New Course Announcements
Introduction to Linux (ENGR2403) and
Scientific Computing using Python
Term: Spring 2011
Course Number: ENGR 2403
Day, Time: Tues/Thurs 12:30 - 1:50 pm
Location: 229 Benedum Hall
ENGR2493 1.0 credit
ENGR2404 2.0 credits
Course Description: ENGR2403 will be on practical introduction to using Linux and the command-line. (January 5 - February 4). ENGR204 will focus on introductory programming and scripting with examples in Python. (February 6 - April 30). The class lectures will be held in a computer labortory and will emphasize practical experience.
In ENGR2403, students will be provided the opportunity to use Linux on their own laptop/desktop. Through administering their personal system, students will gain practical experience with navigating within the Linux environment. Topics will include the Linux command line, creating and editing text files on the terminal, file manipulation, conecting to other remote machines and basic shell scripting.
ENGR2404 will cover introductory and intermediate level programming principles and techniques with examples in Python. Scientific libraries and utilities will be emphasized in a manner that will be ultimately useful across disciplines. The material will be complemented by an introductory coverage of parallel tools in Python for distributed, shared memory and GPU programming.
Instructors: Akila Gothandaraman (email@example.com), K. Wong (firstname.lastname@example.org) & L. Yilmaz (email@example.com)
*Please feel free to Wendy Janocha (8-3094 or firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.