Table of contents for Numerical methods that work / Forman S. Acton.


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Part I. Fundamental Methods: 1. The calculation of functions
2. Roots of transcendental equations
3. Interpolation - and all that
4. Quadrature
5. Ordinary differential equations - initial conditions
6. Ordinary differential equations - boundary conditions
7. Strategy versus tactics - roots of polynomials
8. Eigenvalues I
9. Fourier series
Part II. Double Trouble: 10. Evaluation of integrals
11. Power series, continued fractions, and rational approximations
12. Economization of approximations
13. Eigenvalues II - rotational methods
14. Roots of equations - again
15. The care and treatment of singularities
16. Instability in extrapolation
17. Minimum methods
18. Laplace's equation - an overview
19. Network problems.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Numerical analysis