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Maximum Principles and Energy Methods

  • David F. GriffithsEmail author
  • John W. Dold
  • David J. Silvester
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Part of the Springer Undergraduate Mathematics Series book series (SUMS)

Abstract

This chapter extends the ideas in earlier chapters and identifies two concepts that are useful for checking the well-posedness of boundary value problems. These concepts play a fundamental role in establishing the stability of finite difference solutions in later chapters.

Keywords

Maximum Principle Heat Equation Dirichlet Boundary Condition Neumann Boundary Condition Energy Method 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • David F. Griffiths
    • 1
    Email author
  • John W. Dold
    • 2
  • David J. Silvester
    • 2
  1. 1.University of DundeeFifeUK
  2. 2.School of MathematicsThe University of ManchesterManchesterUK

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