Tuesday, October 17, 2006
SIAM review of september contains on page 616 a review of a book on liquid sloshing. The reviewer is not very happy with this book but gives some references which might be of interest to our specialists.
In SIAM Review of september one can find in the educational section a paper about page ranking such as done in Google. It is a relatively simple application of linear algebra heavily leaning on the Perron-Frobenius theorem.
In the september edition of SIAM news one can find an article on Petascale computers. Scientists working on nuclear fusion like to have such a computer and expect it in a few years from now.
MATLAB student version
For 50 pounds one can buy a MATLAB and SIMULINK student version
History of Numerical Analysis
In the July/August edition of SIAM News it is announced that SIAM will start a web site on history of Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing
Complex fluid mixing
In the june edition of SIAM News there is an interesting article about the mixing of two fluids with different density; comparison of numerical results with experiments.
50 Years ADI
The ADI method was one of the first methods to solve multi-dimensional problems on a computer with limited memory and speed. In 2006 it is 50 years ago that the method was discovered.
Monday, October 16, 2006
Change of name
The blog of the Computational Mechanics and Numerical Mathematics will continue here. The old blog is still reacheble