PHY-281: Introduction to Computational Physics

Hands-on, project-based course developing computational skills necessary to solve basic physics problems numerically. Tools include UNIX operating system, Internet symbolic programming and visualization with Mathematica or Matlab, and programming with C or Java. Methods include differentiation, integration, root solving and data analysis.
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
3
Prerequisites: 
Physics 181 & 182 or 151 & 153, Math 132
Corequisites: 
none
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Fall 2014
01
David Kawall
TuTh 12:20-2:15
LGRT 637
Fall 2014
02
Grant Wilson
Wed Fri 12:20-2:15
LGRT 637
Fall 2014
03
Lori Goldner
TuTh 2:30-4:25
LGRT 637
Fall 2013
1
Monroe Rabin
TuTh 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2013
2
Schloerb/Yun
WF 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2013
3
Lori Goldner
TuTh 2:30
LGRT 637
Fall 2012
1
David Kawall
TuTh 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2012
2
P. Schloerb
WF 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2011
1
David Kawall
TuTh 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2011
2
Schloerb
WF 12:20
LGRT 637