PHYS 4480

PHYS 4480

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Covers numerical methods for ordinary and partial differential equations, linear algebra and eigenvalue problems, integration, nonlinear equations, optimization, and fast Fourier transforms. Find out how and why the "black-box" numerical routines you use work, how to improve and generalize them, and how to fix them when they don't. Based on the text Numerical Recipes by William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling, and Brian P. Flannery.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)

Comments Assumes familiarity with standard mathematical methods for physical sciences and engineering (differential equations, Fourier transforms, and linear algebra) and with some form of computer programming (e.g., C++, or Python).

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASTRO 7690PHYS 7680

  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  8465 PHYS 4480   LEC 001