# 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

**Texts: **
- J.V. Noble,
*Lectures in Computational Physics* (click here to download)
- J.V. Noble,
*Mathematical Review* in *.ps format in *.pdf format
- Abramowitz & Stegun,
**Handbook of Mathematical Functions**
(Dover)
- Hamming,
**Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers** (Dover)
__Optional, but recommended:__ Press, *et al.*, *Numerical Recipes* (in your favorite language) (Cambridge U. Press)
__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 ### ...in *.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