Welcome to MATH 9830: Sparse Matrix Algorithms and Advanced Topics in FEM (Spring 2015)

(online at http://www.math.clemson.edu/~heister/math9830-spring2015/)

Instructor: Dr. Timo Heister, heister@clemson.edu, http://www.math.clemson.edu/~heister/

Meetings: Tuesday/Thursday, 3:30-4:45pm in Martin M-204, help: Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm in O-10

Please contact me via email for questions, appointments, etc..

Handouts and Resources



  • Numerical linear algebra:
    • sparse matrices
    • iterative solvers
    • preconditioners
    • multigrid methods
  • Parallel computing in numerical methods:
    • models (MPI, Multithreading)
    • parallel linear algebra
  • FEM analysis:
    • parallel FEM
    • incompressible flow problems
    • Stabilization schemes
    • flow problems


  • MATH 8600
  • MATH 8660 or approval of instructor

Optional reading material:

Class Schedule

Date: 2015-04-01 07:18:01 EDT

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