Earth and Planetary Sciences 119
Introduction to Scientific Computing
Winter Quarter, 2013

Class meeting time

Tuesday and Thursday 12:00 - 1:45 PM
105 Baskin Engineering

Professor contact information

Prof. Mark Krumholz
109 Center for Adaptive Optics Building
Phone: 459-1312
Email: mkrumhol at REMOVE.THIS.ucsc.edu
Office hours: 109 CfAO, Thursday 1:45 - 4:00 PM, and by appointment

TA contact information

Zach Jennings
255 Interdisciplinary Sciences Building
Phone: 459-5722
Email: zgjennin at REMOVE.THIS.ucsc.edu
Office hours: 105 Baskin Engineerging, Monday 2:30 - 3:30 PM and Wednesday, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Syllabus

Course syllabus

Miscellaneous Notes

How to connect to the campus unix system and pop up windows remotely (windowsmac)
How to set up shared directories for group projects

Homework Assignments

Exercise 1, due January 15
Exercise 2, due January 22
Exercise 3, due January 29
Exercise 4, due February 19
Exercise 5, due March 5
Exercise 6, due March 19

Class Notes

Tuesday, January 8: Unix notesemacs notesIDL basics
Thursday, January 10: IDL programs
Tuesday, January 15: Input and output
Thursday, January 17: Color
Tuesday, January 22: 1D and 2D plots
Thursday, January 24: Images (data file to be used in class)
Tuesday, January 29: Curve fitting
Thursday, January 31: Movies and GUIs
Tuesday, February 5: Orbital dynamics
Tuesday, February 19: Thermal diffusion
Tuesday, March 5: Advection plus diffusion