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Numerical methods: Finite difference and spectral methods?

  1. Jan 10, 2008 #1
    Hi all.
    Can someone briefly explain the difference between finite difference methods and spectral methods? What are their principles?
    And what is pseudo-spectral method?
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  3. Jan 10, 2008 #2


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    Wikipedia has fairly good articles on this sort of thing...
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