PC2911 Introduction to Computational Physics

An introduction to the role of computation in physics, with emphasis on the programming of current nonlinear physics problems. Assumes no prior programming experience. Includes a tutorial on the C programming language and Matlab, as well as an introduction to numerical integration methods. Computer graphics are used to present the results of physics simulations. Prerequisites: None.

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

2

Quarter Offered

  • As Required