MA 254: Numerical Analysis

Credits: 3:0


Introduction: Floating point representation of numbers and roundoff errors, Interpolation Numerical integration.

Linear systems and matrix theory: Various factorizations of inversion of matrices, Condition number and error analysis.

Non-linear systems: Fixed point iteration, Newton-Rapson and other methods, Convergence acceleration.

Numerical methods for ODE: Introduction and analysis of Taylor, Runge-kutta and other methods.

Numerical methods for PDE: Finite difference method for Laplace, Heat and wave equations.  


Suggested books :

  1. Faires, J. D. and Burden, R., Numerical Methods ,Brooks/Cole Publishing Co., 1998.
  2. Conte, S. D. and Carl de Boor., Elementary Numerical Analysis .
  3. Stoer, J. and Bilrisch, R., Introduction to Numerical Analysis ,Springer- Verlag, 1993.
  4. Iserlas, A., First course in the numerical analysis of differential equations ,Cambridge, 1996.

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