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Numerical analysis is a branch of mathematics that solves continuous problems using numeric approximation. It involves designing methods that give approximate but accurate numeric solutions, which is useful in cases where the exact solution is impossible or prohibitively expensive to calculate. Numerical analysis also involves characterizing the convergence, accuracy, stability, and computational complexity of these methods.

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You can also perform fast Fourier transforms, quadrature, optimization, and linear programming with the MATLAB product family. In addition, you can create and implement your own numerical methods using the built-in support for vector and matrix operations in the MATLAB language.

In this book we discuss several numerical methods for solving ordinary differential equations. We emphasize the aspects that play an important role in practical problems. We conﬁne ourselves to ordinary differential equations with the exception of the last chapter in which we discuss the heat equation, a parabolic partial differential equation. The techniques discussed in the intro-ductory chapters, for instance interpolation, numerical quadrature and the solution to nonlinear equations, may also be used outside the context of differential equations. They have been in-cluded to make the book self-contained as far as the numerical aspects are concerned. Chapters, sections and exercises marked with a * are not part of the Delft Institutional Package.

The numerical examples in this book were implemented in Matlab, but also Python or any other programming language could be used. A list of references to background knowledge and related literature can be found at the end of this book. Extra information about this course can be found at , among which old exams, answers to the exercises, and a link to an online education platform. We thank Matthias Moller for his thorough reading of the draft of this book and his helpful suggestions.

__Prof.dr.ir__. F.J. (Fred) Vermolen is a Full Professor in Computational Mathematics at the University of Hasselt in Belgium. He obtained his PhD degree from the TU Delft in 1998. Thereafter he worked at CWI and from 2000 he joined the TU Delft as an assistant professor in the section Numerical Analysis. His research is related to analysis, numerical methods and uncertainty quantification for partial differential equations. He has given courses in numerical analysis for more than 10 years.

Numerical Methods provides a clear and concise exploration of standard numerical analysis topics, as well as nontraditional ones, including mathematical modeling, Monte Carlo methods, Markov chains, and fractals. Filled with appealing examples that will motivate students, the textbook considers modern application areas, such as information retrieval and animation, and classical topics from physics and engineering. Exercises use MATLAB and promote understanding of computational results.

Applied mathematics - which includes computational mathematics, mathematical modeling, numerical analysis, and optimization -- provides a foundation for many scientific and engineering problems. Our research covers the complete spectrum from formulation to algorithm design and analysis to collaboration with domain scientists in solving large-scale problems.

Dr Bespalov's research interests are in the areas of numerical analysis, scientific computing and uncertainty quantification. His research is primarily focused on numerical methods and adaptive solution algorithms for partial differential and boundary integral equations, with applications to electromagnetics, wave propagation, linear elasticity, and groundwater flow modelling.

Dr Lionnet's research interests span theoretical and numerical analysis of Backward Stochastic Differential Equations (BSDEs), probabilistic numerical methods for PDEs, and systemic risk in financial networks.

Dr Petrovskaya's research involves applied numerical analysis and computer simulation of complex physical and engineering problems. This involves computational mathematics and the design and exploration of new numerical methods. Example areas of the problems attacked include computational plasma dynamics, computational aerodynamics and computational ecology.

Dr Shang's primary research interests lie in the optimal design of numerical methods for stochastic differential equations with a strong emphasis on applications ranging from computational mathematics, statistics, physics, to data science.

The Department of Mathematics at California State University, Fullerton offers a graduate program in computational applied mathematics leading to the Master of Science Degree. The program is intended for individuals who are seeking or who currently hold positions that involve mathematical or quantitative applications. It was developed in consultation with mathematicians and scientists in the local industrial community. The coursework emphasizes modern applied mathematics, modeling, and computation. Every class involves the use of modern interactive software for numerical computation and simulation modeling, including MATLAB, Python, and R. Graduates have gone on into successful careers in industry and in teaching at the college level. Several have also obtained advanced degrees in Mathematics, Engineering, and Science.

