Study Materials

Special software is required to use some of the files in this section: .m.

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Textbook Chapters

Below are two excerpts from the textbook for this course (Amazon logo Strang, Gilbert. Computational Science and Engineering. Wellesley, MA: Wellesley-Cambridge Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780961408817.).

Chapter 1: Applied Linear Algebra; Section 1.1 Four Special Matrices (PDF)

Chapter 4: Fourier Series and Integrals; Section 4.1 Fourier Series for Periodic Functions (PDF)

Appendix: Linear algebra in a nutshell (PDF)

MATLAB® Information

Spring 1999 MATLAB® Homework

MATLAB® Homework 1 (PDF)

MATLAB® Homework 2 (PDF)

MATLAB® Homework 3 (PDF)

MATLAB® Homework 4 (PDF)

MATLAB® Homework 5 (PDF)

MATLAB® Homework 6 (PDF)

Class Resources

  • Movie of elimination: moe.m (M) (also need realmmd.m (M))
  • Code to create K,T,B,C as sparse matrices (HTML)
  • MATLAB® backslash command to solve Ax = b (PDF)
  • Gradient and divergence / parallel table (PDF)