Year of Publication

2021

Degree Name

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE)

Document Type

Master's Thesis

College

Engineering

Department/School/Program

Electrical and Computer Engineering

First Advisor

Dr. John C. Young

Abstract

This thesis presents a method to predict electrostatic fields, potentials, and currents in regions containing piecewise-homogeneous electrolytes. Additionally, an efficient electric field calculation is presented. A boundary integral equation is formulated for the boundary potentials and currents and is discretized using the Locally Corrected Nyström method. Solution convergence with respect to the mesh discretization and basis order is investigated. The techniques are validated through analysis of problems with either analytic solutions, with published data, or with other solution methods.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.13023/etd.2021.136

Funding Information

The support of this research is provided by the Office of Naval Research under grant N00014-16-1-3066 in 2019-2021.

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