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PHYS 301: Computational Physics

Course Description

Using basic numerical techniques to gain insight into physical systems. Numerical soluctions for projectile motion, chaotic systems, and motion in a gravitational field (including N-body simulations). Numerical solutions to Maxwell's equations, the diffusion equation, the wave equation, Schrodinger's equation, and the hydrogen atom. Implementation of discrete Fourier Transforms and wavelet methods for analysis of time series.

Pre-requisite Courses

These courses must be taken before taking PHYS 301:

  • Course subject: PHYS
  • Course number: 301
  • Credit hours: 3
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