Numerical Mathematics and Computing

Front Cover
Cengage Learning, May 15, 2012 - Mathematics - 704 pages
0 Reviews
Authors Ward Cheney and David Kincaid show students of science and engineering the potential computers have for solving numerical problems and give them ample opportunities to hone their skills in programming and problem solving. NUMERICAL MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING, 7th Edition also helps students learn about errors that inevitably accompany scientific computations and arms them with methods for detecting, predicting, and controlling these errors.
Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Mathematical Preliminaries and FloatingPoint Representation
1
Linear Systems
69
Nonlinear Equations
114
Interpolation and Numerical Differentiation
153
Numerical Integration
201
Spline Functions
252
Initial Values Problems
299
More on Linear Systems
358
Partial Differential Equations
524
Minimization of Functions
561
Linear Programming Problems
587
Advice on Good Programming Practices
608
Representation of Numbers in Different Bases
616
Additional Details on IEEE FloatingPoint Arithmetic
626
Linear Algebra Concepts and Notation
629
Answers for Selected Exercises
639

Least Squares Methods and Fourier Series
426
Monte Carlo Methods and Simulation
481
BoundaryValue Problems
507

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

Ward Cheney is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include approximation theory, numerical analysis, and extremum problems.

David Kincaid is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. Also, he is the Interim Director of the Center for Numerical Analysis (CNA) within the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES).

Bibliographic information