# Euler method

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## Euler method

[′oi·lər ‚meth·əd] (mathematics)

A method of obtaining an approximate solution of an ordinary differential equation of the form

*dy*/*dx*=*f*(*x*,*y*), where*f*is a specified function of*x*and*y*. Also known as Eulerian description. (mechanics)

A method of studying fluid motion and the mechanics of deformable bodies in which one considers volume elements at fixed locations in space, across which material flows; the Euler method is in contrast to the Lagrangian method.

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