FC020 Numerical methods in plasma physics

Faculty of Science
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus 1 for the colloquium). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. RNDr. David Trunec, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. David Trunec, CSc.
Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. David Trunec, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
The knowledge of programing in common programing languages is assumed.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
At the end of this course, the student obtains the knowledge about numerical solution of usual problems from plasma physics.
  • Numerical differentiation. Solution of Laplace equation by the method of finite differences. Iterative methods for solution of large systems of linear algebraic equations. Solution of parabolic equations by the method of lines. Least square method and statistical estimation of parameters.
  • PRESS, William H. Numerical recipes in fortran : the art of scientific computing. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. 963 s. ISBN 052143064X. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
3 homeworks
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on completion of the course: Způsob ukončení je dán individuálním studijním plánem
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: S.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2023, recent)
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