317.516 Numerical Methods in Engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, UE, 1.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to…

  • compute simple numerical schemes “by hand” 
  • implement simple numerical schemes using python
  • apply simple numerical schemes to concrete problems
  • discuss the advantages and disadvantages of simple numerical schemes
  • discuss the limits of application of simple numerical scheme

Subject of course

  • basics of numerical arithmetics,
  • basic methods of numerical linear algebra,
  • solution methods for nonlinear equations,
  • approximation of functions,
  • numerical differentiation and integration,
  • boundary-value problems, initial-value problems eigenvalue problems

Teaching methods

  • Discussion of Examples
  • Implementation of simple numerical methods using Ipython-notebooks (Python)
  • Discussion of the implementation of various numerical schemes
  • Application of numerical schemes to concrete problems
  • Discussion of advantages and disadvantages of numerical schemes on the basis of simple examples

Mode of examination


Additional information

Information: Please register for this course in TISS. Important information will be sent via TISS News by email. Please note further information in German!

Consultation hour: Mon. 16:30-17:30 online via Zoom - for more Information see TUWEL

Attendance obligatory!



Course dates

Tue14:00 - 16:0002.03.2021 - 29.06.2021 Online TUWEL/ZOOM (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Numerical Methods in Engineering - Single appointments
Tue02.03.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue09.03.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue16.03.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue23.03.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue13.04.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue20.04.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue27.04.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue04.05.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue11.05.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue18.05.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue01.06.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue08.06.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue15.06.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue22.06.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit
Tue29.06.202114:00 - 16:00 Online TUWEL/ZOOMLVA-Einheit

Examination modalities

Two exams, one in the middle of the semester and one at the end of the semester.
Compensation for negative / missed exams latest 8 weeks after the corresponding exam.



Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
13.01.2021 00:00 11.07.2021 14:00 11.07.2021 14:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 245 Mechanical Engineering 4. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 282 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management 4. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


Lecture notes can be found in TISS. Registration in TISS required.

Previous knowledge

Mathematics 1 and 2, basics of programming