310-2130/04 – Numerical Mathematics (NM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Mathematics and Descriptive GeometryCredits5
Subject guarantorMgr. Monika Jahodová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Monika Jahodová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation2021/2022
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
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JAH0037 Mgr. Monika Jahodová, Ph.D.
MOR74 Mgr. Zuzana Morávková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Part-time Examination 12+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of this course is to acquaint students with the numerical solution of mathematical problems that arise in the other courses of their study and in the technical practice. The main accent lays in explanations of fundamental principles of numerical methods with emphases their general properties. It should lead to the ability in concrete situations to decide whether a numerical procedure is a suitable tool for solving a particular problem. An important ingredient of the course consists in the algorithmic implementation of methods and in the utilization of existing computer programs specialized for numerical computations. The graduate of this course should know: • to recognize problems suitable for solving by numerical procedures and to find an appropriate numerical method; • to decide whether the computed solution is sufficiently accurate and, in case of need, to assess reasons of inaccuracies; • to propose an algorithmic procedure for solving the problem and to choice a suitable computer environment for its realization.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Other activities


The course is devoted to basic numerical methods of the linear algebra and mathematical analysis: iterative methods for solving of nonlinear equations, direct and iterative methods for solving of linear systems, eigenvalue problems, interpolation and approximation of functions, numerical computation of derivatives and integrals, solving of ordinary differential equations. The programming system Matlab is used during the course.

Compulsory literature:

Boháč, Z.: Numerical Methods and Statistics. VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2005. ISBN 80-248-0803-X

Recommended literature:

Qaurteroni, A., Sacco, R., Saleri, F.: Numerical Mathematics. Springer, 2007, ISBN 978-3-540-34658-6. Süli, E., Mayers, D.: An introduction to Numerical Analysis. Cambridge University Press, 2003, ISBN 0-521-00794-1. Van Loan, C. F.: Introduction to scientific computing. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07459, 1999, ISBN-13: 9780139491573.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Domácí programy, písemky.


Other requirements

Students have to know lessons Math I and Math II.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

block number 1 Introduction (precisions, methods) Interpolation Least square method Roots finding (bisection method, Newton's .method) block number 2 Iteratice methods for linear equations Numerical integrations ODE solver

Conditions for subject completion

Part-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Examination Examination 100  51 3
Mandatory attendence participation: The lessons are optional.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeBranch/spec.Spec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B2341) Engineering (2302R010) Design of Machines and Equipment (50) Hunting, Sporting, Defense Arms and Ammunition K Czech Uherský Brod 3 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B2341) Engineering (2302R010) Design of Machines and Equipment (50) Hunting, Sporting, Defense Arms and Ammunition K Czech Uherský Brod 3 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering (2302R010) Design of Machines and Equipment (50) Hunting, Sporting, Defense Arms and Ammunition K Czech Uherský Brod 3 Compulsory study plan

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Assessment of instruction

2019/2020 Winter