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Basic Mathematical Preparation

Published:
January 01, 2001

Abstract

1.1.
The δ Function

The Dirac delta function (δ) is a useful mathematical tool in the boundary element method (BEM). This section introduces the definition of the δ function and its integral property (Myint and Debnath, 1987).

1.1.1
The 1-D δ Function

The concept of the δ function is introduced from the box function [δ,(x)] shown in Figure 1.1.1. The definition of the box function is

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Society of Exploration Geophysicists Geophysical Monograph Series

The Boundary Element Method in Geophysics

Shi-zhe Xu
Shi-zhe Xu
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9
ISBN electronic:
9781560802112
Publication date:
January 01, 2001

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