Numerical Approximation

Skill Type Description Source
31.1 Polynomial Approximations Workbook Interpolate data with polynomials + find the least squares best fit straight line to experimental data HELM
31.2 Numerical Integration Workbook Approximate certain integrals + be able to ensure that these approximations are of some desired accuracy HELM
31.3 Numerical Differentiation Workbook Obtain numerical approximations to the first and second derivatives of certain functions HELM
31.4 Nonlinear Equations Workbook Approximate roots of equations by the bisection method and by the Newton-Raphson method + implement an approximate Newton-Raphson method HELM

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December 2012