vibrations of beams and plates. In this study, a modified Timoshenko beam theory is used where electric potential is assumed to vary sinusoidaly along the thickness direction. The material properties are assumed to be graded across the thickness in accordance with power law distribution. Hamiltons principle is employed to obtain the equations of motion along with the associated boundary conditions for FGPM beams. Exact analytical solution is derived thus obtained equations of motion. Results for clamped-clamped and clamped-free boundary conditions are presented. The presented result and method shell serve as benchmark for comparing the results obtained from the other approximate methods.

8. Application of the homotopy method for analytical solution of non-Newtonian channel flows

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Roohi, Ehsan [Department of Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, PO Box 11365-8639, Azadi Avenue, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Kharazmi, Shahab [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, PO Box 11365-8639, Azadi Avenue, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Farjami, Yaghoub [Department of Computer Engineering, University of Qom, Qom (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: roohi@sharif.edu

2009-06-15

This paper presents the homotopy series solution of the Navier-Stokes and energy equations for non-Newtonian flows. Three different problems, Couette flow, Poiseuille flow and Couette-Poiseuille flow have been investigated. For all three cases, the nonlinear momentum and energy equations have been solved using the homotopy method and analytical approximations for the velocity and the temperature distribution have been obtained. The current results agree well with those obtained by the homotopy perturbation method derived by Siddiqui et al (2008 Chaos Solitons Fractals 36 182-92). In addition to providing analytical solutions, this paper draws attention to interesting physical phenomena observed in non-Newtonian channel flows. For example, it is observed that the velocity profile of non-Newtonian Couette flow is indistinctive from the velocity profile of the Newtonian one. Additionally, we observe flow separation in non-Newtonian Couette-Poiseuille flow even though the pressure gradient is negative (favorable). We provide physical reasoning for these unique phenomena.

9. Analytical Approximation of the Deconvolution of Strongly Overlapping Broad Fluorescence Bands

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Dubrovkin, J. M.; Tomin, V. I.; Ushakou, D. V.

2016-09-01

A method for deconvoluting strongly overlapping spectral bands into separate components that enables the uniqueness of the deconvolution procedure to be monitored was proposed. An asymmetric polynomial-modified function subjected to Fourier filtering (PMGFS) that allowed more accurate and physically reasonable band shapes to be obtained and also improved significantly the deconvolution convergence was used as the band model. The method was applied to the analysis of complexation in solutions of the molecular probe 4'-(diethylamino)-3-hydroxyflavone with added LiCl. Two-band fluorescence of the probe in such solutions was the result of proton transfer in an excited singlet state and overlapped strongly with stronger spontaneous emission of complexes with the ions. Physically correct deconvolutions of overlapping bands could not always be obtained using available software.

10. Thermoelastic analysis of spent fuel and high level radioactive waste repositories in salt. A semi-analytical solution. [JUDITH

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St. John, C.M.

1977-04-01

An underground repository containing heat generating, High Level Waste or Spent Unreprocessed Fuel may be approximated as a finite number of heat sources distributed across the plane of the repository. The resulting temperature, displacement and stress changes may be calculated using analytical solutions, providing linear thermoelasticity is assumed. This report documents a computer program based on this approach and gives results that form the basis for a comparison between the effects of disposing of High Level Waste and Spent Unreprocessed Fuel.

11. Analytical solution of the linearized hillslope-storage Boussinesq equation for exponential hillslope width functions

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Troch, P.A.A.; Loon, van A.H.; Hilberts, A.G.J.

2004-01-01

This technical note presents an analytical solution to the linearized hillslope-storage Boussinesq equation for subsurface flow along complex hillslopes with exponential width functions and discusses the application of analytical solutions to storage-based subsurface flow equations in catchment stud

12. Semiconductor quantum wells with BenDaniel-Duke boundary conditions: approximate analytical results

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Barsan, Victor; Ciornei, Mihaela-Cristina

2017-01-01

The Schrödinger equation for a particle moving in a square well potential with BenDaniel-Duke boundary conditions is solved. Using algebraic approximations for trigonometric functions, the transcendental equations of the bound states energy are transformed into tractable, algebraic equations. For the ground state and the first excited state, they are cubic equations; we obtain simple formulas for their physically interesting roots. The case of higher excited states is also analysed. Our results have direct applications in the physics of type I and type II semiconductor heterostructures.

13. Analytical mechanics solutions to problems in classical physics

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Merches, Ioan

2014-01-01

Fundamentals of Analytical Mechanics Constraints Classification Criteria for Constraints The Fundamental Dynamical Problem for a Constrained Particle System of Particles Subject to Constraints Lagrange Equations of the First KindElementary Displacements Generalities Real, Possible and Virtual Displacements Virtual Work and Connected Principles Principle of Virtual WorkPrinciple of Virtual Velocities Torricelli's Principle Principles of Analytical Mechanics D'alembert's Principle Configuration Space Generalized Forces Hamilton's Principle The Simple Pendulum Problem Classical (Newtonian) Formal

14. Approximate Solutions of Nonlinear Fractional Kolmogorov—Petrovskii—Piskunov Equations Using an Enhanced Algorithm of the Generalized Two-Dimensional Differential Transform Method

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Song, Li-Na; Wang, Wei-Guo

2012-08-01

By constructing the iterative formula with a so-called convergence-control parameter, the generalized two-dimensional differential transform method is improved. With the enhanced technique, the nonlinear fractional Kolmogorov-Petrovskii-Piskunov equations are dealt analytically and approximate solutions are derived. The results show that the employed approach is a promising tool for solving many nonlinear fractional partial differential equations. The algorithm described in this work is expected to be employed to solve more problems in fractional calculus.

15. Approximate Solutions of Nonlinear Fractional Kolmogorov-Petrovskii-Piskunov Equations Using an Enhanced Algorithm of the Generalized Two-Dimensional Differential Transform Method

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宋丽娜; 王维国

2012-01-01

By constructing the iterative formula with a so-called convergence-control parameter, the generalized two-dimensional differential transform method is improved. With the enhanced technique, the nonlinear fractional Kolmogorov-Petrovskii-Piskunov equations are dealt analytically and approximate solutions are derived. The results show that the employed approach is a promising tool for solving many nonlinear fractional partial differential equations. The algorithm described in this work is expected to be employed to solve more problems in fractional calculus.

16. Analytical solutions for thermal forcing vortices in boundary layer and its applications

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LIU Xiao-ran; LI Guo-ping

2007-01-01

Using the Boussinesq approximation, the vortex in the boundary layer is assumed to be axisymmetrical and thermal-wind balanced system forced by diabatic heating and friction, and is solved as an initial-value problem of linearized vortex equation set in cylindrical coordinates. The impacts of thermal forcing on the flow field structure of vortex are analyzed. It is found that thermal forcing has significant impacts on the flow field structure, and the material representative forms of these impacts are closely related to the radial distribution of heating. The discussion for the analytical solutions for the vortex in the boundary layer can explain some main structures of the vortex over the Tibetan Plateau.

17. Analytical approximations for spatial stochastic gene expression in single cells and tissues.

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Smith, Stephen; Cianci, Claudia; Grima, Ramon

2016-05-01

Gene expression occurs in an environment in which both stochastic and diffusive effects are significant. Spatial stochastic simulations are computationally expensive compared with their deterministic counterparts, and hence little is currently known of the significance of intrinsic noise in a spatial setting. Starting from the reaction-diffusion master equation (RDME) describing stochastic reaction-diffusion processes, we here derive expressions for the approximate steady-state mean concentrations which are explicit functions of the dimensionality of space, rate constants and diffusion coefficients. The expressions have a simple closed form when the system consists of one effective species. These formulae show that, even for spatially homogeneous systems, mean concentrations can depend on diffusion coefficients: this contradicts the predictions of deterministic reaction-diffusion processes, thus highlighting the importance of intrinsic noise. We confirm our theory by comparison with stochastic simulations, using the RDME and Brownian dynamics, of two models of stochastic and spatial gene expression in single cells and tissues.

18. A semi-analytical direct optimal control solution for strongly excited and dissipative Hamiltonian systems

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Ying, Zu-guang; Luo, Yin-miao; Zhu, Wei-qiu; Ni, Yi-qing; Ko, Jan-ming

2012-04-01

A semi-analytical direct optimal control solution for strongly excited and dissipative Hamiltonian systems is proposed based on the extended Hamiltonian principle, the Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman (HJB) equation and its variational integral equation, and the finite time element approximation. The differential extended Hamiltonian equations for structural vibration systems are replaced by the variational integral equation, which can preserve intrinsic system structure. The optimal control law dependent on the value function is determined by the HJB equation so as to satisfy the overall optimality principle. The partial differential equation for the value function is converted into the integral equation with variational weighting. Then the successive solution of optimal control with system state is designed. The two variational integral equations are applied to sequential time elements and transformed into the algebraic equations by using the finite time element approximation. The direct optimal control on each time element is obtained respectively by solving the algebraic equations, which is unconstrained by the system state observed. The proposed control algorithm is applicable to linear and nonlinear systems with the quadratic performance index, and takes into account the effects of external excitations measured on control. Numerical examples are given to illustrate the optimal control effectiveness.

19. Analytical determination of the two-body gravitational interaction potential at the 4th post-Newtonian approximation

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Bini, Donato

2013-01-01

We complete the analytical determination, at the 4th post-Newtonian approximation, of the main radial potential describing the gravitational interaction of two bodies within the effective one-body formalism. The (non logarithmic) coefficient a_5 (nu) measuring this 4th post-Newtonian interaction potential is found to be linear in the symmetric mass ratio nu. Its nu-independent part a_5 (0) is obtained by an analytical gravitational self-force calculation that unambiguously resolves the formal infrared divergencies which currently impede its direct post-Newtonian calculation. Its nu-linear part a_5 (nu) - a_5 (0) is deduced from recent results of Jaranowski and Sch\\"afer, and is found to be significantly negative.

20. Analytical solution of population balance equation involving aggregation and breakage in terms of auxiliary equation method

Zehra Pinar; Abhishek Dutta; Guido Bény; Turgut Öziş

2015-01-01

This paper presents an effective analytical simulation to solve population balance equation (PBE), involving particulate aggregation and breakage, by making use of appropriate solution(s) of associated complementary equation via auxiliary equation method (AEM). Travelling wave solutions of the complementary equation of a nonlinear PBE with appropriately chosen parameters is taken to be analogous to the description of the dynamic behaviour of the particulate processes. For an initial proof-of-concept, a general case when the number of particles varies with respect to time is chosen. Three cases, i.e. (1) balanced aggregation and breakage, (2) when aggregation can dominate and (3) breakage can dominate, are selected and solved for their corresponding analytical solutions. The results are then compared with the available analytical solution, based on Laplace transform obtained from literature. In this communication, it is shown that the solution approach proposed via AEM is flexible and therefore more efficient than the analytical approach used in the literature.

