Physics 410: Computational Physics: Course Notes

This document will be updated throughout the course

  • First Day Handouts (Sep 6) Initial survey [PS].
  • Unix [PS 32 pages] (Sep 6 - Sep 22)
  • Maple (Sep 22 - Oct 6)
  • Fortran (Oct 11 - Oct 37)
  • Linear systems (Way too late in November)
  • Solution of ODEs (WAY too late in November)
  • Non-linear equations (Last lectures, per recent years)
  • Finite difference equations: the utterly charming and "way ahead of its time" 1910 paper by LF Richardson [PDF] and MWC's favorite highlights [PDF]

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