# Search Results for "numerical-time-dependent-partial-differential-equations-for-scientists-and-engineers"

## Numerical Time-Dependent Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers

**Author**: Moysey Brio,Gary M. Webb,Aramais R. Zakharian**Publisher:**Academic Press**ISBN:**9780080917047**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**312**View:**5065

It is the first text that in addition to standard convergence theory treats other necessary ingredients for successful numerical simulations of physical systems encountered by every practitioner. The book is aimed at users with interests ranging from application modeling to numerical analysis and scientific software development. It is strongly influenced by the authors research in in space physics, electrical and optical engineering, applied mathematics, numerical analysis and professional software development. The material is based on a year-long graduate course taught at the University of Arizona since 1989. The book covers the first two-semesters of a three semester series. The second semester is based on a semester-long project, while the third semester requirement consists of a particular methods course in specific disciplines like computational fluid dynamics, finite element method in mechanical engineering, computational physics, biology, chemistry, photonics, etc. The first three chapters focus on basic properties of partial differential equations, including analysis of the dispersion relation, symmetries, particular solutions and instabilities of the PDEs; methods of discretization and convergence theory for initial value problems. The goal is to progress from observations of simple numerical artifacts like diffusion, damping, dispersion, and anisotropies to their analysis and management technique, as it is not always possible to completely eliminate them. In the second part of the book we cover topics for which there are only sporadic theoretical results, while they are an integral part and often the most important part for successful numerical simulation. We adopt a more heuristic and practical approach using numerical methods of investigation and validation. The aim is teach students subtle key issues in order to separate physics from numerics. The following topics are addressed: Implementation of transparent and absorbing boundary conditions; Practical stability analysis in the presence of the boundaries and interfaces; Treatment of problems with different temporal/spatial scales either explicit or implicit; preservation of symmetries and additional constraints; physical regularization of singularities; resolution enhancement using adaptive mesh refinement and moving meshes. Self contained presentation of key issues in successful numerical simulation Accessible to scientists and engineers with diverse background Provides analysis of the dispersion relation, symmetries, particular solutions and instabilities of the partial differential equations

## Continuum Theory and Modeling of Thermoelectric Elements

**Author**: Christophe Goupil**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**3527413375**Category:**MATHEMATICS**Page:**360**View:**7219

This volume presents the latest research results in the thermodynamics and design of thermoelectric devices, providing a solid foundation for thermoelectric element and module design in the technical development process, and a valuable tool for any application development.

## Partielle Differentialgleichungen und numerische Methoden

**Author**: Stig Larsson,Vidar Thomee**Publisher:**Springer-Verlag**ISBN:**3540274227**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**272**View:**8120

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.

## High-dimensional Partial Differential Equations in Science and Engineering

**Author**: André D. Bandrauk,Michel C. Delfour,Claude Le Bris**Publisher:**American Mathematical Soc.**ISBN:**9780821870372**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**194**View:**6807

High-dimensional spatio-temporal partial differential equations are a major challenge to scientific computing of the future. Up to now deemed prohibitive, they have recently become manageable by combining recent developments in numerical techniques, appropriate computer implementations, and the use of computers with parallel and even massively parallel architectures. This opens new perspectives in many fields of applications. Kinetic plasma physics equations, the many body Schrodinger equation, Dirac and Maxwell equations for molecular electronic structures and nuclear dynamic computations, options pricing equations in mathematical finance, as well as Fokker-Planck and fluid dynamics equations for complex fluids, are examples of equations that can now be handled. The objective of this volume is to bring together contributions by experts of international stature in that broad spectrum of areas to confront their approaches and possibly bring out common problem formulations and research directions in the numerical solutions of high-dimensional partial differential equations in various fields of science and engineering with special emphasis on chemistry and physics. Information for our distributors: Titles in this series are co-published with the Centre de Recherches Mathematiques.

