MTH 3070 -- Numerical Analysis -- Fall 2015-- course schedule

last updated 12.1.2015

(check back frequently for updates)

date
[class number]
agenda
practice homework and resources
Tue 9/1 [1]
review syllabus, classweb

Error analysis, iteration, precision, and accuracy



Thu 9/3 [2]
Bisection Method

Tue 9/8 [3]
Newton's Method

Thu 9/10 [4]
Secant Method

Tue 9/15 [5]
Regula Falsi

Thu 9/17 [6]
Root-finding

Tue 9/22 [7]
Test #1

Thu 9/24 [8]
Direct interpolation
 
Tue 9/29 [9]
Lagrange interpolation

Thu 10/1 [10]
Lagrange interpolation (continued)

Tue 10/6 [11]
Newton interpolation 
Thu 10/8 [12]
Newton interpolation 
Tue 10/13 [13]
Test #2

Thu 10/15 [14]
Norms

Looking back at Linear Algebra

Tue 10/20 [15]
Pivoting strategies

Thu 10/22 [16]
Iterative Methods

Tue 10/27 [17]
Iterative methods

Thu 10/29 [18]
Test #3 

Tue 11/3
[19]
Matrix factorization
Thu 11/5 [20]
Matrix factorization
Tue 11/10 [21]
Last day to withdraw 

Matrix factorization

Thu 11/12 [22]
Matrix factorization

Tue 11/17 [23]
Matrix factorization

Thu 11/19 [24]
Eigentrivia


Tue 11/24
Monday classes meet

Wed 11/25 - Fri 11/27
Thanksgiving break (no classes) (x,why?) Thanksgiving Logic
Tue 12/1 [25]
Power Method

Thu 12/3 [26]
Power Method
Homework #4 assigned

Tue 12/8 [27]
Test #4

Thu 12/10 [28]
Homework #4 due