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Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics

Module CodeCS3081
Module NameComputational Mathematics
Module Short TitleN/a
Semester TaughtSemester 2.
Contact HoursLectures/week: 2.
Lab/week: 1.
Tutorial/week: 0.

Total hours: 3 x 11 weeks = 33.
Module PersonnelEamonn O Nuallain
Learning Outcomes

To be able to choose mathematical concepts and methods appropriate to the solution of application problems. To be able to implement solution methods using appropriate computer programming languages, libraries, and techniques.

Learning Aims

To understand, in sufficient detail for practical implementation, the mathematical concepts and methods appropriate to writing computer programs for science and engineering applications in general.

Module Content

Floating point number systems; Numerical methods; Signal processing; Plotting and visualisation; Programming techniques and libraries supporting the aforementioned.

Recommended Reading List

Mandatory: Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists by Amos Gilat and Vish Subramaniam

Recommended: MATLAB – An Introduction with Applications by Amos Gilat

Module PrerequisitesNone.
Assessment Details

Written Exam 100%

The Written Exam will take place in Trinity Term. There will be a Supplemental Exam in the Autumn for those who do not pass the Trinity Term Exam.

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