An Introduction to Numerical Methods and Analysis, Solutions Manual, Revised EditionISBN: 9780470603512
292 pages
September 2010

". . . outstandingly appealing with regard to its style, contents, considerations of requirements of practice, choice of examples, and exercises."
—Zentrablatt Math
". . . carefully structured with many detailed worked examples . . ."
—The Mathematical Gazette
". . . an uptodate and userfriendly account . . ."
—Mathematika
An Introduction to Numerical Methods and Analysis addresses the mathematics underlying approximation and scientific computing and successfully explains where approximation methods come from, why they sometimes work (or don't work), and when to use one of the many techniques that are available. Written in a style that emphasizes readability and usefulness for the numerical methods novice, the book begins with basic, elementary material and gradually builds up to more advanced topics.
A selection of concepts required for the study of computational mathematics is introduced, and simple approximations using Taylor's Theorem are also treated in some depth.
The text includes exercises that run the gamut from simple hand computations, to challenging derivations and minor proofs, to programming exercises. A greater emphasis on applied exercises as well as the cause and effect associated with numerical mathematics is featured throughout the book. An Introduction to Numerical Methods and Analysis is the ideal text for students in advanced undergraduate mathematics and engineering courses who are interested in gaining an understanding of numerical methods and numerical analysis.

Provides substantial changes in each chapter, including many new sections as well as existing sections that have undergone extensive revisions

Includes additional subsections to each topical chapter (39) that are devoted to illustrative applications

Includes revamped exercises with a special eye on more applied exercises

Supplemented by a related FTP site that provides a collection of program segments in a variety of computing languages

Emphasis on "cause and effect" in numerical mathematics

Flexibility with computing languages  the book is not specific to any one computing language

Provides maximum teaching flexibility by beginning each chapter and each section with basic, elementary material and gradually builds up to more advanced material

Supplemented by a related FTP site that provides a collection of program segments in a variety of computing languages