1. Can We Remove Secular Terms for Analytical Solution of Groundwater Response under Tidal Influence?

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Munusamy, Selva Balaji

2016-01-01

This paper presents a secular term removal methodology based on the homotopy perturbation method for analytical solutions of nonlinear problems with periodic boundary condition. The analytical solution for groundwater response to tidal fluctuation in a coastal unconfined aquifer system with the vertical beach is provided as an example. The non-linear one-dimensional Boussinesq's equation is considered as the governing equation for the groundwater flow. An analytical solution is provided for non-dimensional Boussinesq's equation with cosine harmonic boundary condition representing tidal boundary condition. The analytical solution is obtained by using homotopy perturbation method with a virtual embedding parameter. The present approach does not require pre-specified perturbation parameter and also facilitates secular terms elimination in the perturbation solution. The solutions starting from zeroth-order up to third-order are obtained. The non-dimensional expression, $A/D_{\\infty}$ emerges as an implicit parame...

2. A Table Lookup Method for Exact Analytical Solutions of Nonlinear Fractional Partial Differential Equations

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Ji Juan-Juan

2017-01-01

Full Text Available A table lookup method for solving nonlinear fractional partial differential equations (fPDEs is proposed in this paper. Looking up the corresponding tables, we can quickly obtain the exact analytical solutions of fPDEs by using this method. To illustrate the validity of the method, we apply it to construct the exact analytical solutions of four nonlinear fPDEs, namely, the time fractional simplified MCH equation, the space-time fractional combined KdV-mKdV equation, the (2+1-dimensional time fractional Zoomeron equation, and the space-time fractional ZKBBM equation. As a result, many new types of exact analytical solutions are obtained including triangular periodic solution, hyperbolic function solution, singular solution, multiple solitary wave solution, and Jacobi elliptic function solution.

3. Approximate N-Player Nonzero-Sum Game Solution for an Uncertain Continuous Nonlinear System.

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Johnson, Marcus; Kamalapurkar, Rushikesh; Bhasin, Shubhendu; Dixon, Warren E

2015-08-01

An approximate online equilibrium solution is developed for an N -player nonzero-sum game subject to continuous-time nonlinear unknown dynamics and an infinite horizon quadratic cost. A novel actor-critic-identifier structure is used, wherein a robust dynamic neural network is used to asymptotically identify the uncertain system with additive disturbances, and a set of critic and actor NNs are used to approximate the value functions and equilibrium policies, respectively. The weight update laws for the actor neural networks (NNs) are generated using a gradient-descent method, and the critic NNs are generated by least square regression, which are both based on the modified Bellman error that is independent of the system dynamics. A Lyapunov-based stability analysis shows that uniformly ultimately bounded tracking is achieved, and a convergence analysis demonstrates that the approximate control policies converge to a neighborhood of the optimal solutions. The actor, critic, and identifier structures are implemented in real time continuously and simultaneously. Simulations on two and three player games illustrate the performance of the developed method.

4. An Examination of the Multi-Peaked Analytically Extended Function for Approximation of Lightning Channel-Base Currents

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Lundengård, Karl; Javor, Vesna; Silvestrov, Sergei

2016-01-01

A multi-peaked version of the analytically extended function (AEF) intended for approximation of multi-peaked lightning current wave-forms will be presented along with some of its basic properties. A general framework for estimating the parameters of the AEF using the Marquardt least-squares method (MLSM) for a waveform with an arbitrary (finite) number of peaks as well as a given charge trans-fer and specific energy will also be described. This framework is used to find parameters for some common single-peak wave-forms and some advantages and disadvantages of the approach will be discussed.

5. Approximate Nonnegative Symmetric Solution of Fully Fuzzy Systems Using Median Interval Defuzzification

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R. Ezzati

2014-09-01

Full Text Available We propose an approach for computing an approximate nonnegative symmetric solution of some fully fuzzy linear system of equations, where the components of the coefficient matrix and the right hand side vector are nonnegative fuzzy numbers, considering equality of the median intervals of the left and right hand sides of the system. We convert the m×n fully fuzzy linear system to two m×n real linear systems, one being related to the cores and the other being concerned with spreads of the solution. We propose an approach for solving the real systems using the modified Huang method of the Abaffy-Broyden-Spedicato (ABS class of algorithms. An appropriate constrained least squares problem is solved when the solution does not satisfy nonnegative fuzziness conditions, that is, when the obtained solution vector for the core system includes a negative component, or the solution of the spread system has at least one negative component, or there exists an index for which the component of the spread is greater than the corresponding component of the core. As a special case, we discuss fuzzy systems with the components of the coefficient matrix as real crisp numbers. We finally present two computational algorithms and illustrate their effectiveness by solving some randomly generated consistent as well as inconsistent systems.

6. Analytical solution and meaning of feasible regions in two-component three-way arrays.

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Omidikia, Nematollah; Abdollahi, Hamid; Kompany-Zareh, Mohsen; Rajkó, Róbert

2016-10-01

Although many efforts have been directed to the development of approximation methods for determining the extent of feasible regions in two- and three-way data sets; analytical determination (i.e. using only finite-step direct calculation(s) instead of the less exact numerical ones) of feasible regions in three-way arrays has remained unexplored. In this contribution, an analytical solution of trilinear decomposition is introduced which can be considered as a new direct method for the resolution of three-way two-component systems. The proposed analytical calculation method is applied to the full rank three-way data array and arrays with rank overlap (a type of rank deficiency) loadings in a mode. Close inspections of the analytically calculated feasible regions of rank deficient cases help us to make clearer the information gathered from multi-way problems frequently emerged in physics, chemistry, biology, agricultural, environmental and clinical sciences, etc. These examinations can also help to answer, e.g., the following practical question: "Is two-component three-way data with proportional loading in a mode actually a three-way data array?" By the aid of the additional information resulted from the investigated feasible regions of two-component three-way data arrays with proportional profile in a mode, reasons for the inadequacy of the seemingly trilinear data treatment methods published in the literature (e.g., U-PLS/RBL-LD that was used for extraction of quantitative and qualitative information reported by Olivieri et al. (Anal. Chem. 82 (2010) 4510-4519)) could be completely understood.

7. On analytical solutions of the generalized Boussinesq equation

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Kudryashov, Nikolay A.; Volkov, Alexandr K.

2016-06-01

Extended Boussinesq equation for the description of the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam problem is studied. It is analysed with the Painlevé test. It is shown, that the equation does not pass the Painlevé test, although necessary conditions for existence of the meromorphic solution are carried out. Method of the logistic function is introduced for Solitary wave solutions of the considered equation. Elliptic solutions for studied equation are constructed and discussed.

8. Exact Markov chain and approximate diffusion solution for haploid genetic drift with one-way mutation.

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Hössjer, Ola; Tyvand, Peder A; Miloh, Touvia

2016-02-01

The classical Kimura solution of the diffusion equation is investigated for a haploid random mating (Wright-Fisher) model, with one-way mutations and initial-value specified by the founder population. The validity of the transient diffusion solution is checked by exact Markov chain computations, using a Jordan decomposition of the transition matrix. The conclusion is that the one-way diffusion model mostly works well, although the rate of convergence depends on the initial allele frequency and the mutation rate. The diffusion approximation is poor for mutation rates so low that the non-fixation boundary is regular. When this happens we perturb the diffusion solution around the non-fixation boundary and obtain a more accurate approximation that takes quasi-fixation of the mutant allele into account. The main application is to quantify how fast a specific genetic variant of the infinite alleles model is lost. We also discuss extensions of the quasi-fixation approach to other models with small mutation rates.

9. Analytic continuation of solutions of some nonlinear convolution partial differential equations

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Hidetoshi Tahara

2015-01-01

Full Text Available The paper considers a problem of analytic continuation of solutions of some nonlinear convolution partial differential equations which naturally appear in the summability theory of formal solutions of nonlinear partial differential equations. Under a suitable assumption it is proved that any local holomorphic solution has an analytic extension to a certain sector and its extension has exponential growth when the variable goes to infinity in the sector.

10. Analytical Applications of Electrified Interfaces Between Two Immiscible Solutions

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1993-04-07

electrode potentiostate needed for the iwork is described. Experimental techniques involving potentiometry , polarography with dropping electrode...convert any potentiostat to the 4-electrode potentiostat needed for the work is described. Experimental techniques involving potentiometry , polarography...potentiostat input. Analytical applications Potentiometry Potentiometric measurements on ITIES are related to the principle of ionl selective electrodes (ISE

11. Exact Solution Versus Gaussian Approximation for a Non-Ideal Bose Gas in One-Dimension

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Tommasini, P; Natti, P L

1997-01-01

We investigate ground-state and excitation spectrum of a system of non-relativistic bosons in one-dimension interacting through repulsive, two-body contact interactions in a self-consistent Gaussian mean-field approximation which consists in writing the variationally determined density operator as the most general Gaussian functional of the quantized field operators. There are mainly two advantages in working with one-dimension. First, the existence of an exact solution for the ground-state and excitation energies. Second, neither in the perturbative results nor in the Gaussian approximation itself we do not have to deal with the three-dimensional patologies of the contact interaction . So that this scheme provides a clear comparison between these three different results. PACS numbers : 05.30.-d, 05.30.Jp, 67.40.Db

12. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR WAVES IN PLANETS WITH ATMOSPHERIC SUPERROTATION. II. LAMB, SURFACE, AND CENTRIFUGAL WAVES

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Peralta, J.; López-Valverde, M. A. [Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (CSIC), Glorieta de la Astronomía, 18008 Granada (Spain); Imamura, T. [Institute of Space and Astronautical Science-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-5210 (Japan); Read, P. L. [Clarendon Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford (United Kingdom); Luz, D. [Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa (CAAUL), Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-018 Lisboa (Portugal); Piccialli, A., E-mail: peralta@iaa.es [LATMOS, UVSQ, 11 bd dAlembert, 78280 Guyancourt (France)

2014-07-01

This paper is the second in a two-part study devoted to developing tools for a systematic classification of the wide variety of atmospheric waves expected on slowly rotating planets with atmospheric superrotation. Starting with the primitive equations for a cyclostrophic regime, we have deduced the analytical solution for the possible waves, simultaneously including the effect of the metric terms for the centrifugal force and the meridional shear of the background wind. In those cases where the conditions for the method of the multiple scales in height are met, these wave solutions are also valid when vertical shear of the background wind is present. A total of six types of waves have been found and their properties were characterized in terms of the corresponding dispersion relations and wave structures. In this second part, we study the waves' solutions when several atmospheric approximations are applied: Lamb, surface, and centrifugal waves. Lamb and surface waves are found to be quite similar to those in a geostrophic regime. By contrast, centrifugal waves turn out to be a special case of Rossby waves that arise in atmospheres in cyclostrophic balance. Finally, we use our results to identify the nature of the waves behind atmospheric periodicities found in polar and lower latitudes of Venus's atmosphere.

13. Numerical solution of nonlinear partial differential equations of mixed type. [finite difference approximation

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Jameson, A.

1976-01-01

A review is presented of some recently developed numerical methods for the solution of nonlinear equations of mixed type. The methods considered use finite difference approximations to the differential equation. Central difference formulas are employed in the subsonic zone and upwind difference formulas are used in the supersonic zone. The relaxation method for the small disturbance equation is discussed and a description is given of difference schemes for the potential flow equation in quasi-linear form. Attention is also given to difference schemes for the potential flow equation in conservation form, the analysis of relaxation schemes by the time dependent analogy, the accelerated iterative method, and three-dimensional calculations.

