## Math 443/643 Numerical Analysis

__Course description__: A first course
in Numerical Analysis. Covers the basics of the subject and provides
a foundation for more advanced work in Numerical
Partial
Differential
Equations and Numerical
Linear Algebra. The topics that will be covered include:
floating point arithmetic, solution of nonlinear equations and
nonlinear systems of equations, Gaussian elimination and LU
factorization for the solution of linear systems of equations,
polynomial and radial basis function (RBF) interpolation, numerical
integration, Runge-Kutta methods for ordinary differential equation
(ODE) initial value problems

Prerequisites: Math
331 (Linear Algebra) and computer programming experience.

Text: Numerical
Mathematics and Computing, ISBN: 1133103715. Book webpage.