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Introduction to Numerical Methods

Teaching semester

Autumn

Objectives and Content

The course gives an introduction to basic computational algorithms from these areas: Solving equations and systems of equations (only linear), interpolation and approximation methods including curve fitting, numerical derivations, integration and extrapolation. Implementation of algorithms will play a central role. A short introduction to Matlab is given to be used in exercises.

Learning Outcomes

To provide knowledge, understanding and ability of computational technics that are presented

Recommended Previous Knowledge

INF100, MAT111, MAT121

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Exercises

Forms of Assessment

Written examination: 5 hours

Compulsary exercises may count in the final grading. Examination support materials: Non- programmable calculator, according to model listed in faculty regulations

Due to the measures taken to avoid the spread of Covid-19, UiB is closed for on-campus assessment. As a consequence, the following changes is made to assessment autumn semester 2020:

  • Written home examination instead of written examination

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Subject Overlap

INF160: 10 ECTS, I162: 10 ECTS, I162A: 7 ECTS

Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. Autumn 2020 written exams will be arranged either at home or on campus. Please see course information on MittUiB.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    Date
    14.12.2020, 09:00
    Duration
    5 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    30.11.2020
    Examination system
    Inspera
    Digital exam