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Old   July 1, 1999, 01:00
Default Long form of SOR
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Yogesh Talekar
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Anybody can tell me long form of SOR.. (SOR method) and what it is?
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Old   July 20, 1999, 02:04
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Abhijit Tilak
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hi,

SOR stands for Successsive Over Relaxation. the value of variable is relaxed ie the amount decided by the parameter called relaxation parameter. for ex u(new)=u(new)*w+(1-w)*u(old). The optimum value of w for linear problems is 1.6 for non-linear problems the value of w is usually less than 1, about 0.6 -0.8 to prevent divergence because of non -linearities. bye
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