Contour-to-grid interpolation with nonlinear finite elements a feasibility study

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Other titlesContour to grid interpolation with nonlinear finite elements.
StatementBetty Mandel, Javier Bernal, Christoph Witzgall.
ContributionsBernal, Javier., Witzgall, Christoph., U.S. Army Engineer Topographic Laboratories., Center for Applied Mathematics (U.S.)
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Paginationii, 69 p.
Number of Pages69
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Contour-to-Grid Nonlinear Finite Elements: A Feasibility Study Betty Mandel Javier Bernal Christoph Witzgall U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Topographic Laboratories Fort Belvoir, VA Center for Applied Mathematics National Bureau of Standards Gaithersburg, MD September Library Branch.

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