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Overview on solving stiff problems using one-step methods

Tey, Kai Wean (2001) Overview on solving stiff problems using one-step methods. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Science.

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Abstract

Stiff problems in ordinary differential equations can now be solved more routinely. In the past four decades, many researchers were interested in finding effective stiff solution methods. This dissertation is intended for the readers who are interested in solving stiff problems with one-step methods. The focus is on one-step methods, more particularly to implicit Runge-Kutta methods and a recent explicit one-step method. This review explains what stiff differential equations are and what are the requirements for the stiff solution methods. The development of one-step methods in solving stiff problems is outlined. The advantages and disadvantages of each method are also presented. Further, practical implementation of implicit Runge- Kutta methods and the development of one-step methods are discussed briefly. Finally, the dissertation is concluded by presenting a summary of historical reviews of one-step methods in solving stiff problems and some suggestions for future research in this area.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Science (Mathematics)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2001; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nazeeruddin Yaacob
Uncontrolled Keywords:Differential equations, numerical solutions, stiff problems, Runge-Kutta methods
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions:Science
ID Code:6676
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:21 Oct 2008 03:01
Last Modified:05 Sep 2012 02:51

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