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e-books in Computational Physics category

Book cover: Modeling and Simulation in PythonModeling and Simulation in Python
by - Green Tea Press ,
An introduction to physical modeling using a computational approach. Taking a computational approach makes it possible to work with more realistic models than what you typically see in a first-year physics class, such as friction and drag.
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Book cover: Scientific ComputingScientific Computing
by - Harvey Mudd College ,
This course consists of both numerical methods and computational physics. MATLAB is used to solve various computational math problems. The course is primarily for Math majors and supposes no previous knowledge of numerical analysis or methods.
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Book cover: High Performance Computing and Numerical ModellingHigh Performance Computing and Numerical Modelling
by - arXiv ,
These are lecture notes about high performance computing and numerical modelling in 43rd Saas Fee Advanced Course winter school, specifically covering the basics of numerically treating gravity and hydrodynamics in the context of galaxy evolution.
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Book cover: Computational Physics With PythonComputational Physics With Python
by - California State University, Chico ,
Contents: Useful Introductory Python; Python Basics; Basic Numerical Tools; Numpy, Scipy, and MatPlotLib; Ordinary Differential Equations; Chaos; Monte Carlo Techniques; Stochastic Methods; Partial Differential Equations; Linux; Visual Python; etc.
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Book cover: Physical MathematicsPhysical Mathematics
by - Harvard University ,
This is an introduction to mathematical methods for solving hard mathematics problems that arise in the sciences -- physical, biological and social. Our aim therefore is to teach how computer simulations and analytical calculations can be combined.
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Book cover: Computational Physics: Problem Solving with ComputersComputational Physics: Problem Solving with Computers
by - Wiley-VCH ,
This text surveys many of the topics of modern computational physics from a computational science point of view. Its emphasis on learning by doing (assisted by many model programs), as with 2nd Edition, but with new materials as well as with Python.
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Book cover: Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by - National Technical University of Athens ,
This is an introduction to the computational methods used in physics and other scientific fields. It is addressed to an audience that has already been exposed to the introductory level of college physics, usually taught during the first two years...
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Book cover: Computational Physics with PythonComputational Physics with Python
by - University of Michigan ,
The Python programming language is an excellent choice for learning, teaching, or doing computational physics. This page contains a selection of resources the author developed for teachers and students interested in computational physics and Python.
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Book cover: Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by - ETH Zurich ,
Contents: Introduction; The Classical Few-Body Problem; Partial Differential Equations;The classical N-body problem; Integration methods; Percolation; Magnetic systems; The quantum one-body problem; The quantum N body problem; and more.
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Book cover: Modern Computational Methods in SolidsModern Computational Methods in Solids
by - University of Wyoming ,
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to a series of paradigmatic physical problems in condensed matter, using the computer to solve them. The course will feel like a natural extension of introductory condensed matter.
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Book cover: Introduction to Computational PhysicsIntroduction to Computational Physics
by - University of Vienna ,
The essential point in computational physics is the systematic application of numerical techniques in place of, and in addition to, analytical methods, in order to render accessible to computation as large a part of physical reality as possible.
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Book cover: Introduction to Monte Carlo MethodsIntroduction to Monte Carlo Methods
by - arXiv ,
These lectures given to graduate students in high energy physics, provide an introduction to Monte Carlo methods. After an overview of classical numerical quadrature rules, Monte Carlo integration and variance-reducing techniques is introduced.
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Book cover: Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by - Imperial College London ,
This course aims to give the student a thorough grounding in the main computational techniques used in modern physics. This is not a text in computing science, nor in programming. It focuses specifically on methods for solving physics problems.
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Book cover: Solution Methods In Computational Fluid DynamicsSolution Methods In Computational Fluid Dynamics
by - NASA ,
Implicit finite difference schemes for solving two dimensional and three dimensional Euler and Navier-Stokes equations will be addressed. The methods are demonstrated in fully vectorized codes for a CRAY type architecture.
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Book cover: Computational Nanoscience: Do It Yourself!Computational Nanoscience: Do It Yourself!
by - NIC ,
This volume focuses on the application of electronic structure calculations and dynamical simulation techniques covering aspects of solid state physics, surface and nanoscience, chemical reactions and dynamics, magnetism and electron transport, etc.
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Book cover: Monte Carlo: BasicsMonte Carlo: Basics
by - arXiv ,
An introduction to the basics of Monte Carlo is given. The topics covered include sample space, events, probabilities, random variables, mean, variance, covariance, characteristic function, chebyshev inequality, law of large numbers, etc.
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Book cover: Computational ThermodynamicsComputational Thermodynamics
by ,
Computational foundation of thermodynamics based on deterministic finite precision computation without resort to statistics. A new 2nd Law without the concept of entropy is proved to be a consequence of the 1st Law and finite precision computation.
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Book cover: Computational Turbulent Incompressible FlowComputational Turbulent Incompressible Flow
by - Springer ,
In this book we address mathematical modeling of turbulent fluid flow, and its many mysteries that have haunted scientist over the centuries. We approach these mysteries using a synthesis of computational and analytical mathematics.
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Book cover: Introduction To Monte Carlo AlgorithmsIntroduction To Monte Carlo Algorithms
by - CNRS-Laboratoire de Physique Statistique ,
The author discusses the fundamental principles of thermodynamic and dynamic Monte Carlo methods in a simple light-weight fashion. The keywords are Markov chains, Sampling, Detailed Balance, A Priori Probabilities, Rejections, Ergodicity, etc.
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Book cover: Computational PhysicsComputational Physics
by - University of Oslo ,
These notes should train you in an algorithmic approach to problems in the sciences, represented here by the unity of three disciplines, physics, mathematics and informatics. This trinity outlines the emerging field of computational physics.
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Book cover: Introduction to Computational PhysicsIntroduction to Computational Physics
by ,
The purpose of the text is to demonstrate how computers can help deepen our understanding of physics and increase the range of calculations which we can perform. These lecture notes are writen for an undergraduate course on computational physics.
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