Exam1review-Fall2006 - Oct 3 2006 ATMS 502 CS 505 CSE 566...

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1 Oct. 3, 2006 ATMS 502 - CS 505 - CSE 566 Jewett Exam 1 review Following is a partial list of what could be on the exam. 1. Given a numerical scheme, derive the a. Amplification factor and stability condition b. Truncation error, order of accuracy; consistency c. Relative phase error 2. Be able to interpret the following: a. Polar plots describing amplitude and phase/errors b. Takacs-like (or other) plots describing amplitude/phase/group velocity as a function of wavenumber k and courant number μ c. A computational molecule/diagram d. A modified equation 3. Given an amplification factor, describe the amplitude, phase speed properties of infinitely long waves, or n x waves (e.g. 2 x). 4. We spent some time on the Takacs paper. Be able to discuss it – why he did what he did, and how he proceeded. 5. General information from the beginning of class: what are the advantages and disadvantages of theoretical, experimental and numerical research? 6.
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