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Course goalTo study numerical algorithms for solving differential equations. Algorithms will be designed and then analyzed for efficiency and accuracy. The course will cover both ordinary and partial differential equations.
LecturesMondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 11:15-12:05, Hollister 401.
493 Rhodes Hall (Preferred mailing address: 4130 Upson Hall)
Office hours: Tues 1:45-3:00 and Wed 2:45-4:15
No Teaching Assistant
TextTrefethen, Chapters 1-4 of Finite Difference and Spectral Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, available on-line in PDF format.
Readings will also be taken from other textbooks to be announced in lecture.
Stephen A. Vavasis, Computer Science Department, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, email@example.com
handed out 1/23/06