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Prerequisites  None  
Course Language  English  
Course Type  Required  
Course Level  First Cycle  
Mode of Delivery  face to face  
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course  Discussion Problem Solving Lecture / Presentation  
Course Coordinator    
Course Lecturer(s)  
Assistant(s) 
Course Objectives  The aim of this course is to discuss various different numerical methods frequently used in physics by treating sample numerical physics problems. 
Learning Outcomes  The students who succeeded in this course;

Course Description  In this course, certain physics problems will be formulated as numerical problems adequate for a computer, and answers will be provided considering the most appropriate methods available. 
Related Sustainable Development Goals  
 Core Courses  X 
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Supportive Courses  
Media and Managment Skills Courses  
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Week  Subjects  Required Materials 
1  Programming.  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 1.1,2 
2  Types of numerical errors.  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 1.3,4 
3  Differentials, pendulum and projectile motion.  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 2 
4  Ordinary differential equations: advanced methods  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 3 
5  Linear equation systems  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 4.1 
6  Matrices and root finding  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 4.2,3 
7  Midterm exam 1  
8  Data analysis  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 5 
9  Partial differential equations 1  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 6 
10  Partial differential equations 2  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 8 
11  Partial differential equations 3  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 9 
12  İntegrals and special functions.  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 10 
13  Stochastic methods  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440. Chapter 11 
14  Stochastic methods  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). Chapter 11. ISBN: 9780139067440 
15  Semester review  
16  Final Exam 
Course Notes/Textbooks  Alejandro L. Garcia, Numerical Methods for Physics, 2nd edn. (Pearson, 1999). ISBN: 9780139067440 
Suggested Readings/Materials  Alex Gezerlis, Numerical Methods in Physics with Python, (Cambridge, 2020). ISBN 9781108738934 
Semester Activities  Number  Weigthing 
Participation  
Laboratory / Application  
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  10  30 
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterm  1  30 
Final Exam  1  40 
Total 
Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade  3  60 
Weighting of EndofSemester Activities on the Final Grade  1  40 
Total 
Semester Activities  Number  Duration (Hours)  Workload 

Course Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  2  32 
Laboratory / Application Hours (Including exam week: 16 x total hours)  16  2  
Study Hours Out of Class  12  3  36 
Field Work  
Quizzes / Studio Critiques  10  2  
Portfolio  
Homework / Assignments  
Presentation / Jury  
Project  
Seminar / Workshop  
Oral Exam  
Midterms  1  10  
Final Exams  1  20  
Total  150 
#  Program Competencies/Outcomes  * Contribution Level  
1  2  3  4  5  
1  To be able master and use fundamental phenomenological and applied physical laws and applications,  X  
2  To be able to identify the problems, analyze them and produce solutions based on scientific method,  
3  To be able to collect necessary knowledge, able to model and selfimprove in almost any area where physics is applicable and able to criticize and reestablish his/her developed models and solutions,  
4  To be able to communicate his/her theoretical and technical knowledge both in detail to the experts and in a simple and understandable manner to the nonexperts comfortably,  
5  To be familiar with software used in area of physics extensively and able to actively use at least one of the advanced level programs in European Computer Usage License,  X  
6  To be able to develop and apply projects in accordance with sensitivities of society and behave according to societies, scientific and ethical values in every stage of the project that he/she is part in,  X  
7  To be able to evaluate every all stages effectively bestowed with universal knowledge and consciousness and has the necessary consciousness in the subject of quality governance,  
8  To be able to master abstract ideas, to be able to connect with concreate events and carry out solutions, devising experiments and collecting data, to be able to analyze and comment the results,  
9  To be able to refresh his/her gained knowledge and capabilities lifelong, have the consciousness to learn in his/her whole life,  
10  To be able to conduct a study both solo and in a group, to be effective actively in every all stages of independent study, join in decision making stage, able to plan and conduct using time effectively.  
11  To be able to collect data in the areas of Physics and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).  
12  To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently  
13  To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise. 
*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest