May 27, 2024  
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 
    
Undergraduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PHYS 254 - Fundamentals of Scientific Computing


Applications of computers to solving basic problems in physical science. Introduction to programming, use of external libraries, and implementation of basic algorithms with focus on numerical methods, error analysis and data fitting. No previous computer experience is required. One lecture and 2 two-hour lab sessions each week. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: One semester of calculus and one semester of introductory physics (PHYS 151, 231, 142E, or 201) or instructor permission.

Credits: 3