schedule for final exam period

Wednesday, 4/24, office hour at 3-4pm (RK, 4830 EH)

Thursday, 4/25, review class at 12-1pm in 2866 East Hall (LW)

Friday, 4/26, office hour at 10am-12pm (LW, 4823 EH); office hour at 3-4pm (RK, 4830 EH)

Monday, 4/29, office hour at 10am-12pm (LW, 4823 EH); review class at 3-4pm in 1060 East Hall (RK)

Section 1: TuTh 12-1:30pm, 2166 Dow

Instructor: Robert Krasny, 4830 East Hall, (734)-763-3505, krasny@umich.edu

Section 2: TuTh 12-1:30pm, 1003 EECS

Instructor: Li Wang, 4823 East Hall, (734)-763-1181, wangbao@umich.edu

course description

lecture notes

chapter 1 finite precision arithmetic

chapter 2 root-finding

chapter 3 numerical linear algebra and boundary value problems

chapter 4 computing eigenvalues

chapter 5 polynomial approximation and interpolation

chapter 6 numerical integration

chapter 7 time-dependent differential equations

homework

hw1 due: Tues Jan 22

hw2 due: Tues Jan 29

hw3 due: Thurs Feb 7

hw4 due: Tues Feb 19

hw5 due: Thurs March 14

hw6 due: Thurs March 21

hw7 due: Tues April 2

hw8 due: Tues April 9

hw9 due: Tues April 23

exam review sheets

midterm exam : review sheet problems, solutions

final exam: review sheet problems, solutions

notes on using MATLAB

Matlab resources for students

Matlab Academy

The Origins of Matlab, by Cleve Moler, December 2004

Interview with Peter Lax, AMS Notices, February 2006, "... the astonishing phenomenon of the interaction of solitons was discovered by numerical calculations ..."

Germund Dahlquist

Numerical Methods Resource Page

Disasters Attributable to Bad Computing, by Doug Arnold

Collection of Software Bugs, by Thomas Huckle

references

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