Talk:FTCS scheme

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FTCS name versus Forward Euler[edit]

I believe that the name FCTS isn't clear enough and, for most, it is a little obscured.

I was searching about numerical PDE solving methods and the only ones I found related to my search topic was this and the Crank-Nicolson method.

In some places this is referred as the Forward Euler Method (for PDE's) and I believe it would be clearer if there was a more strong connection between the two terms, because the FCTS scheme is an "adaptation" of the Forward Euler Method for solving PDE's.

(I apologize for the crudeness of my post, as I'm not a frequent Wikipedia contributor) 217.129.96.108 (talk) 02:16, 20 May 2013 (UTC)

The FTCS method is a numerical scheme based on the central differencing technique for space derivatives and the forward Euler method for time derivative. Salih (talk) 05:12, 20 May 2013 (UTC)