# Simulation of Electrophysiological Waves with an Unstructured Finite Element Method

Yves Bourgault; Marc Ethier; Victor G. LeBlanc

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2010)

- Volume: 37, Issue: 4, page 649-661
- ISSN: 0764-583X

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topBourgault, Yves, Ethier, Marc, and LeBlanc, Victor G.. "Simulation of Electrophysiological Waves with an Unstructured Finite Element Method." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 37.4 (2010): 649-661. <http://eudml.org/doc/194183>.

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abstract = {
Bidomain models are commonly used for studying and simulating
electrophysiological waves in the cardiac tissue. Most of the
time, the associated PDEs are solved using explicit finite
difference methods on structured grids. We propose an implicit
finite element method using unstructured grids for an anisotropic
bidomain model. The impact and numerical requirements of
unstructured grid methods is investigated using a test case
with re-entrant waves.
},

author = {Bourgault, Yves, Ethier, Marc, LeBlanc, Victor G.},

journal = {ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis},

keywords = {Anisotropic bidomain model; spiral waves; FEM.; FEM},

language = {eng},

month = {3},

number = {4},

pages = {649-661},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {Simulation of Electrophysiological Waves with an Unstructured Finite Element Method},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/194183},

volume = {37},

year = {2010},

}

TY - JOUR

AU - Bourgault, Yves

AU - Ethier, Marc

AU - LeBlanc, Victor G.

TI - Simulation of Electrophysiological Waves with an Unstructured Finite Element Method

JO - ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis

DA - 2010/3//

PB - EDP Sciences

VL - 37

IS - 4

SP - 649

EP - 661

AB -
Bidomain models are commonly used for studying and simulating
electrophysiological waves in the cardiac tissue. Most of the
time, the associated PDEs are solved using explicit finite
difference methods on structured grids. We propose an implicit
finite element method using unstructured grids for an anisotropic
bidomain model. The impact and numerical requirements of
unstructured grid methods is investigated using a test case
with re-entrant waves.

LA - eng

KW - Anisotropic bidomain model; spiral waves; FEM.; FEM

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/194183

ER -

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