Valid from: Spring 2013
Decided by: FN2/Eva Nordberg Karlsson
Date of establishment: 2013-05-28
Division: Chemical Engineering
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching languages: English, Swedish
Develop the PhD candidate's experience of numerical methods so that these can be used as an aid within the PhD students own research work.
Knowledge and Understanding
For a passing grade the doctoral student must understand how to use numerical methods in Matlab.
Competences and Skills
For a passing grade the doctoral student must be able use required numerical methods in her/his own reserch work.
Judgement and Approach
For a passing grade the doctoral student must be able to identify and select appropriate numerical methods required for a research project.
Application of numerical methods utilizing Matlab such as initial value problems,boundary value problems, stochastic simulation, eigenvalue analysis, parameter estimation and regression analysis.
Beers, Kenneth J.: Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineering, Applications in Matlab. Cambridge University Press, 2007. ISBN 9780521859714.
Type of instruction: Self-study literature review
Examination format: Written assignments.
Presentation of solved problem.
Grading scale: Failed, pass
Assumed prior knowledge: MSc of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering or similar.
Responsibel teacher and examiner: Prof. Hans T. Karlsson, Dept. of Chemical Engineering.