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 or 151 Math 132
Corequisites: 
Physics 182 or 152
Semester(s) offered: 
Both

Course Schedules

Semester Sec Instructor Times / Rm
Fall 2022
01
Shubha Tewari
TuTh 9:15-11:15
TBA
Fall 2022
02
Grant Wilson
WF 12:15-2:15
TBA
Fall 2022
03
Guy Blaylock
TuTh 2:30-4:30
TBA
Spring 2022 Stephane Willocq
TuTh 9:15-11:15am
HAS 230
Fall 2021
01
Shubha Tewari
TuTh 9:15-11:15
LGRT 1033
Fall 2021
02
Neal Katz
WF 12:15-2:15
LGRC A210
Fall 2021
03
Guy Blaylock
TuTh 2:30-4:30
LGRC A210
Spring 2021 Donald Candela
TuTh 9:15-11:15
remote
Fall 2020
01
Shubha Tewari
TuTh 9:15-11:15
remote
Fall 2020
02
Peter Schloerb
WF 12:15-2:15
remote