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COMP 208 Computer Programming for Physical Sciences and Engineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Computer Science (Sci) : Programming and problem solving in a high level computer language: variables, expressions, types, functions, conditionals, loops, objects and classes. Introduction to algorithms such as searching and sorting. Modular software design, libraries, file input and output, debugging. Emphasis on applications in Physical Sciences and Engineering, such as root finding, numerical integration, diffusion, Monte Carlo methods.

Terms: Fall 2022, Winter 2023

Instructors: M'hiri, Faten (Fall) Vybihal, Joseph P (Winter)

  • 3 hours

  • Corequisite: MATH 133 and MATH 141, or equivalents.

  • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken or are taking COMP 202, COMP 204, orGEOG 333; not open to students who have taken or are taking COMP 206 or COMP 250.

  • COMP 202 is intended as a general introductory course, while COMP 208 is intended for students with sufficient math background and in (non-life) science or engineering fields.

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