Numerical analysis
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 Richard L. Burden, J. Douglas Faires.
 Language
 English.
 Edition
 9th ed.
 Imprint
 Boston, MA : Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, c2011.
 Physical description
 xiv, 872 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
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 CME10801  Introduction to Scientific Computing
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Creators/Contributors
 Author/Creator
 Burden, Richard L.
 Contributor
 Faires, J. Douglas.
Contents/Summary
 Bibliography
 Includes bibliographical references (p. 763772) and index.
 Contents

 1. Mathematical preliminaries and error analysis
 2. Solutions of equations in one variable
 3. Interpolation and polynomial approximation
 4. Numerical differentiation and integration
 5. Initialvalue problems for ordinary differential equations
 6. Direct methods for solving linear systems
 7. Iterative techniques in matrix algebra
 8. Approximation theory
 9. Approximating eigenvalues
 10. Numerical solutions of nonlinear systems of equations
 11. Boundaryvalue problems for ordinary differential equations
 12. Numerical solutions to partial differential equations
 Bibliography
 Answers to selected exercises
 Index.
 Publisher's Summary
 This wellrespected text gives an introduction to the theory and application of modern numerical approximation techniques for students taking a one or twosemester course in numerical analysis. With an accessible treatment that only requires a calculus prerequisite, Burden and Faires explain how, why, and when approximation techniques can be expected to work, and why, in some situations, they fail. A wealth of examples and exercises develop students' intuition, and demonstrate the subject's practical applications to important everyday problems in math, computing, engineering, and physical science disciplines. The first book of its kind built from the ground up to serve a diverse undergraduate audience, three decades later Burden and Faires remains the definitive introduction to a vital and practical subject.
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Subjects
 Subject
 Numerical analysis.
Bibliographic information
 Publication date
 2011
 ISBN
 9780538733519
 0538733519
 9780538735643
 0538735643