Class notes for week 1, second class

Tasks for today:

Verify that everyone could install correctly.

In the future, if you want to work on your project, you can log into the calclab machines also from the outside, without having to sit right in front of them. For this, first log into (this is the login server) and from there continue to ssh to one of the calclab desktop machines. A description of these machines is here: The fastest machines apparently are the ones in Blocker 123, which are apparently named bloc123-01 through bloc123-24. When you use these machines remotely, please be mindful that someone else might actually sit in front of it!

Class topics for the rest of the hour

Talk about the fundamentals of practical implementations of the finite element method. The various concepts mentioned are also the various class groups shown in