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Math 228A - Numerical Solution of Differential Equations

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Instructor:
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J Strain

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Lectures:
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Tuesday and Thursday 11:00-12:30, 70 Evans

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Office Hours:
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Tuesday and Thursday 12:30-2:00, 1099 Evans

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GSI:
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J Kominiarczuk

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Prerequisites:
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Math 128A or equivalent knowledge of basic numerical analysis.
Sufficient computer skills and gumption to download,
compile, modify and run numerical packages
written in Fortran and C.

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Recommended Texts:
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Syllabus:
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The course will cover theory and practical methods for
solving systems of one-dimensional differential and integral equations.

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Grading:
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Grades will be based on weekly problem sets,
some individualized.

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Lecture Notes:
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Week 01:
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Week 02:
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Week 03:
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Week 04:
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Week 05:
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Week 06:
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Week 07:
Notes
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and papers on
classical,
high-order split,
and
Krylov-accelerated
spectral deferred correction
Week 08:
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Week 09:
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Week 10:
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Problem Sets: Please submit to Prof. Strain in 1099 Evans,
or send PDFs to strain@math.berkeley.edu
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Problem Set 01 (due 5 pm, Friday September 4):
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Problem Set 02 (due 5 pm, Thursday September 11):
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A useful handout on the multivariable mean value theorem:
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Problem Set 03 (due 5 pm, Thursday September 18):
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A C program for demonstrating stiffness
stiff.c
Problem Set 04 (due 5 pm, Thursday September 25):
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Problem Set 05 (due 5 pm, Thursday October 2):
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Problem Set 06 (due 5 pm, Thursday October 9):
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Problem Set 07 (due 5 pm, Thursday October 23):
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Problem Set 08 (due 5 pm, Thursday November 6):
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Problem Set 09 (due 5 pm, Thursday November 20):
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A matlab/octave program for computing the region of absolute stability
ras.m
Problem Set 10 (due 5 pm, Thursday December 4):
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A matlab/octave program for computing finite difference weights
idwts.m
Problem Set 11 (due 5 pm, Thursday December 18 in 1099 Evans):
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