PH423 (2017 Spring) Course Schedule

This is only a tentative schedule. If any change should happen, this page will be updated accordingly.
Date Chapter Topics Notes Homework
Jan. 10   Introduction to Programming    
Jan. 12 1 Numerical Values and Quantization Errors 123 01/21, 11am
Jan. 17 2 Numerical Derivatives   01/24, 11am
Jan. 19 3 Numerical Integrals   01/26, 11am
Jan. 24 4 Root Finding 01/31, 11am
Jan. 26 5 ODE I: Initial Value Problems
Jan. 31   02/07, 11am
Feb. 2 6 ODE II: Boundary Value Problems   02/09, 11am
Feb. 7 7 ODE III: Eigenvalue Problems   02/16, 11am
Feb. 9 2-7 Complehensive Applications   No Assignment
Feb. 14 8 Matrix I: Linear Algebra Equations   02/21, 11am
Feb. 16 9 Matrix II: Nonlinear Systems   02/23, 11am
Feb. 21 10 Matrix III: Eigenvalue Problems   02/28, 11am
Feb. 23 11 Fast Fourier Transform   03/02, 11am
Feb. 28 12 Data Fitting   03/07, 11am
Mar. 2 15 Random Numbers  
Mar. 7 16 Random Walk  
Mar. 9  
Mar. 14   Spring Break    
Mar. 16  
Mar. 21 17 Metropolis Method  
Mar. 23  
Mar. 28 18 Langevin Equations  
Mar. 30  
Apr. 4 19 Optimization  
Apr. 6  
Apr. 11 13 PDE I: Diffusion Equation  
Apr. 13  
Apr. 18 14 PDE II: Schödinger Equation  
Apr. 20 Concluding Remarks  
Apr. 25 Final Report due at 5pm