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Unformatted text preview: ME303, MME, University of Waterloo. Prof. Serhiy Yarusevych Course Contents &
Operation
Operation Main Objective
Object Develop the knowledge and skills required
to solve differential equations common in
applied mechanics Why
Why Differential Equations?
Mathematical
Model ODEs
and/or
and/or
PDEs Solid Mechanics:
Mechanics:
 Dynamics (ME 212, ME 321)
MODS (ME 219, ME 220) Fluid Mechanics (ME 351, ME 362)
Heat transfer ( ME 353, ME 456)
Controls (ME 360)
(ME 360)
etc...
etc... Course
Course Contents Experiment$$$ Solution Numerical Methods Analytical Methods ODEs Analytical Methods PDEs Mathematical Model Engineering Problem Numerical Methods Course
Course Contents
Solution Numerical Methods Analytical Methods Analytical Methods Numerical Methods Chapter 3 Chapter 1 Chapter 6 Chapter 5 Numerical Analysis
Chapter 2 ODEs PDEs
Chapter 4 Mathematical Model Course Approach
Course Approach
Fundamentals Comprehension Independence Fundamentals: establish a basis for future learning
Comprehension: emphasize understanding of the
emphasize understanding of the
employed techniques and physical meaning of
math solutions
math solutions
Independence: professional approach (roles) In
Instructor and TAs
Contact information (see handout)
Contact information (see handout)
Instructor: OpenInstructor: Opendoor policy
TAs: available after each tutorial + office hours
(to be discussed with the class) Course Web Page
Cou Web Textbook
tboo
No required textbook
Lecture notes and handouts will be sufficient.
ME 203 textbook may be helpful.
Library resources
resources Course Structure
Course Structure Lectures Tutorials Homework
+
Projects Lectures
Will cover course topics and will define the required
level of knowledge.
Questions
Questions
Review lecture notes
Review lecture notes
Perform
Perform recommended tasks (e.g., complete
solution) Tutorials
Complement
Complement lectures and review essential ideas
Start
Start 2nd week
Two
Two knowledgeable TAs – valuable resource Homework Assignments
Weekly
Weekly assignments in the course
Solutions will be posted a few days after the
Solutions
assigned problems
Do the assignments before referring to solutions Pr
Projects
Two projects in the course
Student can work individually or in pairs
One report per project
Project #1 will be on premidterm material and
#1 will be on pre
material and
Project #2 will be on postmidterm material
(due dates will be scheduled in consultation with the
th
class) Grading
Grading
Two Projects 15% Midterm Exam
Exam 30% Final Exam
(cumulative) 55% Questions?
Questions? ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2011 for the course ME 303 taught by Professor Serhiyyarusevych during the Spring '10 term at Waterloo.
 Spring '10
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