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 2017
01
Lori Goldner
TuTh 11:30-1:30
Morrill III 212
Fall 2017
02
Peter Schloerb
WF 12:20-2:15
LGRC A210
Fall 2017
03
Courtney Lannert
TuTh 2:30-4:25
FAC 444
Fall 2016 Courtney Lannert
TuTh 2:30-4:25
Library Tower 720
Fall 2016 Lori Goldner
TuTh 11:30-1:30
Library Tower 720
Fall 2016
Peter Schloerb
WF 12:202:15
Library Tower 720
Fall 2015 Benny Davidovitch
TuTh 11:30-1:30
LGRT 637
Fall 2015
P. Schloerb
WF 12:20
LGRT 637
Fall 2015 Benny Davidovitch
TuTh 2:30-4:25
LGRT 637
Fall 2014
01
David Kawall
TuTh 12:20-2:15
LGRT 637