Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30-1:45 (Meyer 333)
Instructor: Roman Scoccimarro
Grades: Homework (100%)
Teaching Assistant: Xiaoyi Xie (xx315 AT nyu.edu) [Office Hours: Wednesdays at 5pm Room 333]
Please email Xiaoyi and me a brief summary of your work (including figures) as a PDF file generated by
LaTeX (see below for a template) and the code you use to generate your results.
Typed Lecture Notes
Big thanks to Rui Wu for typying these up!
Lecture Schedule (L# refers to notes above)
There is no formal textbook that I will follow, although Numerical Recipes
can be very useful.
Other general books that you may want to check are,
J.M.Thijssen, Computational Physics, 2007, Cambridge University Press
C.B. Laney, Computational Gasdynamics, 1998, Cambridge University Press
You can find a sample latex file to present your homework here.
There are many tutorials on LaTeX on the web, see e.g.
C, Fortran, Mathematica, MATLAB Help
There is a lot of useful material on the web, see e.g.
You can use Mathematica or MATLAB (see above) or the freely available GNUPLOT, see
Or if you want a graphics subroutine callable from C or Fortran, see e.g.