### spectral method

(method of numerically solving differential equations)

A **spectral method** is a method of numerically solving
differential equations by approximating the equations
using, for example, a **Fourier series**, and solving each term.
Typically a Fourier transform is used.

(*mathematics,computation*)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spectral_method

**Referenced by:**

numerical analysis

SpEC

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