Astrophysics

Computer as a Tool in Physics (winter term)

Lecturers: Dr. T. F. Illenseer or Dr. F. Greiner

Language: German

The regular lecture Computer as a Tool in Physics (Computer als Handwerkszeug, in German) is adressed at beginner students during bachelor studies.

The lecture teaches basic knowledge and techniques in the usage of computers. Thereby windows and linux operating systems are introduced, as well as how to use word processors in order to create scientific texts and formulas (open office and latex). Additionally the evaluation of Data with visualization and analysis software, e.g., GNUplot or Octave are discussed.

The lecture is accompanied by weekly exercises, where students can directly interact with the subject matter.