24-282   Special Topics: Linear Algebra and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Location: Pittsburgh

Units: 10

Semester Offered: Fall, Spring

***11-unit course*** This course will introduce the fundamentals of vector calculus and linear algebra. The topics include vector and matrix operations, determinants, linear systems, matrix eigenvalue problems, vector differential calculus including gradient, divergence, curl, and vector integral calculus including integral theorems. Lecture and assignments will emphasize the applications of these topics to engineering problems. The content covered in 24-281 Introduction to Scientific Computing will be a part of this course. Student evaluation will include weekly homework assignments (requiring both written answers as well as Matlab scripts), two midterms and a final exam.