COURSE SYLLABUS AND OUTLINE
CSE 3802 / ECE 3431
NUMERICAL METHODS IN SCIENTIFIC COMPUTATION
LECTURE:
ITE 127, Tue/Thur 9:30am — 10:45am

SYLLABUS:
Syllabus for Numerical Methods

INSTRUCTOR:
Jinbo Bi Phone: 4861458 Email: jinbo@engr.uconn.edu Office hours: Tue/Thur 3 pm — 4pm Office: ITEB 233 
TEACHING ASSISTANT:
Ozgur Oksuz Phone: 4861799 Email: ozgur.oksuz@engr.uconn.edu Office hours: Mon 11am — 12 noon Office: ITEB A22 (C floor BECAT) 
COURSE SCHEDULE AND ANNOUCEMENTS
Week  Date  Lecture Notes  HW  Announcement 
1  8/30  Introduction  
9/1  Programming and introduction to error definitions  HW 1 is out, photocopy of HW1 problems  
2  9/6  Error analysis  
9/8  Roots of equation: bracketing methods  HW 1 is due
HW 2 is out, photocopy of HW2 problems 
Solution to HW 1 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 9/9  
3  9/13  Roots of equation: open methods  HW 3 is out with photocopy, HW 3 is due on 9/22/2011  
9/15  Roots of equation – polynomials  HW 2 is due  Solution to HW 2 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 9/16  
4  9/20  Linear algebraic equations: Gauss elimination  
9/22  Linear algebraic equations: LU decomposition  HW 3 is due
HW 4 is out, photocopy of HW 4 problems 
Solution to HW 3 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 9/23  
5  9/27  Linear algebraic equations: Gauss Seidel  
9/29  Continue on linear equations
Prepare for the midterm exam 
HW 4 is due  Solution to HW 4 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 9/30  
6  10/4  Midterm Exam 1  Midterm Exam 1 is today  
10/6  Discuss Midterm Exam Solutions  
7  10/11  Optimization: one dim unconstrained  
10/13  Optimization: multidim unconstrained  
8  10/18  Optimization: multidim constrained (linear program)  HW 5 is out  
10/20  Integration: NewtonCotes methods  
9  10/25  Continue on integration methods  
10/27  Integration: Romberg and Gauss quadrature  HW 5 is due
HW 6 is out 
Solution to HW5 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 10/28  
10  11/1  Numerical differentiation  
11/3  Ordinary differential equations: RK methods  HW 6 is due
HW 7 is out 
Solution to HW6 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 11/4  
11  11/8  Ordinary differential equations: multistep methods  
11/10  Continue on ODE
Prepare for the 2^{nd} midterm exam 
HW 7 is due  Solution to HW 7 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 11/11  
12  11/15  Midterm Exam 2  Midterm Exam 2 is today  
11/17  Ordinary differential equations: boundary value problems  HW 8 is out  HW 8 is posed on 11/21/2011  
13  11/29  Curve fitting: Least squares regression  
12/1  Curve fitting: Polynomial interpolation  Solution to Exam 2 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 12/4  
14  12/6  Curve fitting: Spline interpolation  
12/8  Review sessions  HW 8 is due  Solution to HW 8 is uploaded to HuskyCT on 12/9  
15  12/16  Final Exam: Dec 16, 810am, ITE 127  3 doublesided cheat sheets allowed + scientific calculator  Instructor office hour (Mon) 12/12, 13pm
TA office hour (Tue) 12/13, 11am12noon 