channel, a Fortran90 program which computes the time-independent flow of a viscous incompressible fluid in a 2D channel.

The strength of the flow at the inlet is determined by a parameter. The desired flow profile along a line downstream is given. The task is to determine the inflow parameter that generates a flow that minimizes the difference with the given profile data.


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channel is available in a Fortran90 version.

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  1. Max Gunzburger,
    Finite Element Methods for Viscous Incompressible Flows,
    A Guide to Theory, Practice, and Algorithms,
    Academic Press, 1989,
    ISBN: 0-12-307350-2,
    LC: TA357.G86.

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Last revised on 26 November 2006.