This book entitled Numerical Methods with Applications is written primarily for engineering undergraduates taking a course in Numerical Methods. The textbook offers a unique treatise to numerical... More > methods which is based on a holistic approach and short chapters. This book is a product of many years of work on educational projects funded since 2002 by the NSF.
1) Examples of real-life applications are available from seven different engineering majors.
2) Each chapter is followed by multiple-choice questions.
3) Supplemental material such as primers on differential and integral calculus, and ordinary differential equations are available on the web.
4) The book has a state-of-art dedicated open courseware website with YouTube lectures, extra examples, PowerPoint presentations, worksheets in MATLAB, MATHEMATICA, Maple and MathCAD, anecdotes, eBooks, and blogs.
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