Introduction to Computational Physics (PHYS 373)

 

Course Description:

Computer Simulation of Physical Systems. Topics covered: simulation techniques; programming methods; comparison of ideal and realstic systems; limitations of physical theory; behavior of physical systems.

 

Instructor: Dr. Abdullah Al-Sunaidi

                (asunaidi@kfupm.edu.sa)

Office : Bldg. 6-134

Tel. 3-860-3752

Office Hours: Saturday : 09.00-09.50 and 11.00-11.50
                      Sunday   : 09.00-10.50
                      Monday  : 09.00-0.9.50

 

Textbook : A first course in Computational Physics by P. DeVries

 

Course syllabus

 

LAB Assignments

                    Assignment#1

                    Assignment#2

                    Assignment#3

                    Assignment#4

                    Assignment#5

                    Assignment#6

                   

 

Projects:

                    Project # 1

 

 

Midterm Exam

Final Exam

 

Useful Links

                Some useful codes to download

                More C codes

                Numerical Recipes in C

                Programs and Help in Fortran and C

                More C codes

                Free Software

                Nice codes in Java

                Computational Physics by Koonin and Meredith
 

                Books on Computational Physics

                   Codes from Pang's book