Numeric Methods

Course Code :1002WETNUM
Study domain:Physics
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:Credit for Math. methods for physics I, II & III, Gen. physics I, II & III, Computer practicum, Introduction to anal. mechanics, Introduction to quantum mechanics, Introduction to programming and Introduction field theory.
Contact hours:45
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Milorad Milosevic

3. Course contents *

Following topics are covered:
. Errors and numerical computations / floating point numbers
. Solving non-linear equations
. Sets of linear equations
. Interpolation and splines
. Least squares problems
. Numerical integration and differentiation
. ODE's
. PDE's
. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors
. The time-independent Schrodinger equation
The exercises during the computer practica are made in Matlab.