Taylor Hall 107, x2120
Lectures & Labs
1-4 PM Monday & Wednesday
Taylor 111 & Taylor 209
The course grade is based on 15 class assignments
and a final individualized simulation.
(2nd Edition) by Nicholas J. Giordano & Hisao Nakanishi
C Programming Language
(2nd Edition) by Brian W. Kernighan & Dennis M. Ritchie
Simple harmonic oscillator, Duffing nonlinear oscillator, chaos in the 3-body problem, waves on a string, quantum eigenvalues, quantum evolution, Ising ferromagnet phase transition, Poincaré section, symmetric top, bike wheel gyroscope, anharmonic crystal.
We will acquire skill in the C
and in selected extensions from
We will exploit the Mac OS X 10 Developer's Tools
including Xcode 3
and Interface Builder 3, which will enable us to simply build sophisticated graphical user interfaces.
We will use OpenGL
to create realistic 3D graphics and animations.