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Aerospace Boundary Conditions Laplace

  1. Jul 7, 2008 #1
    Hi there, im solving laplace equation in a code i made in C. Im using Finite Difference Method in order to simulate the current pattern. I used the stream function to do that.


           Electrode
    0.--0--0--0--0--0--0--0-==========-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1 1
    0. 1
    (Plasma Flow) -------->    xxxxxxx (x =B Magnetic Field)
    0.   xxxxxxx 1
    0. 1
    --0--0--0--0--0--0--0--==========-1--1--1--1--1--1--1--1 1
            Electrode

    The problem is very simplificated of course. My boundary conditions are the ones showed in the schecth. So my function U goes from 0 to 1, and in the electrodes i put a function so U can be satisfied; and inside the channel, the classic equation of finite difference. I can obtain the current patern but my quention is: How can i introduce the effect of the magnetic field inside the channel?. I was thinking in introducing some Neumann conditions in those points, so the gradient of the funtions varies in order to "simulate" the force of the magnetic field.
     
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