MATH 640C (04092), Spring 2004

Numerical Analysis

In 640C we will cover ordinary differential equations (chapter 8), partial differential equations (chapter 9), and optimization (chapter 11). If time allows we will start linear programming (chapter 10).
MATH 640B from the winter quarter, or permission.
Martin J. Mohlenkamp,, (740)593-1283, 554 Morton Hall.
Office hours: Monday 3-4pm, Tuesday 11am-12 noon, Thursday 3-4pm, and Friday 11am-12 noon.
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Class hours/ location: 
MT(W)HF 1:10-2pm in 313 Morton Hall.
Numerical Analysis: Mathematics of Scientific Computing, 3rd edition, by David Kincaid and Ward Cheney, Brooks/Cole, 2002.
On a rotating basis, students will be in charge of leading the class in learning topics from the text.
The final exam is scheduled for Monday June 7 at 12:20pm in the regular classroom.
Grades are not the point.
Special Needs:
If you have specific physical, psychiatric, or learning disabilities and require accommodations, please let me know as soon as possible so that your learning needs may be appropriately met.
  • LaTeX: LaTeX help 1.1; A sample LaTeX file, samplelatex (.tex, .dvi, .ps, .pdf); A sample of latex with figures incorporated: latexfig.tex and the sample figure lfig.eps.
  • MATLAB: Ohio University Matlab Central; Colorado MATLAB Help Desk; Local Matlab Quick Reference (.pdf) and Survival Guide (.pdf); Official MATLAB Documentation; Random web Introduction to MATLAB, MATLAB Summary and Tutorial, and A Practical Introduction to MATLAB.

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