Math 371 - Class Schedule

Week Tuesday Thursday Lab (Friday)
1   8/21 - Intro to NA; Errors (1.1) & Taylor Series (1.2) 8/22 - Lab 0 (ps) (pdf)
2 8/26 - Numbers in Other Bases (2.1) & Floating Pt Numbers (2.2)
Read Appendix A
HW 1 Due 9/11
8/28 - Roundoff Errors (2.3) & Bisection (3.1) 8/29 - Lab 1 (ps) (pdf)
3 9/2 - Newton's Method & Secant Method (3.2, 3.3) 9/4 - Convergence Rates; Introduction to Interpolation (4.1) 9/5 - Lab 2 (ps) (pdf)
4 9/9 - Interpolation (esp. Divided Differences) (4.1)
HW 2 Due 9/23
9/11 -Interpolation Error (4.2) & Applications (4.3) 9/12 - Lab 3 (ps) (pdf)
5 9/16 - Numerical Differentiation & Richardson Extrapolation (4.3) 9/18 - Numerical Integration (5.1, 5.2) 9/19 - Lab 4 (ps) (pdf)
6 9/23 - Romberg Integration (5.3) & Exam Review 9/25 - Exam I: Covers 1.1-4.3, HW 1-2, and Labs 0-3 9/26 - Lab 5 (ps) (pdf)
7 9/30 - Adaptive Schemes: Richardson Extrap. and Adaptive Simpson's (6.1)
HW 3 Due 10/21
10/2 - Gaussian Quadrature (6.2) 10/3 - Lab 6 (ps) (pdf)
8 10/7 - Gaussian Quadrature Theory (6.2); Newton-Cotes Rules (6.1) 10/9 - Gaussian Elimination (7.1) 10/10 - Lab 7 (ps) (pdf)
9 10/14 - GE (7.1, 7.2) 10/16 - Fall Break 10/17 - Fall Break
10 10/21 - LU factorization (8.1) 10/23 - Methods for Special Matrices (7.3)
HW 4 Due 11/4
10/24 - Lab 8 (ps) (pdf)
11 10/28 - Iterative Methods (8.2) 10/30 - Splines (9.1/9.2) 10/31 - Lab 9 (ps) (pdf)
12 11/4 - Natural Cubic Splines (9.2)
- Info for Exam II (ps) (pdf)
11/6 - Exam II: Covers 5.1 - 8.2, HW 3-4, Labs 4-9 11/7 - Lab 10 (ps) (pdf)
13 11/11 - Least Squares (12.1) & Intro to ODEs (10.1)
HW 5 Due 12/2
11/13 - Taylor Series Methods (10.1) & Runge-Kutta (10.2) 11/14 - Lab 11 (ps) (pdf)
14 11/18 - Stability, Accuracy, Stiff Equations, Adaptive; R-K-F(10.3)
- Exam 2 Solutions (PS) (PDF)
11/20 - Systems and Higher Order ODEs (11.1-2) 11/21 - Lab 12 (ps) (pdf)
- Bonus Lab 13 (ps) (pdf)
15 11/25 - Review 11/27 - Thanksgiving Holiday 11/28 - Thanksgiving Holiday
16 12/2 - Review
- Final Exam Info (PS) (PDF)
- Solutions to HW#5 (PS) (PDF)
Thur, 12/11 - Final Exam 12:30-2:30  

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