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Scientific Computing and Programming (SC)

Course 2014-2015

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Elective course in the MSc Chemistry and MSc life Science and Technology


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


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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.




Registration required Throughout the year by self study. Start meeting at Tue 8 Sept 2014 11:00.