Lecture | Date | Main Topic |

1 | Tu 01/30 | Overview, basic types of differential equations and applications |

2 | Th 02/01 | Numerical methods for o.d.e.'s: methods, accuracy and stability |

3 | Tu 02/06 | Review of numerical differentiation and integration |

4 | Th 02/08 | Classification of partial differential equations |

5 | Tu 02/13 | Theoretical properties of partial differential equations |

6 | Th 02/15 | Poisson equation: finite differences, solution of linear systems |

7 | Tu 02/20 | Review of direct and iterative methods for systems of equations |

8 | Th 02/22 | Poisson equation: finite elements |

9 | Tu 02/27 | Heat equation: applications and properties, finite differences |

10 | Th 03/01 | Heat equation: method of lines, finite elements |

11 | Tu 03/06 | Numerical methods for the transport equation, Burgers' equation |

12 | Th 03/08 | Review |

13 | Tu 03/13 | Midterm exam |

14 | Th 03/15 | Final project |

Tu 03/20 | Spring Break | |

Th 03/22 | Spring Break | |

15 | Th 05/03 | Project presentations |

16 | Tu 05/08 | Project presentations |

17 | Th 05/10 | Project presentations |

18 | Tu 05/15 | Review |

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