Module Catalogues

Numerical Analysis

Module Title Numerical Analysis
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00

Aims and Fit of Module

To provide an understanding of the basis of numerical computation and its connection to other subjects.
To provide an introduction to the main topics of Numerical Analysis with the central theme on the solution of linear algebraic equations.

Learning outcomes

A. Apply numerical methods in a number of different contexts.
B. Solve systems of linear and nonlinear algebraic equations to specified precision.
C. Compute eigenvalues and eigenvectors by the power method.
D. Solve boundary value and initial problems to finite precision.
E. Develop quadrature methods for numerical integration.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures and tutorials.