Numerical Simulation of Space Plasmas (I) Lecture Notes
by Ling-Hsiao Lyu /

Citation: Lyu, L. H. (2016), Numerical Simulation of Space Plasmas (I) Lecture Notes,

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Table of Contents

Lecture 1: Introduction to Round-off Error

Lecture 2: Numerical Methods for Differentiations and Integrations

Lecture 3: Numerical Schemes for Time Integrations

Lecture 4: Random Number Generators

Lecture 5: Introduction to Plasma Simulation Codes

Lecture 6: Introduction to Particle Simulations

Appendix A: Cubic Spline

Appendix B: Higher-Order Finite Differences

Appendix C. Higher-Order Numerical Integrations

Appendix D. Higher-Order Finite Differences Based on Richardson’s Formula

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