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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MA 61500 - Numerical Methods For Partial Differential Equations I


Credit Hours: 3.00. (CS 61500 ) 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 , MA 52300 . Typically offered Spring.