Math 500A, Advanced Linear Algebra and Applications (3 units). Prerequisites: linear algebra, advanced calculus and consent of instructor. Corequisite: MATH 500B. Topics and computational methods from linear algebra useful in graduate studies in computational applied mathematics. Finite and infinite dimensional vector spaces, linear transformations and matrices. Introduction to Hilbert spaces. Projection theorem and some of its applications.

Math 500B, Applied Analysis (3 units). Prerequisites: undergraduate calculus, linear algebra, advanced calculus and consent of instructor. Corequisite: MATH 500A. Topics from analysis useful in graduate studies in computational applied mathematics. Topics may include initial and boundary value problems, including series solutions, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Fourier analysis, generalized functions, an introduction to the calculus of variations, and transform methods.

Math 501A, Foundations of Numerical Analysis (3 units). Prerequisites: Computer programming and MATH 500A, MATH 500B. Numerical methods for linear and nonlinear systems of equations, eigenvalue problems. Interpolation and approximation, spline functions, numerical differentiation, integration and function evaluation. Error analysis, comparison, limitations of algorithms.

APMA 1170. Introduction to Computational Linear Algebra Focuses on fundamental algorithms in computational linear algebra with relevance to all science concentrators. Basic linear algebra and matrix decompositions (Cholesky, LU, QR, etc.), round-off errors and numerical analysis of errors and convergence. Iterative methods and conjugate gradient techniques. Computation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors, and an introduction to least squares methods. A brief introduction to Matlab is given. Prerequisites: MATH 0520 is recommended, but not required.

APMA 1940G. Multigrid Methods Mulitgrid methods are a very active area of research in Applied Mathematics. An introduction to these techniques will expose the student to cutting-edge mathematics and perhaps pique further interest in the field of scientific computation.

APMA 2560. Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations II Examines the development and analysis of spectral methods for the solution of time-dependent partial differential equations. Topics include key elements of approximation and stability theory for Fourier and polynomial spectral methods as well as attention to temporal integration and numerical aspects. Some knowledge of computer programming expected.

APMA 2810W. Advanced Topics in High Order Numerical Methods for Convection Dominated Problems This is an advanced seminar course. We will cover several topics in high order numerical methods for convection dominated problems, including methods for solving Boltzmann type equations, methods for solving unsteady and steady Hamilton-Jacobi equations, and methods for solving moment models in semi-conductor device simulations. Prerequisite: APMA 2550 or equivalent knowledge of numerical analysis.

APMA 2811A. Directed Methods in Control and System Theory. Various general techniques have been developed for control and system problems. Many of the methods are indirect. For example, control problems are reduced to a problem involving a differential equation (such as the partial differential equation of Dynamic Programming) or to a system of differential equations (such as the canonical system of the Maximum Principle). Since these indirect methods are not always effective alternative approaches are necessary. In particular, direct methods are of interest. We deal with two general classes, namely: 1.) Integration Methods; and, 2.) Representation Methods. Integration methods deal with the integration of function space differential equations. Perhaps the most familiar is the so-called Gradient Method or curve of steepest descent approach. Representation methods utilize approximation in function spaces and include both deterministic and stochastic finite element methods. Our concentration will be on the theoretical development and less on specific numerical procedures. The material on representation methods for Levy processes is new.

As computers become more powerful, they are being used to solve increasingly complex problems in science and technology. Examples of such problems include developing high-temperature superconducting materials, determining the structure of a protein from its amino acid sequence, and creating methods to model global climate change. Industrial and government research laboratories require personnel who are trained in applying numerical and analytical techniques to solve such problems. Numerical techniques are algorithms for computer simulation, and analytical techniques may rely on series expansions such as the Taylor or Fourier series expansions. There is a close connection between numerical and analytical techniques. A new analytical technique often leads to more effective numerical algorithms; a good example is the development of wavelets and their applications in signal processing. Students wishing to enter this field must acquire a strong background in mathematics, science, and computing. Students are encouraged to include EECS 402 and MATH 451 in their program, and to also consider doing a minor in another scientific discipline. 041b061a72