| Computational Methods in Engineering

Course ID Course Name Instructor Room Numbessr Time
ME5201 Computational Methods in Engineering

| Description

This course provides an introduction to the numerical methods to solve various kinds of equations that students encounter in the field of engineering. The student will develop his/her own programs/subroutines for the numerical schemes taught in the course

| Course Contents

Numerical Methods in Linear Algebra:Direct and iterative solution techniques for simultaneous linear algebraic equations - Gauss elimination, Gauss-Jordon, LU Decomposition, QR Method, Jacobi and Gauss-Seidel MethodsEigenvalues and Eigenvectors - Power and inverse power method, householder transformation, physical interpretation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors Solution of nonlinear algebraic equations: Bisection method, fixed-point iteration method, Newton-Raphson, Secant method, solution of system of nonlinear algebraic equationsInterpolation: Polynomial interpolation, Lagrange interpolating polynomial, Hermite interpolation, interpolation in 2 and 3 dimensionsNumerical Differentiation and IntegrationFinite difference formula using Taylor series, Differentiation of Lagrange polynomials, Simpson's rule, Gauss-quadrature rule, Romberg method, multiple integralsNumerical solution of differential equationsOrdinary Differential Equations - Euler, Heun's method and Stability criterion, second order and fourth order Runge-Kutta methods, Adams-Bashforth-Moulton method, system of ODEs and nonlinear ODEsPartial Differential Equations - Classification of PDEs, Elliptic equations, Parabolic equations (Transient diffusion equation), Hyperbolic equations (wave equation)

| Text/Reference Books

  • S. P. Venkateshan, Prasanna Swaminathan, Computational Methods in Engineering, Ane Books
  • Steven C. Chapra, Numerical Methods for Engineering, Mc-Graw Hill Education.
  • Joe D Hoffman, Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists, Second Edition, Marcel Dekker (2001).
  • Gilbert Strang, Computational Science and Engineering, Wellesley-Cambridge Press.