1.124[J] Software and Computation for Simulation

Class Info

Modern software development techniques and algorithms for engineering computation. Hands-on investigation of computational and software techniques for simulating engineering systems, such as sensor networks, traffic networks, and discrete simulation of materials using atomistic and particle methods. Covers data structures and algorithms for modeling, analysis, and visualization in the setting of multi-core and distributed computing. Treatment of basic topics, such as queuing, sorting and search algorithms, and more advanced numerical techniques based on state machines and distributed agents. Foundation for in-depth exploration of image processing, optimization, finite element and particle methods, computational materials, discrete element methods, and network methods. Knowledge of an object-oriented language required.

This class has 1.00 as a prerequisite.

1.124[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. R. Williams.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2009 Subject Evaluations, 1.124[J] was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Foundations of Software Engineering site.

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