A survey of the development, analysis, and application of numerical techniques in solving nonlinear boundary value problems, this text presents numerical analysis as a working tool for physicists and engineers. Starting with a survey of accomplishments in the field, it explores initial and boundary value problems for ordinary differential equations, linear boundary value problems, and the numerical realization of parametric studies in nonlinear boundary value problems.
The authorsMilan Kubicek, Professor at the Prague Institute of Chemical Technology, and Vladimir Hlavacek, Professor at the University of Buffaloemphasize the description and straightforward application of numerical techniques rather than underlying theory. This approach reflects their extensive experience with the application of diverse numerical algorithms.
Table of Contents
1. Occurrence and Solution of Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems in Engineering and Physics
2. Initial and Boundary Value Problems for Ordinary Differential Equations, Solution of Algebraic Equations
3. Linear Boundary Value Problems
4. Numerical Methods for Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems
5. Numerical Realization of Parametric Studies in Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems