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PHYS 3142 - Computational Methods in Physics
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Spring 2017/18
Instructor(s)
 :
LIU Junwei
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) / laboratory hour(s) per week: 3 / 2
 
Content
This course provides an introduction to basic numerical and symbolic computation.
 
  • Methods of interpolation and extrapolation
  • Approximation methods of root finding
  • Numerical integration and solving ordinary differential equations
  • Symbolic algebra and calculus

Students need to write computer codes in laboratory sessions and write lab reports to describe their results.

 
Remarks
  • Exclusion(s): MATH 3311, MATH 3312
  • Prerequisite(s): (COMP 1021 OR COMP 1029P) and (MATH 2352 or PHYS 2124)
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS