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

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 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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