This is a continuing assignment to methodically introduce you to tools of computational science.

Access the COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE EDUCATION PROJECT (CSEP) electronic book.

Take a look at the Table of Contents. Read the chapter: An Overview of Computational Science (.pdf)

Week 1: chapter: Ordinary Differential Equations Read section: 1 Introduction Read section: 1.1 Some elements of the theory Read section: 2.1 Numerical methods Read section: 2.2. One-step methods Read section: 2.2.1 Euler Method Week 2: chapter: Networks Read section: 1 Introduction Read section: 2.0 Local Area Networks Read section: 2.3 The X Window system Read section: 3.0 Regional, National, and International Networks Week 3: chapter: Partial Differential Equations - Part 1 Week 4: chapter: Partial Differential Equations - Part 2 Week 5-10: Read some of the other chapters in Part B and/or Part C.