MECH 480/880: Numerical Methods in Engineering

Prereqs: MATH 221/821; and Computer Programming. Linear Algebra recommended.
Credit towards the degree cannot be earned in both CSCE/MATH 440/840 and MECH 480/880.
Numerical algorithms and their convergence properties in: solving nonlinear equations; direct and iterative schemes for linear systems of equations; eigenvalue problems; polynomial and spline interpolation; curve fitting; numerical integration and differentiation; initial and boundary values problems for Ordinary Differential Equations (ODEs) and systems of ODEs with applications to engineering; finite difference methods for partial differential equations (potential problems, heat-equation, wave-equation).
This course is a prerequisite for: CHME 496
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom


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