Computational Methods in Physics, Chemistry and Biology: An Introduction / Edition 1

Computational Methods in Physics, Chemistry and Biology: An Introduction / Edition 1

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by Paul Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471495638

ISBN-13: 9780471495635

Pub. Date: 12/04/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Providing an accessible introduction to a range of modern computational techniques, this book is perfect for anyone with only a limited knowledge of physics. It leads readers through a series of examples, problems, and practical-based tasks covering the basics to more complex ideas and techniques. The focus is placed on the dynamic area of modern physics, helping

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Providing an accessible introduction to a range of modern computational techniques, this book is perfect for anyone with only a limited knowledge of physics. It leads readers through a series of examples, problems, and practical-based tasks covering the basics to more complex ideas and techniques. The focus is placed on the dynamic area of modern physics, helping readers understand the power and uses of computational physics.
* Leads the reader from a basic introduction to more sophisticated techniques
* Provides the skill-building exercises necessary to tackle more complex problems
* Applies essential techniques to a wide range of key problems

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471495635
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2001
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
9.69(w) x 7.44(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
About the author
About the book
Introduction
1Numerical Solutions to Schrodinger's Equation1
2Approximate Methods45
3Matrix Methods71
4Deterministic Simulations91
5Stochastic Simulations115
6Percolation Theory131
7Evolutionary Methods149
8Molecular Dynamics169
App. AFORTRAN implementation of the shooting method189
App. B[del][superscript 2] in spherical polar coordinates191
App. CA comment on the computer sourcecodes193
App. DNote for tutors195
References197
Index199

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