# EAS 205, Fall 2015

Applications of Scientific Computation

Course Information

Lectures: Towne 311, Mon & Wed, 4:30-6:00pm

### Instructor:TBA

### TAs:

TBA

### Syllabus:

Vector spaces, Matrix groups, Inner products, Orthogonality, Basis, Dimension, Solving systems of linear equations, Matrix inversion, LU decomposition, Determinants, Orthogonal matrices, Coordinate transformations, Quadratic forms, Eigenvectors and eigenvalues, Singular Value Decomposition, Matrix powers and matrix exponential, Solution of linear differential equations
### Course Notes, Homeworks and Projects:

Available through our Canvas site
### Grading:

Project and Homework: 65%, Midterm: 15%, Final: 20%, Extra credit: 5% (for
class/Piazza participation)
### Questions?

The best place to ask is our Piazza site
### Textbooks:

*Introduction to Linear Algebra.*
Gilbert Strang, Wellesley Cambridge Press, 4th edition, 2009.
If you are serious about MATLAB:

*Essential Matlab for Engineers and Scientists.*
Brian Hahn and Dan Valentine, Academic Press, 2010, 4th edition.

### MATLAB License:

MATLAB is free for students enrolled in EAS 205.

You can find license info here:
MATLAB License site
### Previous EAS 205 Offerings

Fall 2015
Fall 2014
Recording

Fall 2013
Recording

Spring 2012
## Other useful resources:

Gilbert Strang's video lectures