**Course Content** |
Mathematical preliminaries: Taylor’s theorem, order of convergence, difference equations / Computer arithmetic: representations of numbers, absolute and relative error, errors and their sources, significant digits / Solutions of nonlinear equations: Bisection method, Newton’s method, Secant method, Fixed point iteration, Zeros of polynomials / Interpolation: Polinomial interpolation, Divided differences, Equispaced interpolation, Inverse interpolation, Extrapolation, Curve fitting / Solutions of linear systems of equations, Matrix algebra, direct methods, iterative techniques, Numerical integration. |