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Course Unit Title : Introduction to Computational Physics Computer
Course Unit Code : 01FZK5158
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : 1
Semester : 1.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) Unix-Linux operating systems and file structures
2) Basic coding in C/Fortran programming languages
3) Conversion of a physical problem to a programming language
4) Analytical and numerical solutions of some problems in physics
5) Applications of numerical techniques to the physical problems.
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Introduction to computational physics. UNIX, x-windows, programming languages, and data analysis tools for problems in computational physics. Use of simple FORTRAN / C programming methods to solve selected problems. Analytical and numerical solutions of equations governing the behavior of physical systems. Elementary programming concepts as needed
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals :
Course Aims : Get ready the student how to convert a physical problem to computational calculations, and to teach some kinds of computational techniques.
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Course Website.
Additional Resources : ?Numerical Recipes in C?, W. Press, S. Teukolsky, W. Vetterling, and B. Flannery (1992, Cambridge University Press).
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
4 10 40  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 25 25  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
169  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
0 0
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
1 100
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to computational physics.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 1
2 UNIX, x-windows, programming languages, and data analysis tools for problems in computational physics.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 1
3 UNIX, x-windows, programming languages, and data analysis tools for problems in computational physics.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 1
4 UNIX, x-windows, programming languages, and data analysis tools for problems in computational physics.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 1
5 Use of simple FORTRAN / C programming methods to solve selected problems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 2
6 Use of simple FORTRAN / C programming methods to solve selected problems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 2
7 Use of simple FORTRAN / C programming methods to solve selected problems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 2
8 Analytical and numerical solutions of equations governing the behavior of physical systems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 3
9 Analytical and numerical solutions of equations governing the behavior of physical systems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 3
10 Analytical and numerical solutions of equations governing the behavior of physical systems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 3
11 Analytical and numerical solutions of equations governing the behavior of physical systems.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 3
12 Elementary programming concepts as needed.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 4
13 Elementary programming concepts as needed.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 4
14 Elementary programming concepts as needed.
  Study Materials: Course Notes: Chap. 4