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MATH 546
Numerical Analysis of Elliptic PDEs
  Fall 2016
M-W-F 2:10-3:00, CUE 318

Instructor: Sergey Lapin
Office: Neil 327
Office Hours: M, W, 11-12 and by appointment
Email: slapin@math.wsu.edu
Web-page: http://www.math.wsu.edu/math/faculty/slapin/

Suggested books:
J.W. Thomas "Numerical Partial Differential Equations: Conservation Laws and Elliptic Equations"
G. Birkhoff, R. Lynch "Numerical Solution of Elliptic Problems"
S. Larsson, V. Thomee "Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods"
K.W. Morton, D.F. Mayers "Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations"
C. Grossmann, H.-G. Roos, M. Stynes ”Numerical Treatment of Partial Differential Equations”

Matlab manual: Getting Started with MATLAB.

Templates for the solution of linear systems

Course outline:
1.Introduction and mathematical preliminaries
2.Overview of elliptic partial differential equations
3.Finite difference methods for elliptic equations
4.Solvability and convergence of elliptic difference schemes
5.Direct methods
6.Iterative methods
7.Numerical solution of Neumann problems
8.Numerical solution of mixed problems
9.Variational methods and Finite Element Approximation
10.Boundary element method

Homeworks (5 assignments): 100 pts
Final project: 100 pts
Total Possible: 200 pts

Links and files:
Multigrid slides
FreeFem++ website
FreeFem++-cs - an integrated environment for FreeFem++
FreeFem++ example files
V-cycle algorithm

Homework assignments:

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