Numerical Programming 2 (CSE)

Module MA3306

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Mathematics.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

MA3306 is a semester module in English language at Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
240 h 90 h 8 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions

Content

Numerical solution of stiff ordinary differential equations; introduction to numerical partial differential equations; finite differences; finite elements; finite volumes; programming in MATLAB

Learning Outcome

At the end of the module students are able to understand, to apply and to assess numerical solution techniques for stiff ordinary differential equations and numerical methods for the solution of partial differential equations. They have programming skills and are able to handle corresponding software in order to solve practical examples.

Preconditions

MA3305 Numerical Programming 1 CSE; basic linear algebra; basic calculus

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

ArtSWSTitelDozent(en)Termine
VO 4 Numerical Programming 2 CSE Bornemann, F. Montag, 12:15–13:45
Mittwoch, 10:15–11:45
UE 2 Numerical Programming 2 CSE (Exercise Session) Bornemann, F. Ludwig, C. Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

lecture, exercise module, assignments

Media

lecture notes and blackboard; MATLAB Demos

Literature

Iserles, A.: A first course in the numerical analysis of differential equations. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996. Moler, C.: Numerical computing with MATLAB, SIAM 2004.

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

written exam

Exam Repetition

There is a possibility to take the exam at the end of the semester.

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