Numerical Mathematics 2
Faculteit  Science and Engineering 
Jaar  2017/18 
Vakcode  WINM208 
Vaknaam  Numerical Mathematics 2 
Niveau(s)  bachelor 
Voertaal  Engels 
Periode  semester I b 
ECTS  5 
Rooster  rooster.rug.nl 
Uitgebreide vaknaam  Numerical Mathematics 2  
Leerdoelen  The student is able to: 1. describe the methods mentioned in the course description. 2. reproduce basic concepts and theorems from Numerical Analysis related to the subjects mentioned in the description. 3. apply techniques from vector analysis and linear algebra to analyze the treated numerical methods 4. create an algorithm from a given numerical method and to omplement it in MATLAB 5. assess some of the difficulties that may come up when solving a problem on a computer by a specific algorithm, specifically, the difficulties arising from finite precision computations (propagation of roundoff errors), limited memory availability, and finite computation speef (complexity of the algorithm). 6. make a judicious choice from the discussed metods for a particular problem. 

Omschrijving  In this course we will treat both the theory and algorithms of advanced numerical methods. Advanced methods are built on advanced theoretical considerations. Hence, theory will play an important role in this course. We will study tools for solving the following problems: • Linear systems: Under which conditions can a linear system be solved safely, i.e. without rounding errors destroying the solution? What to do with under and over determined system? • (Generalized) eigenvalue problems: How can one determine all the eigenvalues of a system? • Approximation, Interpolation, and Integration problems: A least square problem can be solved elegantly when the approximating polynomial is constructed with orthogonal polynomials, like Gauss Legendre and Chebyshev polynomials. As a spin off orthogonal polynomials learn us how to choose the interpolation points in interpolation problems. Moreover, since numerical integration methods are based on interpolation they lead to the very accurate Gauss and Chebyhev integration. • Ordinary differential equations (initial value problem): Two important classes of methods for first order systems will be studied: RungeKutta methods, especially those based on orthogonal polynomials. 

Uren per week  
Onderwijsvorm 
Hoorcollege (LC), Practisch werk (PRC)
(The Lab Sessions are mandatory. Deadlines will be set; not meeting a deadline will result in zero points for the associated) 

Toetsvorm 
Practisch werk (PR), Schriftelijk tentamen (WE)
(For each practical the student can earn 0.6 points. There are 3 practicals, i.e. maximal 1.8 points. The remaining 7.2 points can be earned by the written exam. Together with the bonus 1.0 this adds up to 10.0 points. The side condition is that the total of the practicals should be at least 0.9 and the points for the written exam at least 3.6.) 

Vaksoort  bachelor  
Coördinator  dr. ir. F.W. Wubs  
Docent(en)  dr. ir. F.W. Wubs  
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Entreevoorwaarden  Knowledge and skill in handling basic numerical techniques and programming in MATLAB as taught in the course Numerical Mathematics I and good knowledge of linear algebra and vector analysis is necessary. 

Opmerkingen  This course prepares for advanced courses on Numerical Mathematics  
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