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Computational methods for plasma fluid models

  • G. Fuhr (a1), P. Beyer (a1) and S. Benkadda (a1)

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Challenges in plasma physics are wide. Investigation and advances are made in experiments but at the same time, to understand and to reach the experimental limits, accurate numerical simulations are required from systems of nonlinear equations. The numerical challenges of solving the associated fluid equations are discussed in this paper. Using the framework of the finite difference discretization, the most widely used methods for the problems linked to the diffusion or advection operators are presented.

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