Week 
Lecture Topic for the week 
Assignments for the week 
22nd26th August 
Review of Taylor Polynomials 
Homework I posted on 08/25
Sec 1.1 # 2(a), 2(c); 3(a), 3(b)
Sec 1.2: # 1, 2, 6
Access Matlab through the website my.apps.utep.edu

29th2nd September 
Tuesday: Floating Point Representation, Matlab Tutorial
Thursday: More on Floating Point Representation, Loss of Significance

Homework 1 due on 09/01
Better resource for Floating Point Format can be found
here.
Matlab Introduction

5th9th September 
Tuesday: More on Errors and loss of significance.
Thursday: Review for Midterm

Save the following code with the name sig_loss.m and run it in Matlab by typing
sig_loss in you command window.
Loss of Significance Matlab code. 
12th16th September 
Tuesday: Midterm Exam
Thursday: Iterative Methods: Bisection and Newton's Method

19th 23rd September 
Tuesday: Iterative Methods: Secant Method and Fixed Point Iteration
Thursday: Iterative Methods and Illbehaving root finding problems

Homework 2 posted due date 09/29
Sec 3.1 #10
Sec 3.2 #3, #8
Sec 3.4 #6, #8

26th 30th September 
Tuesday: Polynomial Interpolation
Thursday: Error in Polynomial Interpolation


3rd7th October 
Tuesday: In class exercise on Polynomial Interpolation
Thursday: Matlab session

Matlab homework 1 posted due on 10/20. You can download the latest version here .

1014th October 
Tuesday: Spline Functions and Trapezoidal Rule
Thursday: Review for Midterm II.


17th  21st October 
Tuesday: Midterm II
Thursday: Simpson Rule and Error Formulas

Homework 3 posted due date 11/01
Section 5.1: #1, 2 (a) & (b), 3 (a) & (b)
Section 5.2: # 5 (a) & (b), 6 (a) & (b)

24th  27th October 
Tuesday: Midterm II Discussion and Gaussian Numerical Integration
Thursday: Numerical Differentiation (taught by Professor Sewell)

Matlab homework 1 is now due on 10/25!

31st  4th November 
Tuesday: System of Linear Equations: Gaussian Elimination
Thursday: WorkSheet with Matrix Arithmetic given in class due on November 8th.
View the worksheet here.

Matlab homework 2 posted and due on November 8th!

7th  11th November 
Tuesday: LU Decomposition
Thursday: Inclass worksheet given on Error in Linear Systems. View the worksheet here.

WorkSheet on Gaussian Elimination and LU Factorization given in class due on November 15th !
View the worksheet here.

14th  18th November 
Tuesday: Error in Solving Linear Systems and Residual Correction Method
Thursday: Stability in Solving Linear Systems and Iteration Methods

Worksheet on Iterative Methods and Stability is distributed due on November 17th ! View the worksheet here.

21st  25th November 
Tuesday: Iteration Methods (continued)
Thursday: Thanksgiving (No class)

Mock Final Exam distributed in class due on 11/29. Download a copy here.

28th November  2nd December 
Tuesday: Final Exam Review PartI
Thursday: Final Exam Review PartII


December 8th 
FINAL EXAM AT 4:00PM6:45PM
