# Dissipation & Dispersion

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 April 23, 2011, 03:10 Dissipation & Dispersion #1 New Member   Mehdi-Sanaei Join Date: Apr 2011 Posts: 5 Rep Power: 6 Hi every one. I'm a MSc student in mechanical engineering, i have the CFD course in this term. plz tell me what's the definition of Dissipation & Dispersion, for example in Lax method for one dimensional model convection, diffusion equation? Thnx a lot

April 23, 2011, 10:40
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 Originally Posted by Mehdi-Sanaei Hi every one. I'm a MSc student in mechanical engineering, i have the CFD course in this term. plz tell me what's the definition of Dissipation & Dispersion, for example in Lax method for one dimensional model convection, diffusion equation? Thnx a lot
This has been explained very nicely in "Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Basics with Applications - John David Anderson" or any good book on CFD will have an explanation for this.

 April 23, 2011, 14:07 #3 New Member   Florent Duchaine Join Date: Jan 2011 Location: Toulouse, France Posts: 25 Rep Power: 6 For an interactive elearning, you can visit http://elearning.cerfacs.fr/numerica...heme/index.php Mehdi-Sanaei likes this.

April 24, 2011, 09:39
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 Originally Posted by Florent For an interactive elearning, you can visit http://elearning.cerfacs.fr/numerica...heme/index.php

Thnx a lot, it was so useful

April 24, 2011, 09:42
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 Originally Posted by cfd_newbie This has been explained very nicely in "Computational Fluid Dynamics: The Basics with Applications - John David Anderson" or any good book on CFD will have an explanation for this.
thanx a lot dear Raashid

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