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Introduction to Scientific Computing

Course Summary

This course is based on Introduction to Scientific Computing made available by Holistic Numerical Methods Institute, University of South Florida under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license.
This course introduces the use of numerical methods to solve scientific and engineering problems. Topics covered include how to measure errors, sources of errors, binary representation of numbers, floating point representation, propagation of errors and Taylor Series. It is accompanied by a comprehensive set of video lectures, presentation slides, textbook notes and worksheets. The lectures are in short segments of 5-10 minutes.
Introduction to Scientific Computing

Reading Material

1. Numerical Methods with Applications - Chapter 1
Author: Autar Kaw et al.
Published: May 4, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-578-05765-1

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