INSTITUTE OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS
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IAM765 - Special Topics: Finite Elements: Adaptivity

Credit: 3(3-0); ECTS: 8.0
Instructor(s): Consent of IAM
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor(s)

Course Catalogue Description

Variational formulation of differential equations, finite element spaces and finite elements discretization, a posteriori error estimators for elliptic problems, residual error estimators, parabolic problems, spacetime adaptivity, implementation and numerical examples.

Course Objectives

This course aims to Introduce students into concepts of a posteriori error estimation techniques and their application to design adaptive finite elements needed in various applications in science and engineering. The students have to be able to apply the adaptive finite element methods in their thesis and understand the current research in this area.

Course Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course students should be able to analyze and implement adaptive FEM methods to PDEs and optimal control problems.

Tentative (Weekly) Outline

Variational formulation of differential equations, finite element spaces and finite elements discretization, a posteriori error estimators for elliptic problems, residual error estimators, parabolic problems, spacetime adaptivity, implementation and numerical examples.

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