- Week 1 , Week 2 , Week 3 , Week 4
- Week 5 , Week 6 , Week 7 , Week 8
- Week 9 , Week 10 , Week 11 , Week 12
- Week 13 , Week 14 , Week 15 , Week 16 , Final

#### Week 1

8-22-17 Organization and Lab Basics

8-24-17 More emacs and Unix- Anatomy of the standard emacs window
- Standard editing hot keys
- Putting a process in the background.
- Relative and absolute paths
- Redirection and pipes
- man pages

#### Last add day (i.e. without a permission code) Friday 8-25-17

#### Week 2

8-29-17 More Unix and emacs. Introduction to Python- emacs, tcsh: tab filename completion
- Simple use of awk
- Creating and running a first Python program. hello.py
- A second Python program: whoyou.py

8-31-17 Plotting, Histogramming#### Last add/drop day Friday 9-1-17

#### Labor Day Holiday Monday 9-4-17

#### Week 3

9-05-17 Roundoff, convergence

9-07-17 Introduction to Maple; Roots of Nonlinear Equations- Maple introduction
- Maple derivatives and Taylor series
- Fixed point method for solving some nonlinear equations.

#### Week 4

9-12-17 Roots of Nonlinear Equations- emacs: How to reduce Python bugs: Emacs Python editing mode
- Order of convergence, bisection method, Newton-Raphson method
- Python Newton-Raphson code: for loops

9-14-17 Control structures and functions in python

#### Week 5

9-19-17 Python Lists and function calls. Polynomials.- emacs incremental search
- emacs search and replace
- Horner's algorithm for polynomials
- Pseudocode and Playing Computer

9-21-17 Python Numpy Arrays

#### Week 6

9-26-17 Solving Linear Systems

9-28-17 Solving Eigenvalue Problems

#### Week 7

10-03-17 Power and inverse power method- Power method (pdf)
- Inverse power method (pdf)
- Numpy eigenvalues
- Example of the need for eigenvalues: Quantum anharmonic oscillator

10-05-17 Midterm Exam in Student Laboratory 205 S Phys- 8:35 - 10:30 AM

#### Fall Break 10-08-17 to 10-15-17

#### Week 8

10-17-17 Formatting output

10-19-17 Writing and reading from files

#### Last withdrawal day 3-3-17

#### Week 9

10-24-17 Discrete Fourier transforms

10-26-17 Monte Carlo Simulation of Radioactive DecayFrom here on this page is

#### Week 10

10-31-17 Least Squares Data Fitting

11-02-17 Least Squares Data Fitting#### Week 11

11-07-17 Least Squares Data Fitting

11-09-17 Document preparation with HTML and LaTeX

#### Week 12

11-14-17 Document preparation with LaTeX- Math with LaTeX (Exercise).
- LaTeX article style source example and result example.
- RevTeX article style source example and result example.

11-16-17 Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

#### Week 13

11-21-17

#### Thanksgiving Break 11-16-17 to 11-18-17

11-28-17

#### Week 14

11-30-17 Project Help Session

12-05-17 Project Help Session

#### Week 15

12-07-17 Review- Solving a nonlinear equation
- Linear Algebra Methods.
- Eigenvalues
- Fourier Transforms
- ODEs
- Curve Fitting

#### Final Exam

12-14-17 Thursday**Final Exam in Student Laboratory 205 S Phys.**- 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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