This course explores the fundamentals of numerical methods for civil and mechanical engineering students. Topics include: approximation and interpolation, numerical solutions to equations, numerical differentiation and integration, numerical solutions to differential equations, solutions of systems of equations, and finding eigenvalues. The topics will be posed in a setting of problems intended for civil and mechanical engineering students using MATLAB.
Course material created by Professor Martin J. Mohlenkamp.
Target audience: Advanced undergraduate (3rd or 4th year)
Institution: Ohio University
Materials available: Problem sets or projects, Course outline or syllabus, Textbook recommendations, Downloadable code or data files