Short Description

URL
http://www.maths.lth.se/na/courses/KKKA10
Credits:
4.5 hp out of 21
Instructor:
Carmen Arévalo
Grading:
U, 3, 4, 5
Examination:
14 computer labs and one computer exam.
Prerequisites:
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Contents

Introduction to MATLAB, numerical algorithms for linear systems of equations, polynomial interpolation and approximation (least squares), solution of a single nonlinear equation, calculation of integrals (quadrature), solution of initial value problems (ordinary differential equations).

Objectives

The course contributes to the introductory course of Calculations in Biotechnology. Students follow the logical chain of describing an engineering problem, setting up a model, choosing a solution method (often approximative) and interpreting the results.

Literature

The textbook for the course is

The following compendium contains numerical methods, theory and exercises. Click on the link below to download.

The following compendium contains a MATLAB primer. It can be bought from KFS.