Skip to content
printicon

Monte Carlo Simulations of Critical Phenomena in Physics

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2020

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 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2020 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

23 March 2020

Ends

7 June 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

90 credits including Statistical Physics 1 and Modelling and Simulation or equivalent. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English A/5. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.

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

The online application opens 16 September 2019 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2019.

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

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK17,850

Total fee

SEK17,850

Contact us

Please be aware that the University is a public authority and that what you write here can be included in an official document. Therefore, be careful if you are writing about sensitive or personal matters in this contact form. If you have such an enquiry, please call us instead. All data will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Contact person for the course is:
Peter Olsson