Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Discretization of integral equations of electromagnetic scattering using mixed mesh elements

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Zeng, Z.Y. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Kentucky Univ., Lexington, KY, USA ; Lu, C.C.

Summary form only given. Many numerical methods have been developed to solve electromagnetic scattering and radiation problems involving conducting and/or dielectric objects. For most integral equation based methods, small flat triangular patches are used to model a three-dimensional complex surface. Using triangle as mesh element has the advantage of flexibility, and hence almost all commercial mesh generating software support this mesh type. Quadrangle mesh has also been applied to discretize the surface integral equations. If hybrid surface and volume integral equations are to be discretized, the number of unknowns can be significantly different for different mesh elements. We developed a discretization scheme that employs different types of elements to model complex surface and volume scatterer. In the initial step, we use mixed triangle and quadrangle in a surface mesh, and mixed prism and hexahedron as volume mesh elements. Numerical results will be shown in the presentation to demonstrate the validity and the application of the mixed element discretization scheme for solving the hybrid integral equations.

Published in:

Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, 2003. IEEE  (Volume:4 )

Date of Conference:

22-27 June 2003

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.