14. An approximate solution to the stress and deformation states of functionally graded rotating disks

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Sondhi, Lakshman; Sanyal, Shubhashis; Saha, Kashi Nath; Bhowmick, Shubhankar

2016-07-01

The present work employs variational principle to investigate the stress and deformation states and estimate the limit angular speed of functionally graded high-speed rotating annular disks of constant thickness. Assuming a series approximation following Galerkin's principle, the solution of the governing equation is obtained. In the present study, elasticity modulus and density of the disk material are taken as power function of radius with the gradient parameter ranging between 0.0 and 1.0. Results obtained from numerical solutions are validated with benchmark results and are found to be in good agreement. The results are reported in dimensional form and presented graphically. The results provide a substantial insight in understanding the behavior of FGM rotating disks with constant thickness and different gradient parameter. Furthermore, the stress and deformation state of the disk at constant angular speed and limit angular speed is investigated to explain the existence of optimum gradient parameters.

15. Explicit analytical wave solutions of unsteady 1D ideal gas flow with friction and heat transfer

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2001-01-01

Several families of algebraically explicit analytical wavesolutions are derived for the unsteady 1D ideal gas flow with friction and heat-transfer, which include one family of travelling wave solutions, three families of standing wave solutions and one standing wave solution. \\{Among\\} them, the former four solution families contain arbitrary functions, so actually there are infinite analytical wave solutions having been derived. Besides their very important theoretical meaning, such analytical wave solutions can guide the development of some new equipment, and can be the benchmark solutions to promote the development of computational fluid dynamics. For example, we can use them to check the accuracy, convergence and effectiveness of various numerical computational methods and to improve the numerical computation skills such as differential schemes, grid generation ways and so on.

16. Analytic Solutions of Some Self-Adjoint Equations by Using Variable Change Method and Its Applications

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Mehdi Delkhosh

2012-01-01

Full Text Available Many applications of various self-adjoint differential equations, whose solutions are complex, are produced (Arfken, 1985; Gandarias, 2011; and Delkhosh, 2011. In this work we propose a method for the solving some self-adjoint equations with variable change in problem, and then we obtain a analytical solutions. Because this solution, an exact analytical solution can be provided to us, we benefited from the solution of numerical Self-adjoint equations (Mohynl-Din, 2009; Allame and Azal, 2011; Borhanifar et al. 2011; Sweilam and Nagy, 2011; Gülsu et al. 2011; Mohyud-Din et al. 2010; and Li et al. 1996.

17. Analytic solutions of transcendental equations with application to automatics

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Górecki Henryk

2016-12-01

Full Text Available In the paper the extremal dynamic error x(τ and the moment of time τ are considered. The extremal value of dynamic error gives information about accuracy of the system. The time τ gives information about velocity of transient. The analytical formulae enable design of the system with prescribed properties. These formulae are calculated due to the assumption that x(τ is a function of the roots s1, ..., sn of the characteristic equation.

18. Approximate solutions to a nonintegrable problem of propagation of elliptically polarised waves in an isotropic gyrotropic nonlinear medium, and periodic analogues of multisoliton complexes

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Makarov, V A; Petnikova, V M; Potravkin, N N; Shuvalov, V V [International Laser Center, M. V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow (Russian Federation)

2014-02-28

Using the linearization method, we obtain approximate solutions to a one-dimensional nonintegrable problem of propagation of elliptically polarised light waves in an isotropic gyrotropic medium with local and nonlocal components of the Kerr nonlinearity and group-velocity dispersion. The consistent evolution of two orthogonal circularly polarised components of the field is described analytically in the case when their phases vary linearly during propagation. The conditions are determined for the excitation of waves with a regular and 'chaotic' change in the polarisation state. The character of the corresponding nonlinear solutions, i.e., periodic analogues of multisoliton complexes, is analysed. (nonlinear optical phenomena)

19. Analytical solutions of simply supported magnetoelectroelastic circular plate under uniform loads

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陈江英; 丁皓江; 侯鹏飞

2003-01-01

In this paper, the axisymmetric general solutions of transversely isotropic magnetoelectroelastic media are expressed with four harmonic displacement functions at first. Then, based on the solutions, the analytical three-dimensional solutions are provided for a simply supported magnetoelectroelastic circular plate subjected to uniform loads. Finally, the example of circular plate is presented.

20. Analytical Solution for Transient Water Table Heights and Outflows from Inclined Ditch-Drained Terrains

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Verhoest, N.E.C.; Pauwels, V.R.N.; Troch, P.A.; Troch, De F.P.

2002-01-01

This paper presents two analytical solutions of the linearized Boussinesq equation for an inclined aquifer, drained by ditches, subjected to a constant recharge rate. These solutions are based on different initial conditions. First, the transient solution is obtained for an initially fully saturated

1. Analytical solution for electromagnetic scattering from a sphere of uniaxial left-handed material

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GENG You-lin; HE Sai-ling

2006-01-01

Based on the analytical solution of electromagnetic scattering by a uniaxial anisotropic sphere in the spectral domain,an analytical solution to the electromagnetic scattering by a uniaxial left-handed materials (LHMs) sphere is obtained in terms of spherical vector wave functions in a uniaxial anisotropic LHM medium. The expression of the analytical solution contains only some one-dimensional integral which can be calculated easily. Numerical results show that Mie series of plane wave scattering by an isotropic LHM sphere is a special case of the present method. Some numerical results of electromagnetic scattering ofa uniaxial anisotropic sphere by a plane wave are given.

2. Analytical theories of transport in concentrated electrolyte solutions from the MSA.

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Dufrêche, J-F; Bernard, O; Durand-Vidal, S; Turq, P

2005-05-26

Ion transport coefficients in electrolyte solutions (e.g., diffusion coefficients or electric conductivity) have been a subject of extensive studies for a long time. Whereas in the pioneering works of Debye, Hückel, and Onsager the ions were entirely characterized by their charge, recent theories allow specific effects of the ions (such as the ion size dependence or the pair association) to be obtained, both from simulation and from analytical theories. Such an approach, based on a combination of dynamic theories (Smoluchowski equation and mode-coupling theory) and of the mean spherical approximation (MSA) for the equilibrium pair correlation, is presented here. The various predicted equilibrium (osmotic pressure and activity coefficients) and transport coefficients (mutual diffusion, electric conductivity, self-diffusion, and transport numbers) are in good agreement with the experimental values up to high concentrations (1-2 mol L(-1)). Simple analytical expressions are obtained, and for practical use, the formula are given explicitly. We discuss the validity of such an approach which is nothing but a coarse-graining procedure.

3. Weak and Strong Solutions for the Stokes Approximation of Non-homogeneous Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations

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2007-01-01

In this paper, the Dirichlet problem of Stokes approximate of non-homogeneous incompressible Navier-Stokes equations is studied. It is shown that there exist global weak solutions as well as global and unique strong solution for this problem, under the assumption that initial density ρ0(x) is bounded away from 0 and other appropriate assumptions (see Theorem 1 and Theorem 2). The semi-Galerkin method is applied to construct the approximate solutions and a prior estimates are made to elaborate upon the compactness of the approximate solutions.

4. Efficient approximation of the solution of certain nonlinear reaction--diffusion equation I: the case of small absorption

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Dratman, Ezequiel

2011-01-01

We study the positive stationary solutions of a standard finite-difference discretization of the semilinear heat equation with nonlinear Neumann boundary conditions. We prove that, if \\emph{the absorption is small enough}, compared with the flux in the boundary, there exists a unique solution of such a discretization, which approximates the unique positive stationary solution of the "continuous" equation. Furthermore, we exhibit an algorithm computing an $\\epsilon$-approximation of such a solution by means of a homotopy continuation method. The cost of our algorithm is {\\em linear} in the number of nodes involved in the discretization and the logarithm of the number of digits of approximation required.

5. Efficient approximation of the solution of certain nonlinear reaction--diffusion equation II: the case of large absorption

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Dratman, Ezequiel

2011-01-01

We study the positive stationary solutions of a standard finite-difference discretization of the semilinear heat equation with nonlinear Neumann boundary conditions. We prove that, if the absorption is large enough, compared with the flux in the boundary, there exists a unique solution of such a discretization, which approximates the unique positive stationary solution of the "continuous" equation. Furthermore, we exhibit an algorithm computing an $\\epsilon$-approximation of such a solution by means of a homotopy continuation method. The cost of our algorithm is {\\em linear} in the number of nodes involved in the discretization and the logarithm of the number of digits of approximation required.

6. Analyticity of solutions of analytic non-linear general elliptic boundary value problems,and some results about linear problems

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WANG Rouhuai

2006-01-01

The main aim of this paper is to discuss the problem concerning the analyticity of the solutions of analytic non-linear elliptic boundary value problems.It is proved that if the corresponding first variation is regular in Lopatinski(i) sense,then the solution is analytic up to the boundary.The method of proof really covers the case that the corresponding first variation is regularly elliptic in the sense of Douglis-Nirenberg-Volevich,and hence completely generalize the previous result of C.B.Morrey.The author also discusses linear elliptic boundary value problems for systems of ellip tic partial differential equations where the boundary operators are allowed to have singular integral operators as their coefficients.Combining the standard Fourier transform technique with analytic continuation argument,the author constructs the Poisson and Green's kernel matrices related to the problems discussed and hence obtain some representation formulae to the solutions.Some a priori estimates of Schauder type and Lp type are obtained.

7. ORTHOGONAL POLYNOMIALS AND DETERMINANT FORMULAS OF FUNCTION-VALUED PAD(E)-TYPE APPROXIMATION USING FOR SOLUTION OF INTEGRAL EQUATIONS

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GU Chuan-qing; PAN Bao-zhen; WU Bei-bei

2006-01-01

To solve Fredholm integral equations of the second kind, a generalized linear functional is introduced and a new function-valued Padé-type approximation is defined.By means of the power series expansion of the solution, this method can construct an approximate solution to solve the given integral equation. On the basis of the orthogonal polynomials, two useful determinant expressions of the numerator polynomial and the denominator polynomial for padé-type approximation are explicitly given.

8. Analytical Solutions to Non-linear Mechanical Oscillation Problems

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Kaliji, H. D.; Ghadimi, M.; Barari, Amin

2011-01-01

In this paper, the Max-Min Method is utilized for solving the nonlinear oscillation problems. The proposed approach is applied to three systems with complex nonlinear terms in their motion equations. By means of this method, the dynamic behavior of oscillation systems can be easily approximated u...

9. General Analytical Solutions of Scalar Field Cosmology with Arbitrary Potential

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Dimakis, N; Zampeli, Adamantia; Paliathanasis, Andronikos; Christodoulakis, T; Terzis, Petros A

2016-01-01

We present the solution space for the case of a minimally coupled scalar field with arbitrary potential in a FLRW metric. This is made possible due to the existence of a nonlocal integral of motion corresponding to the conformal Killing field of the two-dimensional minisuperspace metric. The case for both spatially flat and non flat are studied first in the presence of only the scalar field and subsequently with the addition of non interacting perfect fluids. It is verified that this addition does not change the general form of the solution, but only the particular expressions of the scalar field and the potential. The results are applied in the case of parametric dark energy models where we derive the scalar field equivalence solution for some proposed models in the literature.

