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Monte Carlo Simulations of Critical Phenomena in Physics

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2024

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About the course

Monte Carlo - the statistical basis. Monte Carlo simulation of a classical gas. The Ising model: mean field theory, energy-entropy arguments, Monte Carlo simulations, universality. Simulation techniques: 2D arrays in C, boundary conditions, queues, fast Fourier transforms. Simple stochastic models: site percolation, random walk, self-organized criticality, and complex networks.



The course can also be included in the subject area of computational science & engineering.

Application and eligibility

Monte Carlo Simulations of Critical Phenomena in Physics, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2024 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

20 March 2024

Ends

2 June 2024

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

90 credits including Statistical Physics 1 and Modelling and Simulation or equivalent. Proficiency in English and Swedish equivalent to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.

Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-53152

Application

Application deadline was 16 October 2023. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 17,850

Total fee

SEK 17,850

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Course is given by
The Department of Physics
Contactperson for the course is:
Peter Olsson