ECE 491
Introduction to Numerical Analysis

Section Type Times Days Location Instructor
B3 LCD 1200 - 1250 M W F   1404 Siebel Center for Comp Sci  Michael Heath
B4 LCD 1200 - 1250 M W F   1404 Siebel Center for Comp Sci  Michael Heath
Official Description Course Information: Same as CS 450, CSE 401 and MATH 450. See CS 450.
Subject Area Core Curriculum
Course Prerequisites Credit in CS 101 or CS 125 or CS 101 or CS 125
Credit in CS 357 or MATH 415 or CS 257 or MATH 415
Credit in MATH 285 or MATH 285
Course Directors Computational Science and Engineering
Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

  • Direct linear system solvers
  • Optimization techniques
  • Interpolation and approximation of functions
  • Solving nonlinear systems
  • Eigenvalue problems
  • Least squares problems
  • Numerical integration
  • Numerical handling of ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations

Same as CS 450, CSE 401, and MATH 450.

Texts
Press, Teukolsky, Vetterling, and Flannery, Numerical Recipes, 2nd ed., Cambridge.
D. Kahaner, C. Moler, and S. Nash, Numerical Methods and Software, Prentice Hall, 1977.
Last updated: 2/13/2013