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Monte Carlo Simulation Project
Due on Monday, June 2.
This is a long time o, but you you should start it soon. Come and discuss your code with me
well before the deadline if you dont seem to be getting reasonable results.
Consider the Isin
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Homework 4
Due in class, Monday, May 5.
Note: Im giving you two weeks for this assignment because I expect you to be working on the
molecular dynamics project at the same time.
You must explain your work.
1. Physics 242 students only
The G
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Homework 2
Due in class, Monday, April 14.
Note: As always, the answers to the questions must include the computer code and output,
in addition to any writing that might be needed. All parts of a question must be assembled
together. Where
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Homework 5
Due in class, Monday, May 12.
1. Central Limit Theorem
(a) With xi a random number with a uniform distribution between 0 and 1 show analytically that the distribution of X, where
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N
X=
N
(xi 1/2),
i=1
has zero mean and varianc
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Homework 3
Due in class, Monday, April 21.
Note: As always, the answers to the questions must include the computer code and output, in
addition to any writing that might be needed. If you are not sure what is required please ask
me.
1. Ske
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Homework 1
Due in class, Monday, April 7.
Here are some comments on coding and presenting your work.
PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY.
1. The answers to the questions must include the computer code and output, in addition to
any writing that mig
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Homework 6
Due in class, Monday May 19.
A start with Mathematica
Other than possibly question 3, which is in C, please put the solutions in a single Mathematica
notebook (and print this out). You can do explanations in Mathematica cells fo
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Molecular Dynamics Project
Due in class, Wednesday May 14.
Give yourself plenty of time for this assignment. Dont leave it to the last minute.
In this mini-project you will show that an interacting, classical system comes to equilibrium in
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Homework 8
To be handed in at the last class on Friday, June 6.
Final Exam: The nal will be a take home exam. The exam can be picked up in class on Friday
June 6, or downloaded from my web site. It must be returned to my mailbox in ISB 232
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Homework 7
Due in class, Wednesday, May 28
Note the unusual day of the week, which is because Monday is a holiday (Memorial day).
As for HW 6, put all the solutions in a single Mathematica notebook (only exception is if you
do any of the a
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PHYSICS 115
FINAL EXAM, 2014
Due in my mailbox in ISB 232 by 5 pm. on Tuesday, June 10.
This must be your own work. No collaboration is allowed. You may use your notes, books, and the web.
For the C/C+ /Fortran/Java questions you must write a program in