PHYS 1200 Computational Lab
2 semester hours
Introduction to computation and measurement software commonly used in physics and engineering, such as MATLAB, Mathematica, Maple, Python, and LabVIEW. Basic computational techniques in physics: root-finding, numerical integration, curve fitting, numerical solutions to differential equations, the Fourier transform. Introduction to controlling experimental equipment and collecting data with computers.
Prerequisites: PHYS 1100 or concurrent enrollment
Corequisites: MATH 131 or concurrent enrollment
Physics and Applied Physics majors only.