Spring 2015 MATH 228B 001 LEC

Numerical Solution of Differential Equations
Schedule: 
SectionDays/TimeLocationInstructorCCN
001 LECTuTh 11-1230P 241 CORYPERSSON, P S54416
Units/CreditFinal Exam GroupEnrollment
4NONELimit:50 Enrolled:41 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:9 [on 03/22/15]
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Prerequisites: Math 128A/B or equivalent knowledge of basic numerical analysis, MATLAB or Python programming experience.

Syllabus: Theory and practical methods for numerical solution of partial differential equations. Finite difference methods for parabolic and hyperbolic problems, finite volume methods for hyperbolic conservation laws, finite element methods for elliptic equations, discontinuous Galerkin methods for first and second order systems of conservation laws.

Office: 1089 Evans

Office Hours: TBD

Required Text: 

Recommended Reading:

  • 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.
  • R. J. LeVeque, Finite Volume Methods for Hyperbolic Problems, Cambridge, 2002. ISBN 978-0521009249
  • C. Johnson, Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations by the Finite Element Method, Dover, 2009. ISBN 978-0486469003.

Grading: Problem sets.

Homework: 7 problem sets.

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