Week | Date | Topic/Materials | Homework due, Test, etc. |
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1 | Part I: Matlab and Solving Equations | ||
Wed Jan 17 | Introduction, Lecture 1: Vectors, Functions, and Plots in Matlab | ||
Fri Jan 19 | Lecture 2: Matlab Programs | Lecture 1 homework | |
2 | Mon Jan 22 | Lecture 3: Newton's Method and Loops | Lecture 2 homework |
Wed Jan 24 | Lecture 4: Controlling Error and Conditional Statements | Lecture 3 homework; do problem 3.3 as a Good Problem using the Layout skill | |
Fri Jan 26 | Lecture 5: The Bisection Method and Locating Roots; mybisect.m | Lecture 4 homework (drop deadline) | |
3 | Mon Jan 29 | Lecture 6: Secant Methods; mysecant.m | Lecture 5 homework |
Wed Jan 31 | Lecture 7: Symbolic Computations; part I review | Lecture 6 homework; do problem 6.1 as a Good Problem using Flow (and Layout) | |
Part II: Linear Algebra | |||
Fri Feb 2 | Lecture 8: Matrices and Matrix Operations in Matlab | Lecture 7 homework | |
4 | Mon Feb 5 | Lecture 9: Introduction to Linear Systems | Lecture 8 homework |
Wed Feb 7 | test information | Test through Lecture 7 | |
Fri Feb 9 | Lecture 10: Some Facts About Linear Systems | Lecture 9 homework | |
5 | Mon Feb 12 | Lecture 11: Accuracy, Condition Numbers and Pivoting | Lecture 10 homework |
Wed Feb 14 | Lecture 12: LU Decomposition | Lecture 11 homework; do problem 11.1 as a Good Problem using Symbols (and Flow, Layout) | |
Fri Feb 16 | Lecture 13: Nonlinear Systems - Newton's Method | Lecture 12 homework | |
6 | Mon Feb 19 | Lecture 14: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors | Lecture 13 homework |
Wed Feb 21 | Lecture 15: An Application of Eigenvectors: Vibrational Modes | Lecture 14 homework; do problem 14.1 as a Good Problem using Logic (etc.) | |
Fri Feb 23 | Lecture 16: Numerical Methods for Eigenvalues; part II review (in Lecture 18) | Lecture 15 homework | |
7 | Part III: Functions and Data | ||
Mon Feb 26 | Lecture 19: Polynomial and Spline Interpolation | Lecture 16 homework | |
Wed Feb 28 | test information | Test through Lecture 15 | |
Fri Mar 2 | Lecture 20: Least Squares Fitting: Noisy Data | Lecture 19 homework | |
8 | Mon Mar 5 | Lecture 21: Integration: Left, Right and Trapezoid Rules | Lecture 20 homework |
Wed Mar 7 | Lecture 22: Integration: Midpoint and Simpson's Rules; mysimpweights.m | Lecture 21 homework; do problem 21.1 as a Good Problem using Intros | |
Fri Mar 9 | Lecture 23: Plotting Functions of Two Variables; mywedge.m; mywasher.m | Lecture 22 homework | |
Spring Break | |||
9 | Mon Mar 19 | Lecture 24: Double Integrals for Rectangles; mylowerleft.m; mydblsimpweights.m | Lecture 23 homework |
Wed Mar 21 | Lecture 25: Double Integrals for Non-rectangles; mywedge.m | Lecture 24 homework; do problem 24.1 as a Good Problem. | |
Fri Mar 23 | Lecture 27: Numerical Differentiation | Lecture 25 homework | |
10 | Mon Mar 26 | Lecture 28: The Main Sources of Error; part III review | Lecture 27 homework |
Wed Mar 28 | test information | Test through Lecture 25 (skipping 17 and 18) | |
Part IV: Differential Equations | |||
Fri Mar 30 | Lecture 29: Reduction of Higher Order Equations to Systems | Lecture 28 homework (drop deadline with WP/WF) | |
11 | Mon Apr 2 | Lecture 30: Euler Methods; myeuler.m; mymodeuler.m | Lecture 29 homework |
Wed Apr 4 | Lecture 31: Higher Order Methods | Lecture 30 homework; do problem 30.1 as a Good Problem using Graphs | |
Fri Apr 6 | Lecture 33: ODE Boundary Value Problems and Finite Differences; myexactbeam.m | Lecture 31 homework | |
12 | Mon Apr 9 | Lecture 34: Finite Difference Method -- Nonlinear ODE | Lecture 33 homework |
Wed Apr 11 | Lecture 35: Parabolic PDEs - Explicit Method; myheat.m | Lecture 34 homework; do problem 34.1 as a Good Problem | |
Fri Apr 13 | Lecture 36: Solution Instability for the Explicit Method; myexpmatrix.m | Lecture 35 homework | |
13 | Mon Apr 16 | Lecture 37: Implicit Methods | Lecture 36 homework |
Wed Apr 18 | test information | Test through Lecture 35 (skipping 17, 18, 26, and 32). | |
Fri Apr 20 | Lecture 38: Insulated Boundary Conditions; myheatdisk.m | Lecture 37 homework | |
14 | Mon Apr 23 | Lecture 39: Finite Difference Method for Elliptic PDEs; mypoisson.m | Lecture 38 homework |
Wed Apr 25 | Lecture 41: Finite Elements; mywasher.m | Lecture 39 homework; do problem 39.1 as a Good Problem | |
Fri Apr 27 | Lecture 42: Determining Internal Node Values; Part IV review; myfiniteelem.m | Lecture 41 homework | |
15 | Mon, Apr 30 | test information | Final Exam 12:20-2:20pm, in our classroom. |
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