10. Analytical solution for multilayer plates using general layerwise plate theory

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Vuksanović Đorđe M.

2005-01-01

Full Text Available This paper deals with closed-form solution for static analysis of simply supported composite plate, based on generalized laminate plate theory (GLPT. The mathematical model assumes piece-wise linear variation of in-plane displacement components and a constant transverse displacement through the thickness. It also include discrete transverse shear effect into the assumed displacement field, thus providing accurate prediction of transverse shear stresses. Namely, transverse stresses satisfy Hook's law, 3D equilibrium equations and traction free boundary conditions. With assumed displacement field, linear strain-displacement relation, and constitutive equations of the lamina, equilibrium equations are derived using principle of virtual displacements. Navier-type closed form solution of GLPT, is derived for simply supported plate, made of orthotropic laminae, loaded by harmonic and uniform distribution of transverse pressure. Results are compared with 3D elasticity solutions and excellent agreement is found.

11. A Quantum Dot with Spin-Orbit Interaction--Analytical Solution

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Basu, B.; Roy, B.

2009-01-01

The practical applicability of a semiconductor quantum dot with spin-orbit interaction gives an impetus to study analytical solutions to one- and two-electron quantum dots with or without a magnetic field.

12. The analyticity of solutions to a class of degenerate elliptic equations

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2010-01-01

In the present paper,the analyticity of solutions to a class of degenerate elliptic equations is obtained.A kind of weighted norms are introduced and under such norms some degenerate elliptic operators are of weak coerciveness.

13. Analytical solutions for transport processes fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer

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Brenn, Günter

2017-01-01

This book provides analytical solutions to a number of classical problems in transport processes, i.e. in fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer. Expanding computing power and more efficient numerical methods have increased the importance of computational tools. However, the interpretation of these results is often difficult and the computational results need to be tested against the analytical results, making analytical solutions a valuable commodity. Furthermore, analytical solutions for transport processes provide a much deeper understanding of the physical phenomena involved in a given process than do corresponding numerical solutions. Though this book primarily addresses the needs of researchers and practitioners, it may also be beneficial for graduate students just entering the field. .

14. Analytical Solutions for Steady Heat Transfer in Longitudinal Fins with Temperature-Dependent Properties

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Partner L. Ndlovu

2013-01-01

Full Text Available Explicit analytical expressions for the temperature profile, fin efficiency, and heat flux in a longitudinal fin are derived. Here, thermal conductivity and heat transfer coefficient depend on the temperature. The differential transform method (DTM is employed to construct the analytical (series solutions. Thermal conductivity is considered to be given by the power law in one case and by the linear function of temperature in the other, whereas heat transfer coefficient is only given by the power law. The analytical solutions constructed by the DTM agree very well with the exact solutions even when both the thermal conductivity and the heat transfer coefficient are given by the power law. The analytical solutions are obtained for the problems which cannot be solved exactly. The effects of some physical parameters such as the thermogeometric fin parameter and thermal conductivity gradient on temperature distribution are illustrated and explained.

15. Application of Analytic Solution in Relative Motion to Spacecraft Formation Flying in Elliptic Orbit

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Cho, Hancheol; Park, Sang-Young; Choi, Kyu-Hong

2008-09-01

The current paper presents application of a new analytic solution in general relative motion to spacecraft formation flying in an elliptic orbit. The calculus of variations is used to analytically find optimal trajectories and controls for the given problem. The inverse of the fundamental matrix associated with the dynamic equations is not required for the solution in the current study. It is verified that the optimal thrust vector is a function of the fundamental matrix of the given state equations. The cost function and the state vector during the reconfiguration can be analytically obtained as well. The results predict the form of optimal solutions in advance without having to solve the problem. Numerical simulation shows the brevity and the accuracy of the general analytic solutions developed in the current paper.

16. Analytic method for solitary solutions of some partial differential equations

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Ugurlu, Yavuz [Firat University, Department of Mathematics, 23119 Elazig (Turkey); Kaya, Dogan [Firat University, Department of Mathematics, 23119 Elazig (Turkey)], E-mail: dkaya@firat.edu.tr

2007-10-22

In this Letter by considering an improved tanh function method, we found some exact solutions of the clannish random walker's parabolic equation, the modified Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation, and the Sharma-Tasso-Olver (STO) equation with its fission and fusion, the Jaulent-Miodek equation.

17. Analytical solutions of weakly coupled map lattices using recurrence relations

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Sotelo Herrera, Dolores, E-mail: dsh@dfmf.uned.e [Applied Maths, EUITI, UPM, Ronda de Valencia, 3-28012 Madrid (Spain); San Martin, Jesus [Applied Maths, EUITI, UPM, Ronda de Valencia, 3-28012 Madrid (Spain); Dep. Fisica Matematica y de Fluidos, UNED, Senda del Rey 9-28040 Madrid (Spain)

2009-07-20

By using asymptotic methods recurrence relations are found that rule weakly CML evolution, with both global and diffusive coupling. The solutions obtained from these relations are very general because they do not hold restrictions about boundary conditions, initial conditions and number of oscilators in the CML. Furthermore, oscillators are ruled by an arbitraty C{sup 2} function.

18. General scalar-tensor cosmology: analytical solutions via noether symmetry

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Massaeli, Erfan; Motaharfar, Meysam; Sepangi, Hamid Reza

2017-02-01

We analyze the cosmology of a general scalar-tensor theory which encompasses generalized Brans-Dicke theory, Gauss-Bonnet gravity, non-minimal derivative gravity, generalized Galilean gravity and also the general k-essence type models. Instead of taking into account phenomenological considerations we adopt a Noether symmetry approach, as a physical criterion, to single out the form of undetermined functions in the action. These specified functions symmetrize equations of motion in the simplest possible form which result in exact solutions. Demanding de Sitter, power-law and bouncing universe solutions in the absence and presence of matter density leads to exploring new as well as well-investigated models. We show that there are models for which the dynamics of the system allows a transition from a decelerating phase (matter dominated era) to an accelerating phase (dark energy epoch) and could also lead to general Brans-Dicke with string correction without a self-interaction potential. Furthermore, we classify the models based on a phantom or quintessence dark energy point of view. Finally, we obtain the condition for stability of a de Sitter solution for which the solution is an attractor of the system.

19. Least-Squares Solutions of the Matrix Equation ATXA = B Over Bisymmetric Matrices and its Optimal Approximation

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2007-01-01

A real n × n symmetric matrix X = (xij)n×n is called a bisymmetric matrix if xij = xn+1-j,n+1-i. Based on the projection theorem, the canonical correlation decomposition and the generalized singular value decomposition, a method useful for finding the least-squares solutions of the matrix equation ATXA = B over bisymmetric matrices is proposed. The expression of the least-squares solutions is given. Moreover, in the corresponding solution set, the optimal approximate solution to a given matrix is also derived. A numerical algorithm for finding the optimal approximate solution is also described.

20. An Analytical Solution for Acoustic Emission Source Location for Known P Wave Velocity System

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Longjun Dong

2014-01-01

Full Text Available This paper presents a three-dimensional analytical solution for acoustic emission source location using time difference of arrival (TDOA measurements from N receivers, N⩾5. The nonlinear location equations for TDOA are simplified to linear equations, and the direct analytical solution is obtained by solving the linear equations. There are not calculations of square roots in solution equations. The method solved the problems of the existence and multiplicity of solutions induced by the calculations of square roots in existed close-form methods. Simulations are included to study the algorithms' performance and compare with the existing technique.

1. Analytical solution based on stream-aquifer interactions in partially penetrating streams

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Yong HUANG; Zhi-fang ZHOU; Zhong-bo YU

2010-01-01

An analytical solution of drawdown caused by pumping was developed for an aquifer partially penetrated by two streams.The proposed analytical solution modifies Hunt's analytical solution and considers the effects of stream width and the interaction of two streams on drawdown.Advantages of the solution include its simple structure,consisting of the Theis well function and parameters of aquifer and streambed semipervious material.The calculated results show that the proposed analytical solution agrees with a previously developed acceptable solution and the errors between the two solutions are equal to zero without consideration of the effect of stream width.Also,deviations between the two analytical solutions incrcase with stream width.Four cases were studied to examine the effect of two streams on drawdown,assuming that some parameters were changeable,and other parameters were constant,such as the stream width,the distance between the stream and the pumping well,the stream recharge rate,and the leakage coefficient of streambed semipervious material.

2. Analytic study of solutions for the Born-Infeld equation in nonlinear electrodynamics

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Gao, Hui; Xu, Tianzhou; Fan, Tianyou; Wang, Gangwei

2017-03-01

The Born-Infeld equation is an important nonlinear partial differential equation in theoretical and mathematical physics. The Lie group method is used for simplifying the nonlinear partial differential equation, which is partly solved, in which there are some difficulties; to overcome the difficulties, we develop a power series method, and find the solutions in analytic form. In the mean time, a wave propagation (traveling wave) method is developed for solving the equation, and analytic solutions are also constructed.

3. Analytical solutions for the slow neutron capture process of heavy element nucleosynthesis

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Wu Kai-Su

2009-01-01

In this paper,the network equation for the slow neutron capture process (s-process) of heavy element nucleosynthesis is investigated. Dividing the s-process network reaction chains into two standard forms and using the technique of matrix decomposition,a group of analytical solutions for the network equation are obtained. With the analytical solutions,a calculation for heavy element abundance of the solar system is carried out and the results are in good agreement with the astrophysical measurements.

4. Method of the Logistic Function for Finding Analytical Solutions of Nonlinear Differential Equations

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Kudryashov, N. A.

2015-01-01

The method of the logistic function is presented for finding exact solutions of nonlinear differential equations. The application of the method is illustrated by using the nonlinear ordinary differential equation of the fourth order. Analytical solutions obtained by this method are presented. These solutions are expressed via exponential functions.logistic function, nonlinear wave, nonlinear ordinary differential equation, Painlev´e test, exact solution

5. APPROXIMATE ANALYTIC SOLUTIONS FOR THE IONIZATION STRUCTURE OF A DUSTY STRÖMGREN SPHERE

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A. C. Raga

2015-01-01

Full Text Available Presentamos un modelo de balance global de “esfera de Str ̈om gren” para el caso de regiones HII polvorientas. De este modelo, obtenemo s prescripciones para el radio exterior de las nebulosas en funci ́on del radio de St r ̈omgren R S (de la nebulosa correspondiente libre de polvo y del espesor ́opt ico del polvo. Tambien obtenemos una nueva soluci ́on anal ́ıtica aproximada para e l problema de transporte radiativo, dando formas anal ́ıticas para la fracci ́on de io nizaci ́on en funci ́on del radio. Estas soluciones se comparan con los resultados obte nidos del an ́alisis de esfera de Str ̈omgren. Nuestros resultados pueden ser usado s para evaluar bajo qu ́e condiciones la presencia de polvo puede tener un efecto importante sobre las estructuras de regiones HII

6. Intertemporal Asset Allocation with Habit Formation in Preferences: An Approximate Analytical Solution

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Pedersen, Thomas Quistgaard

assets: a risk free asset with constant return and a risky asset with a time-varying premium. We extend the ap- proach proposed by Campbell and Viceira (1999), which builds on log-linearizations of the Euler equation, intertemporal budget constraint, and portfolio return, to also contain the log...

