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[Special topics in Numerics] - [2015 Sommer]

Module Code
Special topics in Numerics
Credit Points
8 CP
1 semester
Methods Lecture 4 h + Exercise course 2 h
Objectives Knowledge of methods for the modeling, analysis, simulation and optimization of complex problems from different applications
Content The class discusses selected topics related to the numerical treatment of complex problems arising from different applications: • Numerical stability analysis • Numerical methods for conservation laws • Discontinuous finite element methods • Numerics for pde-constraint optimization problems • Numerics for risk analysis • Non-standard Galerkin methods • Numerics for the Schrödinger equation • Numerics for multi-scale problems • Numerics for multi-physics problems
Learning outcomes Analytical and algorithmic skills, mathematical modeling, skills for selecting problem-adapted numerical methods, independent work on problem sets, presentation in tutorials
Suggested previous knowledge Introduction to numerical mathematics [MA7], numerical methods for partial differential equations [MH7]
Assessments homeworks & presentation, final exam (written or oral)
Literature will be announced
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