TEST2_LO_S11

# TEST2_LO_S11 - Learning Objectives for Test#2 PGE 310*Be...

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Learning Objectives for Test #2 PGE 310 *Be able to write a MATLAB program for any of the numerical methods we have learned in this class. Also be able to use the “feval” command properly. Ch 6. Root finding of non-linear equations Identify situations where non-linear equations arise naturally in science and engineering Differentiate between “closed/bracketing” and “open” methods and the advantages/disadvantages between the two Solve for the root of a nonlinear equation using any of the following Bisection method false position method (Not in book!) fixed point iteration Newton-raphson Secant method Modified-secant Identify and describe the advantages, disadvantages, and pitfalls of each of the above methods Derive Newton’s method from a Taylor Series Calculate approximate relative error in an iterative scheme Describe and identify the convergence of each method (i.e. which are guaranteed to converge, which converge fastest, etc.) Ch 8. Solving Systems of Equations Identify situations where systems of equations arise naturally in science and engineering

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## This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course PGE 310 taught by Professor Klaus during the Spring '06 term at University of Texas.

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