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Computational Methods in Physics and Engineering [Hardcover]

By Samuel S. M. Wong (Author)
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Deals with the ways that computers may be used to advance a student's understanding of physics. Topics include integration and differentiation, interpolation and extrapolation, matrices, Monte Carlo calculations and finite element solution to PDE. DLC: Physics - Data processing.

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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages   508
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9" Width: 6.5" Height: 1.25"
Weight:   1.8 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jan 15, 1997
Publisher   World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN  9810230176  
ISBN13  9789810230173  

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Fairly good book on computational physics  Feb 17, 2001
This book is a fairly decent overview of computational physics. The author covers most of the topics that one would obtain in taking a senior level or first year graduate course in this subject. It could be used successfully in such a course as there are problem sets at the end of each chapter that can be solved most efficiently by writing programs. In addition, the author gives pseudocode throughout the book for the main algorithms. The most useful chapter to me was Chapter 7, which covered Monte Carlo techniques. The author is pretty thorough in his treatment of this subject, and does discuss how to apply this technique in calculating path integrals in quantum mechanics. Unfortunately, he limits his discussion to the harmonic oscillator and does not give any problem sets at the end of the chapter that will allow the reader to apply the techniques to other potentials in quantum mechanics (such as maybe the anharmonic oscillator or the double well potentials). The author also discusses finite difference methods and finite element methods in the last two chapters. The author unfortunately does not discuss the numerical solution of the Boltzmann transport equation, which is of interest to me. Overall though a pretty nice job, and will introduce the new comer to the field.

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