PHYS-332 / 3 credits

Teacher: Yazyev Oleg

Language: English

Withdrawal: It is not allowed to withdraw from this subject after the registration deadline.


Summary

This course teaches the students practical skills needed for solving modern physics problems by means of computation. A number of examples illustrate the utility of numerical computations in various domains of physics.

Content

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

1st and 2nd years numerical physics courses

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Choose the most suitable algorithm for solving given problem
  • Integrate algorithms in computer codes and evaluate their performance
  • Solve actual physics problems using numerical tools

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra presentations, exercises and work under supervision

Assessment methods

3 reports during the semester

Resources

Bibliography

J. F. James, A Student's guide to Fourier transforms, CUP 2011

L. N. Trefethen and D. Bau III, Numerical linear algebra, SIAM 1997

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: During the semester (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Computational physics III
  • Lecture: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Practical work: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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