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An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods Third Edition (revised)
written by Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, and Wolfgang Christian
The complete draft of  the Third Edition (revised) of An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods (CSM) Third Edition. The third edition of CSM is Java-based and uses the object-oriented Open Source Physics code library.  Examples described in this book are distributed in a ready-to-run Launcher package.  Source code is available in an Eclipse workspace under the GNU GPL open source license.

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Book Title: An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods Third Edition
22 supplemental documents are available
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Classical Mechanics
- General
- Newton's Second Law
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- Numerical Analysis
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© 2007 Harvey Gould, Jan Tobochnik, and Wolfgang Christian
Keywords:
Runge-Kutta algorithm, chaotic motion, clusters, computer modeling, differential equations, electrodynamics, few body motion, fractals, many particle sytems, normal modes, numerical integration, numerical methods, oscillations, particle motion, percolation, quantum systems, random processes, relativity, rigid body motion
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expressing my views

Author: Kailash Bhamu
Posted: October 23, 2017 at 6:58AM

Dear Sir/Madam,

I  just downloaded the book "An Introduction to Computer Simulation Methods
Applications to Physical System". I read few pages and it is amazing. It gives a real touch to the Computers in Physics.


Thanks for writing such a nice Book.

Regards
Dr.K.C. Bhamu

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Any Python version of the book

Author: Ozhan Fenerci
Posted: August 30, 2017 at 6:37AM

Computer Simulation Methods was my favorite book throughout my education. Currently I am teaching Python and I find Java a little bit terse for introductory courses. ? hope that the next version of the book could be delivered with Python.

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One of the best!

Author: Konstantinos Anagnostopoulos
Posted: October 3, 2016 at 4:58AM

I think it is the most complete and pedagogical introduction to Computational Physics. Excellent book, inspired topics and examples and very good exercises. An inspiration for me for writing my own book on Computational Physics and (re)designing my computational physics classes. The code presented is very good and easy to build on it new applications. I would also like to congratulate the authors for providing the source code under GNU GPL open source license from the beginning and opening access to the text at a later time.

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