Academic Calendar - 2021

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021
Western Main Campus

Physics 3926F/G

COMPUTER SIMULATIONS IN PHYSICS


A project-oriented computation course using applications of numerical methods to problems in medical physics, science of materials, atmospheric physics and astrophysics. Projects will involve choosing a physical problem, posing scientific questions, and implementing a computer simulation. Techniques for programming, analysis, and presentation will be developed.

Antirequisite(s): The former Applied Mathematics 3911F/G.

Prerequisite(s): (Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1402A/B, Physics 1502A/B or the former Physics 1302A/B); one of Calculus 2303A/B, or Calculus 2503A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2276A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2277A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2276A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2277A/B. Integrated Science 1001X with a minimum mark of 60% can be used in place of Physics 1202A/B. Pre-or Corequisite(s): Applied Mathematics 2402A/B or Numerical and Mathematical Methods 2270A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 2270A/B; and Physics 2110A/B or Applied Mathematics 2814F/G or Statistical Sciences 2864A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY C i  
Subject Code: PHYSICS

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