The Boundary Element Method in Acoustics: A Survey

  title={The Boundary Element Method in Acoustics: A Survey},
  author={S. Kirkup},
  journal={Applied Sciences},
  • S. Kirkup
  • Published 2019
  • Engineering
  • Applied Sciences
The boundary element method (BEM) in the context of acoustics or Helmholtz problems is reviewed. The basis of the BEM is initially developed for Laplace’s equation. The boundary integral equation formulations for the standard interior and exterior acoustic problems are stated and the boundary element methods are derived through collocation. It is shown how interior modal analysis can be carried out via the boundary element method. Further extensions in the BEM in acoustics are also reviewed… Expand
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