# SCHEDULE

Note: The schedule is subject to change. Check back for changes and updates

Date | Topic | Reading |
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Jan 10 Tue | Introduction; Finite Difference Approximation | Textbook |

Jan 12 Th | Finite Difference Schemes for the Poisson's Equation | Lecutre Notes |

Jan 17 Tue | 2D Poisson's Equation | Lecutre Notes |

Jan 19 Th | 2D Poisson's Equation; well-posedness | Lecutre Notes |

Jan 24 Tue | Fourier analysis; well-posedness | Lecutre Notes |

Jan 26 Th | well-posedness | Lecutre Notes |

Jan 31 Tue | ODE, basic numerical methods, consisitency, 0-stability | Lecutre Notes |

Feb 2 Th | Absolute stability, stability region | Lecutre Notes |

Feb 7 Tue | Runge-Kutta. | Lecture notes and textbook |

Feb 9 Th | Multistep methods. | Lecture notes and textbook; Use the code on blackboard to plot the stability region. |

Feb 14 Tue | Stability for LMM. | Lecture notes and textbook. |

Feb 16 Th | Basic concepts of finite difference methods | Lecutre Notes 5.1 |

Feb 21 Tue | Lax Equivalence Theorem | Lecutre Notes 5.2 |

Feb 23 Th | Well posedness for constant coefficient problems; Hyperbolic equations | Lecutre Notes 3.3 |

Feb 28 Tue | No Class. Out of Town. | |

Mar 2 Th | Well posedness for hyperbolic equations | Lecutre Notes3.4 |

Mar 7 Tue | Stability for constant coefficient FD schemes | Lecutre Notes |

Mar 9 Th |
Stability of the leapfrog scheme |
Lecutre Notes |

Mar 14 Tue | No Class. Spring Vacation. | |

Mar 16 Th | No Class. Spring Vacation. | |

Mar 21 Tue | Stability of the leapfrog scheme | Lecutre Notes |

Mar 23 Th | Dissipative schemes | Lecutre Notes |

Mar 28 Tue | Iterative methods: Jacobi, GS, SOR | Lecutre Notes |

Mar 30 Th | Steepest Descent and Conjugate Gradient | Lecutre Notes |

Apr 4 Tue | Multigrid methods | Lecture notes and 6.9 in Applied Numerical Linear Algebra* |

Apr 6 Th | Multigrid methods | |

Apr 11 Tue | Upwind schemes for 1D hyperbolic systems | Lecutre Notes |

Apr 13 Th | Solutions of HW3 | |

Apr 18 Tue | Lax-Wendroff schemes for 1D hyperbolic systems | Lecutre Notes |

Apr 20 Th | Boundary conditions for 1D hyperboic problems | Lecutre Notes |

Apr 25 Tue |
Kreiss theory, well posedness of boundary conditions |
Lecutre Notes |

Apr 27 Tue |
Kreiss theory, well posedness of boundary conditions | Lecutre Notes |