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MM 246 - Numerical Methods


Course Info

Notes

Labs

Problems

Past Papers



Course Information

Lecturer:

Dr Niall Madden
Room 301, Riverside Terrapin
Phone:  091 524411 x3803
Email: niall.madden@nuigalway.ie

Office Hours:

Tues, Wed, Thurs 10-11.

Lectures:

Monday and Friday @ 12, D'Arcy Thomson

Lab:

Tuesday 7-9, Block S.

Course Content:

Numerical Methods.

Assessment:

Lab assignments and Written summer paper


Notes
Copies of hand-outs will be provided here.
  Feb 12:  Error estimation by halving n.   

Lab Sheet

Copies of hand-outs will be provided here.
 Feb 12   Lab 1:  Numerical Integration.    Program Code
 Feb 19   Lab 2:  Numerical Integration II.   
Instructions: Submit a printout of your program, and andswer computed in in Questions 3 and 4 no later than Feb 25th.
 Feb 26   Lab 3:  Jacobi's Method.    Program Code
 Mar 12   Lab 4:  Gauss-Seidel Method.   
Instructions: Submit a printout of your program, and answers computed in Questions 1,3 and 4 no later than March 18th.
 Mar 19   Lab 5:  The Power Method.   
Instructions: Submit a printout of your program, and along with the value of the dominant Eigenvalue of A, no later than April 12th.

Problem Sets

  Problem Set I:    Numerical Integration   (1 page)
      Notes on Questions 1 and 2.
      Notes on Questions 3 and 4.
      A problem similar to Question 6.
  Problem Set II:    Solving Linear Systems   (2 pages)
      Notes on Questions 3 and 4.
      Notes on Questions 5-9.
     
  Problem Set III:    Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors   (2 pages)
      Notes on PS 3.
     
  Problem Set IV:    Differential Equations   (2 pages)
      Notes on PS 4   (4 pages)

Past Papers

The relevent past papers are MM246 from 2000 and 2001, and Section B of MA255 from 1998-1999.

Summer 2000: [pdf] [HTML



More to follow...


Niall Madden


Fri Feb 4, 2002