Topic 14.1: Euler's Method

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Euler's method is an easy method for solving an initial-value problem numerically. It's error properties are not very good, however, we will take this technique and improve on it with Heun's method and various higher-order improvements.

The pronunciation of the Euler's is equivalent to Oilers, as in the Edmonton Oilers.



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A Demonstration of Euler's Method

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