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Computational Physics with PythonComputational Physics with Python
by Mark Newman - University of Michigan , 2012
The Python programming language is an excellent choice for learning, teaching, or doing computational physics. This page contains a selection of resources the author developed for teachers and students interested in computational physics and Python.
(3625 views)

Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by Matthias Troyer - ETH Zurich , 2006
Contents: Introduction; The Classical Few-Body Problem; Partial Differential Equations;The classical N-body problem; Integration methods; Percolation; Magnetic systems; The quantum one-body problem; The quantum N body problem; and more.
(2159 views)

Modern Computational Methods in SolidsModern Computational Methods in Solids
by Adrian Feiguin - University of Wyoming , 2009
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to a series of paradigmatic physical problems in condensed matter, using the computer to solve them. The course will feel like a natural extension of introductory condensed matter.
(3175 views)

Introduction to Computational PhysicsIntroduction to Computational Physics
by Franz J. Vesely - University of Vienna , 2006
The essential point in computational physics is 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.
(3584 views)

Multigrid Methods for Structured Grids and their Application in Particle SimulationMultigrid Methods for Structured Grids and their Application in Particle Simulation
by Matthias Bolten - John von Neumann Institute for Computing , 2008
This work is focused on the application of multigrid methods to particle simulation methods. Particle simulation is important for a broad range of scientific fields, like biophysics, astrophysics or plasma physics, to name a few.
(2208 views)

Introduction to Monte Carlo MethodsIntroduction to Monte Carlo Methods
by Stefan Weinzierl - arXiv , 2000
These lectures given to graduate students in high energy physics, provide an introduction to Monte Carlo methods. After an overview of classical numerical quadrature rules, Monte Carlo integration and variance-reducing techniques is introduced.
(3417 views)

Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by Angus MacKinnon - Imperial College London , 2002
This course aims to give the student a thorough grounding in the main computational techniques used in modern physics. This is not a text in computing science, nor in programming. It focuses specifically on methods for solving physics problems.
(4850 views)

Solution Methods In Computational Fluid DynamicsSolution Methods In Computational Fluid Dynamics
by T. H. Pulliam - NASA , 2005
Implicit finite difference schemes for solving two dimensional and three dimensional Euler and Navier-Stokes equations will be addressed. The methods are demonstrated in fully vectorized codes for a CRAY type architecture.
(5346 views)

Computational Nanoscience: Do It Yourself!Computational Nanoscience: Do It Yourself!
by Johannes Grotendorst, Stefan Bluegel, Dominik Marx - NIC , 2006
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.
(8742 views)

Monte Carlo: BasicsMonte Carlo: Basics
by K. P. N. Murthy - arXiv , 2001
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.
(5886 views)

Computational ThermodynamicsComputational Thermodynamics
by Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson , 2008
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.
(6468 views)

Computational Turbulent Incompressible FlowComputational Turbulent Incompressible Flow
by Johan Hoffman, Claes Johnson - Springer , 2007
In this book we address mathematical modeling of turbulent fluid flow, and its many mysteries that have haunted scientist over the centuries. We approach these mysteries using a synthesis of computational and analytical mathematics.
(5554 views)

Introduction To Monte Carlo AlgorithmsIntroduction To Monte Carlo Algorithms
by Werner Krauth - CNRS-Laboratoire de Physique Statistique , 1998
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.
(4906 views)

Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by Morten Hjorth-Jensen - University of Oslo , 2007
These notes should train you in an algorithmic approach to problems in the sciences, represented here by the unity of three disciplines, physics, mathematics and informatics. This trinity outlines the emerging field of computational physics.
(6315 views)

Introduction to Computational PhysicsIntroduction to Computational Physics
by Richard Fitzpatrick , 2007
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.
(6656 views)