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The Computational Sciences Group offers advanced graduate level courses within KAUST's Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering Division. The courses are problem-solving oriented aiming to enable the students to develop efficient solutions for practically relevant problems based on solid theoretical foundations and mathematically precise modeling.

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Spring Semester 2018

KAUST

AMCS 394: Fourier and Wavelet Theory

Prof. Dr. Dominik L. Michels, M.Sc.

The course provides are detailed and mathematically precise introduction to Fourier, Wavelet and multiresolution analysis from a computational point of view. This includes algorithmical aspects, complexity analysis, and exemplary applications relevant to scientific and visual computing.

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AMCS 255: Advanced Computational Physics

Prof. Dr. Dominik L. Michels, M.Sc.

This course covers a selection of advanced topics related to computational physics. Based on prior knowledge in calculus and linear algebra, the following topics are considered: Lagrangian formalism, symmetries and conservation laws, stability and bifurcation, multi-body problems and rigid bodies, linear and nonlinear oscillations, Hamiltonian formalism, canonical transformations and invariances, Liouville's theorem, discrete Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms, Hamilton Jacobi theory, transition to quantum mechanics, relativity, fields.

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​Spring Semester 2017

KAUST

CS 290C: Advanced Computational Physics

Prof. Dr. Dominik L. Michels, M.Sc.

This course covers a selection of advanced topics related to computational physics. Based on prior knowledge in calculus and linear algebra, the following topics are considered: Lagrangian formalism, symmetries and conservation laws, stability and bifurcation, multi-body problems and rigid bodies, linear and nonlinear oscillations, Hamiltonian formalism, canonical transformations and invariances, Liouville's theorem, discrete Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms, Hamilton Jacobi theory, transition to quantum mechanics, relativity, fields.

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