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MATH 452. Numerical Analysis

Credits: 3
Department: Mathematics
Description: Round-off error and computer arithmetic. Solutions of equations in one variable. Interpolation and polynomial approximation. Numerical integration and differentiation. Error Analysis.
Prerequisites: MATH 222, MATH 252 or permission of instructor
Semester Offered: Even Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Implement and apply existing or self-designed numerical algorithms to solve problems related to: finding solutions of equations in one variable, approximating derivatives, approximating definite integrals, and constructing curve fitting models such as polynomial and piecewise polynomial interpolants.
2. Analyze and compare numerical algorithms in terms of accuracy, efficiency, stability, and/or convergence.

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