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NEA-0531 TAFEST.
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NEA-0531 TAFEST.

TAFEST, 2-D Transient Heat Conduction

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1. NAME OR DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM:  TAFEST.
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2. COMPUTERS
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Program name Package id Status Status date
TAFEST NEA-0531/01 Tested 01-APR-1979

Machines used:

Package ID Orig. computer Test computer
NEA-0531/01 IBM 360 series IBM 360 series
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3. NATURE OF PHYSICAL PROBLEM SOLVED:  Two-dimensional transient heat conduction
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4. METHOD OF SOLUTION

The finite element method in space and time is used as a means of integrating the first order linear differential equations.
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5. RESTRICTIONS ON THE COMPLEXITY OF THE PROBLEM

Maximum number of triangular elements  700
Maximum number of nodal points         400
Maximum number of time steps            49
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6. TYPICAL RUNNING TIME
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7. UNUSUAL FEATURES: UNUSUAL FEATURES OF THE PROGRAM
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8. RELATED OR AUXILIARY PROGRAMS: RELATED AND AUXILIARY PROGRAMS
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9. STATUS
Package ID Status date Status
NEA-0531/01 01-APR-1979 Tested at NEADB
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10. REFERENCES

- J.Donea, S.Giuliani:
  'Code TAFEST - Numerical Solution to Transient Heat-Conduction
  Problems Using Finite Elements in Space and Time'
  Report EUR 5049.E (1974).
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11. MACHINE REQUIREMENTS:  200k bytes.
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12. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE(S) USED
Package ID Computer language
NEA-0531/01 FORTRAN-IV
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13. SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: OPERATING SYSTEM OR MONITOR UNDER WHICH PROGRAM IS EXECUTED
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14. OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS

ANY OTHER PROGRAMMING OR OPERATING INFORMATION OR RESTRICTIONS
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15. NAME AND ESTABLISHMENT OF AUTHOR

    J. Donea and S. Giuliani
    Materials Division
    EURATOM , Ispra  Italy
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16. MATERIAL AVAILABLE
NEA-0531/01
File name File description Records
NEA0531_01.002 SOURCE PROGRAM (F4,EBCDIC) 565
NEA0531_01.003 JCL 25
NEA0531_01.004 SAMPLE PROBLEM INPUT DATA 97
NEA0531_01.005 SAMPLE PROBLEM PRINTED OUTPUT 357
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17. CATEGORIES
  • H. Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

Keywords: finite element method, heat transfer, space-time, transients, two-dimensional.