# Search Results for "computational-partial-differential-equations"

## Computational Partial Differential Equations

*Numerical Methods and Diffpack Programming*

**Author**: Hans Petter Langtangen**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**3662011700**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**685**View:**6825

Targeted at students and researchers in computational sciences who need to develop computer codes for solving PDEs, the exposition here is focused on numerics and software related to mathematical models in solid and fluid mechanics. The book teaches finite element methods, and basic finite difference methods from a computational point of view, with the main emphasis on developing flexible computer programs, using the numerical library Diffpack. Diffpack is explained in detail for problems including model equations in applied mathematics, heat transfer, elasticity, and viscous fluid flow. All the program examples, as well as Diffpack for use with this book, are available on the Internet. XXXXXXX NEUER TEXT This book is for researchers who need to develop computer code for solving PDEs. Numerical methods and the application of Diffpack are explained in detail. Diffpack is a modern C++ development environment that is widely used by industrial scientists and engineers working in areas such as oil exploration, groundwater modeling, and materials testing. All the program examples, as well as a test version of Diffpack, are available for free over the Internet.

## Computational Partial Differential Equations Using MATLAB

**Author**: Jichun Li,Yi-Tung Chen**Publisher:**CRC Press**ISBN:**9781420089059**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**378**View:**1321

This textbook introduces several major numerical methods for solving various partial differential equations (PDEs) in science and engineering, including elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations. It covers traditional techniques that include the classic finite difference method and the finite element method as well as state-of-the-art numerical methods, such as the high-order compact difference method and the radial basis function meshless method. Helps Students Better Understand Numerical Methods through Use of MATLAB® The authors uniquely emphasize both theoretical numerical analysis and practical implementation of the algorithms in MATLAB, making the book useful for students in computational science and engineering. They provide students with simple, clear implementations instead of sophisticated usages of MATLAB functions. All the Material Needed for a Numerical Analysis Course Based on the authors’ own courses, the text only requires some knowledge of computer programming, advanced calculus, and difference equations. It includes practical examples, exercises, references, and problems, along with a solutions manual for qualifying instructors. Students can download MATLAB code from www.crcpress.com, enabling them to easily modify or improve the codes to solve their own problems.

## Advanced Topics in Computational Partial Differential Equations

*Numerical Methods and Diffpack Programming*

**Author**: Hans Petter Langtangen,Aslak Tveito**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**3642182372**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**663**View:**7830

A gentle introduction to advanced topics such as parallel computing, multigrid methods, and special methods for systems of PDEs. The goal of all chapters is to ‘compute’ solutions to problems, hence algorithmic and software issues play a central role. All software examples use the Diffpack programming environment - some experience with Diffpack is required. There are also some chapters covering complete applications, i.e., the way from a model, expressed as systems of PDEs, through to discretization methods, algorithms, software design, verification, and computational examples. Suitable for readers with a background in basic finite element and finite difference methods for partial differential equations.

## Computational Methods for PDE in Mechanics

**Author**: Berardino D'Acunto**Publisher:**World Scientific**ISBN:**9789812560377**Category:**Science**Page:**278**View:**5762

- An application-oriented introduction to computational numerical methods for PDE - Complete with numerous exercise sets and solutions - Includes Windows programs in C++ language

## Computational Optimization of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Alfio Borzi,Volker Schulz**Publisher:**SIAM**ISBN:**1611972043**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**282**View:**6495

This book provides a bridge between continuous optimization and PDE modelling and focuses on the numerical solution of the corresponding problems. Intended for graduate students in PDE-constrained optimization, it is also suitable as an introduction for researchers in scientific computing or optimization.

## Adaptive Computational Methods for Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Ivo Babushka,Jagdish Chandra,Joseph E. Flaherty**Publisher:**SIAM**ISBN:**9780898711912**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**251**View:**3071

List of participants; Elliptic equations; Parabolic equations; Hyperbolic equations.

## Adaptive Methods for Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Ivo Babushka,Jagdish Chandra,Joseph E. Flaherty**Publisher:**SIAM**ISBN:**9780898712421**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**265**View:**8418

"Proceedings of the Workshop on Adaptive Computational Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, October 13-15, 1988"--T.p. verso.

