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Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations Theory Algorithms and Their Applications

Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations  Theory  Algorithms  and Their Applications Author Oleg P. Iliev
ISBN-10 9781461471721
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 327
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One of the current main challenges in the area of scientific computing​ is the design and implementation of accurate numerical models for complex physical systems which are described by time dependent coupled systems of nonlinear PDEs. This volume integrates the works of experts in computational mathematics and its applications, with a focus on modern algorithms which are at the heart of accurate modeling: adaptive finite element methods, conservative finite difference methods and finite volume methods, and multilevel solution techniques. Fundamental theoretical results are revisited in survey articles and new techniques in numerical analysis are introduced. Applications showcasing the efficiency, reliability and robustness of the algorithms in porous media, structural mechanics and electromagnetism are presented. Researchers and graduate students in numerical analysis and numerical solutions of PDEs and their scientific computing applications will find this book useful.

Innovative Methods for Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations

Innovative Methods for Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations Author P. L. Roe
ISBN-10 9789810248109
Release 2002
Pages 382
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This book consists of 20 review articles dedicated to Prof. Philip Roe on the occasion of his 60th birthday and in appreciation of his original contributions to computational fluid dynamics. The articles, written by leading researchers in the field, cover many topics, including theory and applications, algorithm developments and modern computational techniques for industry.

Continuum Theory and Modeling of Thermoelectric Elements

Continuum Theory and Modeling of Thermoelectric Elements Author Christophe Goupil
ISBN-10 9783527413379
Release 2016-02-23
Pages 360
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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.

Numerical Solutions of Three Classes of Nonlinear Parabolic Integro Differential Equations

Numerical Solutions of Three Classes of Nonlinear Parabolic Integro Differential Equations Author T Jangveladze
ISBN-10 9780128046692
Release 2015-11-21
Pages 254
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This book describes three classes of nonlinear partial integro-differential equations. These models arise in electromagnetic diffusion processes and heat flow in materials with memory. Mathematical modeling of these processes is briefly described in the first chapter of the book. Investigations of the described equations include theoretical as well as approximation properties. Qualitative and quantitative properties of solutions of initial-boundary value problems are performed therafter. All statements are given with easy understandable proofs. For approximate solution of problems different varieties of numerical methods are investigated. Comparison analyses of those methods are carried out. For theoretical results the corresponding graphical illustrations are included in the book. At the end of each chapter topical bibliographies are provided. Investigations of the described equations include theoretical as well as approximation properties Detailed references enable further independent study Easily understandable proofs describe real-world processes with mathematical rigor

Numerical Approximation of Partial Differential Equations

Numerical Approximation of Partial Differential Equations Author Alfio Quarteroni
ISBN-10 9783540852681
Release 2009-02-11
Pages 544
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Everything is more simple than one thinks but at the same time more complex than one can understand Johann Wolfgang von Goethe To reach the point that is unknown to you, you must take the road that is unknown to you St. John of the Cross This is a book on the numerical approximation ofpartial differential equations (PDEs). Its scope is to provide a thorough illustration of numerical methods (especially those stemming from the variational formulation of PDEs), carry out their stability and convergence analysis, derive error bounds, and discuss the algorithmic aspects relative to their implementation. A sound balancing of theoretical analysis, description of algorithms and discussion of applications is our primary concern. Many kinds of problems are addressed: linear and nonlinear, steady and time-dependent, having either smooth or non-smooth solutions. Besides model equations, we consider a number of (initial-) boundary value problems of interest in several fields of applications. Part I is devoted to the description and analysis of general numerical methods for the discretization of partial differential equations. A comprehensive theory of Galerkin methods and its variants (Petrov Galerkin and generalized Galerkin), as wellas ofcollocationmethods, is devel oped for the spatial discretization. This theory is then specified to two numer ical subspace realizations of remarkable interest: the finite element method (conforming, non-conforming, mixed, hybrid) and the spectral method (Leg endre and Chebyshev expansion).

Elliptic Problem Solvers

Elliptic Problem Solvers Author Martin H. Schultz
ISBN-10 9781483259123
Release 2014-05-10
Pages 458
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Elliptic Problem Solvers provides information pertinent to some aspects of the numerical solution of elliptic partial differential equations. This book presents the advances in developing elliptic problem solvers and analyzes their performance. Organized into 40 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the approximate solution of using a standard Galerkin method employing piecewise linear triangular finite elements. This text then defines the types of vector architecture and discusses the variation in performance that can occur on a vector processor as a function of algorithm and implementation. Other chapters consider the implementation of techniques for elliptical problems. This book discusses as well the six techniques for the solution of nonsymmetric linear systems arising from finite difference discretization of the convection-diffusion equation. The final chapter deals with the basic semiconductor device equations. This book is a valuable resource for electrical and computer engineers, scientists, computer programmers, pure mathematicians, and research workers.

