Computational Physics

Course Description:
Physics 2200 (Computational Physics) provides a basic introduction to numerical and mathematical methods required for the solution of physics problems, to elements of programming, and to operating sytems used for research.

Course Goals
MoWeFr 12:00 -- 12:50 PM in M407, Math Building

Computer Lab:
Physics Computer Lab P122, Tu 6pm-8pm and We 1pm-3pm

Course Webpage:

Michael Rozman

phone: 860 486 5827
office: P327, Physics Building
office hours: Tu 6pm-8pm and We 1pm-3pm as well as by arraingement

Course Assistant:
Michael Winder

office: P208, Physics Building
computer lab hours: Tu 6pm-8pm and We 1pm-3pm


Other books (not required):

Email to is the preferred method to contact the instructor. Please include the tag ``[phys2200]'' (without quotes, no spaces) in the subject of your email, e.g. ``[phys2200] midterm II project''.

Weekly homework assignments

Honors conversion:
Students interested in honors conversion should contact the instructor during the first week of classes.

Two lecture-hour midterm exams and a cumulative final exam

Grading scheme:

The course grade will be calculated using the following scheme.

Homework 40%
Project 10%
Midterms 30%
Final exam 20%