Although exhibiting a long history and tradition, partial differential equations (PDEs) are just nowadays starting to evolve as the fundamental mathematical description of many technical processes. It can be thereby observed that the success story of PDEs entering new areas of applied research is related to the vast progress in information technology and (computational) mathematics, which provide access to an almost unlimited computational power and newly developed efficient algorithms. With this, the attention is focused on previously unthought problems such as high resolution climate simulation using increasingly finer spatial grids covering the earth’s surface or the study of multi–phase compressible reactive flows in complex geometrical domains.


Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Tracking Control Trajectory Planning Feedforward Control Pressure Swing Adsorption 
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  1. 1.Automation and Control Institute / E376Vienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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