# MCS 571: Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations

## Course Information

• Title: Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations (4 hours)
• Lecture Time: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10am - 10:50am
• Lecture Location: Lincoln Hall 321

## Personal Information

• Office: 1219 Science and Engineering Offices (SEO)
• E-mail: davidn ((at)) uic ((dot)) edu

## Office Hours

• Time: Wednesdays, 1pm - 2pm, or by appointment.
• Location: SEO 1219

## Textbooks

• LeVeque, Finite Difference Methods for Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations.
• Gockenbach, Understanding and Implementing the Finite Element Method.

## Other References

• Strikwerda, Finite Difference Schemes and Partial Differential Equations (Second Edition).
• Johnson, Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations by the Finite Element Method.
• Higham & Higham, MATLAB Guide (Second Edition).
• Burden & Faires, Numerical Analysis, (Ninth Edition).
• Faires & Burden, Numerical Methods, (Fourth Edition).
• Cheney & Kincaid, Numerical Mathematics and Computing, (Seventh Edition).

• Homeworks: 100%

## Homeworks

• Homework 1 due Friday, February 1 by 2pm.
• 1.1, 1.2
• 2.3, 2.4, 2.6
• Homework 2 due Friday, February 22 by 2pm.
• 3.1, 3.2
• 4.1
• Homework 3 due Friday, March 15 by 2pm.
• 5.1, 5.6, 5.8, 5.11
• Homework 4 due Friday, April 12 by 2pm.
• 6.3, 6.5
• 7.4
• Homework 5 due Friday, May 3 by 2pm.
• 9.1, 9.3(a)
• 10.1, 10.8

## Tentative Schedule

Week Sections
1 L: 1.1-1.5, 2.1-2.4
2 L: 2.5-2.10
3 L: 2.12-2.13, 2.15, 2.20-2.21
4 L: 3.1-3.7
5 L: 4.1-4.3
6 L: 5.1-5.5
7 L: 5.6-5.9, 6.1-6.3
8 L: 6.3-6.4, 7.1-7.2
9 L: 7.3-7.4, 8.1-8.3, 9.1-9.4
10 L: 9.5-9.8
11 L: 10.1-10.4
12 L: 10.5-10.8
13 G: 1
14 G: 2
15 G: 3