Week Four – Vector Space

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There are a number of examples in the text that today’s lecture expects you to type in and practice. If in future, you do not know how to program, it will be because you were lazy in simply typing in code and running them. “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars,
But in ourselves, that we are underlings.” A word enough for the wise!
There is a test next week on Chapter One. Those who refuse to practise are going to have a cold shower on a harmattan morning!

Week Two – The Summation Convention

Here are the slides for the second week.

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I note that there have been no comments or questions from Systems Engineering students. There will be a test two weeks time on the first four weeks. Those who do not practice the Q&As as instructed will have themselves to blame.

Continuum Mechanics for Modeling, Simulation & Design

The site for the course is www.s2pAfrica.org the notes and other materials for the course are also there. Until further notice, reach me here for immediate answers to your questions. We are still organizing that site.
Here are the slides for the opening class:

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The following is the Course text.

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Required Preparation for Next week: Read Pages 23 to 50; Work Examples 1-25 in the Solved Problems Section.
Ask your questions online so that other students may benefit from your insight and the answers you get.