(Cross-listed as CSC 200) This course is an introduction to computer programming and computational physics using Python. No prior programming experience is necessary. This course will provide students with the skills required to write code to solve physics problems in areas including quantum physics, electromagnetism, and mechanics. Structured programming methods will be covered as well as algorithms for numerical integration, solving differential equations, and more.
Satisfies a requirement int he Data Science interdisciplinary minor.
Satisfies the Mathematical and Quantitative Thought requirement.
Co-requisite: Physics 120 or 130 at Davidson or permission of the instructor. (Spring)