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  Nov 20, 2017
 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 127 - Computer Simulation Laboratory


Introduces object oriented programming and methods of computer simulation and its diverse applications. The course is project oriented, with students proceeding at their own pace depending on their background and interests. Projects include planetary motion, chaotic systems, fractal phenomena, random systems, complex systems, and thermal systems. Methods include the numerical solution of differential equations, molecular dynamics, and Monte Carlo techniques. Two laboratory sections and two discussion periods per week.

Prerequisites: PHYS120, MATH120 or 124, or instructor permission.

Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Designation: SP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year