College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

PHYS 064. Techniques for Scientific Computation


An introduction to techniques in scientific computing used to visualize and analyze data such as plotting, curve fitting, solving equations, image analysis, monte carlo and numerical integration.  Students will write programs in Python using commonly available scientific libraries.
This is a 0.5-credit course with priority given to majors in physics, astrophysics, or astronomy. There are no prerequisites although for most students it will build on the lab experience in Physics 7. It is open to first-year students, though expected to be typically taken concurrently with Physics 8 by second-year majors.

This course is not graded. It is a credit/no credit course.
Prerequisite: None
0.5 credit.
Spring 2024. Jacobs and Rivera.
Spring 2025. Jacobs and Raithel.
Spring 2026. Jacobs and Rivera.
Catalog chapter: Physics and Astronomy  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/physics-astronomy


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