ENCH620
Methods of Engineering Analysis
Fall 2015
Class Handouts & Lecture Notes
Class Syllabus
Policy on Academic Integrity
Homework
09/02
Mathcad
What is a function?
Pop quiz
09/03
Ax=b
,
matrix review
09/08
Getting Started with Matlab
09/10
f(x)=0
:
Iteration
f(x)=0
:
Algorithms (Bisection, Chord, Secant, Newton's Method)
09/15
Function approximation
-- Taylor's series
Function approximation
-- Lagrange interpolation polynomial
09/17 Lagrange interpolation polynomial, Cubic spline. Difference (forward, backward, central)
09/22 Integration,
Trapezoidal Rule & Simpson's Rule
Gauss quadrature
09/24
Gaussian Elimination
& matrix inverse:
Ax=b
&
A
^{-1}
.
LU decomposition
Gauss-Seidel iteration, Jacobi iteration
09/29 Regression,
Intercept and slope equations
,
Multivariate regression (Part 1, Linear least squares regression)
(Part 2, Multiple least squares regression)
10/01 Goodness of fit (sse, r
^{2}
), number of terms, nonlinear regression
10/06 Exam #1
10/08
ODE by Euler, Runge-Kutta
, finite element
10/13
Vector Analysis
,
linear vector space
,
10/15
Scalar|dot|inner product
, length|magnitude|norm,
angle
, Gram-Schmidt orthogonalization process, Projection
10/20 Application of vector projection (regression & function approximation, approximation of solution to ODE, method of weighted residuals)
10/22 vector
10/27 vector
10/29
Linear transform
11/03 Linear transform,
rotation in 3D Cartesian coordinates
11/05
Eigenvalue-eigenvector
11/10 Exam #2
11/12
Eigenvalue-Eigenvector of 2nd Derivative Operator
1st-order ODE via eigenvalue-eigenvector, exp(A*t),
Jordan normal form
11/17 Localized stability analysis of 1st-order ODE dx/dt=A*x via eigenvalue-eigenvector
11/19
PDE by separation of variables
(another application of eigenvalue-eigenvector)
11/24 PDE by separation of variables
12/01 optimization (static)
12/03 optimization (dynamic)
12/08 perturbation method
12/10 perturbation method
12/18? 4-6pm Final Examination (Exam #3)
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