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Department of Physics
Sharif University of Tech.


Lecturers: Reza Ejtehadi
Room: Phys 412
Time: Saturdays 13:00 - 14:30
Mondays 13:30 - 15:00

TA: Mohammad Karim Saeed-Ghalati 
Lab time: Mondays 15:30 -17:30
Tuesdays 10:00 - 12:00


TA: Roshan Tourani
Lab time: Saturdays 10:00 - 12:00
Mondays 10:00 - 12:00



Homework and Projects 50%
Final Exam 50%



Stochastic methods Fractals and Scaling
Surface deposition
Random walk
Monte Carlo Integration
Random generators
Monte Carlo simulation (Metropolis Algorithm)
Deterministic methods Ordinary differential equations
Particles trajectory
Oscillatory motion
Chaotic Dynamics
Molecular Dynamics simulations of Many Body systems (NVE)
NVT and NPT Molecular Dynamics
Discontinuous Molecular Dynamics (DMD)


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, David P Landau, Kurt Binder
Fractal Concepts in Surface Growth, Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, Harry Eugene Stanley

Introduction to percolation Theory,

Dietrich Stauffer
Measure, Topology, and Fractal Geometry, Gerald Edgar
An introduction to computational physics Tao Pang


Lecture Notes

Fractal and Surface Growth
Random walk
Random Integration Methods


Homework and projects
(Due time for all homework is One week, unless it is mentioned else)

P1 (Fractals)
P2 (Fractals)
P3 (Depositions)

P4 (Random Walk)
P5 (Diffusion Aggregation)


Bonus  projects
(Due time for all Bonus project is the date of final exam)

B1 (Diffusion Aggregation)
Soft condensed matter group at Sharif