Welcome to MthSc 365 Section 3 Numerical Methods for Engineers (Fall 2014)
Instructor: Dr. Timo Heister, heister@clemson.edu, http://www.math.clemson.edu/~heister/
Please contact me via email for questions, appointments, etc..
Handouts and Resources
 This site: http://www.math.clemson.edu/~heister/math3650fall2014/
 Blackboard: http://bb.clemson.edu
 Syllabus
 Lecture notes (on blackboard)
 Homework (on blackboard)
Class Schedule
See http://www.registrar.clemson.edu/pdf/academicCalendar2014.pdf and http://www.registrar.clemson.edu/html/examSched.htm for important dates.
Schedule (Chapters refer to the lecture notes):

08/21:
 Introduction
 Syllabus
 Chapter 1.1, 1.2: numerical methods, analytical solution

08/26:
 Chapter 2: binary numbers, floating point representation

09/02:
 Chapter 3: linear systems (Intro, back substitution)

09/04:
 Gauss Elimination
 lab2

09/09:
 Backslash operator, LU decomposition
 finish lab2 (Gauss Elimination)

09/11:
 Taylor series
 finite differences: forward, backward, centered

09/16:
 centered difference
 lab 3

09/18:
 three point formulas
 second derivative approximations
 Initial Value Problems
 Boundary Value Problems (started)

09/23:
 lab on HW3
Date: 20140923 09:42:38 EDT
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