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Technique Narratives (1-4 of 4)

  1. 1-005-Text-S-NavigatingNumericalMethods

    31 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Corban Harwood

    This technique narrative guides a discovery-based approach to learning the basics of numerical methods for first order differential equations, by following the graphical and analytical perspectives of the forward Euler method and second order Taylor method. These methods are motivated by velocity...

  2. 5-005-Text-S-StiffDifferentialEquations

    05 Mar 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Kurt Bryan

    This material introduces the topic of ``stiffness'' for a system of ordinary differential equations (ODE's), through a series of examples.Stiffness is a property that a system of ODE's may possess that make it difficult to solve numerically with standard methods, and it is a...

  3. 1-003-S-Text-IntroNumericalMethods

    10 Jan 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Brian Winkel

    We ask students to develop two numerical methods for solving first order differential equations  geometrically and to compute numeric solutions and compare them to the analytic solutions for a number of different step sizes. 

  4. 2-001-Text-S-NumericalMethodsComparisons

    18 Aug 2018 | | Contributor(s):: Swarn Singh

    It is not always possible to solve a differential equation analytically.This material makes an effort to teach the basics of numerical methods for first order differential equations by following graphical and numerical approaches. Here we also discuss the order of accuracy of the methods and...