Use of computer software to solve numerical problems in physics. Applications include drag forces, the driven, damped oscillator, simulations of chaotic systems, random variables, techniques for handling digital data and signal processing.


PHYS 111 or 115 with a minimum C- grade, and PHYS 210, MATH 200, 230 as prerequisites or co-requisites

Course Notes

PHYS 218 with PHYS 210 and PHYS 211 is an approved Quantitative/Analytical course for baccalaureate degrees. PHYS 218 is an approved Science course.

This course may not be offered every year.