This page provides some additional material for the Part II Computational Physics course. Please return here regularly to check for updates.

Course timetable.

The contact address for this course is rp10001@cam.ac.uk.

- Errata in the handouts
- Lecture 1 (introduction to Fortran)
- Lecture 8 (random numbers and general comments)
- Notes on the Assessed Exercise (Computing Project)
- Some Fortran 95 example programs
- Example cellular automata demonstrated in the lectures
- NAG Library on-line documentation
- Computing resources by Dr. M. J. Rutter including an introduction to Fortran 95 at the right level for this course
- Comprehensive Fortran 90 Tutorial by Dr. A. C. Marshall at the University of Liverpool
- A guide to getting started with Gnuplot and the full Gnuplot manual
- Some advice about network access to PWF Linux, including from home
- Computing Service UNIX Support PWF Linux web pages
- FAQ list of Frequently Asked Questions
- Links to some web-based simulation examples
- LaTeX: some notes for the curious

*Fortran 90/95 explained*, Metcalf and Reid, Oxford*Fortran 90 for Scientists and Engineers*, Hahn, Arnold*Unix in a Nutshell*, Gilly, O'Reilly & Associates*An Introduction to Computer Simulation*, Woolfson and Pert, Oxford*Computational Physics*, Thijssen, Cambridge (Advanced and quite specialised)*Computational Techniques in Physics*, MacKeown & Newman, Adam Hilger*Computer Simulation Methods*, Heermann, Springer Verlag (Good for N-body methods and Monte Carlo approach).*Numerical Recipes in FORTRAN*, 2nd Edition, Press et al. Cambridge (An advanced text for reference).