Some knowledge of Ordinary Differential Equations, and of Newton's Laws.
Number of lectures per week:
3 lectures per week
Project counts 20%.
End-of-year Examination: One 3 hour exam, counts 80%
Mathematical preliminaries, molecular dynamics, symplectic integrators, Monte Carlo techniques in statistical mechanics, applications.
Textbooks: None required. Comprehensive Handouts.
Jun 10, 1998