Coursebooks

Methods of asymptotic analysis in mechanics

ME-608

Lecturer(s) :

Monkewitz Peter

Language:

English

Frequency

Every 2 years

Remarque

Next time: Spring 2019 / Min 6 participants

Summary

The introduction to asymptotic analysis provides the basis for constructing many simplified analytical models in mechanics and for testing computations in limiting cases.

Content

The following topics are covered:

 

Note

The course is principally based on the book "Perturbation Methods in the Computer Age" by David C. Wilcox (ISBN 0963605127 -- published 1995 by DCW Industries, La Canada, California)

Keywords

asymptotic expansions, singular perturbations, multiple scales, WKB

Learning Prerequisites

Important concepts to start the course

Analysis

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Oral presentation
    • Credits
      2
    • Subject examined
      Methods of asymptotic analysis in mechanics
    • Lecture
      21 Hour(s)
    • Exercises
      7 Hour(s)

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
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