Last modified: November 16, 2011

Notations: X.Y.Z - problem No. Z in Section Y of Chapter X of the textbook

Covers the material not in the textbook

Due on: Wed, Sep 7, 2011

Problems: after the class discussion prepare a LaTeX document 'What programming language would I chose to teach an introductory "Computational Physics" class?'; discuss pros and contras of your choice. Due: before Midterm I

Reading/Video:
*Scallable computer programming languages*, rants by M. Vanier (Caltech)

Reading/Video:
*Top 10 Algorithms of the 20th century*

Reading/Video:
*What is Computational Physics?*, by F. Vesely (U. of Vienna)

Covers the material not in the textbook

Due on: Wed, Sep 14, 2011

Problems: pdf [6.2K]

Reading/Video: Introduction to Linux: a Hands on Guide

Covers the material from Sections XXX of the textbook

Due on: Wed, Sep 21, 2011

Problems: pdf [ 12K]

Reading/Video: R. Morrison, "Lecture system in teaching science"

Reading/Video/Demo: Floating-point number systems - interactive module

Reading/Video/Demo: Quadratic Formula and catastrophic loss of precision - interactive module

Covers the material from Appendix F of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, October 12

Problems: pdf [ 46K]

Covers the material from Chapters 4 of the textbook

Due on: Friday, October 28

Problems: pdf [ 17K]

Reading/Video/Demo: Gravitational Three Body Problem, Richard J. Gonsalves (University at Buffalo, SUNY)

Reading/Video/Demo: Collection of Remarkable Three-Body Motions, Eugene Butikov (St. Petersburg Institute of Fine Mechanics and Optics, Russia)

Covers the material from Appendix C of the textbook

Due on: Friday, November 18

Problems: pdf [7.0K]

Covers the material from Chapters 10, Sections 10.1-10.3 of the textbook

Due on: Wednesday, November 30

Problems: pdf [ 45K]

Legend:

- number, e.g. "25" - points earned
- "+" - received, not graded yet
- "-" - not received
- "e" - not received, extension granted

ID HW01 HW02 HW03 HW04 ... 0482286 e 100 0552738 e - 1375775 e 100 + 1458166 e 100 1488650 e - 1561482 e 100 + 1562852 e - 1564987 e - 1570106 e - 1626722 e 100 + 1628574 e 100 1641974 e 100 1678542 e 100 1678941 e - 1718374 e 100 +

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Last modified: November 16, 2011