Oct 25, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 381 - Computer Applications for Scientists


Unit(s): 2 Lecture: 1 hour Laboratory: 3 hours
A survey of problem solving techniques including computer modeling and simulation for the physical sciences. The student is introduced to high-level programming languages such as C++ and various mathematical tools such as Excel, Mathematica, and MatLab. Topics include modern programming techniques, use of graphics and mathematical function libraries, linear least squares data fitting techniques, numerical solution of algebraic and differential equations, and error analysis.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS 114 and MATH 211.
Typically Offered Fall Only
Grading: OPT



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