At the end of this course, students should be able to:
 Identify the errors exist in numerical computations.
 Solve the mathematical problems by using the numerical methods.
 Perform the given tasks that pertain to the engineering problems by using the knowledge of numerical methods.
 Develop computational code for numerical methods.
This course introduces errors; solution of nonlinear equations; solution of linear systems; interpolation and curve fitting; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; numerical differentiation; numerical integration; solution of ordinary differential equations; solution of partial differential equation; introduction to SCILAB and its application in the numerical computations.
 Burden R. And Faires J.D., 2011, Numerical Analysis, 9th edition, USA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning.
 Khoo C.F., 2011, Using SCILAB for Numerical Methods, Module in preparation.
 Chapra S.C. and Canale R.P., 2010, Numerical Methods for Engineers, 6th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill.
 Khoo C.F., SharifahSakinah, S.A, Zuraini, O. and Lok Y. Y., 2009, Numerical Methods, 3rd edition, Petaling Jaya: Pearson Prentice Hall.
 Chapra S.C., 2008, Applied Numerical Methods with Matlab for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd edition, New York: McGraw-Hill.