By Rubin H. Landau

Computational physics is a swiftly starting to be subfield of computational technology, largely simply because desktops can resolve formerly intractable difficulties or simulate average tactics that don't have analytic suggestions. your next step past Landau's First path in clinical Computing and a follow-up to Landau and Páez's Computational Physics , this article provides a huge survey of key themes in computational physics for complicated undergraduates and starting graduate scholars, together with new discussions of visualization instruments, wavelet research, molecular dynamics, and computational fluid dynamics. by means of treating technology, utilized arithmetic, and machine technological know-how jointly, the publication finds how this information base might be utilized to a much wider variety of real-world difficulties than computational physics texts in most cases address.

Designed for a one- or two-semester path, A Survey of Computational Physics also will curiosity someone who desires a reference on or sensible adventure within the fundamentals of computational physics. The textual content incorporates a CD-ROM with supplementary fabrics, together with Java, Fortran, and C courses; animations; visualizations; colour figures; interactive Java applets; codes for MPI, PVM, and OpenDX; and a PVM tutorial.

- Accessible to complex undergraduates
- Real-world problem-solving method
- Java codes and applets built-in with textual content
- Accompanying CD-ROM includes codes, applets, animations, and visualization records
- Companion site contains movies of lectures

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