Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

PHY 111 Introductory Computational Physics Laboratory(CO)

2 laboratory hours. An introductory laboratory course in physics and its applications in science and society, focused on computational laboratory techniques with emphasis on outstanding contemporary problems and the public interest.  Simulations and computations include freefall in viscous media, orbital mechanics, thermodynamic random walks, atmospheric heating, nuclear chain reactions, infectious spread, storm modeling, and big data.

Credits

1

Prerequisite

Eligibility to take 100-level MTH; MTH 123 is not required but recommended.

Corequisite

PHY 110