MATH 640C (04092), Spring 2004

Numerical Analysis

Topics:
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).
Prerequisites:
MATH 640B from the winter quarter, or permission.
Instructor:
Martin J. Mohlenkamp, mohlenka@ohio.edu, (740)593-1283, 554 Morton Hall.
Office hours: Monday 3-4pm, Tuesday 11am-12 noon, Thursday 3-4pm, and Friday 11am-12 noon.
Web page:
http://www.ohio.edu/people/mohlenka/20043/640C.
Class hours/ location: 
MT(W)HF 1:10-2pm in 313 Morton Hall.
Text:
Numerical Analysis: Mathematics of Scientific Computing, 3rd edition, by David Kincaid and Ward Cheney, Brooks/Cole, 2002.
Format:
On a rotating basis, students will be in charge of leading the class in learning topics from the text.
Exam:
The final exam is scheduled for Monday June 7 at 12:20pm in the regular classroom.
Grade:
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.
Resources:
  • 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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