402-0811-00L  Programming Techniques for Scientific Simulations I

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersM. Troyer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


402-0811-00 GProgramming Techniques for Scientific Simulations I4 hrs
Thu13:45-17:30HCI J 3 »
M. Troyer

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AbstractThis lecture provides an overview of programming techniques for scientific simulations. The focus is on advances C++ programming techniques and scientific software libraries. Based on an overview over the hardware components of PCs and supercomputer, optimization methods for scientific simulation codes are explained.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Computational Science and Engineering 2016; Version 27.03.2018 (Examination Block G1)
Bachelor's Programme in Computational Science and Engineering 2010; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block G1)
Bachelor's Programme in Computational Science and Engineering 2012; Version 13.12.2016 (Examination Block G1)
ECTS credits5 credits
ExaminersM. Troyer
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 180 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationexam on the computer
Written aidsAny printed or hand-written material may be used.
Online examinationThe examination may take place on the computer.
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