AM 129/209: Foundations of Scientific Computing

Welcome to the course AM 129, Foundations of Scientific Computing for Scientists and Engineers. This course is also taught in conjunction with the graduate course AM 209, Foundations of Scientific Computing.

This is a class webpage where you can find the classnotes and class materials for the course. The contents herein are going to be continuously updated throughout the quarter.

Instructor and TAs:

  • Instructor:

    • Prof. Dongwook Lee (dlee79 _at_ ucsc _dot_ edu), Applied Mathematics, Baskin Engineering (BE) 357C

      • Main Lectures: TuTh 3:20 pm – 4:55 pm, Stevenson College Room 175

      • Office Hours: Mon 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Thu 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Room BE 357C

  • TAs:

    • Martin Rodriguez (mrodrig6 _at_ ucsc _dot_ edu)

    • Youngjun Lee (ylee109 _at_ ucsc _dot_ edu)


Fig. 1 Weekly Schedule of AM 129/209

Students with Diabilitites:

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