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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHYS 58000 - Computational Physics

Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduction to computationally based problem solving in physics, emphasis on understanding and applying various numerical algorithms to different types of physics problems. Topics will include chaos in mechanical systems, stochastic systems including percolation and fractal structures, molecular dynamics and the properties of simple fluids, Monte Carlo methods and phase transitions, and time dependent as well as time dependent problems in quantum mechanics. Typically offered Fall.