7. APPROXIMATE ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR THE ISOTHERMAL LANE EMDEN EQUATION IN A SPHERICAL GEOMETRY

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Moustafa Aly Soliman

2015-01-01

Full Text Available Este trabajo obtiene una soluci ́on anal ́ıtica aproximada p ara la ecuaci ́on isoterma de Lane-Emden que modela una esfera isot ́ermica au togravitante. La soluci ́on aproximada se obtiene en t ́erminos de par ́ametro s de distancias peque ̃nos y grandes por el m ́etodo de perturbaciones. La soluci ́on apr oximada se compara con la soluci ́on n ́umerica. La soluci ́on aproximada obteni da es v ́alida para todos los valores del par ́ametro de distancia.

8. An approximate analytical solution for non-Darcy flow toward awell infractured media

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Wu, Yu-Shu

2001-06-08

Estuarine suspended sediment is transported in a mixed nonuniform way under unsteady flows. Sediment of different grain sizes has different characteristics and transport behavior and has a different effect on the ecological system. Therefore classification and fractionization of the mixed sediment are required before the flux is estimated. A fuzzy clustering approach is applied to the classification of suspended fine-grained sediment in the Changjiang Estuary. Two populations are objectively found by considering the standard grain-size distribution statistics of each cluster. The critical grain size of {approx}10??m in diameter is the size limit for cohesive sediments. A grid with equal cell areas is used to estimate fractional sediment fluxes through an estuarine cross section since this type of grid introduces less statistical error in the flux calculation. The sediment transport mechanism is analyzed.

9. Methods for estimating uncertainty in factor analytic solutions

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P. Paatero

2013-08-01

Full Text Available EPA PMF version 5.0 and the underlying multilinear engine executable ME-2 contain three methods for estimating uncertainty in factor analytic models: classical bootstrap (BS, displacement of factor elements (DISP, and bootstrap enhanced by displacement of factor elements (BS-DISP. The goal of these methods is to capture the uncertainty of PMF analyses due to random errors and rotational ambiguity. It is shown that the three methods complement each other: depending on characteristics of the data set, one method may provide better results than the other two. Results are presented using synthetic data sets, including interpretation of diagnostics, and recommendations are given for parameters to report when documenting uncertainty estimates from EPA PMF or ME-2 applications.

10. Analytical solutions for space charge fields in TPC drift volumes

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Rossegger, S; Schnizer, B

2011-01-01

At high particle rates and high multiplicities, Time Projection Chambers can suffer from field distortions due to slow moving ions that accumulate within the drift volume. These variations modify the electron trajectory along the drift path, affecting the tracking performance of the detector. In order to calculate the track distortions due to an arbitrary space charge distribution in a TPC, novel representations of the Green's function for a TPC-like geometry were worked out. This analytical approach permits accurate predictions of track distortions due to an arbitrary space charge distribution (by solving the Langevin equation) as well as the possibility to benchmark common numerical methods to calculate such space charge fields. (C) 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

11. Approximate solution of the multiple watchman routes problem with restricted visibility range.

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Faigl, Jan

2010-10-01

In this paper, a new self-organizing map (SOM) based adaptation procedure is proposed to address the multiple watchman route problem with the restricted visibility range in the polygonal domain W. A watchman route is represented by a ring of connected neuron weights that evolves in W, while obstacles are considered by approximation of the shortest path. The adaptation procedure considers a coverage of W by the ring in order to attract nodes toward uncovered parts of W. The proposed procedure is experimentally verified in a set of environments and several visibility ranges. Performance of the procedure is compared with the decoupled approach based on solutions of the art gallery problem and the consecutive traveling salesman problem. The experimental results show the suitability of the proposed procedure based on relatively simple supporting geometrical structures, enabling application of the SOM principles to watchman route problems in W.

12. APPROXIMATION OF FIXED POINTS AND VARIATIONAL SOLUTIONS FOR PSEUDO-CONTRACTIVE MAPPINGS IN BANACH SPACES

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Yekini SHEHU

2014-01-01

Let K be a nonempty, closed and convex subset of a real reflexive Banach space E which has a uniformly Gˆateaux differentiable norm. Assume that every nonempty closed con-vex and bounded subset of K has the fixed point property for nonexpansive mappings. Strong convergence theorems for approximation of a fixed point of Lipschitz pseudo-contractive map-pings which is also a unique solution to variational inequality problem involving φ-strongly pseudo-contractive mappings are proved. The results presented in this article can be applied to the study of fixed points of nonexpansive mappings, variational inequality problems, con-vex optimization problems, and split feasibility problems. Our result extends many recent important results.

13. Analytical solution for wave-induced response of isotropic poro-elastic seabed

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2010-01-01

By use of separation of variables,the governing equations describing the Biot consolidation model is firstly transformed into a complex coefficient linear homogeneous ordinary differential equation,and the general solution of the horizontal displacement of seabed is constructed by employing a complex wave number,thus,all the explicit analytical solutions of the Biot consolidation model are determined. By comparing with the experimental results and analytical solution of Yamamoto etc. and the analytical solution of Hsu and Jeng,the validity and superiority of the suggested solution are verified. After investigating the influence of seabed depth on the wave-induced response of isotropic poro-elastic seabed based on the present theory,it can be concluded that the influence depth of wave-induced hydrodynamic pressure in the seabed is equal to the wave length.

14. Analytical solutions for Dirac and Klein-Gordon equations using Backlund transformations

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Zabadal, Jorge R.; Borges, Volnei, E-mail: jorge.zabadal@ufrgs.br, E-mail: borges@ufrgs.br [Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS (Brazil). Dept. de Engenharia Mecanica; Ribeiro, Vinicius G., E-mail: vinicius_ribeiro@uniritter.edu.br [Centro Universitario Ritter dos Reis (UNIRITTER), Porto Alegre, RS (Brazil); Santos, Marcio, E-mail: marciophd@gmail.com [Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, RS (Brazil). Centro de Estudos Interdisciplinares

2015-07-01

This work presents a new analytical method for solving Klein-Gordon type equations via Backlund transformations. The method consists in mapping the Klein-Gordon model into a first order system of partial differential equations, which contains a generalized velocity field instead of the Dirac matrices. This system is a tensor model for quantum field theory whose space solution is wider than the Dirac model in the original form. Thus, after finding analytical expressions for the wave functions, the Maxwell field can be readily obtained from the Dirac equations, furnishing a self-consistent field solution for the Maxwell-Dirac system. Analytical and numerical results are reported. (author)

15. Inhomogeneous Poisson point process nucleation: comparison of analytical solution with cellular automata simulation

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Paulo Rangel Rios

2009-06-01

Full Text Available Microstructural evolution in three dimensions of nucleation and growth transformations is simulated by means of cellular automata (CA. In the simulation, nuclei are located in space according to a heterogeneous Poisson point processes. The simulation is compared with exact analytical solution recently obtained by Rios and Villa supposing that the intensity is a harmonic function of the spatial coordinate. The simulated data gives very good agreement with the analytical solution provided that the correct shape factor for the growing CA grains is used. This good agreement is auspicious because the analytical expressions were derived and thus are exact only if the shape of the growing regions is spherical.

16. On the Poynting-Robertson Effect and Analytical Solutions

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Klacka, J

2000-01-01

Solutions of the two-body problem with the simultaneous action of the solar electromagnetic radiation in the form of the Poynting-Robertson effect are discussed. Special attention is devoted to pseudo-circular orbits and terminal values of osculating elements. The obtained results complete those of Klacka and Kaufmannova (1992) and Breiter and Jackson (1998). Terminal values of osculating elements presented in Breiter and Jackson (1998) are of no physical sense due to the fact that relativistic equation of motion containing only first order of $\\vec{v}/c$ was used in the paper.

17. Analytic solutions for degenerate Raman-coupled model

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Zhang Zhi-Ming; Yu Ya-Fei

2008-01-01

The Raman-coupled interaction between an atom and a single mode of a cavity field is studied. For the cases in which a light field is initially in a coherent state and in a thermal state separately, we have derived the analytic expressions for the time evolutions of atomic population difference W, modulus B of the Bloch vector, and entropy E. We find that the time evolutions of these quantities are periodic with a period of e. The maxima of W and B appear at the scaled interaction time points (τ) = κπ(κ =0, 1, 2,...). At these time points, E = 0, which shows that the atom and the field are not entangled. Between these time points, E ≠ 0, which means that the atom and the field are entangled. When the field is initially in a coherent state, near the maxima, the envelope of W is a Gaussian function with a variance of 1/(4(-n)) ((-n) is the mean number of photons). Under the envelope, W oscillates at a frequency of (-n)/e.When the field is initially in a thermal state, near the maxima, W is a Lorentz function with a width of 1/(-n).

18. An Analytical Solution for Cylindrical Concrete Tank on Deformable Soil

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Shirish Vichare

2010-07-01

Full Text Available Cylindrical concrete tanks are commonly used in wastewater treatment plants. These are usually clarifier tanks. Design codes of practice provide methods to calculate design forces in the wall and raft of such tanks. These methods neglect self-weight of tank material and assume extreme, namely ‘fixed’ and ‘hinged’ conditions for the wall bottom. However, when founded on deformable soil, the actual condition at the wall bottom is neither fixed nor hinged. Further, the self-weight of the tank wall does affect the design forces. Thus, it is required to offer better insight of the combined effect of deformable soil and bottom raft stiffness on the design forces induced in such cylindrical concrete tanks. A systematic analytical method based on fundamental equations of shells is presented in this paper. Important observations on variation of design forces across the wall and the raft with different soil conditions are given. Set of commonly used tanks, are analysed using equations developed in the paper and are appended at the end.

19. General Scalar-Tensor cosmology: Analytical solutions via Noether symmetry

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Masaeli, Erfan; Sepangi, Hamid Reza

2016-01-01

We analyze the cosmology of a general Scalar-Tensor theory which encompasses generalized Brans-Dicke theory, Gauss-Bonnet gravity, non-minimal derivative gravity, generalized Galileon gravity and also the general k-essence type models. Instead of taking into account phenomenological considerations we adopt a Noether symmetry approach, as a physical criterion, to single out the form of undetermined functions in the action. These specified functions symmetrize equations of motion in the simplest possible form which result in exact solutions. Demanding de Sitter, power-law and bouncing universe solutions in the absence and presence of matter density leads to exploring new as well as well-investigated models. We show that there are models for which dynamics of the system allow transition from a decelerating phase (matter dominated era) to an accelerating phase (dark energy epoch) and could also lead to general Brans-Dicke with string correction without a self-interaction potential. Furthermore, we classify the mo...

20. Analytic crack solutions for tilt fields around hydraulic fractures

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Warpinski, N.R.

