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1. Lecture_1b - ME303, MME, University of Waterloo. Prof....

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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: Open-door 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 pre-midterm material and #1 will be on pre material and Project #2 will be on post-midterm 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.

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