This course was last offered
during: Spring 1997.
Next offering: To be announced.
The objective of this course is to introduce science and engineering students to the methods, tools and ideas of numerical computation. The emphasis of the course will be on problem solving using standard mathematical software such as LINPACK and IMSL. Topics covered include interpolation, numerical differentiation and integration, solution of linear and nonlinear equations, and numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations.
Numerical Analysis, Burden and Faires, PWS-Kent Publishing Co. (1997).
Handbook for Matrix Computations, Coleman and
Numerical Methods, Software and Analysis, Rice, McGraw-Hill, 1983.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of matrices, differential equations and computer programming.
Professor Murli M. Gupta
Mathematics Department (Funger 428W)
2201 G Street, NW