402-0809-00L  Introduction to Computational Physics

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersH. J. Herrmann
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish



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AbstractThis course offers an introduction to computer simulation methods for physics problems and their implementation on PCs and super computers: classical equations of motion, partial differential equations (wave equation, diffusion equation, Maxwell's equation), Monte Carlo simulations, percolation, phase transitions
Objective
ContentEinführung in die rechnergestützte Simulation physikalischer Probleme. Anhand einfacher Modelle aus der klassischen Mechanik, Elektrodynamik und statistischen Mechanik sowie interdisziplinären Anwendungen werden die wichtigsten objektorientierten Programmiermethoden für numerische Simulationen (überwiegend in C++) erläutert. Daneben wird eine Einführung in die Programmierung von Vektorsupercomputern und parallelen Rechnern, sowie ein Überblick über vorhandene Softwarebibliotheken für numerische Simulationen geboten.
Prerequisites / NoticeLecture and exercise lessons in english, exams in German or in English

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits8 credits
ExaminersH. J. Herrmann
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 20 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationPrüfungssprache: Deutsch oder Englisch / Language of examination: English or German
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Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
402-0809-00 VIntroduction to Computational Physics2 hrs
Tue11-13HPT C 103 »
H. J. Herrmann
402-0809-00 UIntroduction to Computational Physics2 hrs
Tue09-11HIT F 21 »
04.10.09-11HIL B 21 »
H. J. Herrmann

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