MATH 507                              NUMERICAL ANALYSIS                                 FALL 2002

Time and Place : MW, 4:00 - 5:15, 2211 Rood

INSTRUCTOR : Dr. Paul Eenigenburg
Office Hours in 3324 Everett: MW (3:00 - 4:00), TTh (1:00 - 2:00), MTThF (10:00 - 11:00)
      Other times by appt.
Phone: 387-4582 e-mail : eenigenburg@wmich.edu  FAX : 387-4530

You may obtain homework assignments and exam information as the course progresses.

COURSE PREREQUISITE:  Multivariate Calculus, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, and
ability to program in some language, such as Fortran, C++, Matlab, or  Maple.  I will use Maple
for illustrations.

TEXT : Numerical Analysis (3rd edition) by Kincaid / Cheney.  Helpful tip: You will
understand classroom discussion better if you have read the appropriate section of the
book before each class.

SYLLABUS :

 Chapter 1  Preliminaries   1.1, 1.2, 1.3
 Chapter 2 Computer Arithmetic 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
 Chapter 3  Nonlinear Equations 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
 Chapter 4 Linear Systems  4.1, 4.2, 4.3
 Chapter 6 Approximation  6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.7
 Chapter 7 Numerical Integration 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
 Chapter 8 Numerical ODE  8.1, 8.2, 8.3

 Chapters 4 and 5 on Numerical Linear Algebra is covered in Math 510 and Math 637.
Also, most of the material in chapters 8 and 9 on Numerical Differential Equations
is covered in Math 607.
 

ASSESSMENT :   Homework                                   40 %
                               Programs                                     20%
                               Midterm Exam                            15%
                               Final Exam (Dec 9, 5:00 - 7:00)  25 %

  Your grade will be determined by the scale :

 Percent :   89      82     75      68     60      55     50
 Grade  :   A        BA     B     CB      C     DC      D
 

OCTOBER 28 : This is the last date a student can process an official withdrawal
rom the course, to avoid a possible E grade.  "Incompletes" are rarely given, and
hey are never given as a substitute for a failing grade.