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MA3201 - Numerical Methods

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Engineering (pre 2015)

Numerical linear algebra: LU, QR, SVD factorisations, eigenvalue computations, least squares; numerical partial differential equations: finite differences, stability analysis, iterative solutions for elliptic equations.

Learning Outcomes

  • an understanding of more advanced numerical techniques, with application to mathematical problems from various disciplines.
Prerequisites: MA2000 and MA2201

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Wayne Read.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours practicals
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); other exams (10% - 20%); assignments (30% - 40%).

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