A program (FINITEG) uses the finite-element method to deal with programs commonly encountered in the study of terrestrial heat flow. FINITEG can provide transient and steady-state solutions to one heat-flow problem or combined problems related to relief, nonuniform surface temperature, transient surface temperature, inhomogeneous thermal properties, heat generation, igneous intrusion, sedimentation, and erosion. The theory of the relevant finite-element method, programming procedures, and test results are given to prove that the algorithm is correct. Numerical solutions agree to within 5 percent of the analytical solutions for the individual problems.
Lee, T. C., Rudman, A. J., and Sjoreen, A., 1980, Application of finite element analysis to terrestrial heat flow: Indiana Geological Survey Occasional Paper 29, 53 p., 11 figs., 5 app.
You may also like:
Keywords: program, geophysics
Can't find what you're looking for? Feel free to contact us directly:
Indiana Geological and Water Survey
1001 E. 10th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
IGS Return Policy
- Original sales receipt required.
- Returns accepted within 30 days of purchase date.
- Refund will be issued by the same method of payment as purchased.
- Products must be returned in the same new condition as purchased.
- Refunds on custom orders and digital products are NOT allowed.
- Customers are responsible for paying shipping costs to return products.