Numerical Methods for Engineers (MATH380) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Numerical Methods for Engineers MATH380 Area Elective 3 1 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
MATH275 Linear Algebra
Course Language English Service Courses Given to Other Departments Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle) Face To Face Lecture, Experiment, Problem Solving. This undergraduate course is designed for engineering students. The objective of this course is to introduce some numerical methods that can be used to solve mathematical problems arising in engineering that can not be solved analytically. The philosophy of this course is to teach engineering students how methods work so that they can construct their own computer programs. The students who succeeded in this course; solve a non-linear equation in science and engineering by using the MATLAB programming. solve a linear system by using a suitable method in science and engineering via the MATLAB programming. find the eigenvalues and eigenvectors of a given matrix. learn how to use the interpolation. learn how to derive the approximations for the derivatives. learn the approximate computation of an integral using numerical techniques. Solution of nonlinear equations, solution of linear systems, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, interpolation and polynomial approximation, least square approximation, numerical differentiation, numerical integration.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 1. Preliminaries: Approximation, Truncation, Round-off errors in computations. pp. 2 - 41
2 2. Solution of Nonlinear Equations 2.1. Fixed Point 2.2. Bracketing Methods for Locating a Root pp. 41 - 51
3 2.3. Initial Approximation and Convergence Criteria 2.4. Newton-Raphson and Secant Methods pp. 62 - 70
4 2.6. Iteration for Non-Linear Systems (Fixed Point for Systems) 2.7. Newton Methods for Systems pp. 167 - 180
5 3. Solution of Linear Systems 3.3. Upper-Triangular Linear Systems (Lower-Triangular) 3.4. Gaussian Eliminatian and Pivoting pp. 120 - 137
6 3.5. Triangular Factorization (LU) pp. 141 - 153
7 Midterm
8 3.7. Doğrusal sistemler için iteratif metotlar (Jacobi / Gauss Seidel Metotları) pp. 156 - 165
9 11. Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors 11.2. Power Method (Inverse Power Method) pp. 588 – 592 pp. 598 - 608
10 4. Interpolation and Polynomial Approximation 4.2. Introduction to Interpolation 4.3. Lagrange Approximation and Newton Approximation pp. 199 - 228
11 5. Curve Fitting 5.1. Least-squares Line pp. 252 - 259
12 5.3. Spline fonksiyonları ile interpolasyon pp. 279 - 293
13 6. Numerical Differentiation 6.1. Approximating the Derivative 6.2. Numerical Differentiation Formulas pp. 320 - 348
14 7. Numerical Integration 7.1. Introduction to Quadrature 7.2. Composite Trapezoidal and Simpson’s Rule pp. 352 - 374
15 Review
16 Genel Sınav

Sources

Course Book 1. J. H. Mathews, K. D. Fink, Numerical Methods Using Matlab, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2004. 2. S. C. Chapra, Applied Numerical Methods with MATLAB for Engineers and Scientists, 3rd Edition, Mc Graw Hill Education, 2012. 3. A. Gilat, V. Subramaniam, Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists: An introduction with Applications Using MATLAB, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2011.

Evaluation System

Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory 2 10
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 50
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 5 100
 Percentage of Semester Work 0 100 100

Course Category

Core Courses X

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has the ability to apply scientific knowledge gained in the undergraduate education and to expand and extend knowledge in the same or in a different area
2 Can apply gained knowledge and problem solving abilities in inter-disciplinary research
3 Has the ability to work independently within research area, to state the problem, to develop solution techniques, to solve the problem, to evaluate the obtained results and to apply them when necessary
4 Takes responsibility individually and as a team member to improve systematic approaches to produce solutions in unexpected complicated situations related to the area of study
5 Can develop strategies, implement plans and principles on the area of study and can evaluate obtained results within the framework
6 Can develop and extend the knowledge in the area and to use them with scientific, social and ethical responsibility
7 Has the ability to follow recent developments within the area of research, to support research with scientific arguments and data, to communicate the information on the area of expertise in a systematically by means of written report and oral/visual presentation
8 To have an oral and written communication ability in at least one of the common foreign languages ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B2)
9 Has software and hardware knowledge in the area of expertise, and has proficient information and communication technology knowledge
10 Follows scientific, cultural, and ethical criteria in collecting, interpreting and announcing data in the research area and has the ability to teach.
11 Has professional ethical consciousness and responsibility which takes into account the universal and social dimensions in the process of data collection, interpretation, implementation and declaration of results in mathematics and its applications.

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Laboratory 16 1 16
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 2 28
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 13 13