The AGI Source Book for GIS 1996

The AGI Source Book for GIS 1996

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This sourcebook comprises a series of short papers on topical issues and applications of GIS, as well as directories listing useful information on geographic information in the UK. A wide range of expertise drawn from the GI community in the UK, including the Automobile Association, the Ordnance Survey, local authorities, software vendors and consultants, provides up-to-date coverage of key topics, issues and applications of widespread interest.; This edition focuses on the topical theme of GIS business applications. Divided into three sections, the book considers sources of data to drive GIS applications in the business community and contains trade directories and references for 1996. The growing importance of photogrammatic data is also covered, as is the use of census more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 210 x 294 x 28mm | 979.77g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • references, index
  • 0748404961
  • 9780748404964

Table of contents

Introduction - numerical techniques for fluid flows with moving boundaries. Part 1 Introduction: numerical methods applied to general moving boundary problems. Part 2 Governing equations and solution procedure: formulation; discretization of theconservation laws; formulation and solution of flows with free surfaces. Part 3 Moving grid techniques - fluid membrane interaction: description of the physical problem; membrane wings in steady flow; membrane wings in unsteady flow. Part 4 Moving gridtechniques - modelling solidification processes: requirements of the numerical method; application of the boundary-fitted approach; a general procedure for interface tracking; issues of scaling and computational efficiency. Part 5 Fixed grid techniques -enthalpy formulation: governing equations; scaling issues; enthalpy formulation; convective effects; Bridgman growth of CdTe; multi-zone simulation of Bridgman growth process; float growth of NiA1. Part 6 Fixed grid techniques ELAFINT -Eulerian-Lagrangian algorithm for interface tracking: interface tracking procedure; solution of the field equations; results for pure conduction. Part 7 Assessment of fixed grid more