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ChE 132B Course Logistics
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Lecture 1 2 ChE 132B: Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering How to use the computer to solve science and engineering problems numerically
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Lecture 1 3 Instructors Prof. Glenn Fredrickson MRL Bldg., Room 3105, Office hours: Mondays 4:30-5:30 p.m. [email protected] Teaching assistant Joo-Hyun Jeon E-mail: [email protected] Office hours Tuesdays and Wednesdays? Course web site: http://www.mrl.ucsb.edu/~ghf/che132b/index.html
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Lecture 1 4 Texts for course Primary text A Friendly Introduction to Numerical Analysis , by Brian Bradie (Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006) See class website for suggested reading Supplementary text (not required) Essentials of MATLAB Programming, 2 nd Ed. , by S. J. Chapman (Cengage Learning, 2009)
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Lecture 1 5 Course materials Besides your text, a supplementary source of materials for this class is at the course web site 18 lectures in the form of PDF slides are posted there A large number of MATLAB files are also posted You will not be tested on these supplementary materials, but they should be quite helpful to you!
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Lecture 1 6 Background needed for ChE 132B Calculus : including differentiation, integration, Taylor series, ODEs, PDEs (initial value & boundary value problems) Math 5 A, B, & C (required) Math 132A (strongly recommended) Computer Programming Competence in C, C++, Java, FORTRAN, MATLAB or equivalent It’s ok if you are rusty & have to look up syntax …BUT you must have done programming before MATLAB: Programming language/environment used in 132B I expect that you have seen it, but you will get more practice here… All programming assignments must be done in MATLAB unless a specific exception is noted!
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Lecture 1 7 Grading Mid-term exam 30% November 3 in class Final exam 30% December 6, 4-7 p.m. Homework 40% Due Thursdays (5 p.m.) Exams will test your understanding of numerical methods Homework will test your ability to write MATLAB code and apply the numerical analysis concepts
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Lecture 1 8 Homework assignments Due in TA’s mailbox by 5 p.m. on Thursdays First one due Thursday, September 29 Solutions posted on class web site
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Lecture 1 9 Work by yourself Work each problem in the homework sets on your own.
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course CHE 132b taught by Professor Ceweb during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.

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Lec1 - ChE 132B Course Logistics ChE 132B: Computational...

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