what
TOPIC
SKILL
ALGORITHM
PHYSICS
GRAPHICS
I GET
   1. survey.f   edit/compile/run
   formatted write
   ssh and scp
   -    -    -    picture
   of situation
   2. random
   walk
  edit/compile/run
   random numbers
  simulation
   enumeration
   polymers
   diffusion
   PGPLOT line graph   technical
   preparation done
   3. differentiation
   integration
   roots
   basic numerical
   operations
   numerical
   analysis
   -    -   numerical
   preparation done
   4. D.E.s   large code with graphics    Runge-Kutta    chaos theory
  Heinon-Heiles potential
   PGPLOT AREA
   GRAPHS, gif files
   students learn procedures
   5. D.E.s with
   boundary conditions
   large code with graphics    shooting method    S.E. hydrogen atom    reinforces all of above    material for u/g
   class
   6. MOLECULAR DYNAMICS    solve Newton eqns    application of Verlet or Runge-Kutta    model materials    AViz    skills needed for projects
   7. SPECIAL FUNCTIONS    learn to use    recurrence relations    circular/cylindrical geometry    MATHEMATICA    skills needed for projects
   8. MONTE CARLO    metropolis    simulated annealing    magnets/telescopes    all    skills needed for projects
[ Some details ] Note codes linked: here .