Fall 2016 MATH 228A 001 LEC

Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimesLocationInstructorClass
001 LECMoWeFr 10:00AM - 10:59AMCory 247Per-Olof Persson19024
UnitsEnrollment Status
4Open
Additional Information: 

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

Description: Theory and practical methods for numerical solution of differential equations. Ordinary differential equations: Runge-Kutta and multistep methods, stability theory, stiff equations, boundary value problems. Partial differential equations: Finite difference and spectral methods for elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic equations, stability, accuracy and convergence, von Neumann analysis and CFL conditions.

Office: 1089 Evans

Office Hours: Mon 12:30pm - 2pm and Fri 11am - 12:30pm in 1089 Evans.

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

Recommended Reading: A. Iserles, A First Course in the Numerical Analysis of Differential Equations, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press 2008, E. Hairer and G. Wanner, Solving ordinary differential equations II, Springer 2010.

Grading: Letter grade.

Homework: 7 extensive problem sets.

Course Webpage: https://bcourses.berkeley.edu/courses/1453861