Accession Number : AD0679479

Title :   ON THE USE OF SPLINE FUNCTIONS FOR THE NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Loscalzo,Frank R.

Report Date : MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 113

Abstract : Spline functions are used to obtain global approximations to solutions of first order differential equations with given initial values. A class of methods based on Hermite's quadrature formula of 1878 is examined in detail. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS), BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, INTERPOLATION, NUMERICAL INTEGRATION, POLYNOMIALS, CONVERGENCE, THESES

Subject Categories : Numerical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE