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Jacobian-Free Newton-Krylov (JFNK) method


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Function uses JFNK to solve a system of non-linear equations

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This function solves a system of non-linear equations using the Jacobian-Free Newton-Krylov (JFNK) method. The main advantage of using JFNK over the traditional Newton method is to avoid the need for generating and inverting the Jacobian matrix. Typically the Jacobian matrix is not analytically attainable and its numerical approximation (e.g., via finite-difference methods) is not easily invertible.

Reference: (1) Knoll D.A., Keyes D.E. "Jacobian-Free Newton-Krylov methods: a survey of approaches and applications", Journal of Computational Physics, August 2003.

Required Products MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 7.12 (R2011a)
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12 Jun 2014 Sunil

Sunil (view profile)

Coz I'm using Octave, not MATLAB

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12 Jun 2014 Sunil

Sunil (view profile)

function gmres not included. :(

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04 Feb 2014 Sarah N  

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