Week | Date | Topic/Materials | Homework due, Test, etc. |
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1 | Part I: Matlab and Solving Equations | ||
Mon Jan 9 | Introduction, Lecture 1: Vectors, Functions, and Plots in Matlab | ||
Wed Jan 11 | Lecture 2: Matlab Programs | Lecture 1 homework | |
Fri Jan 13 | Lecture 3: Newton's Method and Loops | Lecture 2 homework | |
2 | Mon Jan 16 | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, no class | |
Wed Jan 18 | Lecture 4: Controlling Error and Conditional Statements | Lecture 3 homework; do problem 3.3 as a Good Problem using the Layout skill | |
Fri Jan 20 | Lecture 5: The Bisection Method and Locating Roots; mybisect.m | Lecture 4 homework; (drop deadline) | |
3 | Mon Jan 23 | Lecture 6: Secant Methods; mysecant.m | Lecture 5 homework |
Wed Jan 25 | Lecture 7: Symbolic Computations; part I review | Lecture 6 homework; do problem 6.1 as a Good Problem using Flow (and Layout) | |
Part II: Linear Algebra | |||
Fri Jan 27 | Lecture 8: Matrices and Matrix Operations in Matlab | Lecture 7 homework | |
4 | Mon Jan 30 | Lecture 9: Introduction to Linear Systems | Lecture 8 homework |
Wed Feb 1 | sample test questions | Test through Lecture 7 | |
Fri Feb 3 | Lecture 10: Some Facts About Linear Systems | Lecture 9 homework | |
5 | Mon Feb 6 | Lecture 11: Accuracy, Condition Numbers and Pivoting | Lecture 10 homework |
Wed Feb 8 | Lecture 12: LU Decomposition | Lecture 11 homework; do problem 11.1 as a Good Problem using Symbols (and Flow, Layout) | |
Fri Feb 10 | Lecture 13: Nonlinear Systems - Newton's Method | Lecture 12 homework | |
6 | Mon Feb 13 | Lecture 14: Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors | Lecture 13 homework |
Wed Feb 15 | Lecture 15: An Application of Eigenvectors: Vibrational Modes | Lecture 14 homework; do problem 14.1 as a Good Problem using Logic (etc.) | |
Fri Feb 17 | Lecture 16: Numerical Methods for Eigenvalues; part II review (in Lecture 18) | Lecture 15 homework | |
7 | Part III: Functions and Data | ||
Mon Feb 20 | Lecture 19: Polynomial and Spline Interpolation | Lecture 16 homework | |
Wed Feb 22 | sample test questions | Test through Lecture 15 | |
Fri Feb 24 | Lecture 20: Least Squares Fitting: Noisy Data | Lecture 19 homework | |
8 | Mon Feb 27 | Lecture 21: Integration: Left, Right and Trapezoid Rules | Lecture 20 homework |
Wed Mar 1 | Lecture 22: Integration: Midpoint and Simpson's Rules; mysimpweights.m | Lecture 21 homework; do problem 21.1 as a Good Problem using Intros | |
Fri Mar 3 | Lecture 23: Plotting Functions of Two Variables; mywedge.m; mywasher.m | Lecture 22 homework | |
Spring Break | |||
9 | Mon Mar 13 | Lecture 24: Double Integrals for Rectangles; mylowerleft.m; mydblsimpweights.m | Lecture 23 homework |
Wed Mar 15 | Lecture 25: Double Integrals for Non-rectangles; mywedge.m | Lecture 24 homework; do problem 24.1 as a Good Problem. | |
Fri Mar 17 | Lecture 27: Numerical Differentiation | Lecture 25 homework | |
10 | Mon Mar 20 | Lecture 28: The Main Sources of Error; part III review | Lecture 27 homework |
Wed Mar 22 | sample test questions | Test through Lecture 25 (skipping 17 and 18) | |
Part IV: Differential Equations | |||
Fri Mar 24 | Lecture 29: Reduction of Higher Order Equations to Systems | Lecture 28 homework (drop deadline with WP/WF) | |
11 | Mon Mar 27 | Lecture 30: Euler Methods; myeuler.m; mymodeuler.m | Lecture 29 homework |
Wed Mar 29 | Lecture 31: Higher Order Methods | Lecture 30 homework; do problem 30.1 as a Good Problem using Graphs | |
Fri Mar 31 | Lecture 33: ODE Boundary Value Problems and Finite Differences; myexactbeam.m | Lecture 31 homework | |
12 | Mon Apr 3 | Lecture 34: Finite Difference Method -- Nonlinear ODE | Lecture 33 homework |
Wed Apr 5 | Lecture 35: Parabolic PDEs - Explicit Method; myheat.m | Lecture 34 homework; do problem 34.1 as a Good Problem | |
Fri Apr 7 | Lecture 36: Solution Instability for the Explicit Method; myexpmatrix.m | Lecture 35 homework | |
13 | Mon Apr 10 | Lecture 37: Implicit Methods | Lecture 36 homework |
Wed Apr 12 | sample test questions | Test through Lecture 35 (skipping 17, 18, 26, and 32). Problems from Lectures before 27 will be based closely on problems from previous tests. | |
Fri Apr 14 | Lecture 38: Insulated Boundary Conditions; myheatdisk.m | Lecture 37 homework | |
14 | Mon Apr 17 | Lecture 39: Finite Difference Method for Elliptic PDEs; mypoisson.m | Lecture 38 homework |
Wed Apr 19 | Lecture 41: Finite Elements; mywasher.m | Lecture 39 homework; do problem 39.1 as a Good Problem | |
Fri Apr 21 | Lecture 42: Determining Internal Node Values; Part IV review; myfiniteelem.m | Lecture 41 homework | |
15 | Mon, Apr 24 | sample test questions | Final Exam 10:10am-12:10pm, in our classroom. Problems from Lectures before 36 will be based closely on problems from previous tests. |
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