Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Module Code: CEN215
Module Title: Numerical Methods
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A

 Aims To familiarise the students with numerical approximation algorithms for some typical mathematical problems in an engineering context and to develop their ability to use MATLAB to implement these numerical algorithms.
 Learning outcomes A. Demonstrate skills in writing MATLAB codes. B. Translate numerical algorithms to MATLAB codes. C. Develop numerical algorithms specific to civil engineering problems. D. Apply numerical methods for finding the roots of an equation, and solving systems of linear & non-linear equations. E. Use numerical integration and differentiation for the solution of engineering problems. F. Use various numerical methods to solve ordinary and partial differential equations.
 Method of teaching and learning This module is delivered through formal lectures, computer labs and problem sheets.
 Syllabus Lectures: Lecture 1: Introduction to numerical methods and MATLAB Lecture 2: Flow control and program design Lecture 3: Fundamental of programming language Lecture 4: Subroutines and functions Lecture 5: Input and output commands Lecture 6: Root finding techniques Lecture 7: Solving non-linear simultaneous equations Lecture 8: Solving systems of linear algebraic equations Lecture 9: Interpolation and curve fitting Lecture 10: Numerical integration Lecture 11: Numerical differentiation Lecture 12: Ordinary differential equations Lecture 13: Partial differential equations
Delivery Hours
 Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total Hours/Semester 26 12 37 75

## Assessment

 Sequence Method % of Final Mark 1 Coursework 1 30.00 2 Final Exam 70.00
 Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/7/2020 4:55:18 AM