We discuss possibilities of application of Numerical Analysis methods to proving computability, in the sense of the TTE approach, of solution operators of boundary-value problems for systems of PDEs. We prove computability of the solution operator for a symmetric hyperbolic system with computable real coefficients and dissipative boundary conditions, and of the Cauchy problem for the same system (we also prove computable dependence on the coefficients) in a cube $Q\subseteq\mathbb R^m$. Such systems describe a wide variety of physical processes (e.g. elasticity, acoustics, Maxwell equations). Moreover, many boundary-value problems for the wave equation also can be reduced to this case, thus we partially answer a question raised in Weihrauch and Zhong (2002). Compared with most of other existing methods of proving computability for PDEs, this method does not require existence of explicit solution formulas and is thus applicable to a broader class of (systems of) equations.

Source : oai:arXiv.org:1305.2494

DOI : 10.23638/LMCS-13(4:13)2017

Volume: Volume 13, Issue 4

Published on: November 21, 2017

Submitted on: November 14, 2017

Keywords: Computer Science - Numerical Analysis,Mathematics - Numerical Analysis,03D78, 58J45, 65M06, 65M25,F.1.1,G.1.8

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