PHYSICS 514 - Computational Physics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Physics (PHYSICS)
Department: LSA Physics
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing or permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Introduction to computational physics: classical and quantum physics. The first part of the course is an introduction to computational methods for classical physics: ODE and PDE, classical few- and N-body systems, criticality, percolation, and magnetism. The second part of the course contains an introduction to methods for single- and many-body quantum physics: Hartree Fock and extensions, density functional theory, density matrix renormalization group theory and quantum Monte Carlo.

Intended Audience:

Graduate students in Physics, other sciences, and engineering, and students of the scientific computing PhD program

Class Format:

Blackboard lecture with homework assignments and project work.

PHYSICS 514 - Computational Physics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
4PHYS Grad
TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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