Tabulation of data. Long data sets. One-pass operations: sums, scalar products, averages. Binning. Sorting. Median. Quantiles. Plots: histograms, 2D plots, trajectories. Log and log-log plots. Plotting a family of curves. 3D plots. False-color presentation. Linear and non-linear regression. Noise reduction.
Computational Tools in Physics
Kuščer, Kodre, Matematika v fiziki in tehniki.
Press et al, Numerical Recipes.
Navodila za fizikalni praktikum.
Getting experience in the use of basic computer tools for data presentation and processing.
Knowledge and understanding: Understanding of the selection and implementation of computer algorithms.
Application: Graphical presentation of data and basic data processing.
Reflection: Visualization of data and results.
Transferable skills: Learn how to create graphical reports. Become proficient in use of computer graphics and software tools.
Weekly projects, use of computers within classes, consultations.
Grade based upon points earned in 12 successfully completed weekly projects.
Grades from 6 to 10 (passed), from 1 to 5 (not passed).
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