Numerical Analysis (I), Fall 2011.
An undergraduate course in Mathematics at the
Department of Mathematics,
National Tsing Hua University.
Class meeting: General III Building, room 203, T5F56.
First meeting: September 13, 2011
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
of the textbook.
Mr. Jyh-Hao Chen. Office: General III Building, room 212.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone: ext 33066.
Office Hour: Mon, 2-4PM in computer lab at 3rd floor library.
- Mathematical Preliminaries and Error Analysis
- Numerical Differentiation and Integration
- Direct Methods for Solving Linear Systems
- Iterative Techniques in Matrix Algebra
- Solutions of Equations in One Variable
- Numerical Solutions of Nonlinear Systems of Equations
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
For a tutorial, see
A Free Matlab Online Tutorial or
You can start from our
class note on matlab
before reading these materials.
Lecture slides and homework assignments:
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:
- homework 01, assigned Sep 15.
Sample code for k-digit chopping,
for k-digit rounding
and how to use them.
Homework 01 solution.
- homework 02, assigned Sep 22.
Sample code for Recursive equation.
Homework 02 solution.
- Quiz 01 solution.
- homework 03, assigned Sep 30.
Homework 03 solution.
- homework 04, assigned Oct 07.
Homework 04 solution.
- Quiz 02 solution.
- homework 05, assigned Oct 14.
Homework 05 solution.
- Midterm 01 solution.
- homework 07, assigned Oct 28,
corrected Nov 04.
Homework 07 solution.
- homework 08, assigned Nov 04.
Homework 08 solution.
- Quiz 03 problem.
Quiz 03 solution.
- homework 09, assigned Nov 11.
Homework 09 solution.
- homework 10, assigned Nov 18.
Homework 10 solution (new).
- Quiz 04 problem.
Quiz 04 solution (new).
- homework 11 (newest), assigned Nov 25.
Homework 11 solution.
- Midterm 02 solution.
- homework 13, assigned Dec 09.
Homework 13 solution.
- homework 14, assigned Dec 16.
Homework 14 solution.
- homework 15, assigned Dec 23.
Homework 15 solution.
- Quiz 05 problem.
Quiz 05 solution.
- homework 16, assigned Dec 30.
Homework 16 solution.
The programming homework, assigned Dec 31.
The programming homework, version 02.
Instructions for handing in the programming homework.
a sample code for creating
a matrix in sparse format.
List of collected Programming assignment, Jan 17.
- Final Exam problem.
Final Exam solution.
Grades counted so far without adding Programming Assignment.