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Numerical Solution of Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations


  • Date Published: September 2009
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from September 2022
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521877275

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  • Numerical Solution of Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations is a new type of graduate textbook, with both print and interactive electronic components (on CD). It is a comprehensive presentation of modern shock-capturing methods, including both finite volume and finite element methods, covering the theory of hyperbolic conservation laws and the theory of the numerical methods. The range of applications is broad enough to engage most engineering disciplines and many areas of applied mathematics. Classical techniques for judging the qualitative performance of the schemes are used to motivate the development of classical higher-order methods. The interactive CD gives access to the computer code used to create all of the text's figures, and lets readers run simulations, choosing their own input parameters; the CD displays the results of the experiments as movies. Consequently, students can gain an appreciation for both the dynamics of the problem application, and the growth of numerical errors.

    • Textbook gives a comprehensive presentation of modern shock-capturing methods, including both finite volume and finite element methods
    • Innovative electronic component on accompanying CD allows the reader to perform computations based upon the text, and view the results as movies.
    • Topic of interest to graduate students, academics and industry
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    '… very recommendable …' Internationale Mathematische Nachrichten

    'Throughout the book it is clear that Trangenstein constantly thinks about students, which is great … could be used as a graduate textbook either independently or as a companion book to other textbooks on the subject. I find it particularly suitable for courses that have an applied flavor.' Doron Levy, University of Maryland

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2009
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521877275
    • length: 620 pages
    • dimensions: 251 x 195 x 33 mm
    • weight: 1.5kg
    • contains: 109 b/w illus. 2 tables 141 exercises
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from September 2022
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to partial differential equations
    2. Scalar hyperbolic conservations laws
    3. Nonlinear scalar laws
    4, Nonlinear hyperbolic systems
    5. Methods for scalar laws
    6. Methods for hyperbolic systems
    7. Methods in multiple dimensions
    8. Adaptive mesh refinement

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Advance Numerical Methods
    • Advanced Multiscale Modeling and Computation
  • Author

    John A. Trangenstein, Duke University, North Carolina
    John A. Trangenstein is Professor of Mathematics at Duke University, North Carolina

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