2000-01-05

The recent development of downhole tiltmeter arrays for monitoring hydraulic fractures has provided new information on fracture growth and geometry. These downhole arrays offer the significant advantages of being close to the fracture (large signal) and being unaffected by the free surface. As with surface tiltmeter data, analysis of these measurements requires the inversion of a crack or dislocation model. To supplement the dislocation models of Davis [1983], Okada [1992] and others, this work has extended several elastic crack solutions to provide tilt calculations. The solutions include constant-pressure 2D, penny-shaped, and 3D-elliptic cracks and a 2D-variable-pressure crack. Equations are developed for an arbitrary inclined fracture in an infinite elastic space. Effects of fracture height, fracture length, fracture dip, fracture azimuth, fracture width and monitoring distance on the tilt distribution are given, as well as comparisons with the dislocation model. The results show that the tilt measurements are very sensitive to the fracture dimensions, but also that it is difficult to separate the competing effects of the various parameters.

1. Continuum theory of critical phenomena in polymer solutions: Formalism and mean field approximation

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Goldstein, Raymond E.; Cherayil, Binny J.

1989-06-01

A theoretical description of the critical point of a polymer solution is formulated directly from the Edwards continuum model of polymers with two- and three-body excluded-volume interactions. A Hubbard-Stratonovich transformation analogous to that used in recent work on the liquid-vapor critical point of simple fluids is used to recast the grand partition function of the polymer solution as a functional integral over continuous fields. The resulting Landau-Ginzburg-Wilson (LGW) Hamiltonian is of the form of a generalized nonsymmetric n=1 component vector model, with operators directly related to certain connected correlation functions of a reference system. The latter is taken to be an ensemble of Gaussian chains with three-body excluded-volume repulsions, and the operators are computed in three dimensions by means of a perturbation theory that is rapidly convergent for long chains. A mean field theory of the functional integral yields a description of the critical point in which the power-law variations of the critical polymer volume fraction φc, critical temperature Tc, and critical amplitudes on polymerization index N are essentially identical to those found in the Flory-Huggins theory. In particular, we find φc ˜N-1/2, Tθ-Tc˜N-1/2 with (Tθ the theta temperature), and that the composition difference between coexisting phases varies with reduced temperature t as N-1/4t1/2. The mean field theory of the interfacial tension σ between coexisting phases near the critical point, developed by considering the LGW Hamiltonian for a weakly inhomogeneous solution, yields σ˜N-1/4t3/2, with the correlation length diverging as ξ˜N1/4t-1/2 within the same approximation, consistent with the mean field limit of de Gennes' scaling form. Generalizations to polydisperse systems are discussed.

2. A new method for deriving analytical solutions of partial differential equations-Algebraically explicit analytical solutions of two-buoyancy natural convection in porous media

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2008-01-01

Analytical solutions of governing equations of various phenomena have their irre-placeable theoretical meanings. In addition, they can also be the benchmark solu-tions to verify the outcomes and codes of numerical solutions, and even to develop various numerical methods such as their differencing schemes and grid generation skills as well. A hybrid method of separating variables for simultaneous partial differential equation sets is presented. It is proposed that different methods of separating variables for different independent variables in the simultaneous equa-tion set may be used to improve the solution derivation procedure, for example, using the ordinary separating method for some variables and using extraordinary methods of separating variables, such as the separating variables with addition promoted by the first author, for some other variables. In order to prove the ability of the above-mentioned hybrid method, a lot of analytical exact solutions of two-buoyancy convection in porous media are successfully derived with such a method. The physical features of these solutions are given.

3. Cutting solid figures by plane - analytical solution and spreadsheet implementation

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Benacka, Jan

2012-07-01

In some secondary mathematics curricula, there is a topic called Stereometry that deals with investigating the position and finding the intersection, angle, and distance of lines and planes defined within a prism or pyramid. Coordinate system is not used. The metric tasks are solved using Pythagoras' theorem, trigonometric functions, and sine and cosine rules. The basic problem is to find the section of the figure by a plane that is defined by three points related to the figure. In this article, a formula is derived that gives the positions of the intersection points of such a plane and the figure edges, that is, the vertices of the section polygon. Spreadsheet implementations of the formula for cuboid and right rectangular pyramids are presented. The user can check his/her graphical solution, or proceed if he/she is not able to complete the section.

4. Nonlinear Helicons ---an analytical solution elucidating multi-scale structure

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Abdelhamid, Hamdi M

2016-01-01

The helicon waves exhibit varying characters depending on plasma parameters, geometry, and wave numbers. Here we elucidate an intrinsic multi-scale property embodied by the combination of dispersive effect and nonlinearity. The extended magnetohydrodynamics model (exMHD) is capable of describing wide range of parameter space. By using the underlying Hamiltonian structure of exMHD, we construct an exact nonlinear solution which turns out to be a combination of two distinct modes, the helicon and Trivelpiece-Gould (TG) waves. In the regime of relatively low frequency or high density, however, the combination is made of the TG mode and an ion cyclotron wave (slow wave). The energy partition between these modes is determined by the helicities carried by the wave fields.

5. Manufactured analytical solutions for isothermal full-Stokes ice sheet models

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A. Sargent

2010-08-01

Full Text Available We present the detailed construction of a manufactured analytical solution to time-dependent and steady-state isothermal full-Stokes ice sheet problems. The solutions are constructed for two-dimensional flowline and three-dimensional full-Stokes ice sheet models with variable viscosity. The construction is done by choosing for the specified ice surface and bed a velocity distribution that satisfies both mass conservation and the kinematic boundary conditions. Then a compensatory stress term in the conservation of momentum equations and their boundary conditions is calculated to make the chosen velocity distributions as well as the chosen pressure field into exact solutions. By substituting different ice surface and bed geometry formulas into the derived solution formulas, analytical solutions for different geometries can be constructed.

The boundary conditions can be specified as essential Dirichlet conditions or as periodic boundary conditions. By changing a parameter value, the analytical solutions allow investigation of algorithms for a different range of aspect ratios as well as for different, frozen or sliding, basal conditions. The analytical solutions can also be used to estimate the numerical error of the method in the case when the effects of the boundary conditions are eliminated, that is, when the exact solution values are specified as inflow and outflow boundary conditions.

6. Some analytical properties of solutions of differential equations of noninteger order

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S. M. Momani

2004-01-01

Full Text Available The analytical properties of solutions of the nonlinear differential equations x(α(t=f(t,x, α∈ℝ, 0<α≤1 of noninteger order have been investigated. We obtained two results concerning the frame curves of solutions. Moreover, we proved a result on differential inequality with fractional derivatives.

7. Analytical solutions for spin response functions in model storage rings with Siberian Snakes

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Mane, S.R. [Convergent Computing Inc., P.O. Box 561, Shoreham, NY 11786 (United States)], E-mail: srmane@optonline.net

2009-03-01

I present analytical solutions for the spin response functions for radial field rf dipole spin flippers in models of storage rings with one Siberian Snake or two diametrically opposed orthogonal Siberian Snakes. The solutions can serve as benchmarks tests for computer programs. The spin response functions can be used to calculate the resonance strengths for radial field rf dipole spin flippers in storage rings.

8. Plasma flow structures as analytical solution of a magneto-hydro-dynamic model with pressure

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Paccagnella, R.

2012-03-01

In this work starting from a set of magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) equations that describe the dynamical evolution for the pressure driven resistive/interchange modes in a magnetic confinement system, global solutions for the plasma flow relevant for toroidal pinches like tokamaks and reversed field pinches (RFPs) are derived. Analytical solutions for the flow stream function associated with the dominant modes are presented.

9. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION FOR WAVES IN PLANETS WITH ATMOSPHERIC SUPERROTATION. I. ACOUSTIC AND INERTIA-GRAVITY WAVES

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Peralta, J.; López-Valverde, M. A. [Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (CSIC), Glorieta de la Astronomía, 18008 Granada (Spain); Imamura, T. [Institute of Space and Astronautical Science-Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency 3-1-1, Yoshinodai, Chuo-ku, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 252-5210 (Japan); Read, P. L. [Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road, Oxford (United Kingdom); Luz, D. [Centro de Astronomia e Astrofísica da Universidade de Lisboa (CAAUL), Observatório Astronómico de Lisboa, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-018 Lisboa (Portugal); Piccialli, A., E-mail: peralta@iaa.es [LATMOS, UVSQ, 11 bd dAlembert, 78280 Guyancourt (France)

2014-07-01

This paper is the first of a two-part study devoted to developing tools for a systematic classification of the wide variety of atmospheric waves expected on slowly rotating planets with atmospheric superrotation. Starting with the primitive equations for a cyclostrophic regime, we have deduced the analytical solution for the possible waves, simultaneously including the effect of the metric terms for the centrifugal force and the meridional shear of the background wind. In those cases when the conditions for the method of the multiple scales in height are met, these wave solutions are also valid when vertical shear of the background wind is present. A total of six types of waves have been found and their properties were characterized in terms of the corresponding dispersion relations and wave structures. In this first part, only waves that are direct solutions of the generic dispersion relation are studied—acoustic and inertia-gravity waves. Concerning inertia-gravity waves, we found that in the cases of short horizontal wavelengths, null background wind, or propagation in the equatorial region, only pure gravity waves are possible, while for the limit of large horizontal wavelengths and/or null static stability, the waves are inertial. The correspondence between classical atmospheric approximations and wave filtering has been examined too, and we carried out a classification of the mesoscale waves found in the clouds of Venus at different vertical levels of its atmosphere. Finally, the classification of waves in exoplanets is discussed and we provide a list of possible candidates with cyclostrophic regimes.

10. Analytical Structuring of Periodic and Regular Cascading Solutions in Self-Pulsing Lasers

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Belkacem Meziane

2008-01-01

Full Text Available A newly proposed strong harmonic-expansion method is applied to the laser-Lorenz equations to analytically construct a few typical solutions, including the first few expansions of the well-known period-doubling cascade that characterizes the system in its self-pulsing regime of operation. These solutions are shown to evolve in accordance with the driving frequency of the permanent solution that we recently reported to illustrate the system. The procedure amounts to analytically construct the signal Fourier transform by applying an iterative algorithm that reconstitutes the first few terms of its development.

11. Nonlinear analytical solution for one-dimensional consolidation of soft soil under cyclic loading

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XIE Kang-he; QI Tian; DONG Ya-qin

2006-01-01

This paper presents an analytical solution for one-dimensional consolidation of soft soil under some common types of cyclic loading such as trapezoidal cyclic loading, based on the assumptions proposed by Davis and Raymond (1965) that the decrease in permeability is proportional to the decrease in compressibility during the consolidation process of the soil and that the distribution of initial effective stress is constant with depth. It is verified by the existing analytical solutions in special cases. Using the solution obtained, some diagrams are prepared and the relevant consolidation behavior is investigated.

12. Explicit analytical solutions of the anisotropic Brinkman model for the natural convection in porous media

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CAI; Ruixian(蔡睿贤); ZHANG; Na(张娜)

2002-01-01

Some algebraically explicit analytical solutions are derived for the anisotropic Brinkman model an improved Darcy model describing the natural convection in porous media. Besides their important theoretical meaning (for example, to analyze the non-Darcy and anisotropic effects on the convection), such analytical solutions can be the benchmark solutions to promoting the develop ment of computational heat and mass transfer. For instance, we can use them to check the accuracy,convergence and effectiveness of various numerical computational methods and to improve numerical calculation skills such as differential schemes and grid generation ways.

