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PX277 - Computational Physics

  • Module code: PX277
  • Module name: Computational Physics
  • Department: Physics
  • Credit: 7.5

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To acquire programming skills necessary to solve physics problems with the help of the Python programming language, a language widely used by physicists

Principal learning outcomes

Students should: Understand how computers can be used to solve physics problems; Be able to translate physics problems into a form suitable for solution using a computer program; Be able to design algorithms and implement them; Be able to handle and analyse physics data.

Timetabled teaching activities

5 lectures and 10 1 hour workshops

Departmental link

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/physics/current/teach/syllabi/year2/px277/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
7.5 CATS (Module code: PX277-7.5)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Computing Assignments 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc) (F300) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Physics (MPhys) (F303) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Physics (BSc MPhys) (F304) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Physics and Business Studies (F3N1) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (MMathPhys) (FG31) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc MMathPhys) (FG33) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (BSc) (G100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics with Intercalated Year (G101) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) (G103) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Master of Mathematics (with Intercalated Year) (G105) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics (MMath) with Study in Europe (G106) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (with Intercalated Year) (G1N2) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Business Studies (G1NC) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Physics (BSc) (GF13) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (GL11) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 2