By Charles J.(Charles J. Stone) Stone

This author's smooth strategy is meant basically for graduate-level mathematical facts or statistical inference classes. the writer takes a finite-dimensional useful modeling standpoint (in distinction to the normal parametric process) to bolster the relationship among statistical conception and statistical method.

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51) − ∂u = g on ΓN . 52) 34 Chapter 1. A FEniCS tutorial Here, Γ0 is the boundary x = 0, while Γ1 corresponds to the boundary x = 1. We have that u L = 1 + 2y2 , u R = 2 + 2y2 , and g = −4y. For the left boundary Γ0 we define the usual triple of a function for the boundary value, a function for defining the boundary of interest, and a DirichletBC object: Python code u_L = Expression("1 + 2*x[1]*x[1]") def left_boundary(x, on_boundary): tol = 1E-14 # tolerance for coordinate comparisons return on_boundary and abs(x[0]) < tol Gamma_0 = DirichletBC(V, u_L, left_boundary) For the boundary x = 1 we define a similar code: Python code u_R = Expression("2 + 2*x[1]*x[1]") def right_boundary(x, on_boundary): tol = 1E-14 # tolerance for coordinate comparisons return on_boundary and abs(x[0] - 1) < tol Gamma_1 = DirichletBC(V, u_R, right_boundary) The various essential conditions are then collected in a list and used in the solution process: Python code bcs = [Gamma_0, Gamma_1] ...

We need some evidence that the program works, and to this end we may use the analytical solution listed above for the case σ → ∞. In scaled coordinates the solution reads w ( x, y) = 1 − x2 − y2 . Practical values for an infinite σ may be 50 or larger, and in such cases the program will report the maximum deviation between the computed w and the (approximate) exact we . 3, except that u is replaced by w and u0 = 0. py, located Chapter 1. A FEniCS tutorial 17 in the stationary/poisson directory, and also listed below.

Mat in MATLAB or Octave will then make the variables A and b available for computations. Matrix processing in Python or MATLAB/Octave is only feasible for small PDE problems since the numpy arrays or matrices in MATLAB file format are dense matrices. DOLFIN also has an interface to the eigensolver package SLEPc, which is a preferred tool for computing the eigenvalues of large, sparse matrices of the type encountered in PDE problems (see demo/la/eigenvalue in the DOLFIN source code tree for a demo).