Current computation on complex structures by finite-element method

Current computation on complex structures by finite-element method

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The finite-element method is applied to compute the skin current and radar cross-sections of perfectly conducting square surfaces. The predictions are compared with those given other methods. The efficiency, economy, accuracy and applications


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