Math 270B (Winter 2021)
Instructor: Li-Tien Cheng
Office: AP&M 5707
E-mail:
lcheng@math.ucsd.edu
Lecture Times:
- There is no lecture time. Lectures are all asynchronous, with videos regularly
available
for download on Canvas that you can watch anytime
Office Hours:
- Tu 2--2:50pm PT (6--6:50am GMT+8)
- F 9--9:50am PT (1--1:50am GMT+8)
- M 6--6:50pm PT (10--10:50am GMT+8)
- On zoom
TA Office Hours:
Piazza:
Piazza has been activated here
to facilitate student discussions with each other
Textbook:Numerical Mathematics
by Quarteroni, Sacco, Saleri.
- We will cover parts of sections 6.1--6.6, 7.1, 8.1--8.8, 9.1--9.9, 10.2, 10.7--10.8, 10.10
MATLAB Resources
Homework
Homework will be assigned regularly and due on Tuesdays at 11:59pm PT via
Gradescope.
Late homework will not be accepted.
Exams
The exams will be take-home exams, each of which you will have 24 hours to complete.
There will be no make-up exams.
- The midterm will be due on Friday 11:59pm PT, February 5.
- The final exam will be due on Wednesday 2:30pm PT, March 17.
Grading Policy
Your grade will be based on the scores of the homework, one midterm, and
one final
exam. It will be calculated on a curve of the final score:
Score = (25% HW) + (15% Midterm) + (60% Final)
The grade will reflect your mastery of the material for the qualifying exam.