MATH 461, LINEAR ALGEBRA FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS

FALL, 2003

Instructor: Konstantina Trivisa:
Office: 4103 Mathematics Bldg
Phone: (301) 405-5067
Office Hours: (Fall 2003) Tu Th 10:00-11:15am
Email: trivisa@math.umd.edu

MATH461 presents the main concepts and terminology of linear algebra that play an essential role in science and engineering. For example, linear algebra is used in signal processing, control systems engineering, structural analysis, large-scale computations, robotics, computer graphics, environmental science, and many areas in physics.

Prerequisites:
Required: MATH 141; also one MATH/STAT course for which MATH 141 is a prerequisite.

Main Text:
Class Times: Tuesday and Thursday: 2:00pm - 3:15pm.

Location: MTH 0303.

Homework and Quizzes: Homework will be assigned once a week. There will be given approximately ten homeworks during the semester from which only the best eight homeworks will count towards your grade. Missing two or scoring low on them will not count against you.


Grading (approximate):

  • Chapter1-Homework
  • Chapter2-Homework
  • Chapter3-Homework
  • Chapter4-Homework
  • Chapter5-Homework
  • Chapter6-Homework