6.S082 Introduction to Computational Science and Engineering (also under 16.901, 18.S190)


Undergraduate (2nd Half Term) 1/2 REST Course 6 only
Prerequisites: 6.0001 or permission of instructor
Units: 3-0-3
Instructors:  Professors David Darmofal (darmofal@mit.edu), Laurent Demanet (laurent@math.mit.edu)
Schedule: MW3:00-4:30, online instruction
Provides an introduction to computational algorithms for understanding of scientific phenomena and designing of engineering systems. Topics include computational algorithms to: simulate time-dependent phenomena;  optimize and control applications from science and engineering; and quantify uncertainty in problems involving randomness, including an introduction to probability and statistics. Credit cannot also be given for 6.0002.