Ch E 310 - Fall 10 - Lecture 18

Ch E 310 - Fall 10 - Lecture 18 - Solving non-linear...

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Lecture 18 – October 26, 2010 Agenda: Exam 2 review Exam 2: Thursday, 10/28, 8:00-9:15 a.m. Open book, individual work (no computers) Three questions with several parts each HW 4 help (due Wednesday, 10/27, 6 p.m.)
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Exam 2: Details What’s covered: Lectures 10-18 (WebCT notes are helpful here) Homework Sets 1-4 Book material is not explicitly covered, but will help with your understanding of key concepts What you can bring: text(s), notes, graphing calculator What you cannot bring: A friend to take the test for you, your computer What’s at stake: 15% of your course grade, 75 minutes of your life
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Exam 2: What To Study Important topics: Matrix vs. Element math: e.g. , * versus .* How to take a matrix inverse, transpose Structure arrays (format, how to use)
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Unformatted text preview: Solving non-linear equations (root finding) o incremental search o bisection o false position o Newton-Raphson o secant method Exam 2: What To Study Important topics (continued): Solving systems of non-linear equations Multidimensional Newton-Raphson Linear regression ( y = ax + b ) General linear regression (basis functions) Linearizing non-linear equations Non-linear regression ( fminsearch ) how does this differ when the function can be linearized? Exam 2: Review Take a look at the Spring 2010 Midterm (problem 4) and Final (problem 1) Exams these are available on WebCT along with solutions The format of Exam 2 will be a bit unique since this is the first time for an exam on Lectures 10-18...
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Ch E 310 - Fall 10 - Lecture 18 - Solving non-linear...

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