Finite Element Method: Linear Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis, 
Thomas J. R. Hughes 
(Dover Publications)

Finite Volume Methods for Hyperbolic Problems, 
by Randall J. LeVeque, D. G. Crighton (Series Editor) 
(Cambridge Texts in Applied Mathematics)

Time Dependent Problems and Difference Methods 
by Bertil Gustafsson, Heinz-Otto Kreiss, Joseph Oliger 
(Pure and Applied Mathematics: A Wiley-Interscience Series of Texts, Monographs and Tracts)

Links to some useful unix tutorials 

Links to some quick introductory guides for the text editor Emacs: 

Week 1

Lecture 1 (lecture ppt)     (lecture pdf) 

Week 2

Lecture 2: stability of Euler-Forward and introducing AB2 time stepping
(lecture ppt)          (lecture pdf)                      EulerForwardODE.m

Lecture 3: stability of AB2, AB3. Method order accuracy. Consistency. Convergence of linear multistep time stepping. Homework 1 due 01/27/05 beginning of class.
(lecture ppt)               (lecture pdf)              ABabstab1.m           ABimagnu.m

Week 3

Lecture 4: one-step time stepping schemes. Runge-Kutta methods
(lecture ppt)                    (lecture pdf) 

Lecture 5: summary of stability/consistency and introduction to difference formulae for derivatives (homework)
(lecture ppt)                   (lecture pdf) 

Week 4

Lecture 6: analyzing the spectrum of some finite difference operators (introduction to numerical dispersion and dissipation)
(draft lecture ppt)       (draft lecture pdf)                     plotmultiplies.m

Lecture 7: demonstrations of the effects of numerical dispersion and dissipation.
(lecture ppt)                        (lecture pdf) 

leftdifference1.m (unstable)                           rightdifference1.m

centraldifference2.m             centraldifference4.m             centraldifferenc6.m

laxfriedrichs.m                    testrig.m

Week 5

Spring 2006 Homework 3
Lecture 8: overview of convergence and accuracy for finite difference schemes, brief discussion of boundary conditions via the energy method 
(see Lecture 7 for correction to Q1f initial condition)
(draft lecture ppt)              (draft lecture pdf) 
Lecture 9: full description of solutions for hw3 
(lecture ppt)                         (lecture pdf) 

Week 6

Lecture 10: Basic finite volume method
(draft lecture ppt)                  (not ready lecture pdf) 

Week 7

Lecture 11: higher-resolution finite volume methods, basic limiter.
(lecture ppt)                  (lecture pdf)                     fvexact.m
fvsolver.m                     minmod.m

Lecture 12: flux limiter functions, Sweby TVD stability diagrams, Harten Theorem.
(lecture ppt)                (lecture pdf)                      fluxlimiter.m
fluxlimiterexact.m                  minmod.m                    sweby.m
Week 8
Lecture 13: scalar nonlinear conservation laws (MIT notes).
(lecture slides)             (lecture notes)
Lecture 14: finite volume methods for scalar nonlinear conservation laws, conservation property, Lax-Wendroff theorem (MIT notes). No homework this week, have good spring break.
(lecture slides)              (lecture notes)
Week 9

Spring break

Week 10
Lecture 15: 2D finite-volume on triangle meshes. Project. Topology and geometry of triangle meshes, computing connectivity.
(corrected lecture ppt)           (corrected lecture pdf)          umCONNECT.m
umSLOWCONNECT.m              umFASTCONNECT.m

Lecture 16: Project 1: background material
Project 1: Matlab code example
Week 11
Lecture 17: Interpolation on the triangle (Proriol's orthonormal polynomial basis). Integrating and differentiating interpolants on the triangle. Brief derivations of discontinuous Galerkin for the advection equation.

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