Instructor: |
Tsvetanka Sendova |
Time and Place: |
MWF 4:00 -- 4:50 pm in
Pfeiffer Science Room 100 |
E-mail: |
tsendova@bennett.edu |
Office: |
Pfeiffer Science 104 |
Office Phone: |
(336) 517-2377 |
Office Hours: |
TR 2:30-5:00PM and by appointment |
Textbook: | A Friendly Introduction to Numerical Analysis, by Brian Bradie, ISBN 978-0-130-13054-9. |
Class information: | Syllabus |
Homework and Labs # |
Assignment |
Due Date |
Lab #1 | Algorithm for approximating the square root of a real number a (Assigned in class and e-mail sent on Jan 13.) Report and Raw data from Matlab |
Friday, January 20 |
HW #1 | 1.2 -- 1a,b, 2a,b, 3, 6, (14, 16 - bonus) | Friday, January 27 |
HW #2 | 1.3 -- 1a,c,d, 15 | Friday, February 3 |
Lab #2 | Lab 2 | Monday, February 6 |
HW #3 | Ch. 3/ p.66 in pdf -- 1a, 3 | Friday, February 17 |
Lab #3 | Lab 3 | Friday, February 17 |
HW #4 | Ch. 3/ p.66 in pdf -- 1b, 2 | Friday, February 24 |
Lab #4 | Ch. 3/ p.68 in pdf -- 1, 2 Use the routine presented in class. Add comments to the code to explain what each line of the code is doing. |
Friday, February 24 |
Lab #5 | Construct a routine which uses linear regression to find the best linear function which fits a given data set. Use the routine the routine to solve the following problem: 5.8 -- 4/p.426 - textbook |
Friday, March 2 |
HW #5 | Ch. 4/ p.87 in pdf -- 1a, 2 | Monday, March 19 |
Lab #6 | Ch. 4/ p.88 in pdf -- 1 (AL,AL--a; MA-P,CB--b, MN,AJ--c) Submit a printed version of the report, including the indicated graph, table similar to Table 4.3, and your code. |
Monday, March 19 |
HW #6 | Ch. 5/ p.100 in pdf -- 1, 2a,b | Friday, March 30 |
Lab #7 | Ch. 5/ p.102 in pdf -- 1, 2 Clearly report the required approximation values in full sentences or in the form of a table. Submit together with your code. |
Monday, April 2 |
HW #7 | Ch. 5/ p.100 in pdf -- 2c, 3, 5a, 6 | Monday, April 9 |
HW #8 | 7.2 -- 1-6/p.558 (1-C.B., ..., 6-M.N.) | Monday, April 16 |
Lab #8 | 7.2 -- recreate examples 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 for the functions presented in class. Submit your Matlab code, together with the 4 corresponding tables. What do these numerical experiments tell you about the global error Associated with Euler's method? |
Friday, April 20 |
HW #9 | 7.4 -- 4,7/p.580 (a-M.N., ..., f-C.B.) | Wednesday, April 25 |