November 25, 2015

Numerical and Computational Challenges in Science and Engineering Program

Short Course on Numerical Bifurcation and Centre Manifold Analysis in Partial Differential Equations

Instructor: Klaus Böhmer, Philipps-Universität Marburg

Dates: November 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 2001
Times: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm, (tea-break at 3:00-3:30)
Location: The Fields Institute, Room 210

Content of lectures:
Course Overview -(pdf format)
Preliminary version of two chapters of the book.

1. Introduction: Bifurcation Problems in Differential Equations.
2&3. Space Discretization for Elliptic Problems: Finite Element Methods.
4. Liapunov-Schmidt Methods and their Numerical Implementation.
5. Numerical Bifurcation Methods: Stability and Bordered Stability.
6. Center Manifolds and Numerical Center Manifold Methods.

Additional Information:
Detailed lecture notes, including background materials, will be provided to registered participants.

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