## Numerical Partial Differential Equations for Environmental Scientists and Engineers

*A First Practical Course*

**Author**: Daniel R. Lynch**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**0387236201**Category:**Science**Page:**388**View:**4165

For readers with some competence in PDE solution properties, this book offers an interdisciplinary approach to problems occurring in natural environmental media: the hydrosphere, atmosphere, cryosphere, lithosphere, biosphere and ionosphere. It presents two major discretization methods: Finite Difference and Finite Element, plus a section on practical approaches to ill-posed problems. The blend of theory, analysis, and implementation practicality supports solving and understanding complicated problems.

## Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations by the Finite Element Method

**Author**: Claes Johnson**Publisher:**Courier Corporation**ISBN:**0486131599**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**288**View:**5701

An accessible introduction to the finite element method for solving numeric problems, this volume offers the keys to an important technique in computational mathematics. Suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, it outlines clear connections with applications and considers numerous examples from a variety of science- and engineering-related specialties.This text encompasses all varieties of the basic linear partial differential equations, including elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic problems, as well as stationary and time-dependent problems. Additional topics include finite element methods for integral equations, an introduction to nonlinear problems, and considerations of unique developments of finite element techniques related to parabolic problems, including methods for automatic time step control. The relevant mathematics are expressed in non-technical terms whenever possible, in the interests of keeping the treatment accessible to a majority of students.

## Differential Equation Analysis in Biomedical Science and Engineering

*Partial Differential Equation Applications with R*

**Author**: William E. Schiesser**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**1118705165**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**344**View:**8042

Features a solid foundation of mathematical and computationaltools to formulate and solve real-world PDE problems across variousfields With a step-by-step approach to solving partial differentialequations (PDEs), Differential Equation Analysis in BiomedicalScience and Engineering: Partial Differential Equation Applicationswith R successfully applies computational techniques forsolving real-world PDE problems that are found in a variety offields, including chemistry, physics, biology, and physiology. Thebook provides readers with the necessary knowledge to reproduce andextend the computed numerical solutions and is a valuable resourcefor dealing with a broad class of linear and nonlinear partialdifferential equations. The author’s primary focus is on models expressed assystems of PDEs, which generally result from including spatialeffects so that the PDE dependent variables are functions of bothspace and time, unlike ordinary differential equation (ODE) systemsthat pertain to time only. As such, the book emphasizes details ofthe numerical algorithms and how the solutions were computed.Featuring computer-based mathematical models for solving real-worldproblems in the biological and biomedical sciences and engineering,the book also includes: R routines to facilitate the immediate use of computation forsolving differential equation problems without having to firstlearn the basic concepts of numerical analysis and programming forPDEs Models as systems of PDEs and associated initial and boundaryconditions with explanations of the associated chemistry, physics,biology, and physiology Numerical solutions of the presented model equations with adiscussion of the important features of the solutions Aspects of general PDE computation through various biomedicalscience and engineering applications Differential Equation Analysis in Biomedical Science andEngineering: Partial Differential Equation Applications with Ris an excellent reference for researchers, scientists, clinicians,medical researchers, engineers, statisticians, epidemiologists, andpharmacokineticists who are interested in both clinicalapplications and interpretation of experimental data withmathematical models in order to efficiently solve the associateddifferential equations. The book is also useful as a textbook forgraduate-level courses in mathematics, biomedical science andengineering, biology, biophysics, biochemistry, medicine, andengineering.

## Computational Partial Differential Equations

*Numerical Methods and Diffpack Programming*

**Author**: Hans P. Langtangen**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**3642557694**Category:**Computers**Page:**862**View:**364

This text teaches finite element methods and basic finite difference methods from a computational point of view. It emphasizes developing flexible computer programs using the numerical library Diffpack, which is detailed for problems including model equations in applied mathematics, heat transfer, elasticity, and viscous fluid flow. This edition offers new applications and projects, and all program examples are available on the Internet.

## Linear Partial Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers

**Author**: Tyn Myint-U,Lokenath Debnath**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**9780817645601**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**778**View:**6066

This significantly expanded fourth edition is designed as an introduction to the theory and applications of linear PDEs. The authors provide fundamental concepts, underlying principles, a wide range of applications, and various methods of solutions to PDEs. In addition to essential standard material on the subject, the book contains new material that is not usually covered in similar texts and reference books. It also contains a large number of worked examples and exercises dealing with problems in fluid mechanics, gas dynamics, optics, plasma physics, elasticity, biology, and chemistry; solutions are provided.

