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COMPUTATIONAL PHYSICS

A Physics course with emphasis on problem-solving in pure and applied physics by computational methods.

The Role of Computational Physics


FIRST YEAR
CORE
UNITS
ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM; OPTICS
MECHANICS & GENERAL PHYSICS
QUANTUM PHYSICS; RELATIVITY
MATHEMATICS
COMPUTING IN FORTRAN
FIRST
YEAR
ELECTIVES
The Solar System
Introductory Mathematics
Discrete Mathematics
Introduction to Computers*
Education
French,German
Physics of Music
Mathematical modelling*
Stellar Properties
Education
French,German
Fourier Series
taken after
Part 1 Exam
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* recommended electives for Computational Physics

Part I Examination

SECOND YEAR
CORE
UNITS
WAVES, FIELDS, OPTICS, MATTER
CLASSICAL & QUANTUM MECHANICS, NUCLEAR PHYSICS
MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS & RELATIVITY
SKILLS: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTING
Monte Carlo Techniques
Fluid Dynamics I
Continuum Physics Fluid Dynamics II
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Part IIa Examination


3 Year BSc Option

THIRD YEAR
CORE
UNITS
WAVES, FIELDS, OPTICS, MATTER
THERMODYNAMICS, STATISTICAL & QUANTUM MECHANICS
ATOMS, NUCLEI & PARTICLES
SKILLS: COMMUNICATIONS
Continuum Physics
Numerical Analysis II
Case Studies I
Particle Methods
'X' Options:
Cosmological Astronomy
Cartesian Tensors
Molecular Biophysics
Surface Physics
General Relativity

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Part IIb Examination


4 Year MPhys Option

THIRD YEAR
CORE
UNITS
WAVES, FIELDS, OPTICS, MATTER
THERMODYNAMICS, STATISTICAL & QUANTUM MECHANICS
ATOMS, NUCLEI & PARTICLES
SKILLS: COMMUNICATIONS
Continuum Physics
Numerical Analysis II
Case Studies I
Particle Methods
'X' Options:
Cosmological Astronomy
Cartesian Tensors
Molecular Biophysics
Surface Physics
General Relativity

LABORATORY MINI-PROJECT

Part IIb Examination

FOURTH YEAR
CORE
UNITS
Quantum Mechanics IV
Electromagnetic Theory III
Solid State IV
Communication Skills
Particle Methods II
Atoms & Molecules
'Y' Options:
Nuclear Physics II
Physical Optics III
Atomic Physics II
Group Theory
Continuum Physics III
Case Studies II
'Z' Options:
Electromagnetic Theory IV
Quantum Mechanics V
Plasma Physics
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PROJECT CONFERENCE
Part III Examination




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