An Introduction to Scientific Computing: Twelve Computational Projects Solved with MATLAB

An Introduction to Scientific Computing Twelve Computational Projects Solved with MATLAB Teaching or learning numerical methods in applied mathematics cannot be conceived nowadays without numerical experimentation on computers There is a vast literature devoted either to theoretical numer

  • Title: An Introduction to Scientific Computing: Twelve Computational Projects Solved with MATLAB
  • Author: Ionut Danaila Pascal Joly Sidi Mahmoud Kaber
  • ISBN: 9780387308890
  • Page: 378
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Teaching or learning numerical methods in applied mathematics cannot be conceived nowadays without numerical experimentation on computers There is a vast literature devoted either to theoretical numerical methods or merical programming of basic algorithms, but there are few texts o ering a complete discussion of numerical issues involved in the solution of concrete andTeaching or learning numerical methods in applied mathematics cannot be conceived nowadays without numerical experimentation on computers There is a vast literature devoted either to theoretical numerical methods or merical programming of basic algorithms, but there are few texts o ering a complete discussion of numerical issues involved in the solution of concrete and relatively complex problems This book is an attempt to ll this need It is our belief that advantages and drawbacks of a numerical method cannot be accounted for without one s experiencing all the steps of scienti c comp ing, from physical and mathematical description of the problem to numerical formulation and programming and, nally, to critical discussion of numerical results The book provides twelve computational projects aimed at numerically solving problems selected to cover a broad spectrum of applications, from uid mechanics, chemistry, elasticity, thermal science, computer aided design, signal and image processing, etc Even though the main volume of this text concerns the numerical analysis of computational methods and their imp mentation, we have tried to start, when possible, from realistic problems of practical interest for researchers and engineers For each project, an introductory record card summarizes the mathem ical and numerical topics explained and the elds of application of the proach A level of di culty, scaling from 1 to 3, is assigned to each project.

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