MA 61500, Spring 2016

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 LWSN B134 10:30am MWF Lucier, Bradley MATH 400

Course Materials

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Section Type Title Author
ALL Textbook Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods (Texts in Applied Mathematics) - A PDF (electronic) version of this book is available online for free through the Purdue library web site Stig Larsson
ALL Other www.lib.purdue.edu search for Partial differential equations with numerical methods, Larsson & Thomee - Partial differential equations with numerical methods; Authors: S. Larsson (Stigg) & Vidar Thome e; Publisher: Springer; ISBN9783540887065 (electronic bk.);ISBN3540887067 (electronic bk.)

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