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Courses - Fall 2019
ASTR
Astronomy Department Site
ASTR415
Computational Astrophysics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ASTR121; and (PHYS271 and PHYS270; or PHYS273). Or permission of CMNS-Astronomy department.
Jointly offered with ASTR615.
Credit only granted for: ASTR415 or ASTR615.
Introduction to the most important computational techniques being used in research in astrophysics. Topics include modern high performance computer architectures, scientific visualization and data analysis, and detailed descriptions of numerical algorithms for the solution to a wide range of mathematical systems important in astrophysics.