CHEM 1350

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Hands-on introduction to scientific modeling and numerical simulations relevant to computational science and engineering. Students will learn how real-world problems can be solved using models, algorithms, and statistical tools. The course is organized around a set of team-based scientific computing projects drawn from various engineering and life science fields, using actual research and/or industrial computational codes. Leveraging simplified and user-friendly software interfaces and tutorials, the course focuses on the inductive learning of key concepts and topics such as physical and computational model formulation, verification and validation, uncertainty analysis, post-processing and data mining, and a high-level introduction to high performance computing. The course culminates with a community-engaged project, in which students are introduced to the basics of engineering design and team management to develop and animate a scientific computing activity in collaboration with, and tailored for, the Sciencenter.  Future Science Leaders program for middle- and high-schoolers. No prior programming experience is necessary, and a high-school math level is assumed. Enthusiasm for computer-based activities and interest in community outreach is strongly recommended.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (PBS-AS)
Satisfies Requirement Introduction to Engineering.

Comments Open to all Cornell students regardless of major, with interest in science, computer-based activities, and community outreach.

Outcomes
  • Students will understand "corner stone" skills of CSE, including modeling, code verification and validation, error analysis.
  • Use and manipulate software packages to learn how science problems can be represented in computational programs.
  • Be confident in their ability to use computers to solve scientific and engineering problems.
  • Learn practical skills to improve their ability to lead a team, be a good teammate and communicate effectively.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: CHEME 1510ENGRI 1510MAE 1510

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  9616CHEM 1350  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Ananth, N

      Clancy, P

      Pepiot, P

  • 18021CHEM 1350  LAB 431

    • W
    • Ananth, N

      Clancy, P

      Pepiot, P