Mathematics 406:
Variational and Approximate Methods in Applied
Mathematics
 Class: Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 14h00
in Buchanan B315.
 Instructor:
 Anthony Peirce
 mailto:peirce@math.ubc.ca
 MATH 108
 Office Hours: Location Math 108: Times: Monday: 1011 am, Wed: 33:55
pm, Fri: 1011 am..
 Course information
 Dates to Remember
 Midterm: Wednesday November 15
 Final: TBA

Programming Resources

Course notes
 MATLAB Demos:
 Overview of the course
 Interpolation:
 Numerical Integration:
 ODE:
 Green's Functions for Boundary Value Problems:
 Variational methods for Bundary Value Problems
 PDE
 Elliptic Equations:
 Evolution Equations
 Initial Value Problems for ODE
 The heat Equation
 The wave Equation
 Class Demo Programs
 MATLAB: Demo session in Class
 Interpolation and Integration:
 Midterms
 Homework
 Assignments
 Assignment 1 (Due 20 th Sept
2015) Solutions
 Assignment 2 (Due 4 October
2015) Solutions
 Assignment 3 (Due 18 October 2014) Solutions, trapez.m
 Assignment 4 (Due 25 October2014), Solutions
 Assignment 5 (Due 1 November 2014), Solutions,
 Assignment 6 (Due 8 November), Solutions, BEM_Pack
 Assignment 7 (Due 15 November), Solutions
 Assignment 8 (Due 22 November), Solutions, FEM_pack