MTH280, Introduction to Numerical Analysis

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Cross Listed



MTH235 or MTH173.

This course is a prerequisite or co-requisite for



This course provides (some of) the mathematical background which justifies the numerical techniques used to solve ordinary differential equations and integration problems which cannot be solved by analytic methods.

Topics covered

Analyzes numerical methods for approximation, interpolation and integration of functions, solving ordinary differential equations, finding zeros.

ME211 (Computational methods in mechanical engineering) teaches the techniques of programming a computer (in FORTRAN) to solve numerical problems. The emphasis is on applying numerical techniques rather than analyzing them.