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Richard Jeffrey Wilkes
PHYS 542
Seattle Campus

Numerical Methods in Physics

Numerical methods for analysis and computation in physics. Topics may include integration, differential equations, partial differential equations, optimization, data handling, and Monte Carlo techniques. Emphasis is applications in physics. Prerequisite: 30 credits in physical sciences, computer science, or engineering.

Class description

SEE COURSE WEBSITE (LINK BELOW)

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

LECTURES AND DISCUSSION ONE SESSION PER WEEK WILL BE IN PERSON (LECTURE HALL) THE OTHER WILL BE ONLINE (IN PERSON ATTENDANCE POSSIBLE IF PREFERRED)

Recommended preparation

MATH THROUGH CALCULUS, AT LEAST MINIMAL INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER A COMMON PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

Class assignments and grading

HOMEWORK (NOT COLLECTED), INDEPENDENT STUDY BRIEF REPORT (FEW PAGES ON PAPER, OR WEBSITE, OR SHORT PRESENTATION)

EXAMS AND REPORTS


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Last Update by Richard Jeffrey Wilkes
Date: 03/07/2011