Numerical Solution of Eikonal Equation Using Finite Difference Method

  • Sana'a Abdullah Alotibi Mrs.
Keywords: Wave Propagation, Eikonal Equation, Wave Front, Partial Differential Equation, Analytical Solutions, Tsunami Wave.


In this paper, a method to calculate tsunami wave front is introduced using the finite difference method to solve the ill-posed problem and to calculate perturbed velocity of the wave front. Comparison between the actual and approximate solution will be proposed in a table form and a graphic form.

Author Biography

Sana'a Abdullah Alotibi, Mrs.

Department Mathematics, King Abdulaziz University, Rabigh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


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How to Cite
Alotibi, S. (2018). Numerical Solution of Eikonal Equation Using Finite Difference Method. JOURNAL OF ADVANCES IN MATHEMATICS, 15, 8174-8184.