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Module Detailed Information for [MA5240]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 09 Mar 2018 23:06

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Module Description : This module studies the finite element method. It covers the following topics: variational principles, weak solutions of differential equations, Galerkin/Ritz method, Lax-Milgram theorem, finite element spaces, stiffness matrices. Shape functions, Barycentric coordinates, numerical integration in Rn, calculation of stiffness matrices, constraints and boundary conditions, iterative methods and approximate solutions, error estimates. The course is for mathematics graduate students with interest in finite element method and its applications.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 07-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : MA5233 or departmental approval
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-0-7
Remarks : Nil
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