APPM 4600 - Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing Course uri icon



  • Provides an introduction to numerical analysis and scientific computing. Numerical analysis topics include root finding, interpolation, quadrature, linear system solution techniques, and techniques for approximating eigenvalues. Scientific computing topics include code development and repository management in addition to an introduction to shared and distributed memory computing. Involves hands-on learning with weekly group interactions and a final project including a report and in-class presentation. Recommended prerequisite: knowledge of a programming language such as Python, and C++.