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Re: Finite difference method with mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg92706] Re: Finite difference method with mathematica
  • From: Tyler <hayes.tyler at>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 06:42:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gckn0k$nl0$> <gcn48h$74j$>

On Oct 10, 4:37 am, Tyler <hayes.ty... at> wrote:
> Not sure if it will help, but you might want to check out Michael
> Trott's Guidebooks (either the symbolics, or numerics).
> Of course, if you have the cash, there is an AceFEM package on the
> Wolfram site you might want to look at.
> As a side note, you may not want to implement a pure FE code in
> Mathematica as you traditionally would in a procedural language like,
> say, FORTRAN, or C. Solving these systems symbolically might make more
> sense for some systems when using Mathematica. Having said that, I
> myself am very new to Mathematica and have not coded any FE or FD
> projects, so take that into consideration. Personally, I would love to
> see a side-by-side solution of an FE system (even a simple 2D Heat
> Eqn) in a procedural language like FORTRAN and the corresponding
> solution in Mathematica.
> Hope that gives you a starting point
> t.
> On Oct 9, 6:39 am, "Pasha Karami" <kar... at> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > Does anybody know some examples or notebooks in Mathematica about finit=
> > difference method for solving nonlinear PDEs?
> > I know about NDsolve which is not what I am looking for.I would like to
> > know about using Mathematica for finite difference method and etc.
> > Thank you!
> > Pasha


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