Numerical Analysis Using R

Numerical Analysis Using R Solutions to ODEs and PDEs

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Synopsis

This book presents the latest numerical solutions to initial value problems and boundary value problems described by ODEs and PDEs. The author offers practical methods that can be adapted to solve wide ranges of problems and illustrates them in the increasingly popular open source computer language R, allowing integration with more statistically based methods. The book begins with standard techniques, followed by an overview of 'high resolution' flux limiters and WENO to solve problems with solutions exhibiting high gradient phenomena. Meshless methods using radial basis functions are then discussed in the context of scattered data interpolation and the solution of PDEs on irregular grids. Three detailed case studies demonstrate how numerical methods can be used to tackle very different complex problems. With its focus on practical solutions to real-world problems, this book will be useful to students and practitioners in all areas of science and engineering, especially those using R.

Book information

ISBN: 9781107115613
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 518.02855133
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xx, 616
Weight: 1330g
Height: 188mm
Width: 327mm
Spine width: 38mm