Numerical Analysis

Course Information
TitleΑΡΙΘΜΗΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ / Numerical Analysis
CodeΜΑΕ203
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Stergioulas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40003044

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physics (2012-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreGeneral Electives844

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600100253
Type of the Course
  • General Knowledge
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is offered to exchange programme students.
Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of the course, the students are expected to 1) have learned the main techniques of numerical analysis, 2) have obtained experience in solving typical problems in physics with numerical methods, 3) have practiced the implementation of algorithms of numerical analysis with programming languages.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course deals with numerical and approximative methods of solving mathematical problems that are frequently met in Physics: Root finding and solution of nonlinear equations. Linear systems and matrices. Finite differences discretization and numerical derivatives. Numerical calculations of definite integrals. Numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations - error analysis and convergence. Introduction to numerical solution methods for partial differential equations. Computer applications of the above methods.
Keywords
numerical methods
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures782.6
Exams30.1
Problem solving391.3
Total1204
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
  • ενδιάμεσο τεστ (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΑΡΙΘΜΗΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ, ΝΙΚΟΛΑΟΣ ΜΙΣΥΡΛΗΣ . ΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗΝ ΑΡΙΘΜΗΤΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ, ΑΚΡΙΒΗΣ Γ.Δ., ΔΟΥΓΑΛΗΣ Β.Α
Additional bibliography for study
Applied Numerical Analysis (C.F.Curtis, P.O.Wheatley, Addison Wesley) Numerical Methods for Mathematics, Science and Engineering (J.H.Mathews, Prentice-Hall) Numerical Recipes (W.H.Press, S.A.Teukolsky, W.T.Vetterling, B.P.Flannery, Cambridge Univ. Press)
Last Update
05-09-2016