13. Matching of analytical and numerical solutions for neutron stars of arbitrary rotation

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Pappas, George, E-mail: gpappas@phys.uoa.g [Section of Astrophysics, Astronomy, and Mechanics, Department of Physics, University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografos GR15783, Athens (Greece)

2009-10-01

We demonstrate the results of an attempt to match the two-soliton analytical solution with the numerically produced solutions of the Einstein field equations, that describe the spacetime exterior of rotating neutron stars, for arbitrary rotation. The matching procedure is performed by equating the first four multipole moments of the analytical solution to the multipole moments of the numerical one. We then argue that in order to check the effectiveness of the matching of the analytical with the numerical solution we should compare the metric components, the radius of the innermost stable circular orbit (R{sub ISCO}), the rotation frequency and the epicyclic frequencies {Omega}{sub {rho}}, {Omega}{sub z}. Finally we present some results of the comparison.

14. On Analytical Solutions of the Fractional Differential Equation with Uncertainty: Application to the Basset Problem

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Soheil Salahshour

2015-02-01

Full Text Available In this paper, we apply the concept of Caputo’s H-differentiability, constructed based on the generalized Hukuhara difference, to solve the fuzzy fractional differential equation (FFDE with uncertainty. This is in contrast to conventional solutions that either require a quantity of fractional derivatives of unknown solution at the initial point (Riemann–Liouville or a solution with increasing length of their support (Hukuhara difference. Then, in order to solve the FFDE analytically, we introduce the fuzzy Laplace transform of the Caputo H-derivative. To the best of our knowledge, there is limited research devoted to the analytical methods to solve the FFDE under the fuzzy Caputo fractional differentiability. An analytical solution is presented to confirm the capability of the proposed method.

15. Approximate axially symmetric solution of the Weyl-Dirac theory of gravitation and the spiral galactic rotation problem

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Babourova, O V; Kudlaev, P E

2016-01-01

On the basis of the Poincare-Weyl gauge theory of gravitation, a new conformal Weyl-Dirac theory of gravitation is proposed, which is a gravitational theory in Cartan-Weyl spacetime with the Dirac scalar field representing the dark matter model. A static approximate axially symmetric solution of the field equations in vacuum is obtained. On the base of this solution in the Newtonian approximation one considers the problem of rotation velocities in spiral components of galaxies.

16. Algebraically explicit analytical solutions for the unsteady non-Newtonian swirling flow in an annular pipe

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CAI; Ruixian; GOU; Chenhua

2006-01-01

This paper presents two algebraically explicit analytical solutions for the incompressible unsteady rotational flow of Oldroyd-B type in an annular pipe. The first solution is derived with the common method of separation of variables. The second one is deduced with the method of separation of variables with addition developed in recent years. The first analytical solution is of clear physical meaning and both of them are fairly simple and valuable for the newly developing computational fluid dynamics. They can be used as the benchmark solutions to verify the applicability of the existing numerical computational methods and to inspire new differencing schemes, grid generation ways, etc. Moreover, a steady solution for the generalized second grade rheologic fluid flow is also presented. The correctness of these solutions can be easily proven by substituting them into the original governing equation.

17. Analytic solution of Riccati equations occurring in open-loop Nash multiplayer differential games

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L. Jódar

1992-01-01

Full Text Available In this paper we present explicit analytic solutions of coupled Riccati matrix differential systems appearing in open-loop Nash games. Two different cases are considered. Firstly, by means of appropriate algebraic transformations the problem is decoupled so that an explicit solution of the problem is available. The second is based on the existence of a solution of a rectangular Riccati type algebraic matrix equation associated with the problem.

18. Analytical solitary wave solutions of the nonlinear Kronig-Penney model in photonic structures.

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Kominis, Y

2006-06-01

A phase space method is employed for the construction of analytical solitary wave solutions of the nonlinear Kronig-Penney model in a photonic structure. This class of solutions is obtained under quite generic conditions, while the method is applicable to a large variety of systems. The location of the solutions on the spectral band gap structure as well as on the low dimensional space of system's conserved quantities is studied, and robust solitary wave propagation is shown.

19. Analytical solution of two-phase spherical Stefan problem by heat polynomials and integral error functions

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Kharin, Stanislav N.; Sarsengeldin, Merey M.; Nouri, Hassan

2016-08-01

On the base of the Holm model, we represent two phase spherical Stefan problem and its analytical solution, which can serve as a mathematical model for diverse thermo-physical phenomena in electrical contacts. Suggested solution is obtained from integral error function and its properties which are represented in the form of series whose coefficients have to be determined. Convergence of solution series is proved.

20. Analytical Solution for the SU(2)Hedgehog Skyrmion and Static Properties of Nucleons

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JIA Duo-Jie; WANG Xiao-Wei; LIU Feng

2010-01-01

@@ An analytical solution for symmetric Skyrmion is proposed for the SU(2)Skyrme model,which takes the form of the hybrid form of a kink-like solution,given by the instanton method.The static properties of nucleons is then computed within the framework of collective quantization of the Skyrme model,in a good agreement with that given by the exact numeric solution.The comparisons with the previous results as well as the experimental values are also presented.

1. Analytical solutions to dissolved contaminant plume evolution with source depletion during carbon dioxide storage.

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Yang, Yong; Liu, Yongzhong; Yu, Bo; Ding, Tian

2016-06-01

Volatile contaminants may migrate with carbon dioxide (CO2) injection or leakage in subsurface formations, which leads to the risk of the CO2 storage and the ecological environment. This study aims to develop an analytical model that could predict the contaminant migration process induced by CO2 storage. The analytical model with two moving boundaries is obtained through the simplification of the fully coupled model for the CO2-aqueous phase -stagnant phase displacement system. The analytical solutions are confirmed and assessed through the comparison with the numerical simulations of the fully coupled model. Then, some key variables in the analytical solutions, including the critical time, the locations of the dual moving boundaries and the advance velocity, are discussed to present the characteristics of contaminant migration in the multi-phase displacement system. The results show that these key variables are determined by four dimensionless numbers, Pe, RD, Sh and RF, which represent the effects of the convection, the dispersion, the interphase mass transfer and the retention factor of contaminant, respectively. The proposed analytical solutions could be used for tracking the migration of the injected CO2 and the contaminants in subsurface formations, and also provide an analytical tool for other solute transport in multi-phase displacement system.

2. Analytical solution and computer program (FAST) to estimate fluid fluxes from subsurface temperature profiles

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Kurylyk, Barret L.; Irvine, Dylan J.

2016-02-01

This study details the derivation and application of a new analytical solution to the one-dimensional, transient conduction-advection equation that is applied to trace vertical subsurface fluid fluxes. The solution employs a flexible initial condition that allows for nonlinear temperature-depth profiles, providing a key improvement over most previous solutions. The boundary condition is composed of any number of superimposed step changes in surface temperature, and thus it accommodates intermittent warming and cooling periods due to long-term changes in climate or land cover. The solution is verified using an established numerical model of coupled groundwater flow and heat transport. A new computer program FAST (Flexible Analytical Solution using Temperature) is also presented to facilitate the inversion of this analytical solution to estimate vertical groundwater flow. The program requires surface temperature history (which can be estimated from historic climate data), subsurface thermal properties, a present-day temperature-depth profile, and reasonable initial conditions. FAST is written in the Python computing language and can be run using a free graphical user interface. Herein, we demonstrate the utility of the analytical solution and FAST using measured subsurface temperature and climate data from the Sendia Plain, Japan. Results from these illustrative examples highlight the influence of the chosen initial and boundary conditions on estimated vertical flow rates.

3. An Approximate Solution and Master Curves for Buckling of Symmetrically Laminated Composite Cylinders

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Nemeth, Michael P.

2013-01-01

Nondimensional linear-bifurcation buckling equations for balanced, symmetrically laminated cylinders with negligible shell-wall anisotropies and subjected to uniform axial compression loads are presented. These equations are solved exactly for the practical case of simply supported ends. Nondimensional quantities are used to characterize the buckling behavior that consist of a stiffness-weighted length-to-radius parameter, a stiffness-weighted shell-thinness parameter, a shell-wall nonhomogeneity parameter, two orthotropy parameters, and a nondimensional buckling load. Ranges for the nondimensional parameters are established that encompass a wide range of laminated-wall constructions and numerous generic plots of nondimensional buckling load versus a stiffness-weighted length-to-radius ratio are presented for various combinations of the other parameters. These plots are expected to include many practical cases of interest to designers. Additionally, these plots show how the parameter values affect the distribution and size of the festoons forming each response curve and how they affect the attenuation of each response curve to the corresponding solution for an infinitely long cylinder. To aid in preliminary design studies, approximate formulas for the nondimensional buckling load are derived, and validated against the corresponding exact solution, that give the attenuated buckling response of an infinitely long cylinder in terms of the nondimensional parameters presented herein. A relatively small number of "master curves" are identified that give a nondimensional measure of the buckling load of an infinitely long cylinder as a function of the orthotropy and wall inhomogeneity parameters. These curves reduce greatly the complexity of the design-variable space as compared to representations that use dimensional quantities as design variables. As a result of their inherent simplicity, these master curves are anticipated to be useful in the ongoing development of

4. Analytical solution of electrohydrodynamic flow and transport in rectangular channels: inclusion of double layer effects

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Joekar-Niasar, V.

2013-01-25

Upscaling electroosmosis in porous media is a challenge due to the complexity and scale-dependent nonlinearities of this coupled phenomenon. "Pore-network modeling" for upscaling electroosmosis from pore scale to Darcy scale can be considered as a promising approach. However, this method requires analytical solutions for flow and transport at pore scale. This study concentrates on the development of analytical solutions of flow and transport in a single rectangular channel under combined effects of electrohydrodynamic forces. These relations will be used in future works for pore-network modeling. The analytical solutions are valid for all regimes of overlapping electrical double layers and have the potential to be extended to nonlinear Boltzmann distribution. The innovative aspects of this study are (a) contribution of overlapping of electrical double layers to the Stokes flow as well as Nernst-Planck transport has been carefully included in the analytical solutions. (b) All important transport mechanisms including advection, diffusion, and electromigration have been included in the analytical solutions. (c) Fully algebraic relations developed in this study can be easily employed to upscale electroosmosis to Darcy scale using pore-network modeling. © 2013 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.

5. Approximate solutions to a weighted mixed-sensitivity H-infinity-control design for irrational transfer matrices

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Curtain, RF; Weiss, M; Zhou, Y

1996-01-01

Approximate solutions to a weighted mixed-sensitivity H-infinity-control problem for an irrational transfer matrix are obtained by solving the same problem for a reduced-order (rational) transfer matrix. Upper and lower bounds are given in terms of the solution to the reduced-order problem and the a

6. Transient radiative transfer in participating media with pulse-laser irradiation-an approximate Galerkin solution

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Okutucu, Tuba [Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 (United States); Yener, Yaman [Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 (United States)]. E-mail: yaman@neu.edu; Busnaina, Ahmed A. [Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 (United States)

2007-01-15

An assessment is made of the Galerkin technique as an effective method of solution for transient radiative transfer problems in participating media. A one-dimensional absorbing and isotropically scattering plane-parallel gray medium irradiated with a short-pulse laser on one of its boundaries is considered for the application of the method. The medium is non-emitting and the boundaries are non-reflecting and non-refracting. In the integral formulation of the problem for the source function, the time-wise variation of the radiation intensity at any point and in any direction in the medium is assumed to be the same as the time-wise variation of the average intensity at the same point as an approximation for the application of the method. The transient transmittance and reflectance of the medium are evaluated for various values of the optical thickness, scattering albedo and pulse duration. The results are in agreement with those available in the literature. It is demonstrated that the method is relatively simple to implement and yields accurate results.

