Introduction to Numerical Methods for Variational Problems (Texts in Computational Science and Engineering #21) (Hardcover)

Introduction to Numerical Methods for Variational Problems (Texts in Computational Science and Engineering #21) By Hans Petter Langtangen, Kent-Andre Mardal Cover Image
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Preface.- Quick overview of the finite element method.- Function approximation by global functions.- Function approximation by finite elements.- Variational formulations with global elements.- Variational formulations with finite elements.- Time-dependent variational forms.- Variational forms for systems of PDEs.- Nonlinear Problems.- Variational forms for linear systems.- Useful formulas.

About the Author


Hans Petter Langtangen (1962 - 2016) was a professor of computer science at the University of Oslo. He was formerly a professor of mechanics and was the Director of Center for Biomedical Computing, a Norwegian Center of Excellence at the Simula Research Laboratory in Oslo. Langtangen has more than 100 scientific publications, including journal papers and many books, e.g., the bestseller TCSE 6 A Primer on Scientific Programming with Python (editions 1 - 5). He has also developed open source and commercial software systems for computational sciences." Kent-Andre Mardal is a professor of mechanics at the University of Oslo and an adjunct research scientist at Simula Research Laboratory. He has published more than 80 scientific publications, including journal papers, one co-authored book and the co-edited the book about the FEniCS project, for which he was a core developer for many years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783030237875
ISBN-10: 3030237877
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: October 15th, 2019
Pages: 395
Language: English
Series: Texts in Computational Science and Engineering