2.086 | Spring 2013 | Undergraduate

# Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers

## Calendar

### Session Key

[L] = Lecture

[R] = Recitation

SES # TOPICS Assessment
Unit I: (Numerical) Calculus
L1 Numerical Calculus Part 1
L2 Numerical Calculus Part 2
R1 No MATLAB® tutorial.
L3 Numerical Calculus Part 3
Unit II: Statistical Estimation; Monte Carlo Methods
L4 Probability and Statistics Part 1
R2 Elements of a Program; MATLAB Basics
L5 Probability and Statistics Part 2
R3 Single Index MATLAB Arrays

Assignment 1 due

L6 Probability and Statistics Part 3
L7 Probability and Statistics Part 4
R4 Functions in MATLAB; Random Sampling
L8 Probability and Statistics Part 5
Unit III: Linear Algebra 1: Matrices and Least Squares; Regression
L9 Linear Algebra 1 Part 1
R5 Double Index MATLAB Arrays
L10 Linear Algebra 1 Part 2
L11 Linear Algebra 1 Part 3
R6 MATLAB Matrix/Vector Operations; MATLAB Backslash (Least Squares)

Assignment 2 due

L12 Special Topic: MATLAB Programming and Arduino Part 1
L13 Special Topic: MATLAB Programming and Arduino Part 2
R7  No MATLAB tutorial.

Quiz 1

L14 Linear Algebra 1 Coda
Unit IV: Ordinary Differential Equations
L15 Ordinary Differential Equations Part 1
R8 MATLAB eig

Assignment 3 due

L16 Ordinary Differential Equations Part 2
L17 Ordinary Differential Equations Part 3
R9 Passing Functions (Handles); Anonymous Functions. MATLAB ode45
Unit V: Linear Algebra 2: Linear Systems
L18 Linear Algebra 2 Part 1
R10 No MATLAB tutorial.

Assignment 4 due

L19 Linear Algebra 2 Part 2
L20 Linear Algebra 2 Part 3
R11 MATLAB Sparse Matrix Operations
L21 Linear Algebra 2 Part 4
Unit VI: Nonlinear Problems
L22 Nonlinear Problems Part 1
R12 MATLAB Sparse Backslash

Assignment 5 due

L23 Nonlinear Problems Part 2
L24 Nonlinear Problems Part 3
R13 No MATLAB tutorial.

Quiz 2

R14 MATLAB fsolve

Assignment 6 due

## Course Info

Spring 2013
##### Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets
Online Textbook
Demonstration Videos