Courses: Computational Physics (PHYSH304B01)
Cross-listed in Computer Science
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.
Jr. standing. Physics 213 and either CMSC 105 or extensive experience with a programming language or consent.
Fulfills: NA QU
Haverford, Hlls 110