317.516 Numerical Methods in Engineering Canceled

2023S, UE, 1.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

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 integration,
  • boundary value problems, initial value problems, eigenvalue problems

Teaching methods

  • Discussion of selected problems
  • 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 problems

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

The lecture is planned to be held in presence, but modifications my be necessary due to the pandemic. Changes will be announced in a timely manner.

Attendance is obligatory!



Examination modalities

Two exams, one in mid-semester and one at the end of the semester.
Resit sessions for negative / missed exams will be provided within  8 weeks fllowing the primary exam.

Please, check the information provided in TUWEL.



Course registration

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11.01.2023 00:00 09.07.2023 14:00 09.07.2023 14:00


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

Previous knowledge

Mathematics 1 and 2, basics of programming