This text introduces numerical methods by emphasizing the practical
aspects of their use. In the process the book establishes their limitations,
advantages and disadvantages. It is intended to assist future as well
as practicing engineers in fully understanding the fundamentals of
takes an application-oriented approach and discusses
theory only as needed.
integrates numerous computational exercise problems and
examples into each chapter to provide immediate connections
between principle and practice.
covers the most commonly used numerical methods in the field.
each chapter concludes with an entire section on real-world
applications from a variety of engineering disciplines.
incorporates computer tools to solve examples and
problems, including computer programs in FORTRAN and spreadsheets.
contains 294 end-of-chapter problems.
3. Introduction to Numerical Methods.
4. Roots of Equations.
5. Simultaneous Linear Equations.
6. Numerical Interpolation.
7. Differentiation and Integration.
8. Differential Equations.
9. Data Description and Treatment.
10. Curve Fitting and Regression Analysis.