Numerical Analysis of Wavelet Methods

Numerical Analysis of Wavelet Methods Author A. Cohen
ISBN-10 0080537855
Release 2003-04-29
Pages 354
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Since their introduction in the 1980's, wavelets have become a powerful tool in mathematical analysis, with applications such as image compression, statistical estimation and numerical simulation of partial differential equations. One of their main attractive features is the ability to accurately represent fairly general functions with a small number of adaptively chosen wavelet coefficients, as well as to characterize the smoothness of such functions from the numerical behaviour of these coefficients. The theoretical pillar that underlies such properties involves approximation theory and function spaces, and plays a pivotal role in the analysis of wavelet-based numerical methods. This book offers a self-contained treatment of wavelets, which includes this theoretical pillar and it applications to the numerical treatment of partial differential equations. Its key features are: 1. Self-contained introduction to wavelet bases and related numerical algorithms, from the simplest examples to the most numerically useful general constructions. 2. Full treatment of the theoretical foundations that are crucial for the analysis of wavelets and other related multiscale methods : function spaces, linear and nonlinear approximation, interpolation theory. 3. Applications of these concepts to the numerical treatment of partial differential equations : multilevel preconditioning, sparse approximations of differential and integral operators, adaptive discretization strategies.

Asymptotic Analysis and the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations

Asymptotic Analysis and the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations Author Hans G. Kaper
ISBN-10 0585319677
Release 1991-02-25
Pages 286
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Integrates two fields generally held to be incompatible, if not downright antithetical, in 16 lectures from a February 1990 workshop at the Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois. The topics, of interest to industrial and applied mathematicians, analysts, and computer scientists, include singular per

Decomposition Methods for Differential Equations

Decomposition Methods for Differential Equations Author Juergen Geiser
ISBN-10 1439810974
Release 2009-05-20
Pages 304
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Decomposition Methods for Differential Equations: Theory and Applications describes the analysis of numerical methods for evolution equations based on temporal and spatial decomposition methods. It covers real-life problems, the underlying decomposition and discretization, the stability and consistency analysis of the decomposition methods, and numerical results. The book focuses on the modeling of selected multi-physics problems, before introducing decomposition analysis. It presents time and space discretization, temporal decomposition, and the combination of time and spatial decomposition methods for parabolic and hyperbolic equations. The author then applies these methods to numerical problems, including test examples and real-world problems in physical and engineering applications. For the computational results, he uses various software tools, such as MATLAB®, R3T, WIAS-HiTNIHS, and OPERA-SPLITT. Exploring iterative operator-splitting methods, this book shows how to use higher-order discretization methods to solve differential equations. It discusses decomposition methods and their effectiveness, combination possibility with discretization methods, multi-scaling possibilities, and stability to initial and boundary values problems.

Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations

Mathematical and Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations Author Joël Chaskalovic
ISBN-10 9783319035635
Release 2014-05-16
Pages 358
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This self-tutorial offers a concise yet thorough introduction into the mathematical analysis of approximation methods for partial differential equation. A particular emphasis is put on finite element methods. The unique approach first summarizes and outlines the finite-element mathematics in general and then in the second and major part, formulates problem examples that clearly demonstrate the techniques of functional analysis via numerous and diverse exercises. The solutions of the problems are given directly afterwards. Using this approach, the author motivates and encourages the reader to actively acquire the knowledge of finite- element methods instead of passively absorbing the material as in most standard textbooks. This English edition is based on the Finite Element Methods for Engineering Sciences by Joel Chaskalovic.

Finite Difference Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

Finite Difference Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations Author Randall J. LeVeque
ISBN-10 0898717833
Release 2007
Pages 339
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This book introduces finite difference methods for both ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and partial differential equations (PDEs) and discusses the similarities and differences between algorithm design and stability analysis for different types of equations. A unified view of stability theory for ODEs and PDEs is presented, and the interplay between ODE and PDE analysis is stressed. The text emphasizes standard classical methods, but several newer approaches also are introduced and are described in the context of simple motivating examples.

Control Theory of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations

Control Theory of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations Author A.K. Aziz
ISBN-10 9781483216300
Release 2014-05-10
Pages 288
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Control Theory of Systems Governed by Partial Differential Equations covers the proceedings of the 1976 Conference by the same title, held at the Naval Surface Weapons Center, Silver Spring, Maryland. The purpose of this conference is to examine the control theory of partial differential equations and its application. This text is divided into five chapters that primarily focus on tutorial lecture series on the theory of optimal control of distributed systems. It describes the many manifestations of the theory and its applications appearing in the other chapters. This work also presents the principles of the duality and asymptotic methods in control theory, including the variational principle for the heat equation. A chapter highlights systems that are not of the linear quadratic type. This chapter also explores the control of free surfaces and the geometrical control variables. The last chapter provides a summary of the features and applications of the numerical approximation of problems of optimal control. This book will prove useful to mathematicians, engineers, and researchers.

