In this semester the course is presented in an special format. It is divided in two parts. In the first part, before new year holidays, Dr. Ejtehadi is teaching stochastic methods and in the second part Dr. Langari is going to teach deterministic methods.

TA:

Mohammad Karim Saeed-Ghalati

Lab time:

Sunday & Tuesday, 11:00 - 15:00

Marking:

Homework and Projects

75%

Final Exam

25%

One third of the Final marks is assigned to Part one (Ejtehadi) and two third to Part Two (Langari).

Syllabus:

Fractals and Scaling
Surface deposition
Random walk
Aggregations
Percolation
Monte Carlo Integration
Monte Carlo simulation (Metropolis Algorithm)

Suggested text books

Computational Physics,

Nicholas J. Giordano

An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods Applications to Physical System,

Jan Tobochnik

Computer Simulation Methods in Theoretical Physics,

Dieter W. Heermann

A Guide to Monte Carlo Simulations in Statistical Physics,