Most of the Mathematical problems that arise in science and engineering are very hard and sometime impossible to solve exactly. In the past, solving problems numerically often meant a great deal of programming and numerical problems. Introduction Through the use of numerical methods many problems can be solved that would otherwise be thought to be insol-uble. Computer Science and Applied Mathematics: Introduction to Numerical Computations, Second Edition introduces numerical algorithms as they are used in practice. Introduction to Numerical Analysis Lecture Notes for SI 507 Authors: S. Baskar and S. Sivaji Ganesh Department of Mathematics Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Powai, Mumbai 400 076. This kind of work requires a general understanding of basic numerical methods, their strengths and weaknesses, their limitations and their failure modes. Introduction Numerical analysis is a branch of Mathematics that deals with devising efficient methods for obtaining numerical solutions to difficult Mathematical problems. LECTURES IN BASIC COMPUTATIONAL NUMERICAL ANALYSIS J. M. McDonough Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematics University of Kentucky c 1984, 1990, 1995, 2001, 2004, 2007 Introduction to Numerical Computing Hugo Touchette School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London Version of October 17, 2008, 14:3. That project was approved and implemented in the 2001-2002 academic year. Numerical computing involves assembling these building blocks into computational pipelines. And this is exactly what this course is about. In these lecture notes, instruction on using Matlab is dispersed through the material on numerical methods. In these lectures details about how to use Matlab are detailed (but not verbose) and explicit. project was to make Matlab the universal language for computation on campus. 2 Course description This course investigates the use of computer algebra, numerical techniques and computer graphics as tools for developing the understanding and the solution of a number of problems in the mathematical sciences.