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MTH 437LR - Intro Numeric Analysis 1
Intro Numeric Analysis 1 FX1 Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   20119   Enrollment Capacity:   24
Section:   FX1   Enrollment Total:   20
Credits:   4.00 credits   Seats Available:   4
Dates:   08/29/2022 - 12/09/2022   Status:   OPEN WITH RESERVES
Days, Time:   F , 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Room:   Math 150 view map
Location:   North Campus      
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Reserve Capacities
Description Enrollment Capacity Enrollment Total  
MTH 437 Reserve Cap 12 11  
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisites: Pre-Requisite: CSE 115 or MTH 337 and MTH 241 and MTH 306 and MTH 309.
  Course Description
A first course on the design and implementation of numerical methods to solve the most common types of problem arising in science and engineering. Most such problems cannot be solved in terms of a closed analytical formula, but many can be handled with numerical methods learned in this course. Topics for the two semesters include: how a computer does arithmetic, solving systems of simultaneous linear or nonlinear equations, finding eigenvalues and eigenvectors of (large) matrices, minimizing a function of many variables, fitting smooth functions to data points (interpolation and regression), computing integrals, solving ordinary differential equations (initial and boundary value problems), and solving partial differential equations of elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic types. We study how and why numerical methods work, and also their errors and limitations. Students gain practical experience through course projects that entail writing computer programs. This course is the same as CSE 437.
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