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 2010
1
Monroe Rabin
TuTh 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2010
2
Schloerb
WF 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2009
1
Monroe Rabin
TuTh 12:20-2:15
LGRT 637
Fall 2009
2
P. Schloerg
W 12:20-2:15
LGRT 637
Fall 2008
1
Monroe Rabin
TuTh 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2008
2
Schloerb
WF 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2007
1
Monroe Rabin
TuTh 12:25
LGRT 637
Fall 2007
2
Schloerb
WF 12:25
LGRT 637
Fall 2006
1
Monroe Rabin
TuTh 12:25
LGRT 637
Fall 2006
2
Schloerb
WF 12:25
LGRT 637