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Getting Started

  • Hans Petter Langtangen
Part of the Texts in Computational Science and Engineering book series (TCSE, volume 1)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the reader to various basic aspects of numerical simulation, including derivation of partial differential equations, construction of finite difference schemes, implementation in Diffpack, and visualization of the simulation results. Particular attention is paid to fundamental concepts in Diffpack and C++ programming that will be needed for further reading of the book.

Keywords

Base Class Finite Difference Scheme Courant Number Member Function Tridiagonal Matrice 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Petter Langtangen
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  1. 1.Simula Research LaboratoryLysakerNorway
  2. 2.Department of InformaticsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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