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Computational Physics

ISBN-10: 0133677230

ISBN-13: 9780133677232

Edition: 1997

Authors: Nicholas J. Giordano

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Description:

For an undergraduate sophomore-level course on computational physics; requires some knowledge of introductory mechanics and calculus. Conveying the excitement and allure of physics, this progressive text uses a computational approach to introduce students to the basic numerical techniques used in dealing with topics and problems of prime interest to today's physicists.
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/17/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 419
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.936

Preface
A First Numerical Problem
Realistic Projectile Motion
Oscillatory Motion and Chaos
The Solar System
Potentials and Fields
Waves
Random Systems
Statistical Mechanics, Phase Transitions, and the Ising Model
Molecular Dynamics
Quantum Mechanics
Interdisciplinary Topics
Ordinary Differential Equations
The Fourier Transform
The Method of Least Squares
Selected Program Listings
Index