Review of partial differential
equations, elements of variational calculus;
finite difference methods for elliptic problems, error analysis, boundary
conditions, non-Cartesian variables, PDE-eigenvalue problems; hyperbolic and
parabolic problems, explicit and implicit methods, stability analysis;
Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin method for ODEs, finite element methods.
[Ed. note: In the absence of any information from Laframboise,
we provide no supplementary course description here.]
Prerequisite:AS/SC/AK/MATH 2270 3.0;
AS/SC/MATH 3242 3.0 or SC/AS/COSC 3122 3.0.
Coordinator: J. Laframboise