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Scientific Computing and Programming (SC)

Vak 2015-2016

Scientific Computing and Programming
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Elective course in the MSc Chemistry and MSc life Science and Technology

Prerequisite

Wiskunde 1A, 1B en 1C, Natuurkunde A

Examination

Hand in answers to exercises.

Description

In this course you will learn to handle UNIX computer systems, build simple shell scripts to combine programmes, at least one of the often used programming languages and you will gain knowledge and experience on basic numerical techniques that are often used in the field of Scientific Computing. Content: The course consists of four out-of six modules: ‘an introduction to Linux’, ‘Python scripting’, ‘Fortan programming’, ‘C programming’, ‘High performance computing’ and ‘Numerical methods. Each module will take a week and the ‘an introduction to Linux’ module is compulsory for all students.

Literature

Download: http://gliteui.wks.gorlaeus.net/ScientificComputing

Period

Registration required m.somers@chem.leidenuniv.nl. Throughout the year by self study. Start meeting at Tue 8 Sept 2014 11:00.