Aeronautics and Astronautics
Computational Methods in Aerospace Engineering
Unit 1: Numerical Integration of ODEs
1.9 Runge-Kutta Methods
1.9.2 Four-Stage Runge-Kutta Method
Measurable Outcome 1.16, Measurable Outcome 1.17, Measurable Outcome 1.19
The most popular form of a four-stage Runge-Kutta method is:
Note that this method requires four evaluations of \(f\) per iteration. This method is fourth-order accurate, \(p=4\).
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