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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Numerical Methods for Engineering - AP413003
Title: Numerical Methods for Engineering
Guaranteed by: Department of Mathematics (413)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Dubcová Miroslava RNDr. Ph.D.
Červená Lenka RNDr. Ph.D.
Interchangeability : D413002, P413003
Annotation -
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The course covers a number of numerical problems the student encounters during the doctoral studies at UCT: numerical methods of linear algebra, interpolation, solution of nonlinear algebraic equations, solution of ordinary and partial differential equations and evaluation of experimental data.
Aim of the course -
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Students will learn to choose a suitable numerical method for solution a mathematical model consisting of algebraic or differential equations.

Literature -
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F. Apperson, An Introduction to Numerical Methods and Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, 2001, ISBN 0-471-31647-4

J. Stoer, R. Bulirsh: Introduction to Numerical Analysis, 3rd ed., Springer New York, 2002,ISBN 978-1441930064

Further literature individually.

Learning resources - Czech
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Teaching methods -
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Studying literature and a individual project.

Syllabus -
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1. Interpolation, interpolation by spline functions.

2. Difference formulas, quadrature formulas.

3. Methods of linear algebra.

4. Systems of nonlinear equations. Newton method.

5. Initial value problem for ODE´s. One-step methods.

6. Multistep methods. Stability. Error estimation.

7. Stiff systems. A-stable methods.

8. Boundary value problem for ODE´s. Finite-difference methods.

9. Shooting methods.

10. Finite-difference methods for linear PDE´s of parabolic type.

11. Finite-difference methods for nonlinear PDE´s of parabolic type.

12. Methods of lines.

13. Finite-difference methods for PDE´s of elliptic type.

14. Linear and nonlinear regression.

15. Individual projekt.

Registration requirements -
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Course completion requirements -
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Individual project, written exam, oral exam