7. Transient radiative transfer in participating media with pulse-laser irradiation—an approximate Galerkin solution

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Okutucu, Tuba; Yener, Yaman; Busnaina, Ahmed A.

2007-01-01

An assessment is made of the Galerkin technique as an effective method of solution for transient radiative transfer problems in participating media. A one-dimensional absorbing and isotropically scattering plane-parallel gray medium irradiated with a short-pulse laser on one of its boundaries is considered for the application of the method. The medium is non-emitting and the boundaries are non-reflecting and non-refracting. In the integral formulation of the problem for the source function, the time-wise variation of the radiation intensity at any point and in any direction in the medium is assumed to be the same as the time-wise variation of the average intensity at the same point as an approximation for the application of the method. The transient transmittance and reflectance of the medium are evaluated for various values of the optical thickness, scattering albedo and pulse duration. The results are in agreement with those available in the literature. It is demonstrated that the method is relatively simple to implement and yields accurate results.

8. Algebraically explicit analytical solutions of two-buoyancy natural convection in porous media

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CAI Ruixian; ZHANG Na; LIU Weiwei

2003-01-01

Analytical solutions of governing equations of various physical phenomena have their own irreplaceable theoretical meaning. In addition, they can also be the benchmark solutions to verify the outcomes and codes of numerical solution, and to develop various numerical methods such as their differencing schemes and grid generation skills as well. In order to promote the development of the discipline of natural convection, three simple algebraically explicit analytical solution sets are derived for a non-linear simultaneous partial differential equation set with five dependent unknown variables, which represents the natural convection in porous media with both temperature and concentration gradients. An extraordinary method separating variables with addition is applied in this paper to deduce solutions.

9. Manufactured analytical solutions for isothermal full-Stokes ice sheet models

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A. Sargent

2010-04-01

Full Text Available We present the detailed construction of an exact solution to time-dependent and steady-state isothermal full-Stokes ice sheet problems. The solutions are constructed for two-dimensional flowline and three-dimensional full-Stokes ice sheet models with variable viscosity. The construction is done by choosing for the specified ice surface and bed a velocity distribution that satisfies both mass conservation and the kinematic boundary conditions. Then a compensatory stress term in the conservation of momentum equations and their boundary conditions is calculated to make the chosen velocity distributions as well as the chosen pressure field into exact solutions. By substituting different ice surface and bed geometry formulas into the derived solution formulas, analytical solutions for different geometries can be constructed.

The boundary conditions can be specified as essential Dirichlet conditions or as periodic boundary conditions. By changing a parameter value, the analytical solutions allow investigation of algorithms for a different range of aspect ratios as well as for different, frozen or sliding, basal conditions. The analytical solutions can also be used to estimate the numerical error of the method in the case when the effects of the boundary conditions are eliminated, that is, when the exact solution values are specified as inflow and outflow boundary conditions.

10. Analytical solutions of ac electrokinetics in interdigitated electrode arrays: Electric field, dielectrophoretic and traveling-wave dielectrophoretic forces

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Sun, Tao; Morgan, Hywel; Green, Nicolas G.

2007-10-01

Analysis of the movement of particles in a nonuniform field requires accurate knowledge of the electric field distribution in the system. This paper describes a method for analytically solving the electric field distribution above interdigitated electrode arrays used for dielectrophoresis (DEP) and traveling wave dielectrophoresis (twDEP), using the Schwarz-Christoffel mapping method. The electric field solutions are used to calculate the dielectrophoretic force in both cases, and the traveling wave dielectrophoretic force and the electrorotational torque for the twDEP case. This method requires no approximations and can take into account the Neumann boundary condition used to represent an insulating lid and lower substrate. The analytical results of the electric field distributions are validated for different geometries by comparison with numerical simulations using the finite element method.

11. Material dependence of Casimir interaction between a sphere and a plate: First analytic correction beyond proximity force approximation

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Teo, L P

2013-01-01

We derive analytically the asymptotic behavior of the Casimir interaction between a sphere and a plate when the distance between them, $d$, is much smaller than the radius of the sphere, $R$. The leading order and next-to-leading order terms are derived from the exact formula for the Casimir interaction energy. They are found to depend nontrivially on the dielectric functions of the objects. As expected, the leading order term coincides with that derived using the proximity force approximation. The result on the next-to-leading order term complements that found by Bimonte, Emig and Kardar [Appl. Phys. Lett. \\textbf{100}, 074110 (2012)] using derivative expansion. Numerical results are presented when the dielectric functions are given by the plasma model or the Drude model, with the plasma frequency (for plasma and Drude models) and relaxation frequency (for Drude model) given respectively by 9eV and 0.035eV, the conventional values used for gold metal. It is found that if plasma model is used instead of Drude...

12. Analytical solution of the Gross-Neveu model at finite density

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Thies, M

2003-01-01

Recent numerical calculations have shown that the ground state of the Gross-Neveu model at finite density is a crystal. Guided by these results, we can now present the analytical solution to this problem in terms of elliptic functions. The scalar potential is the superpotential of the non-relativistic Lame Hamiltonian. This model can also serve as analytically solvable toy model for a relativistic superconductor in the Larkin-Ovchinnikov-Fulde-Ferrell phase.

13. On Direct Transformation Approach to Asymptotical Analytical Solutions of Perturbed Partial Differential Equation

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LIU Hong-Zhun; PAN Zu-Liang; LI Peng

2006-01-01

In this article, we will derive an equality, where the Taylor series expansion around ε = 0for any asymptotical analytical solution of the perturbed partial differential equation (PDE) with perturbing parameter ε must be admitted.By making use of the equality, we may obtain a transformation, which directly map the analytical solutions of a given unperturbed PDE to the asymptotical analytical solutions of the corresponding perturbed one. The notion of Lie-B(a)cklund symmetries is introduced in order to obtain more transformations. Hence, we can directly create more transformations in virtue of known Lie-B(a)cklund symmetries and recursion operators of corresponding unperturbed equation. The perturbed Burgers equation and the perturbed Korteweg-de Vries (KdV) equation are used as examples.

14. Analytic Solutions of a Polynomial-Like Iterative Functional Equation near Resonance

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LIU Ling Xia; SI Jian Guo

2009-01-01

In this paper existence of local analytic solutions of a polynomial-like iterative functional equation is studied. As well as in previous work, we reduce this problem with the Schroder transformation to finding analytic solutions of a functional equation without iteration of the unknown function f. For technical reasons, in previous work the constant α given in the Schr(o)der transformation, i.e., the eigenvalue of the linearized f at its fixed point O, is required to fulfill that α is off the unit circle S1 or lies on the circle with the Diophantine condition. In this paper,we obtain results of analytic solutions in the case of α at resonance, i.e., at a root of the unity and the case of α near resonance under the Brjuno condition.

15. Analytical solutions of steady vibration of free rectangular plate on semi-infinite elastic foundation

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WANG Chun-ling; HUANG Yi; JIA Ji-hong

2007-01-01

The method of double Fourier transform was employed in the analysis of the semi-infinite elastic foundation with vertical load. And an integral representations for the displacements of the semi-infinite elastic foundation was presented. The analytical solution of steady vibration of an elastic rectangle plate with four free edges on the semi-infinite elastic foundation was also given by combining the analytical solution of the elastic rectangle plate with the integral representation for displacements of the semiinfinite elastic foundation. Some computational results and the analysis on the influence of parameters were presented.

16. Generalization of the analytical solution of neutron point kinetics equations with time-dependent external source

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Seidi, M.; Behnia, S.; Khodabakhsh, R.

2014-09-01

Point reactor kinetics equations with one group of delayed neutrons in the presence of the time-dependent external neutron source are solved analytically during the start-up of a nuclear reactor. Our model incorporates the random nature of the source and linear reactivity variation. We establish a general relationship between the expectation values of source intensity and the expectation values of neutron density of the sub-critical reactor by ignoring the term of the second derivative for neutron density in neutron point kinetics equations. The results of the analytical solution are in good agreement with the results obtained with numerical solution.

17. ANALYTICAL SOLUTION OF BENDING-COMPRESSION COLUMN USING DIFFERENT TENSION-COMPRESSION MODULUS

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姚文娟; 叶志明

2004-01-01

Based on elastic theory of different tension-compression modulus, the analytical solution was deduced for bending-compression column subject to combined loadings by the flowing coordinate system and phased integration method. The formulations for the neutral axis, stress, strain and displacement were developed, the finite element program was compiled for calculation, and the comparison between the result of finite element and analytical solution were given too. Finally, compare and analyze the result of different modulus and the same modulus, obtain the difference of two theories in result, and propose the reasonable suggestion for the calculation of this structure.

18. An Analytic and Optimal Inverse Kinematic Solution for a 7-DOF Space Manipulator

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WANG Yingshi; SUN Lei; YAN Wenbin; LIU Jingtai

2014-01-01

An analytic inverse kinematic solution is presented for a 7-DOF (degree of freedom) redundant space manipu-lator. The proposed method can obtain all the feasible solutions in the global joint space, which are denoted by a joint angle parameter. Meanwhile, both the singularity problem and the joint limits are considered in detail. Besides, an optimization approach is provided to get one near optimal inverse kinematic solution from all the feasible solutions. The proposed method can reduce effectively the computational complexity, so that it can be applied online. Finally, the method’s validity is shown by kinematic simulations.

19. Algebraically explicit analytical solutions of unsteady conduction with variable thermal properties in cylindrical coordinate

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CAI Ruixian; ZHANG Na

2004-01-01

The analytical solutions of unsteady heat conduction with variable thermal properties(thermal conductivity,density and specific heat are functions of temperature or coordinates)are meaningful in theory.In addition,they are very useful to the computational heat conduction to check the numerical solutions and to develop numerical schemes,grid generation methods and so forth.Such solutions in rectangular coordinates have been derived by the authors.Some other solutions for 1-D and 2-D axisymmetrical heat conduction in cylin drical coordinates are given in this paper to promote the heat conduction theory and to develop the relative computational heat conduction.

20. Analytical self-dual solutions in a nonstandard Yang-Mills-Higgs scenario

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Casana, R; da Hora, E; Santos, C dos

2013-01-01

We have found analytical self-dual solutions within the generalized Yang-Mills-Higgs model introduced in Phys. Rev. D 86, 085034 (2012). Such solutions are magnetic monopoles satisfying Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfield (BPS) equations and usual finite energy boundary conditions. Moreover, the new solutions are classified in two different types according to their capability of recovering (or not) the usual 't Hooft--Polyakov monopole. Finally, we compare the profiles of the solutions we found with the standard ones, from which we comment about the main features exhibited by the new configurations.