Numerical methods and scientific computing

Numerical methods and scientific computing Author Norbert Köckler
ISBN-10 0198596987
Release 1994
Pages 328
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This book covers the whole range of numerical mathematics--from linear equations to ordinary differential equations--and details the calculus of errors and partial differential equations. In attempting to give a unified approach of theory, algorithms, applications, and use of software, the book contains many helpful examples and applications. Topics include linear optimization, numerical integration, initial value problems, and nonlinear equations. The book is appearing simultaneously with the problem-solving environment PAN, a system that contains an enlarged hypertext version of the text together with all of the programs described in the book, help systems, and utility tools. (PAN is licensed public domain software.) The text is ideally suited as an introduction to numerical methods and programming for undergraduates in computer science, engineering, and mathematics. It will also be useful to software engineers using NAG libraries and numerical algorithms.

Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations

Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations Author Silvia Bertoluzza
ISBN-10 9783764389406
Release 2009-03-13
Pages 202
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This book presents some of the latest developments in numerical analysis and scientific computing. Specifically, it covers central schemes, error estimates for discontinuous Galerkin methods, and the use of wavelets in scientific computing.

Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations

Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations Author T. Meis
ISBN-10 9781461258858
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 556
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This book is the result of two courses of lectures given at the University of Cologne in Germany in 1974/75. The majority of the students were not familiar with partial differential equations and functional analysis. This explains why Sections 1, 2, 4 and 12 contain some basic material and results from these areas. The three parts of the book are largely independent of each other and can be read separately. Their topics are: initial value problems, boundary value problems, solutions of systems of equations. There is much emphasis on theoretical considerations and they are discussed as thoroughly as the algorithms which are presented in full detail and together with the programs. We believe that theoretical and practical applications are equally important for a genuine understa- ing of numerical mathematics. When writing this book, we had considerable help and many discussions with H. W. Branca, R. Esser, W. Hackbusch and H. Multhei. H. Lehmann, B. Muller, H. J. Niemeyer, U. Schulte and B. Thomas helped with the completion of the programs and with several numerical calculations. Springer-Verlag showed a lot of patience and under standing during the course of the production of the book. We would like to use the occasion of this preface to express our thanks to all those who assisted in our sometimes arduous task.

Numerical Solution of Differential Equations

Numerical Solution of Differential Equations Author Isaac Fried
ISBN-10 9781483262529
Release 2014-05-10
Pages 278
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Numerical Solution of Differential Equations is a 10-chapter text that provides the numerical solution and practical aspects of differential equations. After a brief overview of the fundamentals of differential equations, this book goes on presenting the principal useful discretization techniques and their theoretical aspects, along with geometrical and physical examples, mainly from continuum mechanics. Considerable chapters are devoted to the development of the techniques of the numerical solution of differential equations and their analysis. The remaining chapters explore the influential invention in computational mechanics-finite elements. Each chapter emphasizes the relationship among the analytic formulation of the physical event, the discretization techniques applied to it, the algebraic properties of the discrete systems created, and the properties of the digital computer. This book will be of great value to undergraduate and graduate mathematics and physics students.

Computer Aided Analysis of Difference Schemes for Partial Differential Equations

Computer Aided Analysis of Difference Schemes for Partial Differential Equations Author Victor G. Ganzha
ISBN-10 0471129461
Release 1996-04-12
Pages 458
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Advances in computer technology have conveniently coincided with trends in numerical analysis toward increased complexity of computational algorithms based on finite difference methods. It is no longer feasible to perform stability investigation of these methods manually--and no longer necessary. As this book shows, modern computer algebra tools can be combined with methods from numerical analysis to generate programs that will do the job automatically. Comprehensive, timely, and accessible--this is the definitive reference on the application of computerized symbolic manipulations for analyzing the stability of a wide range of difference schemes. In particular, it deals with those schemes that are used to solve complex physical problems in areas such as gas dynamics, heat and mass transfer, catastrophe theory, elasticity, shallow water theory, and more. Introducing many new applications, methods, and concepts, Computer-Aided Analysis of Difference Schemes for Partial Differential Equations * Shows how computational algebra expedites the task of stability analysis--whatever the approach to stability investigation * Covers ten different approaches for each stability method * Deals with the specific characteristics of each method and its application to problems commonly encountered by numerical modelers * Describes all basic mathematical formulas that are necessary to implement each algorithm * Provides each formula in several global algebraic symbolic languages, such as MAPLE, MATHEMATICA, and REDUCE * Includes numerous illustrations and thought-provoking examples throughout the text For mathematicians, physicists, and engineers, as well as for postgraduate students, and for anyone involved with numeric solutions for real-world physical problems, this book provides a valuable resource, a helpful guide, and a head start on developments for the twenty-first century.