Introduction to the numerical solution of the wave propagation problems

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Introduction to the numerical solution of the wave propagation problems


This lecture aims in describing some properties of the wave propagation phenomena and in providing a background to understand some recent methods of numerical simulation. 


Number of hours

  • Travaux Dirigés : 12h
  • Cours Magistral : 27h

Form of assessment

First session

Second session

Continuous assessment: 40%

Final examination: 60%

Final examination length: 3 hours

Remedial examination: 100 %

Remedial examination length: 3 hours


  1. Study of some physical and mathematical properties for the wave propagation phenomena

  2. Introduction and implementation of a discontinuous Galerkin method.

  3. Application to the inverse problem: determination of the physical property of a propagation media.

In brief

ECTS credits 4.0

Number of hours 39.0

Level of study Master degree level


Organizational unit

Administrative contact(s)

Secrétariat de Mathématiques

Email : secretariat-mathematiques @


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