*(PHYSICS
6100)*

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Last Modified Sept. 13, 2012*

**Babbage's Analytical Engine
(1850's) - a touch slow for most simulations and visualization.**

08/21/12

08/23/12

08/28/12

POVRay: http://www.povray.org

Bink
Video: http://www.radgametools.com/

09/04/12

Integration
examples intended to get you unstuck on warm-up1: 1 2 3 4 5

Note:I go
through these "cold turkey" in class and so it will be instructive
for you to compare what we do in class to what is posted here.

09/18/12

Finite Differences with Example Problem Statements (to be posted)

Example: Free Fall code raw results and plot

Example: Drag Resistance code raw
results and plot

Example: Radioactive Decay code raw results and plot

Example: Damped Oscillator code raw results and plot

Example:
Laplace's Equation Temperature Distribution code raw results and plot

09/25/12 Time Dependent Heat Equation simulation on a rectangle

Time dependent clamped string equation

10/02/12

Monte Carlo integration example

Note:I go
through these "cold turkey" in class and so it will be instructive
for you to compare what we

do in
class to what is posted here.

10/09/12

Background
on the Material Point Method (MPM) (to be posted)

Detailed paper on MPM and brief outline of the algorithm

Sectioned MPM Code for Student Use

Variable List and Descriptions

10/16/12

Particle
Dynamics Simulation (to be posted)

10/23/12 Good paper outlining approaches to and gains from parallel
computing

Paper describing heat equation solved in parallel

Parallel
programmimg example "hello" and compile/run script

Parallel integration example "intervals" and compile/run script

11/06/12

Molecular Dynamics Introduction

About
NAMD: http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/namd/

About VMD: http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/

11/13/12

An
Accident Reconstruction Example (to be posted)

Useful Programs and Papers

Rutishauser's Method for eigenvlaues / eigenvectors in C++

Paper on confined Magnesium using eigenvalues and
eigenvectors (Quantum Mechanics!)

Finite difference quantum mechanical spectral calculation
for confined Mg+ (eigenvalues only) in C++

Homework Solutions

Useful Links

Some
in-house C++ stuff: http://math-cs.cns.uni.edu/~okane/cpp

About Soft
Body Simulations 1 2

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