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MA 61500, Spring 2014

Course Description

Credit Hours: 3.00. (CS 615) Finite element method for elliptic partial differential equations; weak formulation; finite-dimensional approximations; error bounds; algorithmic issues; solving sparse linear systems; finite element method for parabolic partial differential equations; backward difference and Crank-Nicholson time-stepping; introduction to finite difference methods for elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations; stability, consistency, and convergence; discrete maximum principles. Prerequisite: MA 51400, 52300. Typically offered Spring.

Instructor Info.

Section Room Time Instructor Office
MA 61500 001 MATH 215 9:30am MWF Lucier, Bradley MATH 400

Course Materials

Section Type Title Author
ALL Textbook Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods Stig Larsson, Vidar Thomee
ALL Textbook Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods - Online textbook is available at Larsson, Stig, Thomee, Vidar

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