SENG 301: Numerical Methods


Objectives: This course provides students with the mathematical analysis techniques required for solving numerical problems encountered in the field of engineering. It promotes the use of MATLAB for solving mathematical problems that require numerical solutions.

Description: The course involves matrices, linear homogeneous systems, and eigenvectors and values. Numerical methods and errors, stability, and convergence. Solving systems of linear equations: Gaussian elimination, Gauss-Jordan, LU decomposition methods. Solving nonlinear equations: Fixed point iteration, bisection method, false position method, secant, and Newton Raphson method. Curve-fitting and interpolation: Lagrange and Newton’s polynomial.