Academic Catalog

MATH688 FINITE ELEMENT SOL. OF DIFF. EQUATIONS

Course Code: 2360688
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. MNEVVER TEZER
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Calculus of variations. Weighted residual methods. Theory and derivation of interpolation functions. Higher order elements. Assembly procedure, insertion of boundary conditions. Finite element formulation of ordinary differential equations, some applications. Error and convergence analysis. Finite element formulation of non-linear differential equations. Time dependent problems. Convergence and error analysis. Solution of the resulting algebraic system of equations. Applications on steady and time dependent problems in applied continuum mechanics.