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Understanding the FDTD Method

I once considered publishing a book on the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method based on notes I wrote for a course I taught.  But, why go through the hassle of publishing through a publisher when you can give away something for free?  (Okay, I can think of several reasons, but I’m going to ignore them.)

So, here is what I have written.  In addition to my students, several people who have stumbled across these notes via a search engine have told me this material has been quite helpful to them.  Hopefully if you read through this you’ll find it helpful too.  But, here are a few things to note:

ENTIRE BOOK [PDF, lettersize paper]:  Understanding the FDTD Method by John B. Schneider.
Individual chapters: