Analysis of Wedge Diffraction Using the Parabolic Equation Method

Analysis of Wedge Diffraction Using the Parabolic Equation Method

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The results of this chapter show the numerical solutions of parabolic equations allowing one to obtain asymptotic solutions to problems on diffraction from bodies with edges.

Chapter Contents:

  • 5.1 Parabolic Equation
  • 5.2 Formulation of the Problem
  • 5.3 Solution of the Parabolic Equation
  • 5.4 Asymptotic Expansion for w(r, Ψ)
  • 5.5 Reflection Method
  • 5.6 Transverse Diffusion and Diffraction of Cylindrical Waves at a Wedge
  • 5.7 Additional Comments

Inspec keywords: parabolic equations; electromagnetic wave diffraction

Other keywords: asymptotic solutions; Helmholtz equations; parabolic equation method; wedge diffraction

Subjects: Electromagnetic wave propagation; Differential equations (numerical analysis)

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