MAGIC029: Numerical Analysis and Methods

Course details

A specialist MAGIC course

Semester

Spring 2009
Monday, January 19th to Friday, March 27th; Monday, April 27th to Monday, April 27th

Hours

Live lecture hours
20
Recorded lecture hours
0
Total advised study hours
0

Timetable

Tuesdays
11:05 - 11:55
Fridays
11:05 - 11:55

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.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites information is available yet.

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

  • JB

    Dr James Blowey

    University
    Durham University

Bibliography

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Assessment

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