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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Computational Engineering Physics (ENPH 213)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Robbie
Next Session: Winter 2017
Prerequisites: APSC 142, MTHE 227 (MATH 227), MTHE 237 (MATH 237), ENPH 242 (PHYS 242)
Corequisites: ENPH 211 (PHYS 211), ENPH 225 (PHYS 225), ENPH 239
Exclusion: CMPE 271

Description:

Introduction to the use of numerical methods in solving physics and engineering problems. A high-level language appropriate for engineering, such as MATLAB, will be introduced and used throughout the course. Possible topics to be covered include numerical differentiation and integration, root finding and optimization problems, solution of linear systems of equations, finite-element modelling, fast Fourier transforms and Monte Carlo simulations. 

Lecture: 2, Lab: 1.5, Tutorial: 0.5

Academic Units

Mathematics: 12
Natural Sciences: 0
Complementary Studies: 0
Engineering Science: 21
Engineering Design: 15

 

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