CSc 30100 - Numerical Issues in Scientific Programming


Numerical issues: roundoff error, truncation error, overflow and underflow errors. Numerical integration; solution of simultaneous equations; curve fitting. A thorough introduction to scientific programming, using a modern version of the Fortran or Matlab language. Written reports and oral presentation of projects.

Prereq.: CSc 21700, CSc 22000, Math 20300 (min. C grade), Math 34600 (min. C grade). 3 hr./wk.; 3 cr.