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Engineering Common Core Courses (ECOR)

Faculty of Engineering

ECOR 1606 [0.5 credit]

Problem Solving and Computers

Introduction to engineering problem solving. Defining and modeling problems, designing algorithmic solutions, converting algorithms to C++ programs, testing, debugging. Program style, documentation, reliability. Numeric methods: representation of data, rounding and truncation errors, root finding, curve fitting.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 1100 and SYSC 1102.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours a week.

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