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Mathematics (MATH)

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Faculty of Science

MATH 3800 [0.5 credit]

Modeling and Computational Methods for Experimental Science

Mathematical modeling in the experimental sciences: design, analysis and pitfalls. Computational methods directly applicable to problems in science will be described, including: function evaluation, interpolation, solution of linear equations, root finding, integration, solution of differential equations, Fourier series and Monte Carlo methods. (Also listed as CMPS 3800.)
Precludes additional credit for MATH 3806/COMP 3806.
Prerequisites: i) MATH 1107 or MATH 1104; ii) MATH 1005 or MATH 2007; and iii) knowledge of a computer language.
Lectures three hours a week.

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