## Implementing Spectral Methods for Partial Differential Equations

*Algorithms for Scientists and Engineers*

**Author**: David A. Kopriva**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**9048122619**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**397**View:**5000

This book explains how to solve partial differential equations numerically using single and multidomain spectral methods. It shows how only a few fundamental algorithms form the building blocks of any spectral code, even for problems with complex geometries.

## Numerical Partial Differential Equations in Finance Explained

*An Introduction to Computational Finance*

**Author**: Karel in 't Hout**Publisher:**Springer**ISBN:**1137435690**Category:**Business & Economics**Page:**128**View:**5383

This book provides a first, basic introduction into the valuation of financial options via the numerical solution of partial differential equations (PDEs). It provides readers with an easily accessible text explaining main concepts, models, methods and results that arise in this approach. In keeping with the series style, emphasis is placed on intuition as opposed to full rigor, and a relatively basic understanding of mathematics is sufficient. The book provides a wealth of examples, and ample numerical experiments are givento illustrate the theory. The main focus is on one-dimensional financial PDEs, notably the Black-Scholes equation. The book concludes with a detailed discussion of the important step towards two-dimensional PDEs in finance.

## Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations in Science and Engineering

**Author**: Leon Lapidus,George F. Pinder**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**1118031210**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**677**View:**9688

From the reviews of Numerical Solution of PartialDifferential Equations in Science and Engineering: "The book by Lapidus and Pinder is a very comprehensive, evenexhaustive, survey of the subject . . . [It] is unique in that itcovers equally finite difference and finite element methods." Burrelle's "The authors have selected an elementary (but not simplistic)mode of presentation. Many different computational schemes aredescribed in great detail . . . Numerous practical examples andapplications are described from beginning to the end, often withcalculated results given." Mathematics of Computing "This volume . . . devotes its considerable number of pages tolucid developments of the methods [for solving partial differentialequations] . . . the writing is very polished and I found it apleasure to read!" Mathematics of Computation Of related interest . . . NUMERICAL ANALYSIS FOR APPLIED SCIENCE Myron B. Allen andEli L. Isaacson. A modern, practical look at numerical analysis,this book guides readers through a broad selection of numericalmethods, implementation, and basic theoretical results, with anemphasis on methods used in scientific computation involvingdifferential equations. 1997 (0-471-55266-6) 512 pp. APPLIED MATHEMATICS Second Edition, J. David Logan.Presenting an easily accessible treatment of mathematical methodsfor scientists and engineers, this acclaimed work covers fluidmechanics and calculus of variations as well as more modernmethods-dimensional analysis and scaling, nonlinear wavepropagation, bifurcation, and singular perturbation. 1996(0-471-16513-1) 496 pp.

## Time Dependent Problems and Difference Methods

**Author**: Bertil Gustafsson,Heinz-Otto Kreiss,Joseph Oliger**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**9780471507345**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**642**View:**8764

Time dependent problems frequently pose challenges in areas of science and engineering dealing with numerical analysis, scientific computation, mathematical models, and most importantly—numerical experiments intended to analyze physical behavior and test design. Time Dependent Problems and Difference Methods addresses these various industrial considerations in a pragmatic and detailed manner, giving special attention to time dependent problems in its coverage of the derivation and analysis of numerical methods for computational approximations to Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). The book is written in two parts. Part I discusses problems with periodic solutions; Part II proceeds to discuss initial boundary value problems for partial differential equations and numerical methods for them. The problems with periodic solutions have been chosen because they allow the application of Fourier analysis without the complication that arises from the infinite domain for the corresponding Cauchy problem. Furthermore, the analysis of periodic problems provides necessary conditions when constructing methods for initial boundary value problems. Much of the material included in Part II appears for the first time in this book. The authors draw on their own interests and combined extensive experience in applied mathematics and computer science to bring about this practical and useful guide. They provide complete discussions of the pertinent theorems and back them up with examples and illustrations. For physical scientists, engineers, or anyone who uses numerical experiments to test designs or to predict and investigate physical phenomena, this invaluable guide is destined to become a constant companion. Time Dependent Problems and Difference Methods analysts, mathematical modelers, and graduate students of applied mathematics and scientific computations.

## Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods

**Author**: Stig Larsson,Vidar Thomee**Publisher:**Springer Science & Business Media**ISBN:**3540887059**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**262**View:**2131

The main theme is the integration of the theory of linear PDE and the theory of finite difference and finite element methods. 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. The chapters on elliptic equations are preceded by a chapter on the two-point boundary value problem for ordinary differential equations. Similarly, the chapters on time-dependent problems are preceded by a chapter on the initial-value problem for ordinary differential equations. 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. The required background on linear functional analysis and Sobolev spaces is reviewed in an appendix. The book is suitable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students of applied mathematics and engineering.

## Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Methods for Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Zhendong Luo,Goong Chen**Publisher:**Academic Press**ISBN:**0128167998**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**278**View:**2794

Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Methods for Partial Differential Equations evaluates the potential applications of POD reduced-order numerical methods in increasing computational efficiency, decreasing calculating load and alleviating the accumulation of truncation error in the computational process. Introduces the foundations of finite-differences, finite-elements and finite-volume-elements. Models of time-dependent PDEs are presented, with detailed numerical procedures, implementation and error analysis. Output numerical data are plotted in graphics and compared using standard traditional methods. These models contain parabolic, hyperbolic and nonlinear systems of PDEs, suitable for the user to learn and adapt methods to their own R&D problems. Explains ways to reduce order for PDEs by means of the POD method so that reduced-order models have few unknowns Helps readers speed up computation and reduce computation load and memory requirements while numerically capturing system characteristics Enables readers to apply and adapt the methods to solve similar problems for PDEs of hyperbolic, parabolic and nonlinear types

## Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: S. H, Lui**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**1118111117**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**512**View:**6902

A balanced guide to the essential techniques for solving elliptic partial differential equations Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations provides a comprehensive, self-contained treatment of the quantitative methods used to solve elliptic partial differential equations (PDEs), with a focus on the efficiency as well as the error of the presented methods. The author utilizes coverage of theoretical PDEs, along with the nu merical solution of linear systems and various examples and exercises, to supply readers with an introduction to the essential concepts in the numerical analysis of PDEs. The book presents the three main discretization methods of elliptic PDEs: finite difference, finite elements, and spectral methods. Each topic has its own devoted chapters and is discussed alongside additional key topics, including: The mathematical theory of elliptic PDEs Numerical linear algebra Time-dependent PDEs Multigrid and domain decomposition PDEs posed on infinite domains The book concludes with a discussion of the methods for nonlinear problems, such as Newton's method, and addresses the importance of hands-on work to facilitate learning. Each chapter concludes with a set of exercises, including theoretical and programming problems, that allows readers to test their understanding of the presented theories and techniques. In addition, the book discusses important nonlinear problems in many fields of science and engineering, providing information as to how they can serve as computing projects across various disciplines. Requiring only a preliminary understanding of analysis, Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations is suitable for courses on numerical PDEs at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. The book is also appropriate for students majoring in the mathematical sciences and engineering.

## Fourier Series and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations

**Author**: Richard Bernatz**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**9780470651377**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**332**View:**3034

The importance of partial differential equations (PDEs) in modeling phenomena in engineering as well as in the physical, natural, and social sciences is well known by students and practitioners in these fields. Striking a balance between theory and applications, Fourier Series and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations presents an introduction to the analytical and numerical methods that are essential for working with partial differential equations. Combining methodologies from calculus, introductory linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations (ODEs), the book strengthens and extends readers' knowledge of the power of linear spaces and linear transformations for purposes of understanding and solving a wide range of PDEs. The book begins with an introduction to the general terminology and topics related to PDEs, including the notion of initial and boundary value problems and also various solution techniques. Subsequent chapters explore: The solution process for Sturm-Liouville boundary value ODE problems and a Fourier series representation of the solution of initial boundary value problems in PDEs The concept of completeness, which introduces readers to Hilbert spaces The application of Laplace transforms and Duhamel's theorem to solve time-dependent boundary conditions The finite element method, using finite dimensional subspaces The finite analytic method with applications of the Fourier series methodology to linear version of non-linear PDEs Throughout the book, the author incorporates his own class-tested material, ensuring an accessible and easy-to-follow presentation that helps readers connect presented objectives with relevant applications to their own work. Maple is used throughout to solve many exercises, and a related Web site features Maple worksheets for readers to use when working with the book's one- and multi-dimensional problems. Fourier Series and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations is an ideal book for courses on applied mathematics and partial differential equations at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also a reliable resource for researchers and practitioners in the fields of mathematics, science, and engineering who work with mathematical modeling of physical phenomena, including diffusion and wave aspects.

## Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations

**Author**: Heinz-Otto Kreiss,Omar Eduardo Ortiz**Publisher:**John Wiley & Sons**ISBN:**1118838912**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**192**View:**1968

Introduces both the fundamentals of time dependent differential equations and their numerical solutions Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations delves into the underlying mathematical theory needed to solve time dependent differential equations numerically. Written as a self-contained introduction, the book is divided into two parts to emphasize both ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and partial differential equations (PDEs). Beginning with ODEs and their approximations, the authors provide a crucial presentation of fundamental notions, such as the theory of scalar equations, finite difference approximations, and the Explicit Euler method. Next, a discussion on higher order approximations, implicit methods, multistep methods, Fourier interpolation, PDEs in one space dimension as well as their related systems is provided. Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations features: A step-by-step discussion of the procedures needed to prove the stability of difference approximations Multiple exercises throughout with select answers, providing readers with a practical guide to understanding the approximations of differential equations A simplified approach in a one space dimension Analytical theory for difference approximations that is particularly useful to clarify procedures Introduction to Numerical Methods for Time Dependent Differential Equations is an excellent textbook for upper-undergraduate courses in applied mathematics, engineering, and physics as well as a useful reference for physical scientists, engineers, numerical analysts, and mathematical modelers who use numerical experiments to test designs or predict and investigate phenomena from many disciplines.

## Using R for Numerical Analysis in Science and Engineering

**Author**: Victor A. Bloomfield**Publisher:**CRC Press**ISBN:**1439884498**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**359**View:**9333

Instead of presenting the standard theoretical treatments that underlie the various numerical methods used by scientists and engineers, Using R for Numerical Analysis in Science and Engineering shows how to use R and its add-on packages to obtain numerical solutions to the complex mathematical problems commonly faced by scientists and engineers. This practical guide to the capabilities of R demonstrates Monte Carlo, stochastic, deterministic, and other numerical methods through an abundance of worked examples and code, covering the solution of systems of linear algebraic equations and nonlinear equations as well as ordinary differential equations and partial differential equations. It not only shows how to use R’s powerful graphic tools to construct the types of plots most useful in scientific and engineering work, but also: Explains how to statistically analyze and fit data to linear and nonlinear models Explores numerical differentiation, integration, and optimization Describes how to find eigenvalues and eigenfunctions Discusses interpolation and curve fitting Considers the analysis of time series Using R for Numerical Analysis in Science and Engineering provides a solid introduction to the most useful numerical methods for scientific and engineering data analysis using R.

## A Numerical Library in Java for Scientists and Engineers

**Author**: Hang T. Lau**Publisher:**CRC Press**ISBN:**0203507649**Category:**Mathematics**Page:**1088**View:**3984

At last researchers have an inexpensive library of Java-based numeric procedures for use in scientific computation. The first and only book of its kind, A Numeric Library in Java for Scientists and Engineers is a translation into Java of the library NUMAL (NUMerical procedures in ALgol 60). This groundbreaking text presents procedural descriptions for linear algebra, ordinary and partial differential equations, optimization, parameter estimation, mathematical physics, and other tools that are indispensable to any dynamic research group. The book offers test programs that allow researchers to execute the examples provided; users are free to construct their own tests and apply the numeric procedures to them in order to observe a successful computation or simulate failure. The entry for each procedure is logically presented, with name, usage parameters, and Java code included. This handbook serves as a powerful research tool, enabling the performance of critical computations in Java. It stands as a cost-efficient alternative to expensive commercial software package of procedural components.