2.087 Engineering Mathematics: Linear Algebra and ODEs


Class Info

Introduction to linear algebra and ordinary differential equations (ODEs), including general numerical approaches to solving systems of equations. Linear systems of equations, existence and uniqueness of solutions, Gaussian elimination. Initial value problems, 1st and 2nd order systems, forward and backward Euler, RK4. Eigenproblems, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, including complex numbers, functions, vectors and matrices.

This class has 18.02, and 8.01 as prerequisites.

2.087 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by A. Hosoi and T. Peacock.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 3-333.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits.

In the Spring 2016 Half Term Subject Evaluations, 2.087 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Engineering Math: Differential Equations and Linear Algebra site or on the 2.087 Stellar site.

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