Announcements, General References, Preface 

Introduction 
FiniteDifference Approximations to Derivatives 
Approximating the Solution of a Differential Equation 
A Survey of Timedifferencing Schemes for the Oscillation and Decay Equations 
Riding Along with the Air 
Solving Large Systems of Linear Equations 
Diffusion 
Making Waves 
Schemes for the OneDimensional Nonlinear ShallowWater Equations 
Stairways to Heaven 
Momentum Advection 
Finite Differences on the Sphere 
Spectral Methods 
Class calendar 