2.086 | Fall 2014 | Undergraduate

Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers

Mini Quizzes

Unit I: (Numerical) Calculus—Interpolation, Integration, Differentiation Focus of Mini Quiz 1: Nutshell on Interpolation (PDF)
Unit II: Probability; Statistical Estimation; Monte-Carlo Methods Focus of Mini Quiz 2: Nutshell on Introduction to Probability and Statistics (PDF)
Focus of Mini Quiz 3: Nutshell on Monte Carlo Integration (PDF)
Unit III: (Numerical) Linear Algebra I—Matrices and Vectors, Least-Squares; Regression Focus of Mini Quiz 4: Nutshell on Matrices and Vectors (PDF)
Focus of Mini Quiz 5: Nutshell on Fitting a Model to Data: Least-Squares Formulation (PDF)
Unit IV: Numerical Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs); Eigenproblems Focus of Mini Quiz 6: Nutshell on Numerical Treatment of IVP ODE (PDF)
Unit V: (Numerical) Linear Algebra II—Linear Systems; Nonlinear Systems Focus of Mini Quiz 7: Nutshell on Linear Systems of Equations…in a Nutshell (PDF)

Course Info

Learning Resource Types
Online Textbook
Demonstration Videos
Programming Assignments