Validating Explicit Third Order Euler Technique for Reactor Design and Exponential Growth Problems


  • Sukumar SENTHILKUMAR School of Computing Science and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology University, Tamilnadu, Vellore 632014


Exponential growth, reactor design, explicit third order Euler method, ordinary differential equations, initial value problems


The purpose of this present paper is to validate an explicit third order Euler approximation technique for reactor design and exponential growth problems. The computation results reveal that the numerical solution obtained by explicit third order Euler method is better in comparison with analytical solution due to simple improvement carried out in the employed method. The advantage of employing explicit third order Euler method is consistent, stable, efficient, accurate, convergent order is 3, wider region of absolute stability and easy to implement with lower computational cost.



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SENTHILKUMAR, S. (2015). Validating Explicit Third Order Euler Technique for Reactor Design and Exponential Growth Problems. Walailak Journal of Science and Technology (WJST), 12(10), 975–981. Retrieved from