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PHYS 340 Advanced Data Analysis and Simulation (ADAS) (4)

This course focuses on computer data collection and analysis methods for conducting research in experimental physics. Important research skills covered are data collection, simulation of experimental systems, advanced statistical analysis of data, and communication of research results through oral presentations and written reports. The integration of basic physics concepts learned in previous courses will be emphasized. The first part of the course focuses on small-group projects related to current research in the department. The final part of the course focuses on proposing, carrying out, and presenting an independent project.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 222
  • Offering: Alternate springs
  • Instructor: Watkins

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