13.002J Introduction to Numeric Analysis for Engineering, Spring 2003
Author(s)Leonard, John J.; Schmidt, Henrik; Sclavounos, Paul D.
Introduction to Numeric Analysis for Engineering
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An introduction to the formulation, methodology, and techniques for numerical solution of engineering problems. Fundamental principles of digital computing and the implications for algorithm accuracy and stability. Error propagation and stability. The solution of systems of linear equations, including direct and iterative techniques. Roots of equations and systems of equations. Numerical interpolation, differentiation and integration. Fundamentals of finite-difference solutions to ordinary differential equations. Error and convergence analysis. Subject taught first half of term.
digital computing, algorithm accuracy, error propagation, linear equations, iterative techniques, roots of equations, systems of equations, numerical interpolation, differentiation, integration, finite-difference solutions, differential equations, 13.002J, 10.002J, 13.002, 10.002, Engineering mathematics