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22.107 Computational Nuclear Science & Engineering

3-0-9 H-Level Grad Credit
Tuesday, Thursday 2:30PM–4:00PM in 24-115
Prerequisites: 12.010, 18.085 or with permission of instructor Professor Ju Li

Course information Q&A session on Tuesday, January 31, 2012; 2:00PM–3:00PM in 24-307
Or drop by Professor Li's office, 24-202 during IAP

Course description
Develops practical scientific computing skills with applications in radiation physics, reactor engineering and design, nuclear materials, fusion, etc. Topics include compiling/profiling/time and memory complexities/debugging, solvers of ordinary differential equations and partial differential equations, error versus stability, and pre-and post-processing. Includes a survey of visualization and parallel computing and case studies in quantum mechanics, neutron diffusion and transport, simple CFD, and radiation cascade simulations. Assignments require programming in one or several languages of choice; some MATLAB-free assignments also required.

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