Computational Methods of Scientific Programming

Image showing format for a C program.

Overview of the format for a C program. (Image by Prof. Thomas Herring.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

12.010

As Taught In

Fall 2011

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, MATLAB®, and Mathematica. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative advantages and disadvantages of different languages.

Herring, Thomas, and Chris Hill. 12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming, Fall 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/earth-atmospheric-and-planetary-sciences/12-010-computational-methods-of-scientific-programming-fall-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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