Checking date: 06/04/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Numerical calculus in Engineering
(18522)
Study: Bachelor in Mobile and Space Communications Engineering (217)

Coordinating teacher: ARVESU CARBALLO, JORGE

Department assigned to the subject: Mathematics Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:

Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Linear algebra, Calculus I and II
Objectives
1. Basic numerical skills to solve problems in Engineering. 2. The use of MATLAB to solve numerical problems. 3. Basic solving skills to solve counting problems. 4. Be able to model, pose and solve problems of communication, sound and image technologies.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Matlab and floating point arithmetic. Polynomial interpolation. Fourier series and trigonometric polynomial. Representation and approximation of signals. 2. Numerical integration methods. Simple and composite rules. Adaptive quadrature. 3. Initial value problems. The Euler, Taylor and Runge-Kutta methods. Prediction and correction methods. 4. Boundary value problems. Method of finite differences. Resolution of the wave equation. Finite element method and its applications.
Learning activities and methodology
There will be weakly sessions: - Theory sessions: the teacher will explain the fundamental concepts and results of the theory. - Exercise/Lab sessions: the students will work in solving exercises or writing codes to solve problems proposed by the professor.
Assessment System
• % end-of-term-examination 50
• % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
• C. Moler . Numerical Computing with MATLAB. SIAM. 2004
• D. J. Higham N. J. Higham . Matlab Guide. SIAM. 2000
• J.H. Mathews y K.D. Fink . Numerical Methods using Matlab. Prentice Hall. 1999
• T. Sauer . Numerical Analysis. Pearson. 2012