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00-Introduction-4UP - Scientific computing Applications...

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Unformatted text preview: Scientific computing Applications Administration Introduction Dhavide Aruliah UOIT MATH 2070U c D. Aruliah (UOIT) Introduction MATH 2070U 1 / 19 Scientific computing Applications Administration Introduction 1 Scientific computing 2 Applications of scientific computing 3 Administration c D. Aruliah (UOIT) Introduction MATH 2070U 2 / 19 Scientific computing Applications Administration What is scientific computing? Discipline spanning computer science, mathematics, engineering Alternative names: I numerical analysis I numerical computing I computational science Numerical analysis : study of algorithms for problems of continuous mathematics (L.N. Trefethen) Computer age has dramatically nature of computation c D. Aruliah (UOIT) Introduction MATH 2070U 4 / 19 Scientific computing Applications Administration Two different computing applications WALL-E Phoenix Mars lander c D. Aruliah (UOIT) Introduction MATH 2070U 5 / 19 Scientific computing Applications Administration Real simulation is hard! Physical modelling for entertainment vs. science/engineering Fooling the human eye is easy!...
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