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Numerical Solution of an Elliptic PDE

Terry Robb
Organization: RMIT University
Department: Department of Mathematics
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Numerically solving an elliptic partial differential equation often requires solving a very large, but sparse, linear system. This notebook contains an example in which InterCall is used to solve a PDE by accessing a public domain library to handle the sparse linear system. Arbitrary two-dimensional regions (including holes and cracks) as well as rectangular three dimensional regions can also be handled with this technique. Some exercises are given.

*Applied Mathematics > Numerical Methods
*Mathematics > Calculus and Analysis > Differential Equations

Elliptic PDEs, ITPACK, InterCall, intercall, MathLink, SOR, aerospace engineering, applied mathematics, chemical engineering, civil engineering, code generation
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EllipticPDE.txt (7.2 KB) - Plain-text version of the notebook
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