AMSC/CMSC 460 Description and Prerequisites

Undergraduate Catalog Course Description

AMSC/CMSC 460, Computational Methods (3 credits)
Basic computational methods for interpolation, least squares, approximation, numerical quadrature, numerical solution of polynomial and transcendental equations, systems of linear equations and initial value problems for ordinary differential equations. Emphasis on methods and their computational properties rather than their analytic aspects. Intended primarily for students in the physical and engineering sciences.

Course Prerequisites

A grade of C- or better in: It is recommended that you have passed Math 246 (Ordinary Differential Equations).

A working knowledge of MatLab is required.