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Fourth Granada Lectures in Computational Physics

Proceedings of the 4th Granada Seminar on Computational Physics Held at Granada, Spain, 9–14 September 1996

  • Pedro L. Garrido
  • Joacquín Marro

Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 493)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Invited Lectures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. K. Lindenberg, Y. Zhao, D. W. Brown
      Pages 3-53
    3. B. A. Huberman
      Pages 55-81
    4. P. Cordero, D. Risso
      Pages 83-134
    5. S. Albeverio, B. Tirozzi
      Pages 197-221
    6. G. Grinstein, M. A. Muñoz
      Pages 223-270
  3. Contributions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. S. Clar, R. A. Monetti, F. Schwabl
      Pages 287-288
    3. R. Salazar, R. Toral, A. Chakrabarti
      Pages 289-290
    4. M. Serrano, P. Español, I. Zúñiga
      Pages 291-292
    5. C. López, P. L. Garrido
      Pages 293-293
    6. A. C. Martí, J. M. Sancho, F. Sagués
      Pages 294-294
    7. J. Faraudo, J. Bafaluy
      Pages 295-296
    8. J. L. Cabrera, J. Gorroñogoitia, F. J. de la Rubia
      Pages 298-298
    9. J. A. Vacas, J. Marro
      Pages 299-299
    10. J. Casas, L. E. González, D. J. González
      Pages 300-301
    11. L. M. Gaggero-Sager, R. Pérez-Alvarez
      Pages 302-303
    12. J. J. Torres, P. L. Garrido, J. Marro
      Pages 304-304
    13. F. de los Santos, P. L. Garrido
      Pages 306-306
    14. M. N. Kuperman, A. S. Mikhailov, H. S. Wio
      Pages 309-309
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 311-322

About these proceedings

Introduction

The methods developed to deal with the computational aspects of physi­ cal problems are useful in an increasing number of situations, from chem­ istry, biology and geology to engineering, communications and economics. In fact, computational physics has evolved into a trans-disciplinary field now concerned with the creative use of computers in scientific research. More­ over, computational methods often help students to develop a deeper under­ standing of key concepts, and enhance their problem-solving abilities. There­ fore, computational physics is recognized as having an important educational value, and educators face the task of outlining appropriate curricula to take advantage of these unique features. This is an important motivation for the publication of the contents of the Seminar on Computational Physics which is held in Granada every two years. The seminar aims at bringing together small groups of students and active researchers on different aspects of computational physics. It is part of the doctoral programme of the University of Granada. The proceedings of the previous editions were published as II Granada Lectures in Computational Physics (World Scientific, Singapore 1993) and Third Granada Lectures in Computational Physics (Lecture Notes in Physics, vol. 448, Springer, Berlin 1995) by the same editors. The present book contains the invited lecture notes and a very brief account of contributions by participants at the 4th Granada Seminar on Computational Physics (Granada, Spain, 9-14 September 1996).

Keywords

Potential computational physics molecular dynamics neutral networks phase transitions self-organization

Editors and affiliations

  • Pedro L. Garrido
    • 1
  • Joacquín Marro
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Carlos I de Física Teórica y Computacional, Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de GranadaGranadaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-14148-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-14150-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-14148-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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