Numerical Analysis (I), Fall 2011.

An undergraduate course in Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University.

Instructor: Professor Wei-Cheng Wang,

Class meeting: General III Building, room 203, T5F56. First meeting: September 13, 2011

Grading: Homework assignment for both paper-and-pen and programming will be distributed weekly to bi-weekly. The final grade is 40% (homework+quiz+attendance, mostly on quiz) + 20% midterm I + 20% midterm II + 20% final exam.

Textbook and References: Textbook: R.L. Burden, and J. D. Faires: Numerical Analysis, 8th edition. Here are the sample codes of the textbook.

Class TA: Mr. Jyh-Hao Chen. Office: General III Building, room 212. Email:, Phone: ext 33066. Office Hour: Mon, 2-4PM in computer lab at 3rd floor library.

Course description:


Matlab Information

Matlab is an excellent environment for experimentation in scientific computing. It is not the most efficient environment for large-scale simulations, although with some effort, Matlab can be used in conjunction with C and Fortran routines. Matlab is a product of The Mathworks. For a tutorial, see A Free Matlab Online Tutorial or Another Tutorial
You can start from our class note on matlab before reading these materials.

Supplement Materials:

Lecture slides and homework assignments:

Lecture slides Old slides (Fall 2010). Chap 01 slides (new). Chap 04 slides (new). Chap 06 slides (new). Chap 07 slides. Chap 02 slides.

Homework and slides for week 01: