Applied Numerical Methods

Environmental and Biological Engineering
4.5 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 22,50 T + 30,0 TP


Intermediate knowledge of Mathematical Analysis I and II and Linear Algebra.

An overview of the main concepts on Numerical Methods and Numerical Analysis, namely on the numerical algorithms for linear systems of equations, nonlinear equations and nonlinear equation systens, polynomial interpolation, numerical integration and ordinary differential equations.

1 ? Error and stability
2 ? Numerical methods for systems of linear equations
3 ? Nonlinear equations and systems of nonlinear equations
4 ? Polynomial interpolation
5 ? Numerical integration
6 ? Numerical methods for ordinary differential equations.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: two written tests and computer-aided projects.
Exam assessment: one written test.

- Burden, R. e Faires, J. (2010). Numerical Analysis. Canadá: Brooks/Cole
- Pina, H. (1995). Métodos Numéricos. Lisboa: McGraw-Hill Portugal
- Atkinson, K. (1993). Elementary Numerical Analysis. NY, USA: John Wiley & Sons

Method of interaction
Lectures and laboratory sessions for computer implementation and analysis.

Software used in class