CDS 461: Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo Simulations

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Covers particle methods to solve variety of physical systems. Emphasizes study of structure and thermodynamics of condensed systems in liquid and solid phases while implementing numerically the Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo methods. Applications and projects include a variety of atomistic and molecular simulations based on pairwise interatomic interactions. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Competency in programming at CDS 251 level, college physics, and MATH 214 or MA TH 216, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.