# MATH 661 - Mathematical Theory of Finite Element Methods - Fall 2017

** Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours. **

Will develop basic mathematical theory of finite element method; construction of finite element spaces and piece-wise polynomial approximation; Ritz-Galerkin methods and variational crimes; energy and maximum norm estimates; mixed finite element method; applications to diffusion-reaction problems.

### Sections

Sec | Instructor | Lecture | |
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600 |
Jean-Luc Guermond | TR 4:10-5:25pm BLOC 203 |