Course Information
 Instructor
 Changhui Tan
 Lectures
 Tu Th 2:00pm  3:15pm, at MATH0409
 Office
 CSIC 4123
 Office Hours
 Tu Th 11:00am  12:00pm, or by appointment
 Textbooks (Required)
 E. Suli and D. Mayers, An introduction to numerical analysis. (ISBN: 9780521007948)
 C. Moler, Numerical computing with Matlab. (ISBN: 9780898716603) [Online copy]
Latest Announcement
 The semester has ended. Good luck for everybody in the future!!
 For sample exams, please check Math Test Bank.
 Final exam will be on Dec. 18, 10:30am12:30pm, at MATH0409.
 The date of the third midterm exam has been switched to Dec. 4.
 I will be out of town on Tuesday October 7. Dr. Michele Coti Zelati will replace me for the lecture. No office hour that day.
 Extra office hour on Friday September 26 11am12pm. No office hour on Tuesday September 30.
 Please take time to read note #1 on Gauss elimination.
 Welcome to AMSC/CMSC 460.
Course Description
 The official Math Department course description on AMSC/CMSC 460.
 Topics References
 » Linear systems of equations [Suli] Chapter 2, [Moler] Chapter 2.
 Note #1 on Gauss elimination [HTML][PDF]. Last update: 9/6.
 » Root finder [Suli] Chapter 1,4, [Moler] Chapter 4.
 » Interpolation [Suli] Chapter 6,9,11, [Moler] Chapter 3.
 » Numerical integration [Suli] Chapter 7,10, [Moler] Chapter 6.
 » Numerical ODE [Suli] Chapter 12, [Moler] Chapter 7.
 » Least square problems [Suli] Chapter 5, [Moler] Chapter 5.
Homework assignments
 11 homework assignments will be given during the semester, including 1 group project. The lowest scores will be dropped.
 Homework 910 available. Due at Tuesday 12/9 in class. Last update: 11/24.

Homework # 1 2 3 4 56 7 8 910 Project Due 9/9 9/16 9/25 10/7 10/21 11/4 11/20 12/9 12/911 Download [H1] [H2] [H3] [H4] [H56] [H7] [H8] [H910] [P]  Additional resources for the homework.
 » Project: Summary on project 1 [P1]. Last update: 12/9, created by Group #1.
 » Homework 910: a Matlab script on multistep methods: multistep.m. Last update: 11/24.
 » Homework 56: a Matlab code to test if your code on Thomas algorithm is correct: testthomas.m. Last update: 10/13.
 » Homework 4: a Matlab code on Runge's phenomenon: runge.m. Last update: 10/3.
 » Homework 2: a Matlab code on Gauss elimination (without pivoting): mylu.m. Last update: 9/11.
Exams
 There are three midterm exams during the semester. A final exam will be given at the end of the semester.
 Final exam and solution are available. Last update: 12/18.

.Exam #. .Schedule. .Contents. .Download. .Results. 1 9/30 Linear system, Root finder [E1] Max 100, Min 45, Median 75. [S1] 90+ 6, 80+ 3, 70+ 5, 60+ 5, 60 1. 2 11/6 Interpolation, Numerical integration [E2] Max 102, Min 48, Median 83. [S2] 100+ 4, 90+ 4, 80+ 6, 70+ 4, 60+ 2, 60 1. 3 12/4 Numerical ODE, Least square [E3] Max 102, Min 68, Median 85. [S3] 100+ 3, 90+ 3, 80+ 9, 70+ 2, 60+ 1, 60 0. Final 12/18 Cumulative [EF] Max 190, Min 110, Median 159. [SF] 180+ 2, 160+ 7, 140+ 7, 120+ 2, 120 2.
Grades
 Your grade are distributed as below:
 Homeworks » 35%
 Medterm exams » 30%
 Final exam » 35%
 The final grades with be given by A(90%+), B(80%+), C(70%+), D(60%+), F(60%), with NO curve or adjustment.
 You can view your grades detail through ELMS/Canvas system.
Contact Information
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