Methods of Computational Physics

PHYS 551 - Fall 2001

Course description and syllabus

Instructor: J. V. Noble
Office hours:Tuesdays, 14:00-15:00, and Thursdays 14:00-16:00 in Room 312

Grader: Moi

  1. J.V. Noble, Lectures in Computational Physics (click here to download)
  2. J.V. Noble, Mathematical Review in *.ps format  in *.pdf format
  3. Abramowitz & Stegun, Handbook of Mathematical Functions (Dover)
  4. Hamming, Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers (Dover)
  5. Optional, but recommended: Press, et al., Numerical Recipes (in your favorite language) (Cambridge U. Press)
  6. Optional, but STRONGLY recommended: Acton, Numerical Methods that Usually Work (American Methematical Society).

Y2K Midterm Project

(My) solutions to Midterm Project

Homework and Solutions

A Beginner's Guide to Forth (HTML)

Old, text-only version

List of on-line Forth tutorials, with links, other stuff

Links to various Forth-related sites

The ANS Forth Standard Document

draft v. 6, in HTML format *.zip format

Forth system and example programs

(mostly Forth, some in other languages)
Some illustrations
Programs (and columns) from my Computing Prescriptions columns

Articles of interest

1999 Term Project

2000 Term Project

2001 Term Project