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Numerical analysis 383


 
Module code WTW 383
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Direct methods for the numerical solution of systems of linear equations, pivoting strategies. Iterative methods for solving systems of linear equations and eigenvalue problems. Iterative methods for solving systems of nonlinear equations. Introduction to optimization. Algorithms for the considered numerical methods are derived and implemented in computer programmes. Complexity of computation is investigated. Error estimates and convergence results are proved.

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites WTW 114, WTW 124 and WTW 211
Contact time 2 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Mathematics and Applied Maths
Period of presentation Semester 2

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