Introduction to Computational Physics
by Franz J. Vesely
Publisher: University of Vienna 2006
The essential point in computational physics is not the use of machines, but the systematic application of numerical techniques in place of, and in addition to, analytical methods, in order to render accessible to computation as large a part of physical reality as possible.
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