This note is intended to be of interest to
students in other science and engineering departments as well as physics.This
note assumes that you can write a simple program in one of the following
languages: C or C++, Java, or Fortran 90.
This PDF covers the following topics related to Computational Physics : The
pendulum, Kepler orbits, The restricted planar three body problem, Linear wave
equations in one dimension, Wave equations in higher dimensions.
Author(s): Gilbert Weinstein, Physics Department,
This note covers the following topics: Computers and Numbers,
Practical Hints, Modeling Physics Problems, Linear Algebra, Solving Ordinary
Differential Equation, Discrete Dynamical Systems and Chaos, Random Numbers,
Monte Carlo Simulation.
This set of lecture notes
serves the scope of presenting to you and train you in an algorithmic approach
to problems in the sciences, represented here by the unity of three
disciplines,physics, mathematics and informatics. This trinity outlines the
emerging field of computational physic.