INF5650 – Numerical methods for partial differential equations 2
This course focuses on the analysis and implementation of the finite element method for the solution of systems of nonlinear and time-dependent partial differential equations. Topics include introductory functional analysis, the mathematical formulation of the finite element method, adaptivity and error control, iterative methods and preconditioning, mixed formulations, existence and stability, implementation aspects, and the solution of partial differential equations from continuum mechanics, including fluid flow, elasticity, and porous media.
After this course you have
- learnt the mathematical formulation and implementation of the finite element method
- learnt how to apply it to solve a range of important partial differential equations
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Recommended previous knowledge
- 5 credits overlap with INF5681 – Introduction to finite element methods (discontinued)
- 10 credits overlap with INF9650 – Numerical methods for partial differentiental equations 2 (discontinued)
15 lectures through out the semester, mandatory assignments which must be approve in order to take the exam.
Examination support material
No examination support material is allowed.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
This course does not offer new examination in the beginning of the subsequent term for candidates who withdraw during an ordinary examination or fail an ordinary examination.
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.