22.15 Essential Numerical Methods


Class Info

Introduces computational methods for solving physical problems in nuclear applications. Ordinary and partial differential equations for particle orbit, and fluid, field, and particle conservation problems; their representation and solution by finite difference numerical approximations. Iterative matrix inversion methods. Stability, convergence, accuracy and statistics. Particle representations of Boltzmann's equation and methods of solution such as Monte-Carlo and particle-in-cell techniques.

This class has 12.010 as a prerequisite.

22.15 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by N. Gomes Loureiro.

This class counts for a total of 6 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

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