Numerical Analysis of the Electrical Potential Calculation in a Transversely Isotropic Media
Keywords:Transversely isotropic, transverse conductivity, vertical conductivity | direct current | electrical potential, finite element, infinite element,
AbstractThe electrical potential due to a point source of current supplied at the surface of a transversely isotropic medium is calculated using a finite element formulation. The finite and infinite elements are applied to calculate the potential for arbitrary electrical conductivity profiles. The accuracy of the scheme is checked against results obtainable using Chave's algorithm.
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