Scientific Computing: An Introductory Survey

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Lecture Slides

Lecture slides corresponding to the contents of the book Scientific Computing: An Introductory Survey are available in pdf format. These slides were prepared by the author for use in his own classes. They are made available for classroom use by instructors who adopt the book as required text for a course. Because they contain material taken directly from the copyrighted book, reproduction of the lecture notes is permitted for noncommercial, educational use only, and only in conjunction with use of the book, and the original author credit and copyright notice must be retained.

  1. Scientific Computing
  2. Systems of Linear Equations
  3. Linear Least Squares
  4. Eigenvalue Problems
  5. Nonlinear Equations
  6. Optimization
  7. Interpolation
  8. Numerical Integration and Differentiation
  9. Initial Value Problems for ODEs
  10. Boundary Value Problems for ODEs
  11. Partial Differential Equations
  12. Fast Fourier Transform
  13. Random Numbers and Simulation

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