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TÄHT7005 Fortran 90 and Numerical Methods 8 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Hannu Karttunen
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2015–2016 X X
Preceding studies
Some experience in programming in some language is required

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students should be able to:
write Fortran programs for solving numerically various mathematical problems;
understand potential problems in numerical, finite precision calculation;
describe data in terms of known functions;
understand basic numerical methods for solving algebraic equations, integration, solving differential equations and optimization.


The Fortran 90/95 programming language, concepts of parallel programming. Basic concepts of numerical analysis.
Numerical solution of equations and sets of linear equations, interpolation, numerical integration, numerical solution of differential equations, optimization. Fourier transforms, basic theory of image processing.
The course contains a number of demanding computer exercises that require programming.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 28 h 0 h
Exercises 14 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
  • In English
Participation in classroom work
  • In English

Minimum 50% of exercises and a final programming task.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4. year autumn
5. year autumn

MSc-degree students, year 1 or 2

Study materials

Lecture notes.

Belongs to following study modules

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