AST5340 – Numerical Simulation
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
Methods in numerical simulation in hydrodynamics and plasma physics applied to astrophysical problems.
The course gives a background to apply methods in numerical simulation in master and Ph.D. theses in astrophysical hydrodynamics and plasma physics.
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Formal prerequisite knowledge
Bachelor degree of the Fysikk, astronomi og meteorologi (bachelor) (Error: [val localized([('ref.comp.' + status)])]: No message found under code 'ref.comp.viderefort' for locale 'en'. programme or comparable.
Recommended previous knowledge
Bachelor degree of the Fysikk, astronomi og meteorologi (bachelor) (Error: [val localized([('ref.comp.' + status)])]: No message found under code 'ref.comp.viderefort' for locale 'en'. programme, specially AST3130 – Gas dynamics (discontinued). AST5130 – Space Plasma (discontinued), INF-MAT2350 – Numerical methods (discontinued) and FYS3150 – Computational physics may also be useful.
10 credits AST314.
2 hours of lectures/tutorials each week.
A final oral examination. Compulsory home exercises may be given. Passed and failed.
The course is given if 3 or more students sign up.
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