Computer Simulation and Computer Algebra Lectures for Beginners / by Dietrich Stauffer, Friedrich W Hehl, Volker Winkelmann, John G. Zabolitzky.
Computers play an increasingly important role in many of today's activities, and correspondingly physicists find employment after graduation in computer related jobs, often quite remote from their physics education. The present lectures, on the other hand, emphasize how we can use computers fo...
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- 1. Computational Methods in Classical Physics
- 1.1 Preface
- 1.2 Motion of a Classical Point-Like Particle
- 1.3 Short Course in FORTRAN Programming Methodology
- 1.4 Methods of Higher Accuracy (and efficiency)
- 1.5 Finding Extremal Points of Motion
- 1.6 Statics and Dynamics of Strings
- 1.7 Dynamics of Strings
- 1.8 Literature
- 2. Monte Carlo Simulations in Statistical Physics
- 2.1 Introduction
- 2.2 Random Numbers
- 2.3 Ising Model
- 2.4 Cellular Automata (Q2R and Creutz)
- 2.5 Diffusion and Percolation
- 2.6 Eden Clusters
- 2.7 Kauffman Model
- 2.8 Summary
- 2.9 Appendix: Principles of Vector Computing
- 2.10 References
- 3. Reduce for Beginners. Six Lectures on the Application of Computer-Algebra (CA)
- Lecture 1
- Lecture 2
- Lecture 3
- Lecture 4
- Lecture 5
- Lecture 6
- 4. Appendix: A Short Introduction to FORTRAN.