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Spring 2018
Feb 22, 2018
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ASTR 260L - Computational Phys & Astr Lab - University of Hawaii at Hilo
Will offer an introduction to unix command language and programming skills relevant to Astronomy. Emphasis on writing algorithms and code programming in Python, C ++, or Fortran. Some elements of IDL and IRAF are covered. Problems will come from physics and astrophysics that will be solved using numerical methods and mathematical algorithms presents in the PHYS 260 lecture. Topics covered are integration methods, interpolation, error estimation, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, linear and non-linear equations, Fourier methods, random numbers and Monte Carlo methods. Pre: PHYS 272 or PHYS 173, PHYS 260 (may be taken concurrently). (Same as PHYS 260L)

1.000 Credit hours
15.000 Lab hours

Schedule Types: Laboratory

Natural Sciences Division
Natural Sciences Department

Prerequisites:
Pre:PHYS272or173Co/Pre:PHYS260
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