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The Vision of Leibniz
A Brief History
2.1. A timeline for calculus
2.2. A timeline for the computer
2.3. An important mathematical controversy
2.4. Some important personalities
A Review of Calculus
3.1. Real numbers. Sequences of real numbers
3.2. Functions
3.3. Differential equations
3.4. The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus
3.5. A look ahead
4.1. Linear combinations, linear independency, and basis
4.2. Norms, inner products, and orthogonality
4.3. Linear transformations and matrices
4.4. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
4.5. Norms of matrices
4.6. Vector spaces of functions
5.1. Vector spaces of polynomials
5.2. Polynomial interpolation
5.3. Vector spaces of piecewise polynomials
5.4. Interpolation by piecewise polynomials
5.5. Quadrature
2 projection into a space of polynomials
5.7. Approximation by trigonometric polynomials
Galerkin’s Method
6.1. Galerkin’s method with global polynomials
6.2. Galerkin’s method with piecewise polynomials
6.3. Galerkin’s method with trigonometric polynomials
6.4. Comments on Galerkin’s method
6.5. Important issues
Solving Linear Algebraic Systems
7.1. Stationary systems of masses and springs
7.2. Direct methods
7.3. Direct methods for special systems
7.4. Iterative methods
8.1. The finite element method
8.2. Error estimates and adaptive error control
8.3. Data and modeling errors
8.4. Higher order finite element methods
8.5. The elastic beam
8.6. A comment on a priori and a posteriori analysis
Scalar Initial Value Problems
9.1. A model in population dynamics
9.2. Galerkin finite element methods
9.3. A posteriori error analysis and adaptive error control
9.4. A priori error analysis
9.5. Quadrature errors
9.6. The existence of solutions
10.1. Model problems
10.2. The existence of solutions and Duhamel’s formula
10.3. Solutions of autonomous problems
10.4. Solutions of non-autonomous problems
10.5. Stability
10.6. Galerkin finite element methods
10.7. Error analysis and adaptive error control
10.8. The motion of a satellite
Calculus of Variations
11.1. Minimization problems
11.2. Hamilton’s principle
13.1. Meshes in several dimensions
13.2. Vector spaces of piecewise polynomials
13.3. Error estimates for piecewise linear interpolation
13.4. Quadrature in several dimensions
The Poisson Equation
14.1. The finite element method for the Poisson equation
14.2. Energy norm error estimates
14.3. Adaptive error control
14.4. Dealing with different boundary conditions
14.5. Error estimates in the L
The Heat Equation
15.1. Maxwell’s equations
15.2. The basic structure of solutions of the heat equation
15.3. Stability
15.4. A finite element method for the heat equation
The Wave Equation
16.1. Transport in one dimension
16.2. The wave equation in one dimension
16.3. The wave equation in higher dimensions
16.4. A finite element method
16.5. Error estimates and adaptive error control
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