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CY900 Foundations of Scientific Computing

Lecturer
week 0:

Yuanwei Xu

Teaching Assistant:

Chinedu Nwaigwe

Times and Rooms

Monday

10:00-13:00

14.00-17.00

A0.01, Mathematics Department

A0.01, Mathematics Department

Tuesday

10.00-12.00

13.30-15.30

A0.02, Mathematics Department

A0.02, Mathematics Department

Wednesday 09:00-17:00 A0.01, Mathematics Department
Thursday 09:00-17:00 A0.01, Mathematics Department
Friday 09:00-17:00 A0.01, Mathematics Department


Lecturer weeks 1-3:

Matteo Icardi

Times and Rooms

Monday

10:00-11:00

11.00-12.00 (supervision)

A0.01, Mathematics Department, wk 2-3
Tuesday 15.00-16.00 A0.01, Mathematics Department, wk 1-3
Wednesday

12:00-13:00

13.00-14.00 (supervision)

A0.01, Mathematics Department, wk 1-3
Friday 14:00-16:00 A0.01, Mathematics Department, wk 1


Please see information on course below.

Matteo Icardi is lecturer to the C++ section of the CY900 (MA913) course, students are required to attend the first 3 weeks of the MA913 course with the lectures starting on Tuesday 6th October 2015 and the Friday Lecture is only on the first week of the course. For further information please look at the MA 913 SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING.

Programme during week 0

  • Monday morning will consist of a mathematics tutorial (Session 5.1-5.6) and a test (2 hours)
  • Monday afternoon will consist of a Matlab tutorial (Session 5.7). you are also welcome to start work on the Introduction to Linux, Refresher Programming, and Compiling (Sessions 1-3)
  • The session on Refresher Statistics (Session 4) will take place on Tuesday
  • The remainder of the week (Wednesday to and Friday) will consist of practical sessions covering Introduction to Linux, Refresher Programming, and Compiling (Sessions 1-3)

Note that the sessions do not run in numerical order

Examples:

Follow the links to the sessions 1-5 at the top of the page.


Assessment:

Written test for Session 5 (Refresher mathematics)
Monday 28th September 2015
Online tests for Sessions 1-4
To be passed in at most 3 attempts (at each) by Friday 2nd Octber, 2015

The online assessment tests (from Monday 28th September) can be found at https://perception.warwick.ac.uk/perception5/ldap.php- you can also find mock tests to practise on here

Literature:

Suggested reading:

  • J. Hekman, A. Weber, E. Siever and S. Figgns, Linux in a nutshell, O'Reilly, UK, 2003
  • M. Metcalf and J. Reid, Fortran 90/95 explained, OUP ,UK, 1999

Internet materials:

  • Follow the links to the sessions 1-5 at the top of the page.