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Computational Physics. Computional physics involves the use of computer calculations and simulations to solve physical problems. This book describes computational methods used in theoretical physics with emphasis on condensed matter applications. Coverage begins with an overview of the wide variety of topics and algorithmic approaches studied in this book. The next chapters concentrate on electronic structure calculations, presenting the Hartree-Fock and Density Functional formalisms, and band structure methods. Later chapters discuss molecular dynamics simulations and Monte Carlo methods in classical and quantum physics, with applications to condensed matter and particle field theories.

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Computational Physics. Computional physics involves the use of computer calculations and simulations to solve physical problems.

This book describes computational methods used in theoretical physics with emphasis on condensed matter applications. Coverage begins with an overview of the wide variety of topics and algorithmic approaches studied in this book.

The next chapters concentrate on electronic structure calculations, presenting the Hartree-Fock and Density Functional formalisms, and band structure methods. Later chapters discuss molecular dynamics simulations and Monte Carlo methods in classical and quantum physics, with applications to condensed matter and particle field theories.

Each chapter details the necessary fundamentals, describes the formation of a sample program, and includes problems that address related analytical and numerical issues. Useful appendices on numerical methods and random number generators are also included.

This volume bridges the gap between undergraduate physics and computational research. It is an ideal textbook for graduate students as well as a valuable reference for researchers.

Quantum scattering with a spherically symmetric potential. Quantum molecular dynamics. The Monte Carlo method. The HartreeFock method. HartreeFock theory. Density functional theory. Classical statistical mechanics. Molecular dynamics simulations. Transfer matrix methods. Quantum Monte Carlo methods. Computational methods for lattice field theories. High performance computing and parallelism. Numerical methods. A2 Iterative procedures for special functions. A3 Finding the root of a function.

A4 Finding the optimum of a function. A5 Discretisation. A6 Numerical quadrature. A7 Differential equations. A8 Linear algebra problems. A9 The fast Fourier transform. Random number generators. B2 Random number generators and properties of pseudorandom numbers. B3 Nonuniform random number generators. Computational Physics J.

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Computational Physics

Computational Physics. Computional physics involves the use of computer calculations and simulations to solve physical problems. This book describes computational methods used in theoretical physics with emphasis on condensed matter applications. Coverage begins with an overview of the wide variety of topics and algorithmic approaches studied in this book. The next chapters concentrate on electronic structure calculations, presenting the Hartree-Fock and Density Functional formalisms, and band structure methods. Later chapters discuss molecular dynamics simulations and Monte Carlo methods in classical and quantum physics, with applications to condensed matter and particle field theories.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? First published in , this second edition describes the computational methods used in theoretical physics. New sections were added to cover finite element methods and lattice Boltzmann simulation, density functional theory, quantum molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo simulation, and diagonalisation of one-dimensional quantum systems.

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