CSC336S Numerical Methods

The first meeting of CSC336 is Tuesday, September 12, 2023, 18:00-21:00.

Please note that we start at 18:10.
For more information, see Announcements for current students and course outline

Aims Outline

General Numerical Analysis
Michael Heath Scientific Computing: an introductory survey SIAM 2018 or McGraw-Hill Inc. 2002+
Ask for Custom Printed version of book at the bookstore It is cheaper
Cleve Moler Numerical Computing with MATLAB SIAM - Cambridge University Press
David Kahaner, Cleve Moler and Stephen Nash Numerical Methods and Software Prentice Hall 1989
S. D. Conte and Carl de Boor Elementary Numerical Analysis McGraw-Hill Inc., or SIAM
David Kincaid and Ward Cheney Numerical Analysis Brooks/Cole 2002 (1996)
Richard L. Burden and J. Douglas Faires Numerical Analysis Brooks/Cole 2001 (1997)
James Epperson An introduction to Numerical Methods and Analysis Wiley 2003
Numerical Linear Algebra
William W. Hager Applied Numerical Linear Algebra Prentice Hall 1988


Schedule for Fall 2023
Lectures Tuesday 6-8 PM Room BA 1170
Tutorial Tuesday 8-9 PM Room BA 1170
Office Hours Tuesday 4:30-5:30 PM Room BA4226 or online
Both lecture and tutorial times may be used for either purposes, depending on how the course material proceeds.

Tentative marking scheme for Fall 2023
Problem set 1 13%
Problem set 2 13%
Problem set 3 13%
Term test 1 21%
Final exam 40%
The problem sets include computer work.