Course Description

Course Name

Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Session: VCPS3119

Hours & Credits

12 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Overview

The aim of this course is to introduce a selection of fundamental topics in Applied Mathematics. Topics include: Solutions to non-linear equations and rates of convergence. Direct and iterative methods for solving linear systems, pivoting strategies, matrix factorization, norms, conditioning. Solutions to initial value problems including higher order ordinary differential equations. Interpolation and approximation theory, splines, discrete and continuous least squares. Numerical differentiation and integration. Error analysis and control.

*Course content subject to change