NIT Hamirpur Syllabus for Numerical Analysis & Programming


NIT Hamirpur Syllabus  Numerical Analysis & Programming


Numerical Analysis & Programming

Solution of Nonlinear and Transcendental equations:  Basic concepts on polynomial equations,

Roots of equations by Bisection method, iterative method, Regula?falsi method, Newton?Raphson

method, Secant method.

Numerical Interpolation: Least square curve fit and trigonometric approximations, Finite differences

and difference operators, Newtons interpolation formulae, Gauss forward and  backward formulae,

Sterling, Bessel’s and Evertte’s formulae, Interpolation with unevenly space d data points?Lagrange’s


Numerical differentiation and integration: Numerical differentiation, errors in numerical

differentiation, Numerical integration?Trapezoidal, Simpson’s 1/3and3/8rules,Romberg integration?

recursive formulae, Evaluation of double integrals by Trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules.

System of simultaneous algebraic equations: Matrix inversion and solution of transcendental and

system of algebraic equations?Gauss elimination method, Jacobi’s method and Gauss?Seidal method,

Eigen values and Eigen vectors, Jacobi’s method

Ordinary differential equations: Picard’s method, Euler’s method, Modified Euler’s method, Runge?

Kutta methods of 2nd and 4th order.

Applications to Civil Engg. problems: Formulation of    various problems of Civil Engineering

calculation of slope & design of a beam, Seepage and development of flow nets, consolidation of soil

layer, head loss due to friction, water supply pipe network etc and development of computer



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