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Published: 19 June 2014

496 Pages | 116 b&w line illustrations


ISBN: 9780199678792

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Finite Elements and Fast Iterative Solvers

with Applications in Incompressible Fluid Dynamics

Second Edition

Howard Elman, David Silvester, and Andy Wathen

Numerical Mathematics and Scientific Computation

  • Shows relations between discretization methods and solution methods for partial differential equations
  • Free software accompanying the book
  • Fully self-contained, builds from elementary to state-of-the art ideas
  • Contains theoretical and computational components
  • Pratical text that allows exploration of problems of contemporary interest

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on optimization with PDE constraints (Chapter 5)
  • New chapter on the solution of unsteady Navier-Stokes equations (Chapter 10)
  • New chapter on the solution of models of buoyancy-driven flow (Chapter 11)
  • Extension and refinement of material on the solution of discrete Navier-Stokes equations (Chapter 9)
  • Description of algebraic multigrid method (in Chapter 2)

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