mws_gen_aae_spe_pptpropagationoferrors

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10/14/11 http://numericalmethods.eng.usf.edu 1 Propagation of Errors Major: All Engineering Majors Authors: Autar Kaw, Matthew Emmons http://numericalmethods.eng.usf.edu Transforming Numerical Methods Education for STEM  Undergraduates
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Propagation of Errors      http://numericalmethods.eng.usf.edu
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                                            http://numericalmethods.eng.usf.edu 3 Propagation of Errors In numerical methods, the calculations are not  made with exact numbers. How do these  inaccuracies propagate through the calculations?
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                                            http://numericalmethods.eng.usf.edu 4 Example 1: Find the bounds for the propagation in adding two numbers. For example  if one is calculating  + Y   where X  = 1.5 ± 0.05 Y  = 3.4 ± 0.04 Solution Maximum possible value of   X  = 1.55 and  Y  = 3.44
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