Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2011-2012

PHYS 3500K Introduction to Computational Physics

Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in PHYS 2212K

2-3-3

An introduction to computational physics problem solving, primarily using Windows-based MathCad but also including an introduction to Maple. Topics include equation solving, the use of vectors and matrices, 2-D and 3-D graphics, differential equation solving, simple programming, and the analysis and simulation of physical processes. Both numeric and symbolic methods are covered.

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