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PHYS.5630 Computational Methods in Physics

Id: 040623 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


The course aims to provide an overview of the main and common computational methods currently used in physics research. The course will cover the topics of basic concepts of computational physics, first and second order methods of integration of advection equations, kinetic methods and N-body methods, Monte Carlo and Particle in Cell (PIC) methods, finite elements, finite volume and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), spectral methods, girding methods and Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR), and introduction to parallel computing.


MATH.2310 Calculus III, and MATH.2340 Differential Equations, and PHYS.3810 Math Physics I, and PHYS.3820 Math Physics II.

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