JS Natural Science

M.Sc. Theoretical Physics )

**Requirements/prerequisites:**

Some knowledge of Ordinary Differential Equations, and of Newton's Laws.

**Duration:**
9 Weeks

**Number of lectures per week:**
3 lectures per week

**Assessment:**
Project counts 20%.

**End-of-year Examination:**
One 3 hour exam, counts 80%

**Description: **

Mathematical preliminaries, molecular dynamics, symplectic
integrators, Monte Carlo techniques in statistical mechanics,
applications.

**Textbooks:**
None required. Comprehensive Handouts.

Jun 10, 1998