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.
Source code of examples:
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