Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums
MathGroup Archive
*Archive Index
*Ask about this page
*Print this page
*Give us feedback
*Sign up for the Wolfram Insider

MathGroup Archive 1993

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

NDSolve algorithm

  • To: MathGroup at
  • Subject: NDSolve algorithm
  • From: tam
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jul 93 13:28:30 CDT

>Does anyone know what algorithm is used in NDSolve?
>Is it Gear's method? What is the order of the method and can 
>the order be varied?
>Thanks in advance,
>John Gear
>Department of Mathematics
>Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
>Melbourne, Australia

NDSolve uses the Adams method for nonstiff and Gear method for stiff equations.
It automatically adjusts the step and order during the course of integration.

H.W. Tam
tam at

  • Prev by Date: Re: how to disable wrap-around of the printout lines ?
  • Next by Date: Re: RotateLabel
  • Previous by thread: Re: Non-linear optimization
  • Next by thread: Clarification of rumor