course   descriptioN


PHYS 340       (2-3-3)            Computational Physics


Applications of scientific computational techniques to solve different problems in physics. Topics include data fitting, realistic projectile motion, oscillatory motion, Laplace's equation, Poisson's equation, potentials and fields and the wave equation.


Prerequisites:  PHYS 209, (PHYS 216 Or PHYS 217), Math 126


Text: Computational Physics, Nicholas J. Giordano.