Prerequisites | MATH 141 (Calculus II) and in addition ENEE 114 (Programming Concepts for Engineers) or CMSC 106 (Introduction to C Programming) or equivalent. |
Textbooks |
1. Numerical Methods Using Matlab, 2nd ed., by George Lindfield and
John Penny, Prentice Hall, 2000.
Note: tentatively, we will only cover part or all of
Chapters 1 - 5, 7, and 8.
2. Getting Started with Matlab 5: A Quick Introduction for Scientists and Engineers, Rudra Pratap, Oxford University Press, 1999. |
Lectures | MWF 11:00 - 11:50, EGR 1202. |
Instructor | Bo Li (Office hours: W 3:00 - 3:30, F 2:00pm - 3:00; Office: Math building 4304; Phone: 301-405-5088; E-mail: bli@math.umd.edu). |
Discussion sessions |
0101, Tu 1:00 - 1:50, EAB 0305, TA: Arun Sankar Mampazhy.
0102, Tu 9:00 - 9:50, EAB 0305, TA: Ryan Lance. 0103, Th 1:00 - 1:50, EAB 0305, TA: Tinghui Yu. 0104, Th 9:00 - 9:50, EAB 0305, TA: Somantika Datta. 0105, Tu 8:00 - 8:50, EAB 0305, TA: Ryan Lance. 0106, Th 8:00 - 8:50, EAB 0305, TA: Somantika Datta. 0107, Th 2:00 - 2:50, EAB 0305, TA: Tinghui Yu. |
Class web page | http://www.math.umd.edu/~bli/teaching/enee241s02/. |
Homework | Assigned and graded regularly. The homework with lowest score will be dropped. Note: no late homework will be accepted unless a written verification of a valid excuse (such as hospitalization, family emergency, religious observance, court appearance, etc.) is provided and approved by the instructor. |
Exams |
There will be two midterm and one final, close-book and close-note exams.
The final exam will be cumulative.
Midterm exam 1: 11:00 - 11:50, Friday, March 8, ENG 1202. Midterm exam 2: 11:00 - 11:50, Friday, April 26, ENG 1202. Final exam: 8:00 - 10:00, Friday, May 17, ENG 1202. Note: neither rescheduled nor make-up exams will be allowed unless a written verification of a valid excuse (such as hospitalization, family emergency, religious observance, court appearance, etc.) is provided and approved by the instructor. |
Grading | The final course grade will be determined based on the exams and homework with the following weights: final exam -- 40%, midterm exam 1 -- 20%, midterm exam 2 -- 20%, and homework -- 20%. The final grade will be curved. |