Title of the course: Molecular dynamics, Monte Carlo dynamics
Instructor: Prof. François Dunlop
Institution: Université de Cergy Pontoise
Dates: 27 August – 2 September 2018
Prerequisites: Calculus
Level: Graduate, advanced undergraduate
Abstract: The course is about time evolution of extended systems, with emphasis on what to do and understand mathematically before going on the computer.
1. Time in dynamics and algorithms
2. Molecular dynamics: Runge Kutta and Verlet algorithms
3. Molecular dynamics: ergodicity
4. Monte Carlo dynamics as a Markov chain
5. Monte Carlo: algorithms for particle systems
6. Cellular automata
Language: EN