International Science Index


2466

A First Course in Numerical Methods with “Mathematica“

Abstract:In the present paper some recommendations for the use of software package “Mathematica" in a basic numerical analysis course are presented. The methods which are covered in the course include solution of systems of linear equations, nonlinear equations and systems of nonlinear equations, numerical integration, interpolation and solution of ordinary differential equations. A set of individual assignments developed for the course covering all the topics is discussed in detail.
References:
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[3] http://numericalmethods.eng.usf.edu/nbm
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