Department of Mathematics

Numerical Methods for Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equations

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Professor: Nils Henrik Risebro
Coordinator: Sandra May
Lectures: Mon. 13 - 15 HG G 3
  Wed. 8 - 10
HG G 26.1
Exercise classes: Mon. 15 - 16 HG G 3

Lectures begin: Monday, February 17th
Exercises begin: Monday, February 24th

 Problem Set
  Due Date
Master codes
serie1.pdf Th, Feb 27, midnight   serie1.m
serie2.pdf Th, Mar 13, midnight solution_serie2.pdf serie2_prob3.m
serie3.pdf Th, Mar 27, midnight   Godunov_Burgers.tar.gz (Apr 2), LF_LW.tar.gz (Apr 3)
serie4.pdf Th, Apr 10, midnight   Godunov_Burgers_2nd_order.tar.gz , Godunov_lin_adv_2nd_order.tar.gz
serie5.pdf Fr, May 2, 10am   serie5_graph_lin_adv_2d.m ,
serie5_true_Solution.m ,
serie6.pdf Wed, May 21, midnight ,

Homework submission:

No Testat requirement

Homework: Theoretical exercises and programming problems -- biweekly

Exam: Oral examination, 30 min.

Lecture notes can be downloaded here

Compack v1.1B can be downloaded here (updated on Feb 11).

Questions? Contact Sandra in case of questions concerning the exercises or the lecture.

Aims of the course

Numerical schemes for hyperbolic equations, particularly systems of equations like the Euler equations of gas dynamics will be presented. Finite volume schemes, TVD, ENO and WENO will also be described. Practical exercises will involve Matlab implementation of the numerical methods.

Content of the course

Matlab links

ETH students can download Matlab with a free network license from Stud-IDES.


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