Fall 2013 MATH 228A 001 LEC

Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECTuTh 11-1230P 70 EVANSPERSSON, P S54453
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:55 Enrolled:49 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:6 [on 10/27/13]
Additional Information: 

Prerequisites: Math 128A/B or equivalent knowledge of basic numerical analysis, MATLAB programming experience.

Syllabus: Theory and practical methods for numerical solution of differential equations. Runge-Kutta and multistep methods, stability theory, stiff equations, boundary value problems. Finite element methods for boundary value problems in higher dimensions. Direct and iterative linear solvers. Discontinuous Galerkin methods for conservation laws.

Office: 1089 Evans

Office Hours: TBD

Required Text: R. J. LeVeque, Finite Difference Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, Steady State and Time Dependent Problems, SIAM, 2007. ISBN 978-0-898716-29-0.

Recommended Reading: See course webpage

Grading: Problem sets

Homework: 7 Problem sets

Course Webpage: http://persson.berkeley.edu/228A