Flexible: The text offers comprehensive coverage of virtually all major topics in numerical analysis. Its flexible Table of Contents allows instructors to choose exactly what material to cover in a one-semester course.
Varied end-of-chapter exercises: Some exercises provide additional illustrations of the theoretical results given in the section, and a number of these exercises can be done with eit...show moreher a hand calculator or with a simple computer program.
MATLAB Programs: For a number of exercises, students are asked to modify the programs in order to solve specific problems. This approach enables students to learn programming more efficiently, and allows them to focus more on technique learning and problem solving.
Appropriate level: The mathematical treatment of the material is kept at a manageable level--not too deep, not too elementary. It can be used with students who have had a one-year course in single-variable calculus, although some background in linear algebra and differential equations is helpful for chapters 6-9.
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 04 Cover: Hardback Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 10/31/2003 International: No
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Error and Computer Arithmetic.
Interpolation and Approximation.
Numerical Integration and Differentiation.
Solution of Systems of Linear Equations.
Numerical Linear Algebra: Advanced Topics.
Numerical Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations.
Finite Difference Method for Partial Differential Equations.
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