**Computational Physics: Problem Solving with Computers**

by Rubin H Landau, Manuel J Paez, Cristian Bordeianu

**Publisher**: Wiley-VCH 2012**ISBN/ASIN**: 3527406263**Number of pages**: 526

**Description**:

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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