MCNAcourses ▸ FMN050 – spring term 2017

Short Description

URL
http://www.maths.lth.se/na/courses/FMN050
Credits:
6 points
Teaching Team:
Eskil Hansen and Alexandros Sopasakis
Course Responsible:
Eskil Hansen
Grading:
U, 3, 4, 5
Examination:
Final written examination
Prerequisites:
FMA420 Linear Algebra, FMA410 Calculus in one variable, FMA430 Calculus in several variables, knowledge in MATLAB or Python.
Language:
English

Contents

Software for scientific computing, error analysis, computer arithmetic, condition number, systems of linear equations, the method of least squares, calculation of eigenvalues, solution of nonlinear equations using fixed point or Newton iterations, interpolation, ordinary differential equations, basic signal processing using FFT.

Course book

Timothy Sauer: Numerical Analysis:

Timothy Sauer: Numerical Analysis

Goal

The aim of the course is to teach students basic methods and principles of scientific computing to enable them to solve basic and frequently ocurring mathematical problems using computers and numerical software.