Date

Topic

Preparation

Materials

01/20/2015

Modeling and Simulation Concepts
Maxima installation

Bring your laptop to class

Brainstorming exercise PDF Word

01/22/2015 
Introduction to Maxima
R installation

Read Velten Chapter 1
Revise answers to brainstorming questions
Read over class materials and look at resources

Maxima exercises PDF Word
Resources:
Maxima software and documentation
Ted Woollett's Maxima by Example

01/27/2015 
Quiz 1 over Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 pp. 4760
Descriptive Statistics
Introduction to R

Read Velten Chapter 2 pp. 4760
Study for Quiz 1
Read over class materials and look at resources

Maxima and R exercises PDF Word
Resources:
R Project website with software are documentation
QuickR website
R Tutorial website

01/29/2015 
Inferential Statistics:
Hypothesis Testing

Read Velten pp. 6064 
Discussion questions PDF Word
Astrophysics R Tutorial

02/03/2015 
Hypothesis Testing (cont.)


Inferential Statistics slides PDF PPTX
normtemp.txt
yellowness.txt

02/05/2015 
Inferential Statistics:
Regression Modeling

Read Velten pp. 6587
Study for Quiz 2 on Inferential Statistics

Same slides as 02/03/2015

02/10/2015 
Quiz 2
Neural Networks

Read Velten pp. 8799 

02/12/2015 
Introduction to Mechanistic Modeling 
Read Velten pp. 117129 
Interactive Differential Equations  Lab 1
Heat Transfer and Biot Number

02/17/2015 
ODE Models and Theory 
Read Velten pp. 130153 
Interactive Differential Equations  Lab 2
Quiz 3 PDF Word

02/19/2015 
Solutions of ODEs
ODEs using MATLAB (taught by Henry Moncada)

Read Velten pp. 153174 
Limited Growth Population Model video
ODE Software for MATLAB (dfield, pplane) website
Dfield/Pplane User Manual
Phase_Portrait_Stability.pdf
critical_points.pdf

02/24/2015 
Numerical solution of ODEs 
Read Velten pp. 174194 
Book software  Euler.mac, Stiff.mac

02/26/2015 
Numerical solution of ODEs (cont.)
Bifurcations


Book software  MechODE/mac, MechODE/r
Bifurcations video
Interactive Differential Equations  Labs 23, 24, 25

03/03/2015 
Fitting ODEs to Data
PredatorPrey System model

Read Velten pp. 194211

Book software
PredatorPrey System video
Interactive Differential Equations  Lab 21
Handout

03/05/2015 
Dynamical Systems (taught by Henry Moncada)


Predator Prey MATLAB code

03/17/2015 
ODEPACK

ODEPACK webpage
LSODA documentation
Midterm Review Guide


03/19/2015 
Wrapup and review



03/24/2015 
Midterm exam 


03/26/2015 
PDE Example: the Heat Equation 
Velten pp. 229241

Heat Equation activity 
03/31/2015 
Cesar Chavez Day  no class 


04/02/2015 
PDE Theory 
Velten pp. 241248
PDE Playlist  PDE 1 and PDE 2

Parabolic PDE exercises

04/07/2015 
2D Heat Equation
Hyperbolic PDE: The Wave Equation

PDE Playlist  PDE 7 and PDE 8 
2D Heat Equation slides
Wave Equation slides

04/09/2015 
Elliptic PDE  Stationary Heat Equation 
Laplace's Equation in Other Coorindates

Elliptic PDE exercises
Elliptic PDE slides

04/14/2015 
Separation of Variables method
Fourier Series Analysis

Velten pp. 254257
PDE playlist  PDE 13
PDE playlist  FA1, FA2


04/16/2015 
Numerical solution of PDEs  Finite difference methods 
Velten pp. 257266

Exercises

04/21/2015 
Finite difference method software

Programs in MATLAB, C, Fortran, Python for
Time Dependent 1D Heat Equation  explicit
Time Dependent 1D Heat Equation  implicit
1D Wave Equation


04/23/2015 
Finite element methods

Velten pp. 266286
Intro to FEM by Sayas
FEM Solution of 2D Heat Equation using MATLAB
fem2dmatlab.tar.gz
Intro to FEM by Gilbert Strang
Intro to FEM by Jacob Bishop

Slides

04/28/2015 
Introduction to the Stampede supercomputer
Introduction to PETSc

Stampede User Guide
PETSc Users Manual

PETSc Examples
ts/ex4.c  timedependent 1D heat equation
ksp/ex2.c  timeindependent 2D heat equation

04/30/2015 
Stampede and PETSc exercises


stampedepetscexercises

05/05/2015 
work on project and review for final exam

Ringler et al A multiresolution approach to global ocean modeling


05/07/2015 
work on project and review for final exam



Comments (1)
Shirley Moore said
at 1:19 pm on Jan 22, 2015
Be sure to do the Preparation listed for each class BEFORE that class meeting. Dr. Moore
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