Advanced Partial Differential Equations and Finite Element Method Distribution Theory - Introduction, Topology of Test functions, Convolutions, Schwartz Space, Tempered Distributions, Fourier Transform; Sobolev Spaces - Definitions, Extension Operators, Continuous and Compact Imbeddings, Trace results; Weak Solutions - Variational formulation of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, Weak solutions, Maximum Principle, Regularity results; Finite Element Method (FEM) - Introduction to FEM, Finite element solution of Elliptic boundary value problems.  


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* J. T. Marti, Introduction to Finite Element Method and Finite Element Solution of Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, Academic Press (1986).

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