Practical Informatics for Technics 3
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

12PIN3  Z  2  1+1  Czech 
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 Department of Laser Physics and Photonics
 Synopsis:

Practically oriented three semester course of basics and applications of informatics for science and engineering included as obligatory alternative course. Constituent part is realized in computer classrooms. The third part of the course is "Introduction to scientific computing?.
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 Syllabus of lectures:

Interpreted and compiled languages: Interpreted languages Matlab, Scilab and Python as instruments for scientific computing. Scalar data types, declaration, operators and expressions. Functions, arrays, libraries, compound data types.
Basic terms and numerical algorithms: Number representation, range and number of significant digits, IEEE arithmetics, rounding error, interval arithmetics, error accumulation. Solution of nonlinear equations, bisection method, Newton's method. Numerical integration, rectangular and trapezoid method. Basic solution of ordinary differential equations, Euler method and its modification.
Scientific documents and computer presentations: Particularity of scientific documents, text processors for scientific documents, mathematical text and graphics. Resources for DTP, typography system TeX. PostScript language.
 Syllabus of tutorials:

Interpreted and compiled languages: Interpreted languages Matlab, Scilab and Python as instruments for scientific computing. Scalar data types, declaration, operators and expressions. Functions, arrays, libraries, compound data types.
Basic terms and numerical algorithms: Number representation, range and number of significant digits, IEEE arithmetics, rounding error, interval arithmetics, error accumulation. Solution of nonlinear equations, bisection method, Newton's method. Numerical integration, rectangular and trapezoid method. Basic solution of ordinary differential equations, Euler method and its modification.
Scientific documents and computer presentations: Particularity of scientific documents, text processors for scientific documents, mathematical text and graphics. Resources for DTP, typography system TeX. PostScript language.
 Study Objective:

Knowledge:
The goal is to provide prospective engineers with such knowledges of computer technology and informatics that are at present necessary for effective practice of professional activities.
Skills:
Constituent part is realized in computer classrooms as practical exercises. This leads to acquirement of experience gained.
 Study materials:

Key references:
[1] D. C. Hanselman, B. Littlefield: Mastering Matlab 7. Prentice Hall 2004.
Recommended references:
[2] L. Lamport: LaTeX: A Document Preparation System (2nd Edition). AddisonWesley 1994.
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 Further information:
 http://kfe.fjfi.cvut.cz/~sinor/edu/pin3
 No timetable has been prepared for this course
 The course is a part of the following study plans: