Computational Physics: Problem Solving with Computers
by Rubin H Landau, Manuel J Paez, Cristian Bordeianu
Publisher: Wiley-VCH 2012
Number of pages: 526
This upper-division text surveys many of the topics of modern computational physics from a computational science point of view. Its emphasis on learning by doing (assisted by many model programs), as with 2nd Edition, but with new materials as well as with Python.
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by Werner Krauth - CNRS-Laboratoire de Physique Statistique
The author discusses the fundamental principles of thermodynamic and dynamic Monte Carlo methods in a simple light-weight fashion. The keywords are Markov chains, Sampling, Detailed Balance, A Priori Probabilities, Rejections, Ergodicity, etc.
by Johannes Grotendorst, Stefan Bluegel, Dominik Marx - NIC
This volume focuses on the application of electronic structure calculations and dynamical simulation techniques covering aspects of solid state physics, surface and nanoscience, chemical reactions and dynamics, magnetism and electron transport, etc.
by K. P. N. Murthy - arXiv
An introduction to the basics of Monte Carlo is given. The topics covered include sample space, events, probabilities, random variables, mean, variance, covariance, characteristic function, chebyshev inequality, law of large numbers, etc.
by Richard Fitzpatrick
The purpose of the text is to demonstrate how computers can help deepen our understanding of physics and increase the range of calculations which we can perform. These lecture notes are writen for an undergraduate course on computational physics.