MATH 131: Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers
Introduction to numerical methods with emphasis on algorithm construction and implementation. Programming, round-off error, solutions of equations in one variable, interpolation and polynomial approximation, approximation theory, direct solvers for linear systems, numerical differentiation and integration, initial-value problems for ordinary differential equations.
Prerequisite: (MATH 024 and ME 021 ) or (CSE 020 and CSE 021 or equivalent exam). Not open to major(s): Applied Mathematical Sciences. Course may not be taken for credit after obtaining credit for: MATH 130 . Normal Letter Grade only. Discussion included.
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