Finite Element Model for Linear Second Order One Dimensional Inhomogeneous Wave Equation

Zain Ulabadin Zafar, M. Rafiq, A. Pervaiz, M.O. Ahmed


In physics, propagation of sound, light and water waves is modeled by hyperbolic partial differential equations. Linear second order hyperbolic partial differential equations describe various phenomena in acoustics, electromagnetic and fluid dynamics. In this paper, a Galerkin based Finite Element Model has been developed to solve linear second order one dimensional Inhomogeneous wave equation numerically. Accuracy of the developed scheme has been analyzed by comparing the numerical solution with exact solution.

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