Half of the
GRAND CHALLENGE EQUATIONS
(courtesy of San Diego Supercomputer Center)
1. tv + (v)v = - (1/r)P + 2 v - F A. Poisson Equation
2. 2u = tu B. Discrete Fourier Transform
3. - 2 u + lu = f C. Helmholtz Equation
4. [ x x F + y y F + z z F ] = 4p Gr D. Schroedinger Equation
5.
N - 1
Fj= S fk e2pijk/N
k = 0
E. Navier-Stokes Equation
6. - [ h / ( 2pi ) ] tY(r,t) = - [ h2 / ( 8p2m ) ] 2 Y(r,t) + VY(r,t) F. Heat Equation

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