# Information about the lecture

## Official course description

## Lecturer

The lecture is held by Markus Grasmair, room 1040 SB2; markus.grasmair@math.ntnu.no.

## Time and place

**Monday 10:15-12:00, seminar room 656, SBII.**- Wednesday 10:15-12:00, lecture hall F3.

The first lecture will be held on Monday, August 22.

Note that the time of the Monday lecture has changed according to the results of this poll.

## Exercise sessions

The exercises are held by Torbjørn Ringholm.

The exercise sessions are held on Tuesdays 14:15-15:00 at Nullrommet (room no. 380A in Sentralbygg 2).

The exercises will be published here.

## Textbook

Of the reading material listed below, you should buy the book by Saad, but not necessarily any of the other ones. Saad's book is also available online for free through NTNU's network at SIAM.

- Y. Saad: Iterative Methods for Sparse Linear Systems. 2nd ed. SIAM, 2003. (main text)
- L. N. Trefethen and D. Bau: Numerical Linear Algebra, SIAM, 1997. Photocopies of the relevant chapters will be made available on itslearning.
- G. Golub and C. Van Loan: Matrix Computations. 3rd ed. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Photocopies of the relevant chapters will be made available on itslearning.
- W. L. Briggs, V. E. Henson, S. F. Mc Cormick: A multigrid tutorial, SIAM, 2000. Available online at SIAM.
- J. W. Demmel: Applied Numerical Linear Algebra, SIAM, 1997. Available online at SIAM.

## Exam

- November 29 2016, 09:00-13:00

You may bring the following support material to the exam:

- Y. Saad: Iterative Methods for Sparse Linear Systems. 2nd ed. SIAM, 2003. (book or printout)
- L. N. Trefethen and D. Bau: Numerical Linear Algebra, SIAM, 1997. (book or photocopy)
- G. Golub and C. Van Loan: Matrix Computations. 3rd ed. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. (book or photocopy)
- Your own handwritten lecture notes.
- Rottmann, Matematisk formelsamling.