Courses: Computational Physics (CMSCH304B01)

Spring 2008

Cross-listed in Physics
Enrollment limited to 18 students.
An introduction to the methods and problems of computational physics. The course explores areas of physics which require computation for their study including: effects of air resistance and rotation in Newtonian mechanics; fields and potentials in electromagnetism; simulation of nonlinear systems and chaos; stochastic algorithms and statistical mechanics.

Prerequisites:
Jr. standing. Physics 213 and either CMSC 105 or extensive experience with a programming language or consent.

Fulfills: NA QU

Department

Computer Science (Web site)

Taught By

Peter Love (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Hlls 110

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00