Prerequisites: Math 3323 (or 4326) and working knowledge of a high level programming language
The text is "Elementary Numerical Analysis, Third Edition" Atkinson and Han, John Wiley & Sons, 2003.
Problem list may change during semester, so re-check before starting each assignment.
Topics | section | problems | homework due date |
---|---|---|---|
Taylor Polynomials | 1.1 | 2ac,3ab | Aug 31 |
1.2 | 1,2 | Aug 31 | |
Error and Computer Arithmetic | 2.1 | 1bde (by hand) | Sept 4 |
2.2 | 5acde,6ch | Sept 4 | |
Rootfinding | 3.1 | 1f*,10 | Sept 14 |
3.2 | 2f*,3 | Sept 14 | |
3.3 | 1f* | Sept 21 | |
3.4 | 8,11,12 | Sept 21 | |
3.5 | 3 (note typo) | Sept 28 | |
Interpolation and Approximation | 4.1 | 7,8 | Sept 28 |
4.2 | 1,4,15 | Oct 5 | |
4.3 | 14,15 | Oct 5 | |
Test I | Chapters 1-4 | Oct 12 | |
Numerical Integration and Differentiation | 5.1 | 2*(N=8,16),11d,12,13 | Oct 21 |
5.2 | 16 | Oct 21 | |
5.3 | repeat 5.1, problem 2, using Gauss 3 point formula* | Oct 28 | |
5.4 | 1a*b* | Oct 28 | |
Solution of Systems of Linear Equations | 6.1 | 1,2 | Nov 4 |
6.3 | 6c | Nov 4 | |
6.6 | 4* (don't calculate ratios),12 | Nov 11 | |
Numerical Linear Algebra | 7.2 | 1ac,16a*c* (ignore last two sentences),17c* | Nov 11 |
7.3 | 2d* (find one root) | Nov 18 | |
Ordinary Differential Equations | 8.2 | 1a* | Nov 18 |
8.5 | 2a*,9* | Nov 25 | |
8.7 | 3a,7a* | Nov 25 | |
Test II | Sections 5.1-8.7 | Dec 9, 4:00-6:45pm | |
* = computer problem requiring MATLAB
Grades
Grade = 0.5*HW + 0.25*TestI + 0.25*TestII, where
90-100% | guaranteed A |
80-89% | guaranteed B or better |
70-79% | guaranteed C or better |
60-69% | guaranteed D or better |
below 60% | no guarantees |
Old Tests
Spring 2011: Test I | Test II | Final
Fall 2012: Test I | Test II | Final
Spring 2014: Test I | Test II | Test III | Final
Fall 2014: Test I | Test II | Final
Spring 2015: Test I | Test II | Final
Fall 2015: Test I | Test II | Final
Spring 2016: Test I | Test II | Final
Fall 2018: Test I | Test II | Final
Spring 2020: Test I
Solutions
Note: Drop Deadline is Dec 3
MARCS is providing tutoring on-line now, here
Logistic Map Applet (see Problem 12, section 3.4)
Notes