Applied Numerical Analysis – Curtis F. Gerald – 6th Edition


The sixth edition of this continues teaching numerical and techniques. Suitable for students with and backgrounds, the breadth of topics (partial differential equations, systems of nonlinear equations, and matrix ), provide comprehensive and flexible coverage of numerical . This edition includes sections which discuss the use of computer algebra systems such as Maple, Mathematica, and .

Table of Content

Numerical Computing and Computers
1. Solving Nonlinear Equations
2. Solving Sets of Equations
3. Interpolation and Curve Fitting
4. Approximation of Functions
5. Numerical Differentiation and Numerical Integration
6. Numerical Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations
7. Boundary-Value Problems
8. Parabolic and Hyperbolic Partial-Differential Equations
9. The Finite Element Method

App. A. Some Basic Information from Calculus
App. B. Deriving Formulas by the Method of Undetermined Coefficients
App. C. Software Resources.