Computational Physics With Python
by Eric Ayars
Publisher: California State University, Chico 2013
Number of pages: 194
Contents: Useful Introductory Python; Python Basics; Basic Numerical Tools; Numpy, Scipy, and MatPlotLib; Ordinary Differential Equations; Chaos; Monte Carlo Techniques; Stochastic Methods; Partial Differential Equations; Linux; Visual Python; Least-Squares Fitting.
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