## Partielle Differentialgleichungen und numerische Methoden

**Author**: Stig Larsson,Vidar Thomee**Publisher:**Springer-Verlag**ISBN:**3540274227**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**272**View:**6353

Das Buch ist für Studenten der angewandten Mathematik und der Ingenieurwissenschaften auf Vordiplomniveau geeignet. Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Verbindung der Theorie linearer partieller Differentialgleichungen mit der Theorie finiter Differenzenverfahren und der Theorie der Methoden finiter Elemente. Für jede Klasse partieller Differentialgleichungen, d.h. elliptische, parabolische und hyperbolische, enthält der Text jeweils ein Kapitel zur mathematischen Theorie der Differentialgleichung gefolgt von einem Kapitel zu finiten Differenzenverfahren sowie einem zu Methoden der finiten Elemente. Den Kapiteln zu elliptischen Gleichungen geht ein Kapitel zum Zweipunkt-Randwertproblem für gewöhnliche Differentialgleichungen voran. Ebenso ist den Kapiteln zu zeitabhängigen Problemen ein Kapitel zum Anfangswertproblem für gewöhnliche Differentialgleichungen vorangestellt. Zudem gibt es ein Kapitel zum elliptischen Eigenwertproblem und zur Entwicklung nach Eigenfunktionen. Die Darstellung setzt keine tiefer gehenden Kenntnisse in Analysis und Funktionalanalysis voraus. Das erforderliche Grundwissen über lineare Funktionalanalysis und Sobolev-Räume wird im Anhang im Überblick besprochen.

## Computational Methods in Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Andrew R. Mitchell,Andrew Ronald Mitchell**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**N.A**Category:**Differential equations, Partial**Page:**255**View:**9579

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## Introduction to Partial Differential Equations

*A Computational Approach*

**Author**: Aslak Tveito,Ragnar Winther**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**0387227733**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**392**View:**6199

Combining both the classical theory and numerical techniques for partial differential equations, this thoroughly modern approach shows the significance of computations in PDEs and illustrates the strong interaction between mathematical theory and the development of numerical methods. Great care has been taken throughout the book to seek a sound balance between these techniques. The authors present the material at an easy pace and exercises ranging from the straightforward to the challenging have been included. In addition there are some "projects" suggested, either to refresh the students memory of results needed in this course, or to extend the theories developed in the text. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics and engineering.

## Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods

**Author**: Stig Larsson,Vidar Thomee**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**9783540017721**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**259**View:**4076

The book is suitable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of applied mathematics and engineering. The main theme is the integration of the theory of linear PDEs and the numerical solution of such equations. For each type of PDE, elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic, the text contains one chapter on the mathematical theory of the differential equation, followed by one chapter on finite difference methods and one on finite element methods. As preparation, the two-point boundary value problem and the initial-value problem for ODEs are discussed in separate chapters. There is also one chapter on the elliptic eigenvalue problem and eigenfunction expansion. The presentation does not presume a deep knowledge of mathematical and functional analysis. Some background on linear functional analysis and Sobolev spaces, and also on numerical linear algebra, is reviewed in two appendices.

## Partial Differential Equations for Computational Science

*With Maple and Vector Analysis*

**Author**: David Betounes**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**9780387983004**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**517**View:**4074

This book will have strong appeal to interdisciplinary audiences, particularly in regard to its treatments of fluid mechanics, heat equations, and continuum mechanics. There is also a heavy focus on vector analysis. Maple examples, exercises, and an appendix is also included.

## The Numerical Solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Granville Sewell**Publisher:**World Scientific**ISBN:**9814635111**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**348**View:**7059

