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Numerical Methods in Physics

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

The course is aimed at solving physics problems in electrodynamics, quantum physics, theoretical mechanics and solid state physics by computer calculations. The numerical methods are: Fast Fourier Transform, reduction of a symmetric matrix to tridiagonal form, eigenvalues and eigenvectors to a tridiagonal matrix. Methods to solve ordinary differential equations: Runge Kutta, Leap frog, Richardson extrapolation, Bulirsch-Stoer, Predictor-Corrector. Two-point boundary value problems.

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

Application and eligibility

Numerical Methods in Physics, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

18 January 2021

Ends

23 March 2021

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

90 credits including Analytical Mechanics, Foundations of Electromagnetics, Quantum Mechanics 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-53115

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 September 2020 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 October 2020.

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

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Contact person for the course is:
Claude Dion