124.350 Computational Physics (15 credits)

A brief introduction to GNU/Linux. Popular techniques of computational physics including numerical integration, optimisation and Monte Carlo methods in the context of classic physical systems such as oscillators, spin models and the Schroedinger equation. The adaptation of these algorithms to parallel computers.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s): At least one of 124.226, 124.261, 160.203
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 200 level.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Students will benefit from some prior experience with computer programming.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2020 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus
2021 Semester One full semester Internal Auckland Campus

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