This book presents methods for the computational solution of differential equations, both ordinary and partial, time-dependent and steady-state. Finite difference methods are introduced and analyzed in the first four chapters, and finite element methods are studied in chapter five. A very general-purpose and widely-used finite element program, PDE2D, which implements many of the methods studied in the earlier chapters, is presented and documented in Appendix A. The book contains the relevant theory and error analysis for most of the methods studied, but also emphasizes the practical aspects involved in implementing the methods. Students using this book will actually see and write programs (FORTRAN or MATLAB) for solving ordinary and partial differential equations, using both finite differences and finite elements. In addition, they will be able to solve very difficult partial differential equations using the software PDE2D, presented in Appendix A. PDE2D solves very general steady-state, time-dependent and eigenvalue PDE systems, in 1D intervals, general 2D regions, and a wide range of simple 3D regions. Contents:Direct Solution of Linear SystemsInitial Value Ordinary Differential EquationsThe Initial Value Diffusion ProblemThe Initial Value Transport and Wave ProblemsBoundary Value ProblemsThe Finite Element MethodsAppendix A — Solving PDEs with PDE2DAppendix B — The Fourier Stability MethodAppendix C — MATLAB ProgramsAppendix D — Answers to Selected Exercises Readership: Undergraduate, graduate students and researchers. Key Features:The discussion of stability, absolute stability and stiffness in Chapter 1 is clearer than in other textsStudents will actually learn to write programs solving a range of simple PDEs using the finite element method in chapter 5In Appendix A, students will be able to solve quite difficult PDEs, using the author's software package, PDE2D. (a free version is available which solves small to moderate sized problems)Keywords:Differential Equations;Partial Differential Equations;Finite Element Method;Finite Difference Method;Computational Science;Numerical AnalysisReviews: "This book is very well written and it is relatively easy to read. The presentation is clear and straightforward but quite rigorous. This book is suitable for a course on the numerical solution of ODEs and PDEs problems, designed for senior level undergraduate or beginning level graduate students. The numerical techniques for solving problems presented in the book may also be useful for experienced researchers and practitioners both from universities or industry." Andrzej Icha Pomeranian Academy in Słupsk Poland

## Computational Differential Equations

**Author**: K. Eriksson,D. Estep,P. Hansbo,C. Johnson**Publisher:**Cambridge University Press**ISBN:**9780521567381**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**538**View:**7057

Textbook for teaching computational mathematics.

## Applied Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Paul DuChateau,David W. Zachmann**Publisher:**Courier Corporation**ISBN:**9780486419763**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**620**View:**1003

Superb introduction devotes almost half its pages to numerical methods for solving partial differential equations, while the heart of the book focuses on boundary-value and initial-boundary-value problems on spatially bounded and on unbounded domains; integral transforms; uniqueness and continuous dependence on data, first-order equations, and more. Numerous exercises included, with solutions for many at end of book. For students with little background in linear algebra, a useful appendix covers that subject briefly.

## Essential Partial Differential Equations

*Analytical and Computational Aspects*

**Author**: David F. Griffiths,John W. Dold,David J. Silvester**Publisher:**Springer**ISBN:**3319225693**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**368**View:**6669

This volume provides an introduction to the analytical and numerical aspects of partial differential equations (PDEs). It unifies an analytical and computational approach for these; the qualitative behaviour of solutions being established using classical concepts: maximum principles and energy methods. Notable inclusions are the treatment of irregularly shaped boundaries, polar coordinates and the use of flux-limiters when approximating hyperbolic conservation laws. The numerical analysis of difference schemes is rigorously developed using discrete maximum principles and discrete Fourier analysis. A novel feature is the inclusion of a chapter containing projects, intended for either individual or group study, that cover a range of topics such as parabolic smoothing, travelling waves, isospectral matrices, and the approximation of multidimensional advection–diffusion problems. The underlying theory is illustrated by numerous examples and there are around 300 exercises, designed to promote and test understanding. They are starred according to level of difficulty. Solutions to odd-numbered exercises are available to all readers while even-numbered solutions are available to authorised instructors. Written in an informal yet rigorous style, Essential Partial Differential Equations is designed for mathematics undergraduates in their final or penultimate year of university study, but will be equally useful for students following other scientific and engineering disciplines in which PDEs are of practical importance. The only prerequisite is a familiarity with the basic concepts of calculus and linear algebra.

## The finite difference method in partial differential equations

**Author**: Andrew R. Mitchell,David Francis Griffiths**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons Inc**ISBN:**N.A**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**272**View:**5356

Extensively revised edition of Computational Methods in Partial Differential Equations. A more general approach has been adopted for the splitting of operators for parabolic and hyperbolic equations to include Richtmyer and Strang type splittings in addition to alternating direction implicit and locally one dimensional methods. A description of the now standard factorization and SOR/ADI iterative techniques for solving elliptic difference equations has been supplemented with an account or preconditioned conjugate gradient methods which are currently gaining in popularity. Prominence is also given to the Galerkin method using different test and trial functions as a means of constructing difference approximations to both elliptic and time dependent problems. The applications of finite difference methods have been revised and contain examples involving the treatment of singularities in elliptic equations, free and moving boundary problems, as well as modern developments in computational fluid dynamics. Emphasis throughout is on clear exposition of the construction and solution of difference equations. Material is reinforced with theoretical results when appropriate.