AMAT371 (Fall 2005-Winter 2006)
"Computing for Mathematicians"

Course Outline
Instructor: Anatoliy Swishchuk
Tel: (403) 220-3274
E-mail: aswish@math.ucalgary.ca
Office: MS552
Office Hours: M: 12:00-13:00; W: 12:00-13:00
Important Class Dates
Fall Block Week: W/Th/F, September 7-9, 2005
Winter Block Week: W/Th/F, January 4-6, 2006
First Class: Wednesday, September 7, 10:00am, MS515
Midterm: January 6, 2006, 2:30pm-3:30pm, MS515
Project: April 13, 2006

 Tentative Schedule for AMAT371 (Fall2005-Winter2006)
Fall 2005 Winter 2006
Module M1 (Block Week) (Sept 7-9, 2005)
Module M2 (Block Week) (Jan 4-6, 2006)
Assignment 1 (Due:Oct 15, 2005)
Midterm (Jan 6, 2006, 2:30pm-3:30pm, MS515)
Assignment 2 (Due: Nov 30, 2005)
Projects in Computational Mathematics (Fall 2005-Winter 2006)

Tentative Schedule for Fall 2005 (Module M1)

Wed,
Sept 7,
MS515

10am-11am: Lecture 1: Course Outline. Introduction to Maple.
11am-12am: Lecture 2: Graphics and Animations with Maple
1:30pm-2:30pm: Lecture 1: Introduction to Matlab.
2:30pm-3:30pm: Lecture 2: Graphics  with Matlab.
Thur,
Sept 8,
MS515

10am-11am: Lecture 3: Linear Algebra with Maple.
11am-12am: Lecture 4: Differential Calculus with Maple.
1:30pm-2:30pm: Lecture 3: Linear Algebra with Matlab.
2:30pm-3:30pm: Lecture 4: Differential Calculus with Matlab.
Fri,
Sept 9,
MS515

10am-11am: Lecture 5: Integral Calculus with Maple.
11am-12am: Lecture 6: Ordinary Differential Equations with Maple.
1:30pm-2:30pm: Lecture 5: Integral Calculus with Matlab.
2:30pm-3:30pm: Lecture 6: Ordinary Differential Equations with Matlab.
Assignment 1: Due date- October 15,  2005
   Assignment 2: Due date - November 30, 2005
(Maple lectures will be written in .mws-files (Maple worksheets), and Matlab lectures-in .pdf-files (you need AcrobatReader, see www.adobe.com for free download))

Tentative Schedule for Winter 2006 (Module M2)
Wed,
Jan 4,
MS515
10am-11am: Lecture 1: Advanced Graphics with Maple.
11am-12am: Lecture 2:  Applications of Graphics with Maple.
1:30pm-2:30pm: Lecture 1: Advanced Graphics with Matlab and Applications
2:30pm-3:30pm: Lecture 2: Advanced Linear Algebra with Matlab and Applications.
Thur,
Jan 5,
MS515
10am-11am: Lecture 3: Advanced Linear Algebra with Maple and Applications.
11am-12am: Lecture 4: Advanced Differential Calculus with Maple and Applications.
1:30pm-2:30pm: Lecture 3: Advanced Numerical Methods with Matlab.
2:30pm-3:30pm: Lecture 4: ODEs and Boundary Value Problems  with Matlab and Applications.
Fri,
Jan 6,
MS515
10am-11am: Lecture 5: Advanced Integral Calculus with Maple and Applications.
11am-12am: Lecture 6: Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations with Maple and  Applications.
1:30pm-2:30pm: Lecture 5: Partial   Differential Equations with Matlab and Applications.
2:30pm-3:30pm: Midterm.
There will be a weekly class (1 hour) in the winter semester to report on your project's progress.
Project in Computational  Mathematics: Due date-April 13, 2006

Grading Scheme:
Project in Computational Mathematics-50%;
Midterm-30%;
Assignment 1-10%;
Assignment 2-10%;
Two Credits: Fall (1st) and Winter (2nd) Block Weeks' Attendance.
Textbooks
There is no recommended textbook in Maple (you can read, for example, "Introduction to Maple 8" by David Schwartz).
The course text for Matlab is "Matlab Guide" by Higham and Higham, 2000 (available from the University Bookstore)
  and "Matlab: An Introduction with Applications" by Amos Gilat, 2nd Edition, Wiley & Sons, 2005.

Announcements

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Last updated on April 17, 2006.