Python tools for PDE and Linear algebra

Stephen R. Figgins fig at oreilly.com
Fri Apr 14 19:45:32 CEST 2000


> Does anyone know
> some PDE tools or are working on such projects? Support for different
> numerical methods as Finite Difference and Finite Element Methods
> would be nice.

I don't know of any in Python, Roger, but there are some free libraries
available for C++.  You can find them listed at: 

  http://oonumerics.org/oon/

You might be able to adapt one of these, rewrite it in python or maybe
just call it from python. 

I expect these would be rather computationally expensive, and so you
might be better off with having them written in C or C++.  

Stephen Figgins



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