Definition:Numerical Analysis

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Numerical analysis is the branch of applied mathematics concerned with the processes by which certain kinds of numerical solutions to problems in (mainly) physics.

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Historical Note

As a result of the development since the middle of the $20$th century of the electronic computer, the discipline of numerical analysis has greatly increased in importance.

It is now possible to directly model the behaviour of an artefact by simulation to a high level of accuracy.