Text: Linear Algebra with Applications, Eighth edition, by S. Leon, Prentice Hall
Course Content: The goal is to provide the fundamentals of elementary linear algebra including the notion of abstract vector space and linear transformations and to give applications of these ideas. Course content includes: linear equations and matrices, real vector spaces, linear transformations, change of bases, determinants, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization and inner products.
Prerequisites: Math 152
Course Objectives: to expose the students to the basics of linear algebra and to nourish an appreciation for the potential of application of linear algebra to various engineering problems.Instructor: J. D. Ward, MILNER 305 (Office); URL:www.math.tamu.edu/~jward/
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