Numerical Methods

Moses Eterigho Emetere*, Esther Titilayo Akinlabi

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The background to numerical modeling was introduced in-line with the concept of this book. The focus of this chapter is to introduce readers to the role of mathematics in furthering environmental research. Salient concepts of numerical methods were discussed with its peculiar pros and cons. Each of the highlighted numerical methods was elaborated with worked examples. The applications of numerical methods in environmental modeling were discussed with examples. Also, insightful counsels for beginner in the field were emphasized to guide against erroneous concept in applying numerical methods in environmental modeling.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntroduction to Environmental Data Analysis and Modeling
EditorsMoses Eterigho Emetere, Esther Titilayo Akinlabi
Place of PublicationCham
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)9783030362072
ISBN (Print)9783030362065, 9783030362096
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jan 2020
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Networks and Systems
ISSN (Print)2367-3370
ISSN (Electronic)2367-3389

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