Dianne P. O'Leary

Reminder: Normal office hours through May 17, and also on May 21, but not on May 18.

oleary@cs.umd.edu

** When and Where: **
Monday, 4pm - 7pm (CSI 2107)
(CSI is the Computer Science Classroom building, attached
to A.V. Williams and behind the Wind Tunnel.)

** Office Hours: **
Monday 3-3:40, Tuesday 12:30-1:20, Friday 8:45-10, and by appointment,
in AVW 3271.

**Topics: ** Numerical solution of partial differential
equations using finite element and finite difference
methods. Solution of sparse systems of linear equations.
Wavelet and fast transform methods.

**Textbook: **
Stig Larsson and Vidar Thomee,
Partial Differential Equations with Numerical Methods,
Springer 2003: ISBN 3-540-01772-0.

**Programming language: **
We will use Matlab for the programming
assignments.

** Grading: **

** CMSC Masters Comprehensive Exam grade: **
based on quiz grades

** Questions? **
Please contact me.

** Basic Information: **

** Accommodations: **
If you require academic accommodations
due to a religious obligation or a disability,
please provide documentation by the end of the 2nd
week of the semester.

** Tentative Schedule for Spring 2010: **

01 | Jan 25 | Preliminaries, ODE BVP | |||

02 | Feb 1 | Quiz 1 | ODE BVP | Homework 1 assigned. | |

03 | Feb 8 | Snow Day | |||

04 | Feb 15 | Quiz 2 | ODE BVP / Elliptic PDEs | ||

05 | Feb 22 | Quiz 3 | Elliptic PDEs | Homework 1 due | |

06 | Mar 1 | Quiz 4 | Fourier, Wavelet methods | Homework 2 assigned. | |

07 | Mar 8 | Colloquium, Sparse Matrices | |||

Mar 15 | Spring Break | No class | |||

08 | Mar 22 | Sparse Matrices | Homework 2 due. Homework 3 assigned. | ||

09 | Mar 29 | ODE IVP, Parabolic PDE | Passover | ||

10 | Apr 5 | Quiz 5 | Parabolic PDE | Homework 3 due. Term project topics announced. | |

11 | Apr 12 | Quiz 6 | Parabolic PDE | Homework 4 assigned. | |

12 | Apr 19 | Quiz 7 | Hyperbolic PDE | Term project decision due. | |

13 | Apr 26 | Quiz 8 | Hyperbolic PDE, Eigenproblem | Homework 4 due. | |

May 3 | No class | ||||

14 | May 10 | Quiz 9 | Eigenproblem, Multipole | ||

May 17 | 4:00 pm | Term project due. |

** Lecture Notes **

** Homework **

** Quizzes: 2010. ** Hints should appear on
the Tuesday before the quiz.

** Quizzes: 2005 **

**References other than the textbook: **
One-third of the course material (sparse matrix
computation and FFT/wavelet) will be taken from other
references:

Project: Vol. 7, No. 3, May/June 2005, pp. 20-23.

Solution: Vol. 7, No. 4, July/August 2005, pp. 71-75.

Project: Vol. 7, No. 5, September/October 2005, pp. 62-67.

Solution: Vol. 7, No. 6, November/December 2005, pp. 77-80.

Project: Vol. 8, No. 4, July/August 2006, pp. 74-78.

Solution: Vol. 8, No. 5, September/October 2006, pp. 91-93.

Project: Vol. 6, No. 4, July/August 2004, pp. 74-76.

Solution: Vol. 6, No. 5, September/October 2004. pp. 63-65.

Project: Vol. 7, No. 6, November/December 2005, pp. 74-77.

Solution: Vol. 8, No. 1, January/February 2006, pp. 81-83.

Project: Vol. 7, No. 4, July/August 2005, pp. 68-70.

Solution: Vol. 7, No. 5, September/October 2005, pp. 67-70.

Project: Vol. 8, No. 5, September/October 2006, pp. 86-90.

Solution: Vol. 8, No. 6, November/December 2006, pp. 89-91.