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GAP--a PIC-type fluid code

Author: B. M. Marder
Journal: Math. Comp. 29 (1975), 434-446
MSC: Primary 76.65
MathSciNet review: 0375945
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Abstract: GAP, a PIC-type fluid code for computing compressible flows, is described and demonstrated. While retaining some features of PIC, it is felt that the GAP approach is conceptually and operationally simpler.

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