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Fundamentals of Computer Physics I - NBCM321
Title in English: Základy počítačové fyziky I
Guaranteed by: Institute of Physics of Charles University (32-FUUK)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2009
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 6
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/2 MC [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. Ivan Barvík, Ph.D.
Classification: Mathematics > Mathematical Modeling in Physics
Physics > Mathematical and Computing Modelling in Physics, Surface Physics and P. of Ion.M.
Incompatibility : NEVF011, NEVF042, NEVF043
Interchangeability : NEVF011, NEVF042
Annotation -
Last update: T_FUUK (14.05.2009)
Main directions of computational physics. Hardware and software basis of computational physics. Computer modelling, computer graphics, image processing, integral transforms. Basic numerical methods. Introduction to mathematical statistics and theory of probability.
Aim of the course -
Last update: T_FUUK (14.05.2009)

Students will learn basic numerical algorithms (see annotation and syllabus).

Teaching methods -
Last update: T_FUUK (14.05.2009)

Lectures and practical exercises in computer lab

Syllabus -
Last update: T_FUUK (14.05.2009)

Basics of computational physics

Characterisation of computer technique

computer and microcomputer architecture, programming languages, operating systems, structural programming.

Main directions of computational physics

Computer modelling

Molecular dynamics method ? principle, difference equations, errors,

implementation of many body algorithms.

Introduction to the theory of probability

Monte Carlo method ? principle, generation of random numbers, transformation of random numbers, application of Monte Carlo method in physics.

Fluid modelling

Hybrid modelling ? principle, application in physical electronics.

Computer graphics and visualisation

basic algorithms, applications.

Image processing

low-level image processing, image analysis.

Integral transforms

fast Fourier transform and its application in physics.

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