Course Syllabus: Engineering Computations (MAE 2117)

2017-12-16T23:51:38Z (GMT) by Lorena A. Barba
Course syllabus for the new course in "Engineering Computations" (MAE 2117) at the George Washington University.<div><br><div>Created: Fall 2017.</div><div>Level: engineering students in year 2.</div><div>Credits: 3</div></div><div><br></div><div><div><b>Course aim:</b></div><div><br></div><div>This course aims to create a foundation in computational thinking for engineers and to develop confidence in using coding to learn within diverse technical contexts.</div></div><div><br></div><div><div><b>Learning objectives:</b></div><div><br></div><div>Students will ...</div><div>1. recognize the value of “coding to learn” in data-based and technical subjects;</div><div>2. apply numerical problem-solving with well-designed, correct computer programs;</div><div>3. appreciate the approximations needed to numerically tackle problems modeled by differential equations, solve linear systems, analyze data;</div><div>4. get acquainted with the scientific-computing tools offered by the Python ecosystem and the principles of open-source software development;</div><div>5. gain experience documenting the fruits of their study.</div></div><div><br></div>