MATH5211 - Advanced Numerical Analysis I - 2015/16

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General Information


  • Eric Chung
    • Office: LSB 205
    • Tel: 3943 7972
    • Email:

Time and Venue

  • Lecture: Tuesdays 4:30 - 7:15pm, Y C Liang Hall 101

Course Description

The course will cover two topics.

1. Basic theory of finite element methods.

2. Iterative methods for solving linear systems.


  • Finite Elements: Theory, Fast Solvers, and Applications in Solid Mechanics, by Dietrich Braess
  • Iterative Methods for Sparse Linear Systems, by Yousef Saad


Assessment Scheme

Weekly Assignments 40%
Exam 1 (Oct 13) 30%
Exam 2 (Dec 8) 30%

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Last updated: November 19, 2015 10:10:58