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2020-2021 Academic Catalogue 
2020-2021 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PY 223 - Programming and Data Analysis

Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Credit Hours: 2

An introduction to some of the techniques and tools used by practicing physicists. Includes an introduction to MATLAB programming with emphasis on programming fundamentals, standard input/output techniques, and data handling. Students learn how to use the Mathcad software program to do numerical analysis as well as symbolic calculations. Data and error analysis beyond the fundamentals is introduced and includes such topics as regression analysis, weighted averages, error propagation, and data analysis.