Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024
Western Main Campus

Applied Mathematics 2811A/B


Vector space examples. Inner products, orthogonal sets including Legendre polynomials, trigonometric functions, wavelets. Projections, least squares, normal equations, Fourier approximations. Eigenvalue problems, diagonalization, defective matrices. Coupled difference and differential equations; applications such as predator-prey, business competition, coupled oscillators. Singular value decomposition, image approximations. Linear transformations, graphics.

Prerequisite(s): (Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, or Mathematics 1600A/B) and (Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B or Calculus 1301A/B or Calculus 1501A/B, or the former Applied Mathematics 1413 or the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B). Integrated Science 1001X with a minimum mark of 60% can be used in place of Calculus 1301A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: APPLMATH

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