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dc.contributor.authorRussell, M.
dc.contributor.authorProbert, S.D.
dc.date.accessioned2009-12-16T11:40:13Z
dc.date.available2009-12-16T11:40:13Z
dc.date.issued2004
dc.identifier.citationRussell , M & Probert , S D 2004 , ' FDiff3: a finite-difference solver for facilitating understanding of heat conduction and numerical analysis ' Applied Energy , vol 79 , no. 4 , pp. 443-456 . DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2004.02.002en
dc.identifier.issn0306-2619
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 110970
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 90791496-23bb-4ebd-a1eb-56faf0fceea1
dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/4101
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 5044235921
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/4101
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03062619 Copyright Elsevier Ltd. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2004.02.002 [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]en
dc.description.abstractThe growing requirement for energy thrift and hence the increasing emphasis on ‘low-purchased-energy' designs are stimulating the need for more accurate insights into the thermal behaviours of buildings and their components. This better understanding is preferably achieved, rather than by using ‘closed software' or teaching the relevant mathematics outside heat-transfer lessons, but from embedding the pertinent tutoring while dealing with heat-transfer problems using an open-source code approach. Hence a finite-difference software program (FDiff3) has been composed to show the principles of numerical analysis as well as improve the undergraduates' perception of transient conduction. The pedagogic approach behind the development, its present capabilities and applications to sample test-cases are discussed.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofApplied Energyen
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dc.titleFDiff3: a finite-difference solver for facilitating understanding of heat conduction and numerical analysisen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Engineering and Technologyen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2004.02.002
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.relation.schoolSchool of Engineering and Technology
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