PH423 (2018 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. 09 0 Introduction to Programming
Jan. 11 1 Numerical Values and Quantization Errors 123 01/25, 11am
Jan. 16 Canceled due to bad weather
Jan. 18 2 Numerical Derivatives   01/25, 11am
Jan. 23 3 Numerical Integrals   01/30, 11am
Jan. 25 4 Root Finding 02/01, 11am
Jan. 30 5 ODE I: Initial Value Problems
Feb. 1   02/08, 11am
Feb. 6 6 ODE II: Boundary Value Problems   02/13, 11am
Feb. 8 7 ODE III: Eigenvalue Problems   02/15, 11am
Feb. 13 8 Matrix I: Linear Algebra Equations   02/22, 11am
Feb. 15 9 Matrix II: Nonlinear Systems   03/01, 11am
Feb. 20 10 Matrix III: Eigenvalue Problems   03/01, 11am
Feb. 22 11 Fast Fourier Transform   03/08, 11am
Feb. 27 12 Data Fitting   03/13, 11am
Feb. 28
Midterm Report due at 5pm   03/06, 11am
Mar. 1 13 PDE I: Parabolic PDE   03/08, 11am
Mar. 6 14 PDE II: Elliptic PDE  
Mar. 8 15 Random Numbers   03/20, 11am
Mar. 13   Spring Break    
Mar. 15  
Mar.20 16 Random Walk  
Mar. 22   03/29, 11am
Mar. 27 17 Metropolis Method  
Mar. 29   04/05, 11am
Apr. 10 18 Langevin Equations  
Apr. 12   04/12, 11am
Apr. 17 19 Optimization  
Apr. 19   04/19, 11am
Apr. 25 Final Report due at 5pm