LEC #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

1 
Introduction Computer Architecture Number Representations Recursion 
Problem set 1 out Problem set 0 (Inclass assignment) 
2 
Error Propagation Error Estimation Condition Numbers 
MATLAB® handout 
3 
Linear Systems of Equations: Cramer’s Rule Gaussian Elimination 
Problem set 1 due 
4 
Linear Systems: Gaussian Elimination Pivoting LU Factorization Error Analysis 
Problem set 2 out 
5 
Linear Systems: Tridiagonal Systems Special Matrices 

6 
Linear Systems: Iterative Methods Convergence of Iterative Schemes 

7 
Roots of Nonlinear Equations: Bisection NewtonRalphson Iteration 
Problem set 2 due 
8 
Interpolation of Functions by Polynomials Lagrange Interpolation Triangular Family 
Problem set 3 out 
9 
Numerical Differentiation and Integration Error Estimates 

10 
Ordinary Differential Equations Initial Value Problems: Euler and RungeKutta Methods 
Problem set 3 due Problem set 4 out Takehome exam out; due 8 days later 
11 
Ordinary Differential Equations (cont.) Boundary Value Problems: Finite Difference Methods 

12 
Minimization Problems Least Square Approximation Optimization 
Problem set 4 due 
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2005
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Programming Assignments with Examples