Introduction to Computational Physics
by Richard Fitzpatrick
Number of pages: 322
A complete set of lecture notes for an upper-division computational physics course. Topics covered include scientific programming in C, the numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations, particle-in-cell codes, and Montecarlo methods.
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by Badis Ydri - arXiv
We give an elementary introduction to computational physics. We deal with the problem of how to set up working Monte Carlo simulations of matrix field theories which involve finite dimensional matrix regularizations of noncommutative field theories.
by Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson
Computational foundation of thermodynamics based on deterministic finite precision computation without resort to statistics. A new 2nd Law without the concept of entropy is proved to be a consequence of the 1st Law and finite precision computation.
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 Rubin H Landau, Manuel J Paez, Cristian Bordeianu - Wiley-VCH
This 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.