- 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 , Final

#### Week 1

1-09-18 Organization and Lab Basics

1-11-18 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 1-12-18

#### Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday Monday 1-15-18

#### Week 2

1-16-18 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

1-18-18 Plotting, Histogramming#### Last add/drop day Friday 1-19-18

#### Week 3

1-23-18 Roundoff, convergence

1-25-18 Introduction to Maple; Roots of Nonlinear Equations- Maple introduction
- Maple derivatives and Taylor series
- Fixed point method for solving some nonlinear equations.

#### Week 4

1-30-18 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

2-01-18 Control structures and functions in python

#### Week 5

2-06-18 Python Lists and function calls. Polynomials.- emacs incremental search
- emacs search and replace
- Horner's algorithm for polynomials
- Pseudocode and Playing Computer

2-08-18 Python Numpy Arrays

#### Week 6

2-13-18 Solving Linear Systems

2-15-18 Solving Eigenvalue Problems

#### Week 7

2-20-18 Power and inverse power method- Power method (pdf)
- Inverse power method (pdf)
- Numpy eigenvalues
- Example of the need for eigenvalues: Quantum anharmonic oscillator

2-22-18 Midterm Exam in Student Laboratory 205 S Phys- 8:35 - 10:30 AM

#### Week 8

2-27-18 Formatting output

3-01-18 Writing and reading from files

#### Last withdrawal day 3-02-18

#### Week 9

3-06-18 Discrete Fourier transforms

3-08-18 Monte Carlo Simulation of Radioactive Decay#### Week 10

3-13-18 Mean, standard deviation, standard deviation of the mean

3-15-18 Poisson distribution and confidence level

#### Spring Break 3-18-18 to 3-24-18

#### Week 11

3-27-18 Least Squares Data Fitting

3-29-18 Chisquare and Goodness of Fit

#### Week 12

4-03-18 Document preparation with HTML and LaTeX

4-05-18 Document preparation with LaTeX- Introduction to LaTeX
- Math with LaTeX (Exercise).
- LaTeX article style source example and result example.
- RevTeX article style source example and result example.

#### Week 13

4-10-18 Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

4-12-18 Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

#### Week 14

4-17-18 Project Help Session

4-19-18 Project Help Session

#### Week 15

4-24-18 Project Help Session

#### Final Exam

4-27-18 Friday**Final Exam in Student Laboratory 205 S Phys.**- 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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