This course is a survey of numerical methods in linear algebra for application to problems in engineering and the sciences. Emphasis is on using modern software tools on high performance computing systems. This course covers the mathematics of linear equations, eigenvalue problems, singular value decomposition, and least squares. Material covered will be relevant to applications areas such as structural analysis, heat transfer, neural networks, mechanical vibrations, and image processing in biomedical engineering. A familiarity with MATLAB is useful, and the ability to program in languages such as CIC++ or Fortran is very important. A basic knowledge of matrix algebra is required. Four credit hours.
College of Engineering and Computer Science