Spring 2013

Math 375

Math / CS 375 - Introduction to Numerical Computing Spring 2013.


This is an introductory numerical analysis course. We study numerical methods to solve linear and nonlinear equations, to interpolate and approximate data, and to perform numerical integration and differentiation. We will learn and use MATLAB to implement the studied algorithms.

Office hours:

TR 13.30-15.00 SMLC 226.



Study questions

Handouts, homework and exams:

Homework 1, Matlab basics.

Homework 2, fixed point iteration.

Homework 3, Newton's method, secant method.

Homework 4, Finite precision effects.

Homework 5, Linear system of equations and the condition number.

eiffel1.mat eiffel2.mat eiffel3.mat eiffel4.mat trussplot.m

Homework 6, Iterative methods and non-linear systems of equations.

Homework 7, Polynomial interpolation.

Homework 8, Spline interpolation.

Homework 9, Least squares.

Homework 10, Quadrature.

Homework 11, ODE.

Exam 2 with solution.