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VV471 – Introduction to Numerical Methods
Pre-requisites: Vg101; and Vv256 or Vv286
Topics may include computer arithmetic, Newton’s method for non-linear equations, polynomial
interpolation, numerical integration, systems of linear equations, initial value problems for ordinary differential
equations, quadrature, partial pivoting, spline approximations, partial differential equations, Monte Carlo methods,
2-point boundary value problems, Dirichlet problem for the Laplace equation.