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Kuwait University College of Engineering & Petroleum Spring 2014

Numerical Methods for Engineers (ENG 308)

Final Exam

Student Name: …………………………………………………………………

Student ID: ……………………………………………………………………

Show all your work; No credit will be given for providing ONLY final answers

In all your calculation retain 4 significant figures

Only one answer is allowed per problem

Problem

Points

Out Of

1

 

25

2

 

25

3

 

25

4

 

25

Final score

 

100

Problem # 1 (25 points)

Solve the following non-linear system using Newton-Raphson method.

15 + 2 − 4 = 13

2 + 10 − = 11

2 − 25 = −22

Start with x 0

=

0 , y 0 =

0 and z 0 = 0. Show two iterations.

Solution:

First iteration

1

1

1

Second iteration

2

2

2

Problem # 2 ( 25 points)

a)

The velocity of a motorcycle in meter/second is given as a function of time in seconds in the following table

t (s)

0

 

1 3

5

8

11

14

 

V(m/s)

0

 

2 4

8

16

32

64

If the motorcyclist is moving on a straight road, what is the total distance traveled? (Use the most accurate methods to determine the total distance).

Total distance = ∫

0

14

V

dt

Solution

b) For the following integral:

Find

= ∫

0

5

( − )

I.

The value of ‘I’ using trapezoidal rule and h=5

II.

The value of ‘I’ using 5 points Simpson’s 1/3 rule

Solution

Trapezoidal rule and h=5

I

I

Simpson’s 1/3 rule with 5 points

I

I

Problem # 3 (25 points)

Solve the following ODE over the interval from x = 1 to 3 using Huens methods

2 +

2

+ sin( ) = 0

Where

(1) = 1

/ (1) = −3

ℎ = 1

Solution

Problem # 4 (25 points)

Solve the following ODE using finite difference method

Knowing that (0) = 0 and (1) = 1

Step size,

=

0.2

2

2

= 6

Find ’s for the value of between 0 and 1 (USE two iterations of Gauss-Seidal (G.S) method to solve your matrix)

Solution

First iteration

(x=0.2)

(x=0.4)

(x=0.6)

(x=0.8)

Second iteration

(x=0.2)

(x=0.4)

(x=0.6)

(x=0.8)