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Description

The aim of this course is to introduce students to methods for approximating ODEs and PDEs and the associated numerical analysis. At numerous points there will be reference to standard methods used in Matlab and Maple.

Semester

Spring 2010 (Monday, January 11 to Friday, March 19)

Timetable

  • Mon 09:05 - 09:55
  • Thu 11:05 - 11:55

Prerequisites

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Syllabus

Numerical methods for ODEs (10)
Taylor series methods. Runge-Kutta methods. Multi-step methods. Higher order differential equations. Boundary value problems: shooting methods, finite difference methods, collocation. Methods for conservative and stiff problems.
Numerical methods for PDEs (10)
Finite difference methods for elliptic equations, parabolic equations, explicit, implicit and the Crank-Nicolson methods. The Galerkin method and finite element methods.

Lecturer


James Blowey
Email j.f.blowey@durham.ac.uk
Phone (0191) 3343072
Interests Numerical Analysis of PDEs
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Students


Photo of Faris ALZAHRANI
Faris ALZAHRANI
(Cardiff)
Photo of Ben Carter
Ben Carter
(Loughborough)
Photo of Joseph Leedale
Joseph Leedale
(Liverpool)
Photo of Congping Lin
Congping Lin
(Exeter)
Photo of Christopher Marsden
Christopher Marsden
(Loughborough)
Photo of Kieron Rhys Moore
Kieron Rhys Moore
(Loughborough)
Photo of Lavdie Rada
Lavdie Rada
(Liverpool)
Photo of Shaker Rasheed
Shaker Rasheed
(Nottingham)
Photo of Tan Su
Tan Su
(Loughborough)


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