Course Contents :
Computer Organization - Personal Computing - Distributed Computing -Client/server Computing - Higher Level languages - C environment ? C Standard Library - Structured programming - Selection and repetition structure - Break, exit and continue statements - program control - functions - arrays - printers - structures - Formatted I/O. Numerical Methods -round off and truncation errors - Approximations - Order of Convergence - non Linear equations - regula falsi; bisection, Newton - Raphson methods - matrices - Gauss eliminations ? LU Decomposition - iterative methods for linear systems - interpolation - case studies illustrating the applicability of these techniques in general engineering, chemical, Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering problems Computer Modelling and simulation - Discrete & Continuous approaches - Systems approach to problem solving - Models from various Engineering disciplines - Limitations of simulation.
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